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    • Lee Baxter interview, September 24, 2012

    • Mr. Baxter talks about his career with the Bureau of Reclamation including computer modeling; his insights into the events and shifts in the nation and that caused a directional and cultural shift within the Bureau of Reclamation which made for a...
    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; Environmentalism.; Environmental impact statements.; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah);...
    • Gary Aitken interview, July 11, 2012

    • Gary Aitken talks about his employment with Strawberry Water Users Association for thirty four years, including general manager for twenty two years (1989-2011); Strawberry’s involvement with Central Utah Water Conservancy District efforts to...
    • Strawberry Water Users Association; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Municipal and Industrial water; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit;
    • Bruce Barrett interview, July 11, 2012

    • Mr. Barrett talks about his experiences working for the Bureau of Reclamation (pre- and post CUPCA) on water projects, especially the Central Utah Project.
    • Central Utah Project; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho); Environmentalism.; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • Cliff Barret interview, May 8, 2013

    • Mr. Barrett talks about his career with the Bureau of Reclamation, including his final years of service as the Regional Director in the Salt Lake office. He discusses his involvement in the Central Utah Project, including getting Jordanelle Dam...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Environmentalism.; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Strawberry Water Users Association; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah);
    • Jake Garn interview, May 30, 2013

    • Senator Garn shares his memories of the Central Utah Project, including how he got involved with politics because of water issues in Salt Lake City, need for water from the Basin to the Wasatch Front because that is where the population is today:...
    • Central Utah Project; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho); Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit;
    • Michael Davis interview, August 8, 2012

    • Mike Davis talks about his involvement in Heber Valley water as a user and employee of Wasatch County: first as the water resource director and now as the county manager; and as a trustee of the Central Utah Water Conservancy District.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Wasatch County Water Efficiency Project (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah);
    • Daryl Devey interview, September 24, 2012

    • Mr. Daryl Devey discusses his involvement with the Central Utah Project as the O&M facilities manager for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. His work included maintaining the condemned Olmstead Pipeline in Provo, and the initial design on...
    • Central Utah Project; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah)
    • Kirt Carpenter interview, August 18, 2012

    • Mr. Kirt Carpenter discusses his wide and varied experience, and long history working with the Central Utah Project, via various agencies, including the Bureau of Reclamation and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; Environmentalism.; Environmental impact statements.; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Strawberry...
    • Irene Cuch and Jeremy Patterson interview, September 12, 2012

    • Irene Cuch, Chairperson, Ute Tribe Business Committee, and Jeremy Patterson, Ute Indian Tribe attorney with Fredericks Peebles & Morgan, talk about the Ute tribe’s involvement with the Central Utah Project, including their current efforts to get...
    • Central Utah Project; Ute Indian Tribe; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah);
    • Tom Bruton interview, June 25, 2012

    • Tom Bruton talks about his career working in the Duchesne area on Central Utah Projects, beginning with work as a geologist for the Bureau of Reclamation and as manager and area manager for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Elwood Clark interview, August 6, 2012

    • Mr. Elwood Clark discusses his career as an agricultural economist with the Bureau of Reclamation, and then after retirement, as a private contractor, working on CUP and CUPCA.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Central Utah Project. Jensen Unit; Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Central Utah Water...
    • Daniel Beard interview, July 10, 2013

    • Mr. Daniel Beard talks about his involvement in the Central Utah Project, via CUPCA legislation. Mr. Beard worked with Don Christianson and Marcus Faust in Washington, D.C., writing and moving the CUPCA legislation into law. He talks about the...
    • Central Utah Project; Environmentalism.; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • David Conrad interview, August 27, 2013

    • Mr. David Conrad speaks of his involvement with the Central Utah Project through his work for the American Rivers Conservation Council (legislative representative) and the National Wildlife Federation (Water Resources Specialist). He discusses...
    • Central Utah Project; National Wildlife Federation; American Rivers Conservation Council; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Environmentalism.; Central Arizona Project (U.S.); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Valley...
    • Steve Clyde interview, September 25, 2012

    • Mr. Steve Clyde discusses his involvement in water law, and as a representing attorney for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. He discusses water issues facing the Utah today.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Strawberry Water Users Association;
    • Marcus Faust interview, April 5, 2013

