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Mess-Wagon Meals in South Dakota

1941 // Griffiths, Raymond S.

In this six-page essay, Raymond S. Griffiths described the history of mess wagons in South Dakota from the mid-nineteenth century to 1910. Referred to as chuck wagons in other states, mess wagons provided basic meals to ranchers and cowboys.

Date Range

1940-1949

Tag(s)

America Eats, Baking, Beans, Beef, Breads, Cattle Industry, Chef, Coffee, Corn, Cowboy, Dairy, Dessert, Egg, Fruit, Pork, Ranch

Original Format

Essay

State

South Dakota

Region

Far West

Country

United States

Date Digital

November 21, 2014

Scanner

Montana State University Library

Document Pages

6

Resource Type

Text

Resource Identifier

MontanaSU_coll2336_s1_b1_f0010_0010_p015

Format

pdf

Language

English

Repository

Montana State University Library

Source

Montana State University Library Collection 2336 - WPA records, 1935-1942 Series 1 - America Eats Box 1 - America Eats - South Dakota Field Materials and Correspondence

Relation

2336

Citation

Griffiths, Raymond S.. "Mess-Wagon Meals in South Dakota." 1941. Montana State University Library, 2336, Collection Montana State University Library, Box 1, Folder 10 South Dakota Field Materials and Correspondence, Series 1 - America Eats Montana State University Library Collection 2336 - WPA records, 1935-1942 Series 1 - America Eats Box 1 - America Eats - South Dakota Field Materials and Correspondence. https://whatamericaate.org/full.record.php?kid=79-2C8-2BD&page=1

Rights Management

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International.

Contributing Institution

Michigan State University: Libraries, MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History; Montana State University Library

Collection Info

Title: Montana State University Library

Repository: Montana State University Library

Folder Info

Folder Description: South Dakota Field Materials and Correspondence

Folder Number: 10

Box Number: 1

Series: 1 - America Eats

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