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    • Old Ephraim;

    • The legendary conflict between sheepherder Frank Clark and Old Ephraim the giant grizzly bear is one of the most widely-told stories of Logan Canyon. Voiced by David Sidwell. Part of the Stokes Nature Center's podcast series History & Lore of Logan...
    • Old Ephraim (Bear); Grizzly bear hunting--Utah--Logan Canyon; Clark, Frank, 1879-1960; Grizzly bear--Utah--Logan Canyon--Folklore;
    • Craig Miller;

    • One of the first folklore projects funded by the Utah Humanities Council (1988) was a radio series hosted by Craig Miller on community station KRCL. The programs, titled "Religious Music among Utah's Blacks," featured choirs and gospel groups,...
    • Folklore--Utah; Folklorists--Utah; Miller, Craig R. (Craig Robb)--Portraits;
    • Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett talks of her early education in English...
    • Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Mintz, Jerome R.; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Turner Hotel; Folklore Forum; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Folklore in the Bear Lake Valley, Chapter II:  Legends

    • This chapter from a Utah State University thesis on folklore in the Bear Lake Valley describes accounts related to the Bear Lake Monster, a local legend about a creature living in Bear Lake. Includes quotes from newspaper articles in Deseret News...
    • Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Bear Lake Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Folklore; Folklore--Utah; Legends--Utah
    • Edward D. "Sandy" Ives interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, born on September 4, 1925, discusses singing...
    • American Folklore Society; Indiana University; Indiana University Folklore Summer Institute; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Kirtley, Bacil F., 1924-; Dissertation, Academic;...
    • Interview with Carol Ekblad, 1982

    • Interview with Carol Ekblad by Lory Ekblad about the Bear Lake monster, includes informant data, contextual data, and the text of the belief. Paper for Folklore English 124 in the Fall of 1982.
    • Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Folklore--Utah;
    • Olive Dame Campbell interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is a sound recording of Olive Dame Campbell speaking...
    • Wolf, Jim--Correspondence; Folk singers--Appalachian Region; Folk songs, English--Appalachian Region; Ballads, English--Appalachian Region; Hymns, English--Appalachian Region;
    • Richard Bauman interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Richard Bauman, born on October 28, 1940, discusses the need he had...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Anthropology; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Louis C. Jones interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is Recordings of speeches at a Farmers' Museum event,...
    • Farmers' Museum (Cooperstown, N.Y.); School buildings--New York (State)--Cooperstown; Education--New York (State);
    • Poetry on the Bear Lake monster

    • Two pages (pp. 11 & 16) from Donna Kunz Mackert's book The Lantern Man discussing the topic of the Bear Lake monster
    • Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Legends--Utah; Folklore--Utah; Poetry;
    • Mary Ellen Brown interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Mary Ellen Brown, born on January 6, 1939, talks about being...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Ken Clarke interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ken Clarke, born on January 6, 1917, developed an interest in...
    • Castner, Richard; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Noy, Dov; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Dissertation, Academic; Education; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Bascom Lamar Lunsford interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is Duncan Emrich of the Archive of Folk Song at the...
    • Music festivals--Virginia; Folk music festivals--Virginia; Folk music--Appalachian Region; Folk dance music--Appalachian Region;
    • Herbert Halpert interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is Herbert Halpert was interviewed about his...
    • Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000--Interviews; Federal Theatre Project (U.S.). National Service Bureau; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Dan Ben-Amos interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Dan Ben-Amos, born in Israel on September 3, 1934, discusses how he...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Bear Lake Monster;

    • Reported sightings of a strange creature in Bear Lake during the 1860s grew into a monster-sized legend. Voiced by David Sidwell. Part of the Stokes Nature Center's podcast series History & Lore of Logan Canyon where each podcast is linked to a...
    • Bear Lake Monster; Monsters--Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho)--History; Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho)--Folklore;
    • A Monster Worth While

    • A Monster Worth While from the Improvement Era XXXII. Part of the Fife Mormon Collection.
    • Bear Lake--History; Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Folklore--Utah;
    • Chapter Two from Folklore in the Bear Lake Valley

    • Chapter Two from "Folklore in the Bear Lake Valley" entitled "Legends." Discusses how monsters of lake or sea are persistent in Folklore includes the unusual history of the Bear Lake monster.
    • Rich, Joseph C.; Rich, Charles C.; Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Folklore--Utah;
    • Witch's castle;

    • The Wind Caves, a beautiful natural formation in Logan Canyon, has inspired stories of a supernatural resident, a witch named Hecate. Voiced by David Sidwell. Part of the Stokes Nature Center's podcast series History & Lore of Logan Canyon where...
    • Wind Caves (Utah); Wind Caves (Utah)--Folklore; Legends--Utah--Logan Canyon; Folklore--Utah--Logan Canyon; Hecate (Greek deity);
    • Frank deCaro interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Frank deCaro, born in 1943, was in college during the 'folksong...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Helen Leneva Flowers interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Helen Leneva Flowers, born around 1910, went to Indiana university to...
    • Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Women folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • 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 told by Newell Crookston to a group of Boy Scouts in 1966.
    • 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 --...
    • 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 --...
    • Folklorists, Logan, Utah, 1978

    • Members of the faculty of the Fife Folklore Conference held at Utah State University in the summer of 1978. Included in the photograph were: (standing, left to right) Hector Lee, Barre Toelken, Jan Harold Brunvand, Eliot Wigginton, and Austin...
    • Folklorists -- Portraits; Lee, Hector, 1909- -- Portraits; Toelken, Barre -- Portraits; Fife, Austin E. -- Portraits; Brunvand, Jan Harold -- Portraits; Wilson, William Albert -- Portraits; Buckley, Bruce R. -- Portraits; Wigginton, Eliot --...
    • Folklorists, Logan, Utah, 1978

