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    • Beulah Walther Dalley interview

    • Mrs. Dalley talks about her life growing up on a ranch in Nevada. She speaks about the different duties and chores they all had to contribute, life with 12 siblings, housing the teacher for the area and more details of ranch life in the early...
    • Dalley, Beulah Walther--Interviews; Dairy farming.; Sheepherding; Poultry farms.; Ranching.; Dairy farms; Livestock farms; 4-H clubs;
    • "A" County Book of the County of Box Elder

    • "A" County Book of the County of Box Elder, Organized February 14, 1856. Meeting minutes of county officials for Box Elder County, Utah spanning from its organization in 1856 to 1878. Minutes begin with the organization of the county court on...
    • Box Elder County (Utah)--Records and correspondence; Box Elder County (Utah)--History--Sources; Brigham City (Utah)--History--Sources; Willard (Utah)--History--Sources; Mines and mineral resources--Utah--Box Elder County; Agriculture--Utah--Box...
    • Luis "Luigi" Madrigal interview, November 16, 2012

    • Mr. Luis “Luigi” Madrigal talks about his life in Cache Valley, his family traditions that go back to his Mexican roots, and how his family came to live in Cache Valley. He discusses his values, goals, and his perspective on Hispanic stereotypes....
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; California;
    • Maria R interview, November 16, 2012

    • Miss Maria talks about how she came to the United States, and Cache Valley, from Michoacá Taguadon, Mexico. She talks about the economic struggles she and her family have experienced while here. She discusses being a teenager in Cache Valley,...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Bart Argyle interview

    • Mr. Bart Argyle discusses his current occupation of raising sheep and cattle. He talks about growing up ranching, and his family history in the area, as well as with ranching. Interviewed by Randy Williams on January 10, 2012 at the Argyle home in...
    • Argyle, Bart--Interviews; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Ranching.; Migrant labor; Argyle, Arthur; Argyle, Ralph; Peru.;
    • Blair Francis interview

    • Mr. Blair Francis talks about his family genealogy and history in the Morgan and Rich counties of Utah. He also talks about the history of ranching in the area, as well as his own involvement in ranching throughout his lifetime. Interviewed by...
    • Francis, Blair--Interviews; Francis, Blair--Genealogy; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Ranching; Haying equipment;
    • Steve and Robin Boies interview

    • Steve and Robin Boies talk about their ranching upbringing, the ownership and history of their ranch, and raising a family in Elko County. They also talk about their collaborative land management group, their philosophy on land management, and the...
    • Boies, Steve--Interviews; Boies, Robin--Interviews; Ranching; Range management; Hay; Alfalfa; Water in agriculture;
    • Susan Glaser Church interview

    • Susan Glaser Church talks about growing up on a ranch, leaving the area and then coming back to her family ranch once she was grown, married and had her own family. She talks about ranching today in Nevada with her family in a family corporation....
    • Church, Susan Glaser--Interviews; Ranching; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system; Farm equipment.;
    • Jay and Holly Carter Interview

    • Husband Jay Carter and wife Holly talk about raising their family on their ranch in Park Valley and the unique education they received; discussed grazing rights, branding, moving cattle to summer range, watershares, draft horses, breaking horses;...
    • Carter, Jay--Interviews; Carter-Spackman, Holly--Interviews; Ranching; Cattle herding; Cattle—Marking; Horses—Training.; Pasture, Right of; Shivaree; Livestock brands;
    • Berwyn Andrus Interview

    • Interview with Berwyn Andrus at the Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives, Fife Room (Logan, Utah) on January 24, 2014. He discusses his memories and knowledge of his father's (Dolph Andrus) life adventures...
    • National parks and reserves--Utah; National parks and reserves--Arizona; Natural monuments; Photography; Tourism; Scenic landscapes; Automobiles;
    • Peter Ellison interview

    • Mr. Ellison talks about his experiences ranching on the Ellison family ranch as a young boy during the summer. He talks about his family history, the history of the Ellison Ranching Company, and his past and current roles in the ranching company as...
    • Ellison, Peter--Interviews; Ranching.; Haying equipment; Farm equipment; Pasture, Right of; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Dude ranches; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Sheepherding; Feedlots;
    • Garth and Maydene Baxter interview

    • Mr. Garth Baxter talks about his career in the Forest Service, then later as ranching on his family’s land. He discusses his family history in the Cache Valley, as well as his family history in ranching. Mrs. Maydene Baxter talks about her thoughts...
    • Baxter, Garth--Interviews; Baxter, Maydene--Interviews; Ranching.; United States. Forest Service; Grazing; Rangelands; Vegetation management;
    • Betty Bear and Paula Bear Wright interview

