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    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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);...
    • William Daly Hurst interviews, 16 April 2008 & 11 February 2009, and transcriptions;

    • In Bill Hurst’s first interview he discusses his experiences with the Forest Service: (father and grandfather both worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Utah), including Hurst's service in the Logan Ranger District and the Cache National Forest in...
    • Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Interviews; Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Family; Hurst, William Daly, 1915---Career in Forestry; Logan Ranger District (Utah); United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees; United States. Forest Service; Hurst,...
    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn interview

    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn talk about their experiences together, running a ranch as husband and wife. They also talk about past personal, individual ranching experiences. Interviewed by Elaine Thatcher and Lisa Duskin-Goede on November 8, 2010 in the...
    • Blanthorn, Sam--Interviews; Blanthorn, Tawni Jo--Interviews; Ranching; Beef cattle; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Cattle; Calves; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Ranching--Water-supply; Water in agriculture;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Ranching; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system; Farm equipment;
    • 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;
    • 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; Chores--Agricultural; Sheepherding; Poultry farms; Sheep ranches; Dairy farms; Livestock farms; 4-H clubs;
    • Jay Dalton interview

    • Jay Dalton talks about ranching on the Dalton Ranch; his current roles in handling yearling operation and the feedlot on the ranch; as well as his musical endeavors. Interviewed by Randy Williams on October 30, 2010 at the Western Folklife Center...
    • Dalton, Jay--Interviews; Pasture, Right of; Cattle ranching, Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Feedlots; Hay—Harvesting—Equipment and supplies;
    • 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;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Range management;
    • Kent Johnson interview

    • Mr. Kent Johnson talks about growing up on a ranch on Bear Lake. He discusses how the family ranch was divided, raising his own family on a ranch, and his current ranching operation. Interviewed by Bob Parson on December 8, 2011 in Rich County,...
    • Johnson, Kent--Interviews; Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Ranching; Cattle ranching; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Cattle--Equipment and supplies; Pastures—Irrigation; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Ranch managers;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Dairy farming; Eggs—Production; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Farm equipment; Pastures—Irrigation; Pasture, Right of; Right of property;
    • Patti Kimber interview

    • Patti Kimber talks about her experience as the contractor for the post office in Grouse Creek. She also talks about her other side business, as well as raising a family in a rural community, including sending them to Idaho to school when they got...
    • Kimber, Patti--Interviews; U.S. Postal Service; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Cattle ranching; Livestock brands; Postal service; Rodeos; Rural schools;
    • Burt Kunzler interview

    • Burt Kunzler, a life-long resident of Park Valley, Utah, compares cattle and sheep ranching in the area. He and his two younger brothers run the family operation together, yet divide responsibilities of overseeing the crops, cattle, and sheep. They...
    • Kunzler, Burt--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Ranch Managers; Ranchers; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Sheep-shearing; Migrant labor; Peru; Sheep--Predators of--Control; Shivaree; Marriage...
    • Darrell and Sharon Kunzler interview

    • Mr. Darrell Kunzler talks about his life-long career in the cattle industry as well as his roles in various organizations and associations. He discusses the year-long ranching cycle, and how he has come to grow his ranch (and is now handing it down...
    • Kunzler, Darrell--Interviews; Kunzler, Sharon--Interviews; Ranch managers; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Feedlots; Cattle—Breeding; 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);
    • Mike Meek interview

    • Mr. Mike Meek talks a little bit about growing up as one of eight kids on a small ranch. He discusses how he made a career as a rancher, ranching for a corporate ranch. He explains his various roles throughout his career in corporate ranching....
    • Meek, Mike; Ranching; Cattle ranching; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Feedlots; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Agricultural education;
    • Bryan Morris interview

    • Mr. Bryan Morris talks about growing up in Park Valley, Utah, on a ranch and about his current family cattle ranching operation in Park Valley, Utah. Interviewed by Brad Cole on January 26, 2011 in Park Valley, Utah. The transcript is provided in...
    • Morris, Bryan--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Range management; Ranchers; Ranch Managers; Dairy farming; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Sheepherding; Cattle dogs; Livestock brands; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation;
    • Lynn Palmer interview

    • Mr. Lynn Palmer discusses how his father and mother worked to be able to earn and maintain a ranch, and how in his adult life, he was able to work and also help his father maintain the family ranch. He talks about being able to take the family...
    • Palmer, Lynn--Interviews; Ranch Managers; Cattle ranching; Ranching; Bus drivers; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; LDS Church (Church of...
    • Dan Peart interview

