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    • Hector Hernandez interview, November 13, 2012

    • Mr. Hector Hernandez discusses his move to the United States from Mexico when he was nine years old, and how he adjusted to learning a new language and culture. He talks about his daily life as a teen in Cache Valley, as well as his goals for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Rob Cruz interview July 10, 2007

    • Rob Cruz talks about his childhood in California, growing up around a his father’s extended family, including his grandparents who immigrated from Mexico; later moving an hour away to an area with lots of space close to the Los Angeles Mountains:...
    • Families; United States. Forest Service; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Daniel Useche interview July 16, 2007

    • Mr. Daniel Useche talks about his life in his native San Cristóbal, Venezuela, including information about his parents’ and grandparents’ lives, the history of his surname, his education in Venezuela. He also talks about his move to the US to get...
    • Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Politics; Families;
    • Elizabeth Rosas interview April 11, 2007

    • Ms. Elizabeth Rosas talks about her childhood and education in Michoacán, Mexico; her courtship and marraige; her move to the United States when she was 21, her feelings towards Cache Valley, her religious beliefs, etc. The interview ends with...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Ena Murillo interview June 27, 2007

    • Ena Murillo talks about the difficult life in El Salvador during the civil war, her studies and job as a nurse, her move to the United States and her warm feelings towards Cache Valley. She talks about going back to school to become a nurse...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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;
    • Ernesto De La Hoz interview July 16, 2007

    • Mr. Ernesto De La Hoz talks about his childhood in Bogotá, his studies connected with Marine Biology, his move to the United States to study. He also talks about how he met his wife Rachael in the US, the importance of his wife and children: ...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • Juan Pablo Spicer-Escalante interview September 2007

    • Mr. Juan Pablo Spicer-Escalante talks about his childhood in Kansas, his warm feelings towards Argentina, his adopted country, his work as a professional soccer official and taking time off from perusing a PhD in economics, changing his major to...
    • Family; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Julio Vergara interview June 21, 2007

    • Mr. Julio Vergara talks about his life in Chile: his work and education and family celebrations, his move to the United States in 1994 for schooling, his marriage and four daughters, family celebrations in the U.S., his jobs in financial...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Lara Linares interview July 6, 2007

    • Mrs. Lara Linares talks about her life and traditions, including traditions (Christmas, dinnertime, dating) in her native Ecuador, her parents, politics, her studies, her jobs, coming to the US, learning to do things for her self, like cook. She...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Lisamel Vázquez interview June 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Lisamel Vázquez talks about her childhood in Puerto Rico, moving to Mexico City with her parents for her father's job when she was 16, her move to Cache Valley in 1989. She also talks about her parents, husband and three daughters and their...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Mario Barragán interview July 23, 2007

    • Mr. Mario Barragán talks about his childhood in Perú, about his father, veterinary doctor, who died when he was young causing him to begin work at an early age, his jobs, including work cheese factory in Utah, his marriage, his feelings towards...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture;
    • Melanie Domenech Rodriquez interview July 2, 2007

    • Professor Melanie Domenech Rodríguez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, including traditions from her Cuban mother; her studies in psychology, her job as professor at Utah State University, and adapting to life in...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Rolando Murillo interview June 28, 2007

    • Mr. Rolando Murillo talks about his childhood in El Salvador, his move to the United States because of the civil war in his country, his studies, his jobs including his current position at Cache Valley Insurance, working with Hispanic clientele, a...
    • Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Zuri Garcia interview June 20, 2007

    • Mrs. Zuri García talks about being born in Puerto Rico, but moving when she was very young to first New York and then Salt Lake City when her parents separated. She talks about her mother becoming ill and living with their grandmother in Salt Lake...
    • Families; Foster home care; Education; Religion;
    • Dealing with Japanese-Americans

    • Written in October 1942 to staff of the War Relocation Authority, this paper stresses the importance of understanding the cultural background of the Japanese Americans living in relocation centers. It describes common behavior patterns among the...
    • United States. War Relocation Authority; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans -- Attitudes; Japanese Americans -- Social life and customs
    • Wartime exile

    • Describes Japanese migration to the U.S. before World War II, characteristics of the Japanese-American people who settled on the West Coast, the myths and prejudices surrounding them, and how they were treated following the bombing of Pearl...
    • Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans -- Attitudes; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    • Trek, Vol. 1, No. 3, June 1943