    • Betty Bear, and her daughter Paula Bear Wright, speak about their experiences ranching in Elko County. They also talk about their acquisition of J.M. Capriola Co. store, saddle making, leather working and other details. Interviewed by Randy...
    • Bear, Betty--Interview; Wright Bear, Paul--Interview; Bear, Paul; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Ranching.; Saddlery; Leatherwork;
    • Frederick Frank Knowlton interview, 28 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Fred Knowlton talks about his experiences growing up on the family farm in Springville, New York, his family's educational pursuits, and his experiences with coyotes and the environment.;
    • Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Interviews; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Childhood and youth; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Family; Family farms--New York; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Career in Wildlife Management; United States....
    • John Borrowman journal extracts, 1846-1860

    • Typewritten transcription of extracts from the journal of John Borrowman, 1846-1860. The journal extracts include descriptions of Borrowman's time in the Mormon Battalion, including his incarceration for falling asleep during guard duty, his...
    • Borrowman, John, 1816-1898; Borrowman, John, 1816-1898--Diaries; United States. Army. Mormon Battalion; Mormon converts; Great Salt Lake Valley (Utah)--History--19th century; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Mormon Church -- Missions;...
    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn interview

    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn talk about their experiences together, running a ranch as husband and wife. They also talk about past personal, individual ranching experiences. Interviewed by Elaine Thatcher and Lisa Duskin-Goede on November 8, 2010 in the...
    • Blanthorn, Sam--Interviews; Blanthorn, Tawni Jo--Interviews; Ranching; Beef cattle.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Cattle; Calves; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • Jay Dalton interview

    • Jay Dalton talks about ranching on the Dalton Ranch; his current roles in handling yearling operation and the feedlot on the ranch; as well as his musical endeavors. Interviewed by Randy Williams on October 30, 2010 at the Western Folklife Center...
    • Dalton, Jay--Interviews; Pasture, Right of; Ranching.; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Feedlots; Haying equipment;
    • William Daly Hurst interviews, 16 April 2008 & 11 February 2009, and transcriptions;

    • In Bill Hurst’s first interview he discusses his experiences with the Forest Service: (father and grandfather both worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Utah), including Hurst's service in the Logan Ranger District and the Cache National Forest in...
    • Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Interviews; Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Family; Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Career in Forestry; Logan Ranger District (Utah); United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees; United States. Forest Service; Hurst,...
    • Chris Chambers Interview

    • Mr. Chris Chambers is a brand inspector, and he discusses his duties as such, as well as briefly speaking about branding and livestock laws in Utah. Interviewed by Randy Williams on December 12, 2011 at the Chambers residence in Smithfield, Utah....
    • Chambers, Chris--Interviews; Dairy farming; Dairy farms; Ranching; Livestock brands; Cattle stealing;
    • John Neuhold and Ron Goede interview, 22 February 2009, and transcript;

    • John Neuhold and Ron Goede discuss their experiences at the Utah State University Summer Camp (and the skills and camaraderie they gained there) and other experiences in their education, including those with the GI Bill.
    • Goede, Ronald W., 1934---Interviews; Neuhold, John M.--Interviews; Utah State University--Faculty--Interviews; Utah State University. Forestry Field Station Camp; United States. Montgomery G.I. Bill; Veterans--Education--Utah--Logan; Forestry...
    • Pete Cornia interview

    • Mr. Pete Cornia talks about his family history, and his experience growing up on a ranch, and then operating a ranch as an adult. He discusses his views on ranching, education, farming, as well as various other topics. Interviewed by Bob Parson on...
    • Cornia, Pete--Interviews; Ranching.; Haying equipment; Farm equipment.; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • Cliff and Bertha Gardner interview

    • Cliff and Bertha Gardner each discuss their experiences in growing up ranching in Nevada. The Gardners also talk about raising a family on a ranch, the different skills and roles of family members. Cliff Gardner discusses his political involvement...
    • Gardner, Cliff--Interviews; Gardner,Bertha--Interviews; Ranching; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Ranch managers; Livestock—Water requirements; Water in agriculture; Irrigation.;
    • Janet Quinney Lawson interview, 28 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Janet Quinney Lawson talks about her childhood memories at her family's summer home at Bear Lake. She also talks of her childhood memories at family members' homes in Cache Valley, Utah. She talks a lot about skiing and sailing on/at the Wasatch...
    • Lawson, Janet Quinney, 1922-2008--Interviews; Lawson, Janet Quinney, 1922-2008--Family; Quinney, S. Joe (Seymour Joseph), b. 1893; Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Boats and boating--Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Vacation homes--Bear Lake (Utah and...
    • Marianne Glaser interview