    • Mr. Faust talks about his work with the Central Utah Water Conservancy District in regards to the Central Utah Project, including his work toward getting the Central Utah Project Completion Act passed and efforts to complete the project.
    • Central Utah Project; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Rick Gold interview, July 10, 2012

    • Rick Gold talks about his experiences working for the Bureau of Reclamation on the Central Utah Project, as the Regional Director in Salt Lake City and his insights regarding the culture of the Bureau, especially in regards to CUPCA legislation and...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah);
    • Don Christiansen interview, September 25, 2012

    • Mr. Christiansen talks about his involvement with the Central Utah Project: his service as a trustee on the CUWCD board of directors, including as chairman; his work as the CUWCD General Manager and his and others’ efforts to write and get passed...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Alpine (Utah); Provo Canyon (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Ute Indian Tribe; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; United States. Bureau of...
    • David Cox interview, September 11, 2012

    • Mr. David Cox has a family history working with water in the Manti, Utah area. He serves on the Central Utah Water Conservancy board, as a representative for Sanpete, Juab, Garfield, and Piute counties, and discusses how Sanpete County has...
    • Central Utah Project; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Carl Carpenter interview, June 10, 2013

    • Mr. Carpenter was the third employee of the Central Utah Water Conservancy District. He gives a comprehensive overview of the Central Utah Project, including his role and his reflections. Mr. Carpenter wrote: Memoirs of a Civil Engineer and...
    • Central Utah Project; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Provo River (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir Watershed (Utah); Spanish Fork River (Utah); Diamond Fork (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Colorado River...
    • Lynn Hansen Interview, June 22, 2012

    • Lynn Hansen talks about his experiences working on Central Utah Projects (CUP) with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Central Utah Project Completion Act (CUPCA), including the Stillwater Dam and tunnel.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Ute Indian Tribe; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho);
    • Roscoe Garrett interview, September 11, 2012

    • Mr. Garrett talks about his forty four years experiences as a board member for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, representing Juab County, including serving as a member of the first personnel committee, as chairman of the board, and his...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Nebo, Mount (Utah : Mountain); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Michael Hansen interview, July 12, 2012

    • Mike Hansen talks about his experiences working on Central Utah Projects (CUP) with the Bureau of Reclamation, his role in CUPCA, specifically his role in working in cost allocation and contracts. He also discusses his experience working with the...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Ute Indian Tribe; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; Central Utah Project. Jensen Unit; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Central Utah...
    • William D. Hurst Daily Files May 1962

    • Daily Files of William D. Hurst, covering May 1962
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Christine Finlinson interview, August 6, 2012

    • Christine Finlinson talks about her role as the Governmental Affairs Director for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, including work with the legislator and training CUWCD Trustees; and discusses the history and future of the CUP and CUWCD.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Ute Indian Tribe;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Robert Hilbert interview, August 6, 2012

    • Mr. Robert Hilbert discusses his involvement with the Central Utah Project since before conception, working as the general manager of the Salt Lake County Water Conservancy District beginning in the 1950s, and later as one of the original board...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Salt Lake County Water Conservancy District (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • 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;
    • John Hunting interview, June 26, 2012

    • Mr. Hunting shares his experiences working with water development, storage and delivery in the Uintah Basin, beginning as a ditch rider as a youth, and as a Uintah Water Conservancy District employee for over thirty one years, including managing...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Supervisory control systems.; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Ute Indian Tribe;
    • 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;
    • Rock Harrison interview, June 25, 2012

    • Rock Harrison talks about his experiences working for the Central Utah Water Conservancy District on Central Utah Projects (CUP) with the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Central Utah Project Completion Act (CUPCA), including the Stillwater Dam and...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah);
    • 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;
    • Mark Holden interview, July 10, 2012

    • Mark Holden talks about his experiences working on the Central Utah Project (CUP) with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, and his work on and with Central Utah Project Completion Act (CUPCA), primarily as a part of the Mitigation Commission.
    • Central Utah Project; Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Environmental impact statements.; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Central Utah...
    • 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;
    • Keith Mortensen interview, August 8, 2012

    • Mr. Keith Mortensen discusses his involvement in the Central Utah Project through the Moon Lake Water Users Association and his involvement in writing and re-writing the Uintah Basin Completion Act.
    • Central Utah Project; Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • Lillian Hayes interview, July 12, 2012