    • Mr. Dan Peart talks about his ranching operation, which runs both sheep and cattle. He goes into detail on the annual cycle of sheep ranching, and his processes. He briefly discusses inheriting the ranch, and his concerns for passing it on. He also...
    • Peart, Dan--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Migrate labor; Peru; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Sheep--Breeding; Sheep--Predators of--Control; Cattle--Predators of--Control; Sheep dogs; Ranchers;...
    • Marge and Gary Prunty interview

    • Marge Prunty talks about growing up on a ranch, marrying a rancher, establishing their own ranch, and raising their family on a ranch. She also talks about the other methods of supplemental income, including: teaching school, renting rodeo stock,...
    • Prunty, Marjory Bieroth--Interviews; Prunty, Gary--Interviews; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Range management; Ranchers; Range management; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.); Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Cattle ranching; Hunting guides;...
    • 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;...
    • 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; Tanner, Merlin; Tanner, Kenna; Tanner, Jay; Tanner, Blaine; Country life; Education, Rural; Rural families; Ranch life; Farm life; Chores; Ranching; Folk art; Rancher's spouses--Supplementary...
    • Kenna Tanner interview

    • Mrs. Tanner talks about her ranching heritage, including being raised on a ranch in Park Valley, Utah, marrying a rancher and raising her own family on a ranch in Grouse Creek, Utah, and her different roles and occupations over the years, while...
    • Tanner, Kenna--Interviews; Tanner, Merlin; Country life; Education, Rural; Rural families; Ranch life; Farm life; Chores; Ranching; Rancher's spouses--Supplementary employment; Emergency medical technicians; Ranching; Cattle Ranching; Beef...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Horse farms; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Swine; Rodeo; Leatherwork; Saddlery; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Beef...
    • 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; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Sheepherding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;...
    • 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--Supplementary employment; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Country life; Reality television programs;...
    • Burdette Weston interview

    • Mr. Weston talks about his family history and how his ancestors came to settle in Rich County, Utah. He discusses his family ranch and how it’s been divided among family members over the generations. He also talks about his childhood through...
    • Weston, Burdette--Interviews; Ranching; Ranch managers; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Ranchers; Genealogy; Pasture, Right of; Range management; Rangelands; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; 4-H Youth Development...
    • 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 aforestation, intensive grazing (Allan Savory method). He talks about his cooperation with the Forest...
    • Wilde, Jay--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Ranchings, Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Range management; Grazing; Rivers--Effect of grazing on; Rangelands; Riparian areas--Management; Ecosystem management; Riparian ecology; United States. Forest...
    • Jane Young interview;

    • Jane Young interview, conducted by Hannah Blanke. 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 Minds@UW...
    • Zuni Indians; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Indian pottery; University of Texas at Austin;
    • 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...
    • About this collection;

    • One page essay discussing the importance of Logan Canyon to area residents through its many uses and the benefits of collecting oral histories, photographs, and other historic materials that document those interactions.;
    • Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Land use--Utah--Logan Canyon; Land use--Law and legislation--Utah--Logan Canyon; Range Management--Utah--Logan Canyon--Research; Reclamation of land--Utah--Logan Canyon--Research; Utah Agricultural College--History;
    • 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;...
    • Environmental Conditions Inventory Appendices

    • Environmental Conditions Inventory Appendices, a working paper, March 1977. This appendices volume provides tables and descriptions of statistical environmental data and quality ratings discussed in the other three volumes of the Environmental...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions
    • Environmental Enhancement Opportunities

    • Environmental Enhancement Opportunities, a working paper, March 1977. This report describes the opportunities for accelerating programs already contributing to the environmental improvement, suggests other actions for the area, and identifies...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions; Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)--Environmental conditions
    • Floods Working Paper

    • Floods Working Paper, Bear River Basin Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, April 1977. Prepared for the Bear River Basin USDA Cooperative River Basin Study by the Soil Conservation Service, this report evaluates flooding problems in the Bear River Basin. Data...
    • Floods--Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Floods--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho)
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Bear River Investigations, Status Report

    • Bear River investigations in Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Status report, June 1970. Provides detailed findings from the Bureau of Reclamation's investigations on the Bear River Basin. Describes the Bear River Basin, including climate, land and water...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho); Water resource development--Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Water resource development--Bear River Watershed (Utah-Idaho);
    • Trek, Vol. 1, No. 3, June 1943

    • June 1943 issue of Trek, a quarterly literary magazine produced by the residents of the Topaz Relocation Center. This issue was edited by Toku Okubo and Nobuo Kitagaki with Mine Okubo as art editor and Alfred Sawahata as contributing artist. ...
    • Central Utah Relocation Center -- Periodicals; Central Utah Relocation Center; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans
    • 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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