    • Marianne talks about her childhood, growing up in the Depression in various places around the country, and then spending most of her childhood on a ranch with her grandparents. She talks about going to college in Reno, teaching school in Carlin,...
    • Glaser, Marianne--Interviews; University of Nevada, Reno; Depressions—1929.; Ranching.;
    • Irv and Joanne Glenn interview

    • Mr. Glenn talks about his childhood and experiences growing up on a ranch in northern Utah and southern Idaho. He talks about his career as a farrier and horse trainer as an adult. Interviewed by Randy Williams on March 5, 2010 at the Glenn Home in...
    • Glenn, Irv--Interviews; Glenn, Joanne--Interviews; Horseshoers; Horse trainers; Horses—Training; Ranching; Feedlots; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;
    • Craig Holmgren interview

    • Mr. Craig Holmgren speaks about being a rancher, growing up on a ranch, and raising his own family on his ranch. He also discusses some of the different struggles and benefits of ranching today. Interviewed by Randy Williams on May 12, 2011 in the...
    • Holmgren, Craig--Interviews; Haying equipment; Cattle—Feeding and feeds.; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Pastures--Irrigation;
    • Scott Johnson interview

    • Mr. Johnson talks about growing up in the Bear Lake area, and growing up on a ranch. He talks about issues with dividing the ranch among the family, as well as issues the family face with their property and state acquisition. Mr. Johnson talks...
    • Johnson, Scott Nebeker--Interviews; Ranching; Ranch managers; Dairy farming.; Eggs—Production.; Haying equipment; Farm equipment.; Pastures—Irrigation; Pasture, Right of; Right of property.;
    • Shane Haviland interview

    • Mr. Haviland talks about his profession as a horse trainer – how he began, how he’s changed his business over the years, and how he currently runs his business. He also talks about his philosophy on ranching, range management, horse management. He...
    • Haviland, Shane--Interviews; Range management.; Ranching.; Horses—Training.; Horse trainers.; Dairy cattle.; Milking.; Rodeos; Horses—Breeding.; Horses--Equipment and supplies.;
    • Tanner Haviland interview

    • Mr. Tanner Haviland talks briefly about his background growing up on a ranch. He discusses his experience as a range rider, and talks about how he got the job, responsibilities involved, and the lifestyle in general. Interviewed by Randy Williams...
    • Haviland, Tanner--Interviews; Horses—Training.; Rodeos; Calf roping; Team roping; Horses—Equipment and supplies.; Pasture animals; Corrals; Cattle herding; Pasture, Rights of;
    • Peterson_Brad

    • Mr. Peterson discusses his experiences as a rancher and as a banker, and the relationship between ranchers and banking and the costs of modern farming. Interviewed by Randy Williams on December 19, 2011 at the Cache Valley Bank, Logan, Utah. The...
    • Peterson, Brad--Interviews; Ranching.; Agriculture--Finance.; Cattle herding; Cattle stealing; Cattle--Feeding and feeds.; Cattle--Feeding and feeds--Climatic factors; Ranch managers;
    • Kent and Jenece Howard interview

    • Mr. and Mrs. Howard share their experience over the last several decades ranching in north eastern Nevada. They discuss pioneering new ranching land, Mr. Howard’s innovative allotment rotation for range health, raising a family and other life...
    • Howard, Samuel Kent--Interviews; Howard, Jennie Jeneca McElprang--Interviews; Range management.; Ranching.; Range management.; Airplanes—Equipment and supplies; Horses—Breeding; Cattle stealing; Cattle herding; Cattle—Feeding and feeds—Climatic...
    • Kent Johnson interview

    • Mr. Kent Johnson talks about growing up on a ranch on Bear Lake. He discusses how the family ranch was divided, raising his own family on a ranch, and his current ranching operation. Interviewed by Bob Parson on December 8, 2011 in Rich County,...
    • Johnson, Kent--Interviews; Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Ranching; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Cattle--Equipment and supplies; Pastures—Irrigation; Haying equipment; Ranch managers;
    • Thomas and Rosita Marvel interview

