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    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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);
    • 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.;
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Lucy Delgadillo interview August 24, 2007

    • Professor Lucy Delgadillo talks about her childhood in Nicaragua during the civil war, her life in Costa Rica, her feelings on being a citizen of a country with voting rights (Costa Rica, USA), her move to Kentucky to education through an American...
    • Families; Politics;
    • 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;
    • Stan Roberts interview, June 27, 2013

    • Mr. Stan Roberts talks about his role as the River Commissioner for the Provo River, a position as commissioner since 1972. He talks about changes in water delivery over the years. He talks about how he is involved with the CentralUtah Project as...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah);
    • Gene Shawcroft interview, September 25, 2012

    • Gene Shawcroft talks about his experiences working for the Central Utah Water Conservancy district; first as a staff engineer learning the entire system and soon after as the first assistant general manager, helping direct all aspects of the CUWCD...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Environmentalism.; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program (Utah); Denver (Colorado); Denver County (Colorado);
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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);...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • Gawain Snow interview, June 26, 2012

    • Gawain Snow talks about his experiences working on Central Utah Projects (CUP) on various boards, and his current management position on the Uintah County Water Conservancy District.
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Project. Vernal Unit; Central Utah Project. Jensen Unit; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; Central Utah Project. Uintah Unit; Supervisory control systems.;
    • 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...
    • Kirk Christensen interview, August 9, 2012

    • Mr. Kirk Christensen discusses his experience with the Central Utah Project, specifically with the Sand Wash enlargement. Mr. Christensen serves as a trustee on the Central Utah Water Conservancy Board, as well as being a board member for the...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Ute Indian Tribe;
    • Leo Bravo interview July 19, 2007

    • Mr. Leo Bravo talks about holidays in his homeland of Venezuela, about coming to Utah State University to study, his life in Cache Valley, his family, and his jobs, particularly about his current job as Family Adviser for the Cache Valley...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • Laura interview October 6, 2007

    • Laura talks about her difficult and poor childhood in Mexico where she had to work from an early age to help her family, traditions like Day of the Dead, Christmas and Three Kings Day and burial customs; and her marriage. She talks about her...
    • Illegal aliens; Families; Religion;
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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);
    • 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;
    • 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.);...
    • Lee Wimmer interview, September 25, 2012

    • Mr. Wimmer talks about his background in construction in the Uinta Basin with his father, working for the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, as shareholder and consultant for Horrocks Engineers, as the city engineer for Alpine City,...
    • Central Utah Project; Uinta Basin Region (Utah and Colo.); Ute Indian Tribe; Horrocks Engineers; Diamond Fork Power System; Jordanelle Dam (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Wasatch County Water Efficiency Project (Utah); Jordanelle Dam (Utah);...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Maureen Patricia Winn interview August 23, 2007

    • Maureen Patricia Winn talks about her childhood and family life in Bolivia with her parents. She talks about her early years at different schools and cities in Bolivia; her move to the U.S. to study and Ricks College (now Brigham Young University...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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...
    • Rich Tullis interview, September 24, 2012

    • Rich Tullis talks about his work in water, beginning with the Utah Division of Water Recourses and for the past twenty two years with the Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD) as an engineer, operation and maintenance (O&M) manager and...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah);
    • Maria Luisa Spicer-Escalante interview April 5, 2007

    • María Spicer Escalante talks about her childhood in Michoacán and Ciudad de México, her work as a journalists in Mexico, her studies in linguistic, her job as a university professor at Utah State University, her feelings towards her husband and...
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Mike Weland interview, July 10, 2012

    • Mike Weland talks about his experiences working on the Central Utah Project (CUP) in regard to mitigation, as the Executive Director of the Mitigation Commission. He also discusses his mitigation and legislative work on the Central Utah Project...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); United States. Forest Service; Ute Indian Tribe; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • 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;
    • 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)
    • 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);
    • 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;
    • Noemí Sabillón interview July 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Noemí Sabillón talks about her childhood in Honduras working at her parent’s store, going away to boarding school, her studies at university in Honduras and at Utah State University where she received two master’s degrees: soil science and...
    • Families; Education;
    • Kevin Workman interview, August 9, 2012

    • Mr. Kevin Workman talks about growing up in Duchesne while facilities were being built for the Central Utah Project. As an adult he worked on projects including the Hades Tunnel (as a laborer), Upper Stillwater Dam (as a surveyor), then later...
    • Central Utah Project; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • Shawn Draney interview, July 10, 2012

    • Shawn Draney discusses his views on the CUP, in regard to his legal work with the Strawberry Valley Project, Strawberry Water Users Association, the Provo River Project, Provo River Water Users Association, Metropolitan Water District of Salt...
    • Central Utah Project; Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.); Strawberry Water Users Association; Provo River Water Users Association; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Central Utah Project. Bonneville Unit; United States. Bureau of...
    • Ron Johnston second interview, July 12, 2012

    • Mr. Ron Johnston speaks in more detail about parts of the Central Utah Project Completion Act (CUPCA), specifically about projects involved in Sections 204, 206, and 207, and the behind-the-scene details of what went into them.
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; United States. Department of the Interior; Central Utah Water Conservancy District (Utah); Jordanelle Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Reservoir (Utah); Strawberry Valley Project (U.S.);
    • Yolanda Bates interview 2, October 24, 2007

    • Yolanda Mendiola Bates talks about her childhood in Mexico, her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage. She talks about competitive swimming, about receiving a full-ride scholarship to swim at Brigham Young University, converting to the...
    • Hispanic Americans; Swimming; Immigration & culture;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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);
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Phillip Chimburas and Frances Poowegup 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.;
    • 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);
    • Néstor Niño Rocha interview July 13, 2007

    • Mr. Néstor Niño Rocha talks about his life in Colombia, his move to Cache Valley, his feelings about religion and his family, and his thoughts about immigration. He also gives his opinion on social and cultural issues.
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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.;
    • Randy Lingwall interview, October 15, 2012

    • Mr. Randy Lingwall discusses the Upper Diamond Fork Tunnel and the Tanner Ridge Tunnel projects of the Central Utah Project from his viewpoint as the project engineer for the Obayashi-Clyde venture, which was responsible for the building of these...
    • Central Utah Project; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.;
    • 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;
    • Samuel Rivera interview July 12, 2007

    • Mr. Samuel Rivera talks about his childhood in Honduras with his large happy family, including his twin brother; he talks about family and religious traditions, including St. Anthony’s Day. He also talks about his father’s efforts to send all his...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans; Religion;

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