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    • 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;
    • Jim Kennedy interview, 4-5 May 2009, and transcription;

    • Kennedy discusses his childhood experiences in nature and feelings toward nature. He talks about his professional career and relationships (with the Forest Service and as a professor at Utah State University), and how those have helped him form his...
    • Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Interviews; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Childhood and youth; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Family; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Career in Forestry Education; Trapping--Pennsylvania--Montgomery--Anecdotes; Farm...
    • Logan Canyon Environmental Study

    • The transcript of a public meeting held to answer questions concerning the devleopment of the Logan Canyon.
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); Roads Improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; United States Highway 89;
    • Intermountain Evaluation Task Force: a report

    • Intermountain Evaluation Task Force: a report - The Intermountain Evaluation Task Force was organized following the decision of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) Navajo Area Office to phase out the Intermountain Boarding School in Brigham City,...
    • Indians of North America--Education; Intermountain School--Curricula; School closings--Utah; Intermountain School;
    • 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...
    • Nature's Second Course: Water Culture in the Mormon Communities of Cache Valley, Utah, 1860-1916

    • Nature's Second Course: Water Culture in the Mormon Communities of Cache Valley, Utah, 1860-1916 by Kathryn T. Morse. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History, Utah State University,...
    • Canals--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History; Canals--Utah--History; Water rights--Utah--Cache County--History; Water resources development--Utah--History; Mormons--Utah--Social life and customs; Logan River (Utah)--Water rights;
    • Public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study

    • Transcript from the public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study held at City Hall in Garden City, Utah on March 10, 1986 where several spoke and answered questions.
    • United States Highway 89; Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon;
    • Dave Baumgartner interview, 5 May 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the childhood, education and the career of Dave Baumgartner as a forester, the various positions held within the Forest Service and his views on management. There are many anecdotes from his personal...
    • United States. Forest Service; United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees; Foresters--Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Family; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Career in Forestry; Logan Canyon (Utah);...
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • Quality of Surface Water in the Bear River Basin, Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho

    • A report of water quality investigation based on sampling conducted in 1967-1968 in various sites throughout the Bear River basin in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. Printed on 2 large sheets 40 x 52 inches, the report consists of text, tables, figures,...
    • Water quality--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Measurement; Hydrogeology--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Maps; Irrigation--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)
    • 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...
    • 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; Ranching.; Horse farms.; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Horses--Training.; Horse trainers;
    • 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;
    • Barrie Gilbert interview, 21 May 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains a brief description of Barrie Gilbert's childhood and details of his schooling and subsequent career in wildlife management. It includes his story of being attacked by a grizzly bear, his attitudes on wildlife management in...
    • Gilbert, Barrie K., 1937---Interviews; Gilbert, Barrie K., 1937---Childhood and youth; Utah State University. Dept. of Natural Resources--Faculty--Interviews; Kingston (Ont. : Township); Professional education--Ontario--Kingston (Township); Animal...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • John Neuhold interview, 11 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview includes some personal background information, but mostly discusses John Neuhold's professional life and education. He also talks about his mentors and work in Wisconsin, but mostly his work in Utah, including a project with the...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Neuhold, John M.--Interviews; Neuhold, John M.--Family; Neuhold, John M.--Career in Ecology; Logan Canyon (Utah); Plant ecology--Research; Fishery management--Research--Utah; Lake ecology--Research--Utah; Stream...
    • Charles Ramsden Bailey Mission Diary

    • Missionary diary and sermons of Charles Ramsden Bailey, 1898. The sermons were used by Bailey as a missionary to England. Titles include: "Subjective of Faith," "Repentence," "Baptism," "Apostacy." In the middle of the diary is the "Missionare...
    • Bailey, Charles Ramsden, 1839-1910; Diaries; Bailey family; Mormon Church--Sermons; Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Wellsville (Utah)--History;
    • 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.;
    • 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...
    • The story of Old Ephraim

    • Story of the death of Old Ephraim, a famous grizzly bear in Logan Canyon, and Frank Clark, the man who killed him, as recorded on phonograph record by Reed Bullen at KVNU Radio; ca. 1950
    • Old Ephraim (Bear) -- Legends; Clark, Frank, 1879-1960; Grizzly bear hunting -- Utah -- Logan Canyon -- Folklore; Grizzly bear -- Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho) -- History -- 20th century; Grizzly bear -- Utah -- Logan Canyon -- History --...
    • Memorandum from Stan Nuffer, April 29, 1987

    • Memorandum from Stan Nuffer with the review of traffic forecasts, scoping comments, dates for meetings, technical memorandum on noise and speed analysis.
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); Roads--Design and construction; Traffic engineering;
    • 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;
    • Newspaper clippings and articles about Old Ephraim, 1953