    • Tom and Rosita Marvel discuss their lives as ranchers in northeastern Nevada, including information about their ancestry, W.T. Jenkins, sheepherding, Basque sheep men, the Martin Ranch, training horses and their children. Interviewed by Mary...
    • Ranching.; Sheepherding; Horse shows; Horses—Training.; Rodeos; Cattle herding; Migrant labor.; Horses--Breeding.; Sheep ranchers; Sheepherding;
    • Mike Meek interview

    • Mr. Mike Meek talks a little bit about growing up as one of eight kids on a small ranch. He discusses how he made a career as a rancher, ranching for a corporate ranch. He explains his various roles throughout his career in corporate ranching....
    • Meek, Mike; Ranching; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Feedlots; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Agricultural education.;
    • Andrew Jackson Allen and Henry Ballard journal transcriptions

    • This item includes the transcriptions for the diaries and journals of Andrew Jackson Allen (1848-1884) and Henry Ballard (1852-1885). It is Volume I of the Joel E. Ricks Collection of Transcriptions. Published by the Library of the Utah State...
    • Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884; Allen, James; Allen, Lewis; Smooth, A.O.; Turnbow, Samuel; Allen family; Nauvoo Legion; Mormons--Diaries; Mormon Church--History--1844-1877; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Irrigation--Utah--Great Salt Lake...
    • Billy Maupin interview

    • Mr. Maupin talks about his background working on ranches, including a career of being a ranch manager and a cow boss. He also talks about his post-ranching occupations of bronc saddle building and being a brand inspector. [Mr. Maupin received the...
    • Billy, Maupin--Interviews; Ranch managers; Ranching.; Saddlery; Rodeos; Pasture, Right of; Sheepherding; Migrant labor.; Peru.; Cattle—Breeding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Cattle—Marking;
    • "B" County Book of the County of Cache, 1878-1891

    • Meeting minutes of county officials for Cache County, Utah spanning 1878 to 1891. Minutes document all offical business for the county including establishing of school and irrigation districts, building roads, bridges, and county facilities,...
    • Maughan, Peter, 1811-1871; Preston, William Bowker, b. 1830; Cache County (Utah) -- Records and correspondence; Cache County (Utah) -- History -- Sources; Logan (Utah) -- History -- Sources; Hyrum (Utah) -- History -- Sources; Paradise (Utah) --...
    • James Sherlock Cantwell journal transcription

    • Transcription of James Sherlock Cantwell's pioneer diary, 1813-1885, edited by Blair R. Holmes and continued by his son, James Cantwell, to 1917. Begun in 1869 as an autobiography, Cantwell continued it as a daily journal, making note of common...
    • Cantwell, James Sherlock, 1813-1887; Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Frontier and pioneer life--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Mormons--Diaries; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Cache Valley (Utah and...
    • Patti Kimber interview

    • Patti Kimber talks about her experience as the contractor for the post office in Grouse Creek. She also talks about her other side business, as well as raising a family in a rural community, including sending them to Idaho to school when they got...
    • Kimber, Patti--Interviews; United States Postal Service. ; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Rodeos; Rural schools.;
    • Darrell and Sharon Kunzler interview

    • Mr. Darrell Kunzler talks about his life-long career in the cattle industry as well as his roles in various organizations and associations. He discusses the year-long ranching cycle, and how he has come to grow his ranch (and is now handing it down...
    • Kunzler, Darrell--Interviews; Kunzler, Sharon--Interviews; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Haying equipment; Feedlots; Cattle—Breeding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;
    • By Request Forest Service

    • Frank Clark's story of Old Ephraim, as requested and transcribed by the U.S. Forest Service. It is transcribed directly as Clark wrote it, with misspellings, capitalizations, and locational names.
    • Grizzly bear hunting--Utah--Logan Canyon; Grizzly bear--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Folklore; Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Old Ephraim (Bear); Clark, Frank, 1879-1960;
    • Burt Kunzler interview

    • Burt Kunzler, a life-long resident of Park Valley, Utah, compares cattle and sheep ranching in the area. He and his two younger brothers run the family operation together, yet divide responsibilities of overseeing the crops, cattle, and sheep. They...
    • Kunzler, Burt--Interviews; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Ranch Managers; Ranchers; Haying equipment; Sheep-shearing; Migrant labor.; Peru; Shivaree; Marriage customs and rites.; Sheep dogs;
    • Elaine Larson interview

