James “J. B.” Armstrong reminisces over old photographs from Camp Crook, South Dakota. He talks about numerous people and places. He talks about a bunkhouse he used to sleep in when he worked for a man named Jess Kerr. He discusses Whitey Phelps who ran a freight outfit and sheered sheep. He talks about pioneer mothers and the jobs they did cooking, cleaning, sewing, and raising children. He gives advice on how to raise good children.
This audio has not been transcribed, but a tape counter index is available.
Cowhands; Amarillo, Texas; Oklahoma; Pioneering; Montana; Washington; Oregon; South Dakota; Trucking; Freighting; Armstrong, James Bell, 1888-1971; Cowboys -- West (U.S.) – Interviews; Carter County (Mont.) -- History -- 20th century; Camp Crook (S.D.) -- History -- 20th century; Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Ekalaka -- 20th century; Long Pine Hills (Mont.); Ekalaka (Mont.) -- History -- 20th century; Days of '85; Lantis, Moses; Women pioneers; Kerr, Jess; Phelps, Whitey; Latham, John; Browning, Jim
James Bell “J. B.” Armstrong Oral History Project, OH 034, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 reel-to-reel: analog + 1 tape counter index (7 p.: 28 cm)
Armstrong, James Bell, "James Bell "J. B." Armstrong Interview 7, 1957" (1957). James Bell “J. B.” Armstrong Oral History Project. 7.