    • June 1943 issue of Trek, a quarterly literary magazine produced by the residents of the Topaz Relocation Center. This issue was edited by Toku Okubo and Nobuo Kitagaki with Mine Okubo as art editor and Alfred Sawahata as contributing artist. ...
    • Central Utah Relocation Center -- Periodicals; Central Utah Relocation Center; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans
    • All Aboard, Spring 1944

    • Written and illustrated by residents of Topaz, this 55 page collection of stories and articles recounts the experiences and feelings of the Japanese Americans forced to leave cherished homes, jobs, possessions, and pets for the dusty, stark...
    • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans -- Attitudes
    • The Relocation Program

    • Report describes the War Relocation Program from its inception in 1942 to closure of relocation centers and resettlement of evacuees in 1945. It covers why and how the War Relocation Authority was created, the meeting with state governors in Salt...
    • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; United States. War Relocation Authority
    • WRA A Story of Human Conservation

    • Of the nine final reports written by the War Relocation Authority, this one differs in attempting to give a comprehensive view of the WRA program in its entirety rather than focusing on some particular facet of the program as did the other reports....
    • United States. War Relocation Authority; Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Haying equipment; Hay—Harvesting—Equipment and supplies; Farm equipment; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • 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; Chores--Agricultural; Sheepherding; Poultry farms; Sheep ranches; Dairy farms; Livestock farms; 4-H clubs;
    • 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;
    • Pete and Linda Holmgren interview

    • Mr. Pete Holmgren speaks about being a rancher, growing up on a ranch, and raising his own family on his ranch. He touches on how ranching has changed from his boyhood, and now watching his grandchildren grow-up on the ranch. He talks a little...
    • Holmgren, Pete--Interviews; Holmgren, Linda--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Range management;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Dairy farming; Eggs—Production; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Farm equipment; Pastures—Irrigation; Pasture, Right of; Right of property;
    • Sarah Parker interview

    • Ms. Sarah Parker talks about her life growing up in horse and cattle ranching. She talks about how she continues to be involved in her family’s ranching businesses, how her current career in the medical field applies to ranching, and how she views...
    • Parker, Sarah--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Horse farms; Ranching; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Horses--Training; Horse trainers;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Livestock brands; Ranch Managers; Housekeeping; Cooking; Farm equipment; Hay--Cranes, derricks, etc.; Families; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.);
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Horse farms; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Swine; Rodeo; Leatherwork; Saddlery; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Beef...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Miners; Kennecott Corporation; Mineral industries; Mine management; Mines and mineral resources;
    • 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 aforestation, intensive grazing (Allan Savory method). He talks about his cooperation with the Forest...
    • Wilde, Jay--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Ranchings, Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Range management; Grazing; Rivers--Effect of grazing on; Rangelands; Riparian areas--Management; Ecosystem management; Riparian ecology; United States. Forest...
    • 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; Ranchers' 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;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Education, Rural; Rural schools; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Pasture animals; Pasture, Right of; Cowboys; Cattle--Predators of--Control; Beef cattle--Cow-calf...
    • Environmental Conditions Inventory and Quality Rating

    • Environmental Conditions Inventory and Quality Rating, a working paper, March 1977. This first volume in a four-volume report summarizes environmental conditions of the Bear River Watershed in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Work on this project was...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions
    • Recreation Working Paper

    • Recreation Working Paper for Bear River Cooperative Study Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, March 1978. This paper describes outdoor recreation activities associated with or influenced by USDA programs in the Bear River Basin such as picnicking, swimming,...
    • Outdoor recreation--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)
    • Summary Report Bear River Basin Cooperative Study

    • Summarizes about 22 reports prepared as the result of the cooperative study of the Bear River Basin in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming in the mid-1970s. Describes the Bear River Basin and some of its problems in areas such as economics, recreation,...
    • Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Statistics; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Maps; Land use--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Water-supply--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions--Statistics;...
    • Working Paper on Water Quality

    • Water Quality Working Paper for the Bear River Basin Cooperative (Type IV) Study Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, December 1976. This report assembled and evaluated data pertaining to the water quality of the Bear River Basin. Specific objectives included 1)...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Water quality--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)
    • Environmental Conditions Inventory Appendices