    • Elaine Larson talks about growing up on the Deseret Ranch in Rich County, Utah where her father, Peter Mower, was the ranch foreman. Interviewed by Randy Williams on June 25, 2010 at the Larson home in Plain City, Utah. The transcript is provided...
    • Larson, Elaine--Interviews; Ranchers; Sheepherding; Ranch manager; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Dairy farming; Cooking (Variety meats);
    • Barre Toelken interview;

    • Professor Barre Toelken talks about his life, beginning with his earliest childhood memories in Quabbin Valley Massachusetts--before the dam--including his families’ folk song/ballad traditions, throughout his education and career in folklore.;
    • Toelken, Barre; Folklore--Utah; Folklorists--Utah; Toelken, Barre--Portraits;
    • Bill Kimber interview

    • Mr. Bill Kimber talks about his ranch property in Grouse Creek, Utah. He talks about being the fifth generation to ranch the family property and the other jobs he has worked in order to continuing ranching his own property. Interviewed by Randy...
    • Kimber, Bill--Interviews; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Dairy farming.; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Pastures—Irrigation; Utah. Department of Transportation; Roads—Equipment and supplies; Roads--Maintenance and repair.; Haying...
    • Dennis D. Austin interview, 18 February 2009, and transcription;

    • Dennis Austin discusses his career in the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and all the time in the field he spent and his role and opinions on various policies involved; he also talks about his role in influencing and teaching land owners about...
    • Austin, Dennis D.--Interviews; Biologists--Utah--Interviews; Austin, Dennis D.--Career in Wildlife Research; Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources--Officials and employees; Utah State University--Research; Range management--Research; Research and...
    • Kelly Kunzler interview

    • Mr. Kelly Kunzler is a fourth-generation rancher in Park Valley, Utah. He discusses his family sheep and cattle ranching operation, as well as his job as a Superior Auction representative. Interviewed by Brad Cole on January 26, 2011 in Park...
    • Kunzler, Kelly--Interviews; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Haying equipment; Migrant labor.; Peru; Sheep dogs;
    • Ira T. Wines interview

    • Ira T. Wines talks about growing up in a ranching family, in Elko County Nevada, learning by watching his father (and other cowboys) and by doing. He talks about managing the Ellison’s Spanish Ranch and the yearly work cycle. Ira talks about his...
    • Wines, Ira T.--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Education, Rural.; Rural schools.; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Pasture animals; Pasture, Right of; Cowboys.; Predatory animals--Control; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Saddlery.;...
    • Garth Barker interview, 4 February 2009, and transcription;

    • Garth Barker discusses multiple-use access for the Logan Canyon; meeting with politicians at Multiple Access Conservation Coalition member about land access concerns; experience as a member of Search and Rescue.
    • Barker, Garth, 1949---Interviews; Barker, Garth, 1949---Childhood and youth; Recreation--Utah--Logan Canyon; Snowmobiling--Utah--Logan Canyon; Politicians--Utah; Multiple Access Conservation Coalition (Utah); Land use--Law and...
    • Jay and Blaine Tanner interview

    • Brothers, Jay and Blaine Tanner, speak about growing up on a ranch in Grouse Creek, Utah; buying their grandfather’s ranch property, and ranching together, with their brother Brent, as adults. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 8, 2010 at...
    • Tanner, Jay Merlin--Interviews; Tanner, Blaine Kunzler--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Feedlots; Cowboys.; Rodeos; Veterinary medicine.; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Rural schools.; Country...
    • Ana Cecilia Barragán interview July 27, 2007

    • Ana Cecilia Barragán talks about growing up happy in Peru with her family; she talks about her courtship and marriage in Peru to her husband, their move to the US. She talks about her work in Utah at a plastics factory where all the workers are...
    • Immigration & society; Hispanic Americans;
    • Kelly and Heather Warr interview

    • Kelly and Heather Warr discuss their ranching life, as well as their supplemental business endeavors. Heather talks about her e-commerce business ventures, as well as being a rural ranching wife. Interviewed by Elaine Thatcher and Lisa Duskin-Goede...
    • Warr, Kelly--Interviews; Warr, Heather--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Electronic commerce.; Ranch spouses; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Country life.; Reality television programs; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;
    • Katherine Gilbert interviews, 8 April 2008 & 29 April 2008, and transcriptions;

