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    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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
    • Hyrum City

    • History of the settlement of Hyrum, Utah, including information dealing with Agriculture, Canals, Dairies, Cattle, and the United Order of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    • Hyrum (Utah)--History; United orders (Mormon Church)--Utah--Hyrum; Mormon Church--Utah--Hyrum--History--19th century; Cities and towns--Utah--Cache County--History--19th century; Mormons--Colonization--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho);...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • Steve and Robin Boies interview

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Mr. Craig Holmgren speaks about being a rancher, growing up on a ranch, and raising his own family on his ranch. He also discusses some of the different struggles and benefits of ranching today. Interviewed by Randy Williams on May 12, 2011 in the...
    • Holmgren, Craig--Interviews; Haying equipment; Cattle—Feeding and feeds.; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Pastures--Irrigation;
    • 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; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Range management.;
    • Kent and Jenece Howard interview

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Claudia Wines talks about her life growing up on a ranch, on being a ranch wife, as well as being a teacher in rural Nevada. She also talks about the Northeastern Nevada Museum, of which she is currently Director. Interviewed by Randy Williams on...
    • Wines, Claudia--Interviews; Rancher's spouses; Education, Rural.; Northeastern Nevada Museum; Ranch life.; Rural schools.; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Rodeos; Pasture, Right of; Environmentalists.;
    • Ira T. Wines interview

    • Ira T. Wines talks about growing up in a ranching family, in Elko County Nevada, learning by watching his father (and other cowboys) and by doing. He talks about managing the Ellison’s Spanish Ranch and the yearly work cycle. Ira talks about his...
    • Wines, Ira T.--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Education, Rural.; Rural schools.; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Pasture animals; Pasture, Right of; Cowboys.; Predatory animals--Control; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Saddlery.;...
    • Early Recollections Of Logan 22 Dec 1923 - 5 Jan 1924

    • Early Recollections Of Logan by David Reese, Griffith Charles, and Morgan S. Evans. Typescript of articles published in the The Journal in Logan, Cache County, Utah, Dec. 22, 1923 (Vol. XLIV #306, p. 8) and Jan 5, 1924 (Vol. XLVII #5, p. 12).
    • Logan (Utah)--History; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Biography; Logan (Utah)--Biography; Frontier and pioneer life--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History--19th century;
    • Thad Box interviews, 21 March 2008 and 1 April 2008, transcriptions, color photograph;

    • The first interview covers Thad Box’s early years in Texas and his education. The interview was a demonstration of interview techniques by Elaine Thatcher to members of the Land Use Management Oral History Project members, including Brad Cole,...
    • Box, Thadis W.--Interviews; Box, Thadis W.--Family; Utah State University--Faculty--Interviews; Agricultural education--Texas; Logan Canyon (Utah); Recreation--Utah--Logan Canyon; Mormons--Social conditions; Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife...
    • Thomas and Rosita Marvel interview

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

    • Native Vegetation Working Paper for the Bear River Basin Idaho, Utah, Wyoming Cooperative (Type IV) River Basin Study, January 1977. Describes the eight native vegetation types of the Bear River Basin: alpine, conifer, aspen, mountain brush,...
    • Endemic plants--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)
    • 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
    • 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;...
    • Memories of Early Days in Cache County, January 5 - May 24, 1924

    • Memories of Early Days in Cache County. Personal Reminiscences Of Its First Settlers-- Forgotten Scenes And Incidents Recalled By Words Of Those Who Took Part In Them by Joel Ricks. Typescript of articles printed in The Journal from January 5 -...
    • Logan (Utah)--History; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Biography; Logan (Utah)--Biography; Utah--History;
    • Diary of Jane Wilkie Hooper Blood

    • Autobiography and abridged diary, Jane Wilkie Hooper Blood.
    • Blood, Jane Wilkie Hooper, 1845-1898; Mormon women--Utah--Biography; Mormon pioneers--Utah--Biography; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Kaysville (Utah)--Biography; Polygamy--Utah;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • State of Idaho, Idaho Water Resource Board, Bear River Basin investigation

    • Preliminary report of Idaho's Bear River Basin Investigation, February 1970. Updates and continues the draft report issued Dec. 1968. The investigation of the Bear River Basin evaluated water and related land resources in the Basin to assist...
    • Water resources development--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Water-supply--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Water resources development--Idaho; Water-supply--Idaho
    • 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;
    • Berhane Debesai Abraha audio interview transcription, May 17, 2015

    • Interview with Berhane Debesai Abraha on the third floor of the Ray B. West building on the campus of Utah State University, May 17, 2015. He talks about his home country of Eritrea, his transition to life in the US, his plans, and the hardships...
    • Eritrea; Ethiopia; Refugees; Eritrean cuisine; Eritrean education; Eritrean government; Language barriers; Family; Eritrean holidays; Eritrean coffee ceremony; Eritrean homes
    • 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;
    • Blacksmith shop on Peterson Ranch, 1908

    • Interior view of the blacksmith shop on the Peter Peterson Ranch, March 14, 1908. Anvil, vent over fire, and tools are clearly visible. Photograph taken by W. L. Peterson. One black and white photograph (6.5 x 10 inches) mounted on board.
    • Blacksmithing--Equipment and supplies--Utah--Petersboro--History--Pictorial works; Peterson Ranch (Petersboro, Utah)--History--Pictorial works
    • Mary Ann Weston Maughan journal

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


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