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Yvonne Hollenbeck

Topics: American Old West, Creativity and Consciousness, History, Poetry, South Dakota, Visual Art, Women

Community: Clearfield

Program Types: Speakers Bureau | (605) 557-3559

Patchwork of the Prairie
Trunk show, PowerPoint presentation and poetry involving approximately 40 quilts spanning 135 years made by family members on the prairies of Nebraska and South Dakota, their makers and lifestyle.

The Fabulous Feed Sack Era
Trunk show, PowerPoint presentation and poetry involving the history of the ever-popular feed/flour sacks, the fabric of choice, years spanning the 1920s to 1960, and most importantly during the Great Depression. Display of original sacks, as well as items made from them.

Cowboy Poetry
Entertaining poetry about my life on a South Dakota cattle ranch. Hollenbeck is the nation’s top award-winning cowgirl poet and has performed at every major cowboy poetry event in the U.S.A. and Canada – including the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada – a record 20 times.