    • In her first interview Katherine Gilbert briefly talks about her childhood in Canada and fond memories of outdoor experiences in her youth. She discusses her college education and subsequent jobs and training, and then speaks about influences as an...
    • Citizens for the Protection of Logan Canyon; Land use--Utah--Logan Canyon; Beaver Mountain (Utah); Canyons--Utah--Cache County--Recreational use; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.)--Alumni and alumnae; Montreal (Quebec); Laurentian Mountains...
    • Wallace Schulthess interview

    • Mr. Wallace Schulthess discusses how his family came to be in the Woodruff area. He talks a lot about his father’s childhood and growing up as an orphan, and how he turned hard work into what their family now has. Interviewed by Bob Parson on...
    • Schulthess, Wallace--Interviews; Orphans.; Ranching.; Ranchers; Range management.; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Animal marking;...
    • Alicia Espinoza interview August 9, 2007

    • Alicia Espinoza talks about her childhood in Santiago, Chile, joining the LDS Church when she is 14 years old; the difficulties during the political crisis with Pinochet. She talks about her education, becoming an LPN and a dietist [dietician]. She...
    • Immigration & society; Mormon missionaries; Politics and culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Lynn Palmer interview

    • Mr. Lynn Palmer discusses how his father and mother worked to be able to earn and maintain a ranch, and how in his adult life, he was able to work and also help his father maintain the family ranch. He talks about being able to take the family...
    • Palmer, Lynn--Interviews; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Ranching; Bus drivers; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.;
    • Ivy Peart interview

    • Mrs. Ivy Peart talks about her childhood in ranching, marrying her high school sweetheart, and her experiences as a ranching wife. Interviewed by Randy Williams on December 8, 2011at the Rich Country Court House in Randolph, UT. The transcript is...
    • Peart, Ivy--Interviews; Ranching; Sheepherding; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Ranch managers; Housekeeping.; Cooking.; Families.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.);
    • Ana Trujillo interview August 23, 2007

    • Mrs. Ana Trujillo talks about her childhood in a poor neighborhood in Venezuela, working from an early age because her father was elderly. She talks about her family and country traditions, her education as an accountant, and her desire to study...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & society; Education; Mormons;
    • Sharon Miller interview

    • Sharon talks about her family history in ranching and her adult and married life as a ranching wife. She talks about managing a ranch with her husband, raising their family on a ranch and the differences in raising beef and buffalo. Interviewed by...
    • Miller, Sharon--Interviews; Ranching.; Range management.; Ranching; Ranchers; Bison farming; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals;
    • Arian F. Baquero interview June 25, 2007

    • Mr. Arián Baquero talks about the hard experiences he had to undergo in his native Colombia because of the Colombian guerrilla, his move to the United States, the serious accident he had as a child, and how he surmounted all these difficulties and...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Political refugees;
    • Kenna Tanner interview

    • Mrs. Tanner talks about her ranching heritage, including being raised on a ranch in Park Valley, Utah, marrying a rancher and raising her own family on a ranch in Grouse Creek, Utah, and her different roles and occupations over the years, while...
    • Tanner, Kenna--Interviews; Tanner, Merlin; Country life; Education, Rural; Rural families; Ranch life; Farm life; Chores; Ranching; Rancher's spouses--Supplementary employment; Emergency medical technicians; Ranching; Cattle Ranching; Beef...
    • George and Ruth Parman

    • Cliff Gardner speaks to George and Ruth Parman (via telephone) about their lives ranching in northeastern Nevada. They talk a little about how their families came to be in the area, experiences raising their own family on a ranch, and different...
    • Parman, George--Interviews; Parman, Ruth--Interviews; Horse farms.; Horse trainers; Horses--Training.; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranch Managers; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Predatory animals--Control; Trapping.;
    • Carmen Yupanqui Zaa interview June 26, 2007

    • Ms. Carmen Yupanqui Zaa talks about her childhood in Lima, Peru, her Peruvian traditions (carnival, Christmas, New Years, Prom) and celebrations, and her move to Utah when she was 26 years old to study for a Master’s degree in Irrigation...
    • Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Marge and Gary Prunty interview

    • Marge Prunty talks about growing up on a ranch, marrying a rancher, establishing their own ranch, and raising their family on a ranch. She also talks about the other methods of supplemental income, including: teaching school, renting rodeo stock,...
    • Prunty, Marjory Bieroth--Interviews; Prunty, Gary--Interviews; Hay--Haying equipment; Range management; Ranchers; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.); Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Ranching; Hunting guides; Teaching; Rodeo stock contractors;...
    • Norman F. Warren interview

