Photo, Print, Drawing Image 20 of William Snedigar, blacksmith, Stevensville, Montana

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William Snedigar, blacksmith, Stevensville, Montana
Contributor Names
Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Stevensville, Montana, July 20, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wheelwrights
-  Blacksmithing
-  Horseshoers
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Stevensville
-  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
-  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: at Bill Snedigar's shop, Stevensville MT: 1-12, As a wheelwright for the Stevensville area and surrounding area, Bill Snedigar fixes and repairs wagon wheels. Here he checks out the wheel he is currently working on and scrutinizes a spoke that he must place in a wheel; 13, Bill Snedigar contemplates a small job that customer friend, Joseph Brown has just brought in to him; 14-26, Bill Snedigar drills holes in the metal slats that Joseph Brown has brought him, using his homemade drill press; 27-29, Bill Snedigar stokes up his coal forge in preparation of heating up a horseshoe; 30-35, Bill Snedigar pounds a cherry red hot horseshoe on his anvil until the correct shape and fit is attained; 36-37 [36-36a], Bill Snedigar. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: 15_22753
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. William Snedigar, blacksmith, Stevensville, Montana. United States Stevensville Montana, 1979. Stevensville, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) William Snedigar, blacksmith, Stevensville, Montana. United States Stevensville Montana, 1979. Stevensville, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. William Snedigar, blacksmith, Stevensville, Montana. Stevensville, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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