    • Lillian Hayes discusses her involvement in the Central Utah Project via activism in the Sierra Club and the Utah League of Women Voters. She talks about the major environmental projects that she actively worked to stop or change.
    • Central Utah Project; Sierra Club. Utah Chapter; League of Women Voters of Utah; Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Environmental impact statements.; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Provo...
    • 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;
    • Jay Henrie interview, July 11, 2012

    • Mr. Henrie talks about his experiences working for Reclamation in a variety of capacities, including in the water resource division, planning division, operation and maintenance division, resource management division manager and as deputy area...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Hydrology.; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Valley...
    • John Mendenhall interview, August 7, 2012

    • Mr. John Mendenhall discusses his career as the Spanish Fork water commissioner (formerly titled river commissioner). He speaks about his perspective on the Central Utah Project.
    • Central Utah Project; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Water Users Association; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah);...
    • 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;
    • Claude Hicken interview, August 6, 2012

    • Mr. Claude Hicken discusses his involvement with the Central Utah Project primarily through his involvement in various irrigation companies and water boards, largely in Wasatch County, and as a member of the CUWCD board of trustees.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Wasatch County Water Efficiency Project (Utah); Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah);
    • 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;
    • Roger Hansen interview, September 24, 2012

    • Roger Hansen discusses his involvement with the Central Utah Project in early years. He was involved in the Bonneville Unit, as a planning team leader for the Irrigation and Drainage System (I&D System), and the Uintah Unit up until 1992 when CUPCA...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Ute Indian Tribe; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • 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;
    • Paul McPherson interview, August 7, 2012

    • Mr. Paul McPherson, a board member of the East Juab Water Conservancy District since 1978, speaks about his perspective on, and experiences with, the Central Utah Project.
    • Central Utah Project; East Juab Water Conservancy District (Utah); Environmental impact statements.; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah);
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Héctor Mendiola interview July 6, 2007

    • Dr. Héctor Mendiola talks about his life and family in Mexico, medical studies, his work as a physician and teacher, his move to Utah in 1993, his current job, and work at Logan High School and his participation as a leader in the Utah State...
    • Institute National de Estudio Superior; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • James Maxwell interview, October 15, 2012

    • Mr. Maxwell talks about his work as a miner on fifty miles (most) of the Bonneville Utah tunnels and pipelines for the Central Utah Project.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Central Utah Project Completions Act; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Spanish Fork Canyon (Utah);
    • Lee McQuivey Interview, July 12, 2012

    • Mr. Lee McQuivey talks about his work on the Central Utah Project with the Bureau of Reclamation, beginning in the early ‘50s on a survey crew, and again later as a civil engineer. His work included hydraulic studies and modeling for reservoir...
    • Central Utah Project; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Strawberry Water Users Association; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Strawberry...
    • 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;
    • Germán Sabillon interview July 17, 2007

    • Mr. Germán Sabillón talks about his childhood and traditions in Honduras, his career in Irrigation Engineering, his education in Honduras and Utah, his jobs in Honduras and Utah, and contract work in Jordan, Syria and other counties. He talks about...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Marriage; Courtship;
    • Ron Johnston first interview, July 12, 2012

    • Ron Johnston talks about his experiences working with the Central Utah Project (CUP) with the Bureau of Reclamation, including working in the early planning stages of the CUP doing hydrologic studies. Later he worked negotiating contracts,...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; United States. Department of the Interior; Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Darrell Mensel interview, August 6, 2012

    • Mr. Mensel talks about his involvement with the Central Utah Project, specifically as a member of the Utah Outdoor Interest Coordinating Council [UOICC], (representing the High Country Fly Fishers), as it interacted with the Central Utah Water...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Environmentalism.; Water conservation.; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Trout Unlimited;
    • 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;
    • John Hernandez interview June 18, 2007

    • John Hernandez talks about his childhood in Wendover, Utah, his childhood family life, his struggles with education and his love and dedication to teaching. He also talks about his active sports life and his “miracle baby” son.
    • Family; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Reed Murray interview, August 7, 2012

    • Mr. Reed Murray speaks about his career experiences working on the Central Utah Project, first as an employee of the Bureau of Reclamation, and then later as an employee/director of the Central Utah Project Completion Act office.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Environmentalism.; Water conservation.; Wasatch County Water Efficiency Project (Utah); Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Ute Indian Tribe; June...
    • 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;
    • Kent Peatross interview, August 9, 2012