    • Norman Warren gives his family history, including his family ties and working experience on the Ogilvie Ranches in Lee and Lamoille, Nevada. He talks about his career working around the world in the mining industry. Interviewed by Cliff Gardner on...
    • Gardner, Cliff--Interviews; Ranching, Ranchers; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans; Genealogy; Hunting.; Ranching.; Miners.; Kennecott Corporation; Mineral industries.; Mine management; Mines and mineral resources.;
    • Ariel Rosario interview July 8, 2007

    • Mr. Ariel Rosario talks about his childhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, including traditions. He talks about receiving a scholarship to study at Utah State University, and his move to Cache Valley; receiving a bachelor's degree in...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • Stuart and Diane Wamsley interview

    • Mr. and Mrs. Wamsley discuss their ranching operation, raising their family on a ranch. Mrs. Wamsley talks about growing up on the ranch on which she still lives and has raised her own family. They speak about topics ranging from environmentalists,...
    • Wamsley, Stuart--Interviews; Wamsley, Diane--Interviews; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Range management.; Cattle ranchings; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Sheepherding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Environmentalists.; Dairy...
    • César Hernández interview September 19, 2007

    • Mr. César Hernández talks about his life in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and his move to different United States cities working on pine plantations. He also tells about his dramatic experience in the desert where he got lost and could not eat for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • Diane Tanner interview

    • Mrs. Tanner talks about moving to Grouse Creek as an outsider (when she married), about being a ranching wife, life in such a rural area and the families business ventures, including a dude ranch. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 8, 2010...
    • Ranching; Dude ranches; Teaching.; Gymkhanas (Horsemanship); Rural schools.; Education, Rural.; Saddlery; Leatherwork.; Rural families; Rodeo; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America;
    • Brent Rose interview

    • Mr. Brent Rose talks about his history and ancestry in ranching and his family ranch. He talks about growing up in Park Valley, community events in Park Valley, his various leadership roles and positions within his local community, as well as the...
    • Rose, Brent--Interviews; Ranchers; Ranching; Ranch Managers; Range management.; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Haying equipment; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Horses--Breeding; Leatherwork.; Saddlery.; Migrant labor.; Peru; Livestock brands;
    • Clara Galeano interview April 4, 2007

    • Ms. Clara Galeano talks about her childhood in Paraguay living and working in the countryside, about her move to Utah when she was 18 years old for medical reasons and how she has undergone thirteen surgeries, her work towards a degree at Utah...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture;
    • "A" County Book of the County of Cache, Organized April 4, 1857

    • Meeting minutes of county officials for Cache County, Utah spanning from its inception in 1857 to 1877. Minutes begin with the organization of the county as of Ap-ril 4, 1857, delineation of its boundaries, and appointment of its administrative...
    • Maughan, Peter, 1811-1871; Preston, William Bowker, b. 1830; Cache County (Utah)--Records and correspondence; Cache County (Utah)--History--Sources; Logan (Utah)--History--Sources; Hyrum (Utah)--History--Sources; Paradise (Utah)--History--Sources;...
    • Boyd Udy interview

    • Mr. Boyd Udy is the cow boss and ranch manager at the ATK ranch in northern Utah. He talks about his current duties, his past occupations over the years, and ranching in general. Interviewed by Randy Williams on May 12, 2011 at the ATK Ranch in...
    • Udy, Boyd--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Horseshoers; Blacksmiths; Horse farms; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Swine; Rodeo; Leatherwork; Saddlery; Haying equipment; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal...
    • Milton and Marsha Oman interview

    • Mr. Milt Oman talks about his life-long career as the ranch manager over three Simplot ranches, while living in Grouse Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Oman speak about raising a family on a rural ranch. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 9, 2010 at the...
    • Oman, Milton--Interviews; Oman, Marsha--Interviews; Ranching.; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranchers; Ranch Managers; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America;
    • Eduardo Ortiz interview June 29, 2007

    • Mr. Eduardo Ortiz talks about his childhood in a little village in Los Andes called Alausí in Ecuador, his law studies in Quito, his job as a lawyer, his move to the United States to study business (in which he earned a master’s degree) and now...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Education; Immigration & culture; Social justice;
    • Gordon Tanner interview

    • Mr. Tanner talks about growing up on a ranch in Grouse Creek, his different occupations throughout adulthood (including cowboying at the Gamble Ranch—a Utah Construction ranch—and driving truck), and finally moving back to his wife’s family...
    • Tanner, Gordon Kay--Interviews; Cowboys.; Ranching.; Truck driving.; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Leatherwork.;
    • Enrique Mendosa interview July 24, 2007

