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    • 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;
    • "A" County Book of the County of Box Elder

    • "A" County Book of the County of Box Elder, Organized February 14, 1856. Meeting minutes of county officials for Box Elder County, Utah spanning from its organization in 1856 to 1878. Minutes begin with the organization of the county court on...
    • Box Elder County (Utah)--Records and correspondence; Box Elder County (Utah)--History--Sources; Brigham City (Utah)--History--Sources; Willard (Utah)--History--Sources; Mines and mineral resources--Utah--Box Elder County; Agriculture--Utah--Box...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Garth Barker interview, 4 February 2009, and transcription;

    • Garth Barker discusses multiple-use access for the Logan Canyon; meeting with politicians at Multiple Access Conservation Coalition member about land access concerns; experience as a member of Search and Rescue.
    • Barker, Garth, 1949---Interviews; Barker, Garth, 1949---Childhood and youth; Recreation--Utah--Logan Canyon; Snowmobiling--Utah--Logan Canyon; Politicians--Utah; Multiple Access Conservation Coalition (Utah); Land use--Law and...
    • Lisamel Vázquez interview June 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Lisamel Vázquez talks about her childhood in Puerto Rico, moving to Mexico City with her parents for her father's job when she was 16, her move to Cache Valley in 1989. She also talks about her parents, husband and three daughters and their...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ted Seeholzer interview, 19 November 2008, and transcription;

    • Ted Seeholzer is the owner of the Beaver Mountain ski area in Logan Canyon and talks about the history of Beaver Mountain (which has been owned by his family since its inception), and his varying roles with the ski resort – beginning in childhood....
    • Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Interviews; Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Family; Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Career in the Ski Industry; Beaver Mountain Ski Resort (Logan Canyon, Utah)--History; Beaver Mountain (Utah); Fishing--Utah--Logan River; Hunting--Cache Valley...
    • Enrique Mendosa interview July 24, 2007

    • Mr. Enrique Mendoza talks about his poor and hard childhood in México, his move to the United States, his efforts to learn the language and gain an education, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church and mission. He...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Religion; Education;
    • 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;
    • 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; Ranch Management; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Cattle ranching; Building; Roads—Design and construction; Cowboys; Cattle herders; Pasture, Right of;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Migrant labor; Argyle, Arthur; Argyle, Ralph; Peru;
    • 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; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Cattle—Feeding and feeds; Cattle ranching; Pasture, Right of; Ranching--Equipment and supplies; Pastures--Irrigation;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Rural...
    • Zuri Garcia interview June 20, 2007

    • Mrs. Zuri García talks about being born in Puerto Rico, but moving when she was very young to first New York and then Salt Lake City when her parents separated. She talks about her mother becoming ill and living with their grandmother in Salt Lake...
    • Families; Foster home care; Education; Religion;
    • "B" County Book of the County of Box Elder, 1878-1886

    • "B" County Book of the County of Box Elder, 1878-1886. Meeting minutes of county officials for Box Elder County, Utah spanning 1878 to 1886. Minutes document all offical business for the county including establishing of school and irrigation...
    • Box Elder County (Utah)--Records and correspondence; Box Elder County (Utah)--History--Sources; Brigham City (Utah)--History--Sources; Willard (Utah)--History--Sources; Mines and mineral resources--Utah--Box Elder County; Agriculture--Utah--Box...
    • Jorge Rodas interview July 13, 2007

    • Mr. Jorge Rodas talks about his childhood and traditions in his native Guatemala, his move to California in 1984 with his parents because of unrest in Guatemala; applying for and receiving political asylum in the US; his jobs, his experiences; his...
    • Families; Religion; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ana Cecilia Barragán interview July 27, 2007

    • Ana Cecilia Barragán talks about growing up happy in Peru with her family; she talks about her courtship and marriage in Peru to her husband, their move to the US. She talks about her work in Utah at a plastics factory where all the workers are...
    • Immigration & society; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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...
    • Blair Francis interview

