TITLE

If the Boot Fits

AUTHOR(S)
Bartels, Alan J.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Nebraska Life;May/Jun2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the article, the author examines the meaning of the tradition in Nebraska wherein old cowboy boots are slipped over the tops of fence posts. He cites the opinion of his rancher friend Terri Licking on the issue, in which she claimed that the boots were placed on posts as decorations or in order that the 'soles' of cowboys go to heaven. The explanation of Ivan Schneidereit on the tradition is also cited.
ACCESSION #
75498205

 

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