    • Mr. Enrique Mendoza talks about his poor and hard childhood in México, his move to the United States, his efforts to learn the language and gain an education, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church and mission. He...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Religion; Education;
    • Mearl and Emma Row interview

    • Mr. Row talks about growing up in Idaho and Wyoming; his work from seven years old, including herding cows, haying, road building, construction, cowboying and ranching. Mr. Row talks about his desire to learn, to work hard and to respect others. He...
    • Row, Mearl--Interviews; Row, Emma--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Range management.; Haying equipment; Roads—Design and construction.; Cowboys.; Cattle herding; Pasture, Right of;
    • Burdette Weston interview

    • Mr. Weston talks about his family history and how his ancestors came to settle in Rich County, Utah. He discusses his family ranch and how it’s been divided among family members over the generations. He also talks about his childhood through...
    • Weston, Burdette--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Sheepherding; Ranchers; Genealogy.; Pasture, Right of; Range management.; Rangelands; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.);...
    • Enrique Sotelo interview April 7, 2007

    • Mr. Enrique Sotelo talks about his childhood and traditions in his native Mexico, his feelings about Cache Valley and the US, his religious beliefs, how he met his partner Graciela and about raising their children in the US.
    • Families; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Lane Parker interview

    • Mr. Parker talks about his family history in the Cache Valley, as well as in the ranching and livestock business. He discusses his careers and businesses of beef cattle ranching for Country Natural Beef, running an auction house, and horse selling;...
    • Parker, Lane--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Range management.; Horses--Breeding.; Cattle--Breeding; Arabian horse.; Auctions.; Auctioneers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right...
    • MarJean and Bryan Summers interview

    • Mrs. MarJean Summers discusses growing up in Cache Valley, marrying, and raising a family in Cache Valley. She talks about raising her children on a ranch. Mr. Bryan Summers (one of MarJean’s sons) talks about growing up on a ranch and ranching...
    • Summers, MarJean--Interviews; Summers, Bryan--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Swine.; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Cattle--Breeding; Livestock brands; Animal marking; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future...
    • Delina Carpio Amestoy interview August 1, 2007

    • Mrs. Delina Carpio Amestoy talks about the peaceful childhood she spent in her native Bolivia, her job as a hairdresser, her secret marriage when she was very young, and her adult life now in Utah with her beloved granddaughters.
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Julie and Diane Tanner interview

    • Diane Tanner and Julie Tanner (married to brothers) talk about what it’s like being a ranch wife in Grouse Creek, Utah. They speak about their different roles in ranching and raising a family in rural Utah, including what it’s like being so far way...
    • Tanner, Julie--Interviews; Tanner, Diane--Interviews; Country life.; Education, Rural.; Rural families; Ranch life.; Farm life.; Chores.; Ranching.; Folk art.; Rancher's spouses;
    • Mary Ann Weston Maughan journal

    • Autobiography and diary of Mary Ann Weston Maughan from 1817 -1898 . Also included is genealogical information of the Weston family, converstion to Mormon church, descriptions of the immigration from England to America and ultimately to Cache...
    • Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Mormon women--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Logan (Utah)--History--19th century; Cache County (Utah)--History; Maughan family; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History--19th century;...
    • Ellie Méndez interview August 1, 2007

    • Ms. Elisaida Méndez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, her move to the United States, for a teaching job in New York, her education, including a Master’s Degree in Phycology from Temple University in Philadelphia,...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Jay Wilde interview

    • Mr. Jay Wilde talks about his life living and working on and with the land, and with cattle. He discusses his views on land management, including afforestation, intensive grazing (Allan Savory method). He talks about his cooperation with the Forest...
    • Wilde, Jay--Interviews; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Range management.; Grazing.; Rangelands.; Riparian areas--Management.; Ecosystem management; Riparian ecology; United States. Forest Service; Automobile mechanics; Haying...
    • Claudia Wines interview

    • Claudia Wines talks about her life growing up on a ranch, on being a ranch wife, as well as being a teacher in rural Nevada. She also talks about the Northeastern Nevada Museum, of which she is currently Director. Interviewed by Randy Williams on...
    • Wines, Claudia--Interviews; Rancher's spouses; Education, Rural.; Northeastern Nevada Museum; Ranch life.; Rural schools.; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Rodeos; Pasture, Right of; Environmentalists.;

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