    • Environmental Conditions Inventory Appendices, a working paper, March 1977. This appendices volume provides tables and descriptions of statistical environmental data and quality ratings discussed in the other three volumes of the Environmental...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions
    • Environmental Enhancement Opportunities

    • Environmental Enhancement Opportunities, a working paper, March 1977. This report describes the opportunities for accelerating programs already contributing to the environmental improvement, suggests other actions for the area, and identifies...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions
    • History of Helen Viola Jackson Kent

    • History of Helen Viola Jackson Kent - April 4, 1879 to February 10, 1971. Typed and edited transcription of Helen Viola Jackson Kent's diary/journals. Contains mention of early entertainment in Cache Valley (theatre, visits, family reunions,...
    • Kent, Helen Viola Jackson, 1879-1971; Kent family; Women--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Mormon women--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Mormon women--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Biography; Mormon Church--Cache Valley (Utah and...
    • "Camp tent, American flag"

    • Three adults and one child, probably Tomra Andrus, with horses and burros. Number 98 written in right-hand corner- refers to page in Andrus's personal history. "Camp tent, American flag. American flag. See 98, near Edwin." See also P0542 Box 1...
    • Scenic landscapes; National parks and reserves--Utah;
    • A.L. Lloyd interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. It is part of the Alan Lomax collection. Lomax interviewed A.L....
    • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.--Ethnomusicological collections; Folk music; Folk dance music; Dance; Field recordings; Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress); American Folklife Center; Lloyd, A. L. (Albert Lancaster), 1908-1982;
    • Abysmal Brute

    • Book cover, inscription, and title pages of Abysmal Brute by Jack London. Published by The Century Company in New York in May 1913, this book is a first edition copy composed of 169 pages and 1 plate and is 18 cm. tall. It is inscribed to Charmian...
    • London, Jack, 1876-1916; Authors, American--20th century; Boxers (Sports)--Fiction; London, Charmian; Authors' presentation inscriptions;
    • Acorn Planter

    • Book cover, inscription, and title pages of Acorn Planter: a California forest play: planned to be sung by efficient singers, accompanied by a capable orchestra by Jack London. Published by Macmillan Company in February 1916, this book is a first...
    • London, Jack, 1876-1916; Authors, American--20th century; Indians of North America--Drama; London, Charmian; Authors' presentation inscriptions;
    • Adventure

    • Book cover, inscription, and title pages of Adventure by Jack London. Published by The Macmillan Company in March 1911, this book is a first edition copy composed of viii, 405 pages and is 20 cm. tall. It is inscribed to Charmian London and...
    • London, Jack, 1876-1916; Authors, American--20th century; London, Charmian; Authors' presentation inscriptions;
    • William D. Hurst Daily Files March 1963

    • Daily Files of William D. Hurst, covering March 1963
    • Hurst, William D. (William Daly); Forest rangers--Utah--Records and correspondence; Forest rangers--Rocky Mountains Region--Records and correspondence; United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees--Records and correspondence
    • Alan Dundes interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Alan Dundes discusses wanting to study great literature after his...
    • University of Pennsylvania; Indiana University; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B; Dissertation, Academic; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Alan Jabbour interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is a videotaped interview of Alan Jabbour, former...
    • American Folklife Center; Folklorists--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews; Fiddlers--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews;
    • Albert F. Potter diary

    • Transcription of the diary of Albert F. Potter, former associate chief of the U.S. Forest Service, describing his activities to survey possible forest reserves in Utah, (beginning with the Cache County area), and noting the conditions of Utah...
    • Potter, Albert F. (Albert Franklin), 1859-1944; Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho)--History; Forest reserves--Utah--History; Grazing--Utah--History; Forests and forestry--Utah--History;
    • Alex Pineda interview, November 14, 2012

    • Mr. Alex Pineda discusses his life in Cache Valley, as a high school student. He talks about his accomplishments of the past, and his goals and dreams for the future, as well as his views on politics and immigration.
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • Américo Paredes oral history;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.*** Oral history interview with Américo Paredes conducted by...
    • Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Mexican Americans--Texas--Interviews; Texas--Social life and customs;

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