THE YIDDISH BOOK CENTER'S
Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Describing the Rodeo

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  • Albert enlightens us as to what it means to be a part of the rodeo. He claims that while it might look easy to ride a bucking horse, it is actually quite difficult to stay put. The main feature of a rodeo, however, is calf roping. He remarks that the Greeley rodeo served as entertainment for the community.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Leonard Strear and Albert Dinner.

This excerpt is in English.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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