    • Photo taken at a dinner hosted at the Fife residence during the Fife Folklore Conference held at Utah State University in August 1978. Picture includes Robin Scherting, Austin Fife, John (Jack) Scherting, William A. (Bert) Wilson, Glenn Wilde and...
    • Folklorists -- Portraits; Wilde, Glenn R. (Glenn Richard), 1943- -- Portraits; Fife, Austin E. -- Portraits; Wilson, William Albert -- Portraits; Scherting, John -- Portraits; Wilde, Anne -- Portraits; Scherting, Robin -- Portraits
    • Appendix D: The Bear Lake Monster

    • Appendix D: The Bear Lake Monster from "A History of Rich County" recounting Joseph C. Rich's original account published in the Deseret news on July 27, 1868.
    • Bear Lake Monster--Legends; Folklore--Utah; Rich, Joseph C.; Rich, Charles C.;
    • 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;
    • Américo Paredes oral history;

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

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Interview with Bess Lomax Hawes, folklorist and sister of Alan...
    • Women folklorists--United States--Interviews; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009;
    • Mody C. Boatright interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This oral history interview with folklorist Mody C. Boatright...
    • Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970; American Folklore Society; Abrahams, Roger D.; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Texas--Social life and customs;
    • James Madison Carpenter interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of sound recordings, manuscripts, and...
    • African Americans--Music; Ballads, English--England; Ballads, English--Scotland; Ballads, Scots--Scotland; Baths, Roman--England--Photographs; Carols--England--Cornwall (County); Castles--Scotland--Photographs; Children's songs, English--England;...
    • Alan Jabbour interview;

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

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is two interviews with Archie Green conducted by David...
    • American Folklife Center; Folklorists--California--Interviews; Folklore--United States; Folk music--United States; Working class Jews--California; Working class--United States; Labor unions--United States; Socialism--United States;...
    • Roger D. Abrahams interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Roger Abrahams, born in June of 1933, speaks of his early life and...
    • Anthropology; Education; Teaching; Bauman, Richard; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967; Indiana University; University of Pennsylvania; University of Texas at Austin; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • Duncan Emrich interview by David Brinkley;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This item is an interview of Duncan Emrich, head of the Folklore...
    • Emrich, Duncan, 1908-1977--Interviews; Archive of Folk Song (U.S.); Folk music--United States; Folk songs, English--United States; Radio programs;
    • Ernest Baughman interview

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ernest "Ernie" Baughman, born in 1916, discusses how he was first...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Jansen, William Hugh; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Hoosier Folklore Bulletin; Hoosier Folklore Society; Bloomington, (Ind.); New Mexico; Dissertation,...
    • Beverly Stoeltje interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Beverly Stoeltje, born in 1940, discusses studying folklore at the...
    • American Folklore Society; University of Pennsylvania; University of Texas at Austin; Bauman, Richard; Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970; Brown, Mary Ellen, 1939-; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976;...
    • Neil Rosenberg interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Neil Rosenberg, born on March 21, 1939, discusses his great enjoyment...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Halpert, Herbert; Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Wells, Herman B.; Dissertation, Academic; American Folklore Society; University of Pennsylvania;
    • Jean Ritchie interview;

    • This interview is included in the American Folklore Society Oral History Project held at the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. It is part of the Alan Lomax collection. Lomax interviewed Jean...
    • Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.--Ethnomusicological collections; Folk music; Folk dance music; Dance; Field recordings; Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress); American Folklife Center; Ritchie, Jean;
    • Ellen Stekert interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ellen Stekert speaks of her involvement with the Indiana University...
    • American Folklore Society; Cornell University; Journal of American Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; Wayne State University; Wayne State University Folklore Archives; Bidney, David, 1908-1987; Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975; Carpenter, Inta...
    • 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;
    • Henry H. Glassie interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Henry Glassie speaks of his early life and early exposure to folklore...
    • American Folklore Society; Journal of American Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; Abrahams, Roger D., 1933-; Dégh, Linda; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Dundes, Alan; Emerich, Duncan B.; Goldstein, Kenneth S.; Kniffen, Fred...
    • John W. Johnson interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, John W. Johnson, born on March 14, 1942, talks about his early life...
    • Peace Corps; University of Texas at Austin; Professor; Abrahams, Roger D.; Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Oinas, Felix J.; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Bird, Charles; Somalia; Texas; Dissertation, Academic; Education;
    • Clark story reprinted in Chips publication, 1953

    • Chips, a Utah State University Forester's Club publication, reprinted the story of Frank Clark in their March 3, 1953 edition (Vol. XIII, no. 19). This version of Clark's story was printed a year prior, in the February 24, 1952 edition of the...
    • Grizzly bear hunting--Utah--Logan Canyon; Grizzly bear--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Folklore; Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Old Ephraim (Bear); Student newspapers and periodicals--Utah--Logan; Clark, Frank, 1879-1960;
    • Pete Cornia interview

    • Mr. Pete Cornia talks about his family history, and his experience growing up on a ranch, and then operating a ranch as an adult. He discusses his views on ranching, education, farming, as well as various other topics. Interviewed by Bob Parson on...
    • Cornia, Pete--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Haying equipment; Hay—Harvesting—Equipment and supplies; Farm equipment; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Ranch manager; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Livestock brands; Dairy farming; Chores; Cooking (Variety meats);
    • 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; Ranch management; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Horse--Breeding; Leatherwork; Saddlery;...
    • Writings Dine;

    • Publication of the Language Arts Department of the Intermountain School containing works written by students;
    • Navajo Indians--Utah--Brigham City--Periodicals; Indians of North America--Utah--Periodicals; Intermountain School--Language Arts Dept--Periodicals;

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