    • Kent Peatross talks about his experience with the Central Utah Project in Duchesne County, including being on the board of trustees of the Central Utah Conservancy District two different times, and as the county commissioner in Duchesne County.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Strawberry Water Users Association; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • Curt Pledger interview, September 25, 2012

    • Mr. Curt Pledger discusses his involvement with the Central Utah Project as an engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation. Some of his work and projects included preliminary geologic mapping for Jordanelle Dam, work on the Strawberry Tunnel Inlet...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Environmentalism.;
    • Jorge Rodas interview July 13, 2007

    • Mr. Jorge Rodas talks about his childhood and traditions in his native Guatemala, his move to California in 1984 with his parents because of unrest in Guatemala; applying for and receiving political asylum in the US; his jobs, his experiences; his...
    • Families; Religion; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Frances Poowegup and Phillip Chimburas interview, September 12, 2012

    • Ms. Frances Poowegup and Mr. Phillip Chimburas, current members of Ute Tribe Business Committee, discuss the issue of water rights and the history of the Ute tribe with the Central Utah Project. They also discuss current action the Ute Nation is...
    • Central Utah Project; Ute Indian Tribe; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit, Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Uinta Mountains; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • Ginny Martinez McKee interview June 20, 2007

    • Ginny McKee talks about her ancestors from Spain, migrating to the US, her family and her youth in Colorado, her family’s move to Ogden, Utah, college life, meeting her husband, traveling with her husband and children in Jordan and India, her...
    • Travel; Social Justice; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • Gustavo Estrada interview April 11, 2007

    • Mr. Gustavo Estrada talks about the traditions of his native Mexico, his father’s sudden death (when he was in the US), his studies at Utah State University in Electrical Engineering, his numerous jobs and how he has adapted well to Logan and its...
    • 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;
    • David Pitcher interview, September 15, 2012

    • David Pitcher first became associated with the Central Utah Project as an engineer for the state of Utah Division of Water Resources, then later working for the CUWCD on projects that included the Olmsted Tunnel, Trial Lake replacement, eventually...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Utah. Division of Water Resources;
    • Frederick W. Reimherr interview, July 10, 2012

    • Dr. Fred Reimherr talks about his public involvement (via Trout Unlimited) in CUP and the CUPCA legislation, driven by his interest in rivers and water management. He discusses his active involvement, specifically, in fighting for more in-stream...
    • Central Utah Project; Strawberry Water Users Association; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Duchesne River (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); National Wildlife Federation; Central Utah Water Conservancy District...
    • Enriqueta Arce Cuevas Carmona interview July 24, 2007

    • Mrs. Cuevas talks about her childhood in California, her family history from Mexico, her pride for Mexican history and culture. She expresses gratitude towards black people for their efforts to gain equality of opportunities for everybody...
    • Families; Religion; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Bruce Peatross interview, June 25, 2012

    • Bruce Peatross talks about his experiences working on Central Utah Projects (CUP) with the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, as well as earlier contract work on CUP projects, including the Upper Stillwater Dam.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Supervisory control systems.; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • 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;
    • Ralph Swanson interview, July 11, 2012

    • Mr. Ralph Swanson talks about his career working with the Central Utah Project, first with the Fish & Wildlife Service, and then later with the Department of Interior.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Department of the Interior; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Environmentalism.; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Ute...
    • 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;
    • Harold Sersland interview, August 18, 2012

    • Mr. Sersland talks about his work for the Bureau of Reclamation on NEPA and EIS compliance; and his work, after his retirement from the Bureau of Reclamation, as an employee of the Central Utah Water Conservancy District on the Central Utah Project...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Environmental impact statements.; Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.); Grand Canyon (Ariz.); Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit;
    • Dave Rasmussen interview, June 26, 2012

    • Mr. Rasmussen talks about his views of water development in Utah; and his work as an Ashley Valley water commissioner, Manager of the Ashley Water Users, Manager of the Uintah Water Conservancy District and as a Board Member on the Central Utah...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.);...
    • Sheldon Talbot interview, August 7, 2012

    • Mr. Sheldon Talbot discusses his early career working as a civil engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation, during the inception of the Central Utah Project. Beginning in 1980, he worked as the chief engineer for the Central Utah Water Conservancy...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho); Central Utah Project. Jensen Unit; Central Utah Project. Upalco Unit; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Ute...

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