    • Contains Around Flickering Campfires: A Story; [Old] Ephraim was [a] charater and a gentleman: the last of the Wasatch grizzlies was the most legendary of all; Here's the story of Old Ephraim by the man who bagged him; The passing of Old Ephraim by...
    • Old Ephraim (Bear); Old Ephraim (Bear) -- Legends; Grizzly bear -- Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho) -- History -- 20th century;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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);
    • Scott Bushman interview, 23 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the career of Scott Bushman for the Forest Service. He was involved heavily in fire suppression and the Logan Hot Shot crew. He also discusses how he first got involved in Logan Canyon as a youth in the Youth...
    • Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953---Interviews; Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953--Career in Forestry; Forests schools and education--Utah--Logan--History; United States. Forest Service; Logan Canyon (Utah); Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (Agency : U.S.). Logan...
    • Last Chance for Logan Canyon

    • Information regarding a vigil being held in Logan Canyon, donation opportuinites, twelve reasons to oppose the preferred alternative for Logan Canyon, and a summary of the preferred alternative.
    • Natural resources conservation areas; Logan Canyon (Utah);
    • 1905 "Use Book"

    • First official manual published by the Forest Service describing regualations and policies for the National Forest Reserves.
    • Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho)--United States;
    • Correspondence and status update on Logan Canyon

    • Correspondence from Bryan Dixon to Rudy Lukez, March 28, 1987; correspondence from Jay A. Monson to James (Jim) Naegle; and the Logan Canyon Highway project status and issues with a history of the project, timline, alternatives being considered,...
    • Traffic engineering; Environmental policy; Roads Improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon;
    • Focus Group interview, November 7, 2012

    • Karen Franco, Alex Pineda, Flor Pacheco, Hector Hernandez, Luis Madrigal, Yasmeen Pineda and Maria R. focus group interview on November 7, 2012. Latino/a students at Mt. Crest High School in Hyrum, Utah, talk about their family, Hispanic heritage,...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • 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;
    • History of Timber Resource Use in the Development of Cache Valley, Utah

    • A History of Timber Resource Use in the Development of Cache Valley, Utah by Douglas M. Bird. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan,...
    • Timber--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Sawmills--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Cache County (Utah)--History; Franklin County (Idaho)--History;
    • Anne Pryor interview;

    • Anne Pryor interview by Elana Siegel, April 29, 2011, included in the Oral Histories: Scholars of Feminism collection compiled by the AFS Women's Section Oral History Project. This interview and accompanying photographs are available at the...
    • Rhode Island School of Design; University of Northern Colorado; Warren Air Force Base; Antinuclear movement;
    • Summary fact sheet Highway 89, 1986

    • Four page fact sheet of the Logan Canyon Study from November 1986 by Utah Department of Transportation and CH2M HILL summarizing the area's transportation needs, roadway conditions, safety, and maintenance. Also included are graphs and tables...
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); United States Highway 89; Utah; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; Roads--Design and construction;
    • Darnel L. Haney Interview

    • USU alumnus and former basketball player Darnel Haney was interviewed at his home in Ogden on July 31, 2006. He talked about his parents and his childhood in Phoenix, Arizona where he was the first black athlete to play high school basketball. He...
    • Haney, Darnel L. -- Interviews; Race discrimination -- Utah -- History; School integration -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Race discrimination -- United States; African American athletes -- Interviews; African American teachers -- Interviews
    • 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;
    • Ronald William Goede interviews, 16 & 28 October 2008, and transcriptions;

    • In Ron Goede's first interview he talks about growing up in Nebraska, earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, joining the Air National Guard in Nebraska, attending Utah State University to earn a Master's Degree in...
    • Goede, Ronald William, 1934---Interviews; Goede, Ronald William, 1934---Family; Goede, Ronald William, 1934---Career in Fisheries; Goede, Ronald William, 1934---Childhood and youth; Fisheries sciences--Research--Utah--Logan River; Fisheries...
    • 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;
    • Critiques on Logan Canyon construction

    • Critiques on Logan Canyon construction with a general summary, critique of traffic forecast, traffic accidents in Logan Canyon from 1970-77, effects of road building on Logan River, and an explanation of how the erosive slopes, siltation of the...
    • Traffic engineering; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; Fishery resources;
    • 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;
    • An analysis of the proposed re-alignment of U.S. 89 in Logan Canyon, Utah.

    • A Citizens for the Protection of Logan Canyon analysis of the proposed re-alignment of U.S. 89 in Logan Canyon. Critique of UDOT traffic forecasts by Dr. David Schmipf, Critique of UDOT safety statements by Dr. Jack T. Spence, and a commentary on...
    • Traffic engineering; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; Logan Canyon (Utah);
    • 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...
    • María Montalvo interview June 25, 2007

    • Mrs. Maria L. Montalvo talks about her childhood in Veracruz, Mexico, her studies and job as social worker, and how she had a calling from God to be a Pastor (Iglesia De Dios Ebenezer (Church of God Ebenezer). She left her family and country and...
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Yasmeen Pineda interview, November 14, 2012

    • Miss Yasmeen Pineda talks about her parents’ roots in Mexico, and how they came to live in Cache Valley. She discusses her quinceañera and the ways she (with her family) celebrate her Mexican tradition. She talks about her responsibilities in her...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Temixco cutsheets

    • "Design Workshop master planned an 1,800 acre new City in Mexico. The new community will include new government centers, significant employment centers, a series of villages and districts, and a variety of open space amenities, including a golf...
    • Regional Planning; Landscape architecture; Urban renewal;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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.;
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;


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