    • Mr. Blair Francis talks about his family genealogy and history in the Morgan and Rich counties of Utah. He also talks about the history of ranching in the area, as well as his own involvement in ranching throughout his lifetime. Interviewed by...
    • Francis, Blair--Interviews; Francis, Blair--Genealogy; Ranching; Pasture, Rights of; Cattle rancing; Hay--Harvesting--equipment and supplies;
    • 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;
    • Leo Bravo interview July 19, 2007

    • Mr. Leo Bravo talks about holidays in his homeland of Venezuela, about coming to Utah State University to study, his life in Cache Valley, his family, and his jobs, particularly about his current job as Family Adviser for the Cache Valley...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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;
    • Samuel Rivera interview July 12, 2007

    • Mr. Samuel Rivera talks about his childhood in Honduras with his large happy family, including his twin brother; he talks about family and religious traditions, including St. Anthony’s Day. He also talks about his father’s efforts to send all his...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans; Religion;
    • Katherine Gilbert interviews, 8 April 2008 & 29 April 2008, and transcriptions;

    • In her first interview Katherine Gilbert briefly talks about her childhood in Canada and fond memories of outdoor experiences in her youth. She discusses her college education and subsequent jobs and training, and then speaks about influences as an...
    • Citizens for the Protection of Logan Canyon; Land use--Utah--Logan Canyon; Beaver Mountain (Utah); Canyons--Utah--Cache County--Recreational use; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.)--Alumni and alumnae; Montreal (Quebec); Laurentian Mountains...
    • Wallace Schulthess interview

    • Mr. Wallace Schulthess discusses how his family came to be in the Woodruff area. He talks a lot about his father’s childhood and growing up as an orphan, and how he turned hard work into what their family now has. Interviewed by Bob Parson on...
    • Schulthess, Wallace--Interviews; Orphans; Cattle ranching; Ranchings; Ranchers; Range management; Ranch Managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies;...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Ranch managers; Range management; Horses--Breeding; Cattle--Breeding; Arabian horse; Auctions; Auctioneers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Ginny Martinez McKee interview June 20, 2007

    • Ginny McKee talks about her ancestors from Spain, migrating to the US, her family and her youth in Colorado, her family’s move to Ogden, Utah, college life, meeting her husband, traveling with her husband and children in Jordan and India, her...
    • Travel; Social Justice; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • Alicia Espinoza interview August 9, 2007

    • Alicia Espinoza talks about her childhood in Santiago, Chile, joining the LDS Church when she is 14 years old; the difficulties during the political crisis with Pinochet. She talks about her education, becoming an LPN and a dietist [dietician]. She...
    • Immigration & society; Mormon missionaries; Politics and culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • MarJean and Bryan Summers interview

    • Mrs. MarJean Summers discusses growing up in Cache Valley, marrying, and raising a family in Cache Valley. She talks about raising her children on a ranch. Mr. Bryan Summers (one of MarJean’s sons) talks about growing up on a ranch and ranching...
    • Summers, MarJean--Interviews; Summers, Bryan--Interviews; Ranching; Ranch Managers; Ranchers; Swine; Cattle ranching; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Cattle--Breeding; Livestock brands; Animal marking; 4-H...
    • 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; Cows--Milking; Rodeos; Horses—Breeding; Horses--Equipment and supplies;
    • Delina Carpio Amestoy interview August 1, 2007

    • Mrs. Delina Carpio Amestoy talks about the peaceful childhood she spent in her native Bolivia, her job as a hairdresser, her secret marriage when she was very young, and her adult life now in Utah with her beloved granddaughters.
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • 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;
    • Enriqueta Arce Cuevas Carmona interview July 24, 2007

    • Mrs. Cuevas talks about her childhood in California, her family history from Mexico, her pride for Mexican history and culture. She expresses gratitude towards black people for their efforts to gain equality of opportunities for everybody...
    • Families; Religion; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ivy Peart interview

    • Mrs. Ivy Peart talks about her childhood in ranching, marrying her high school sweetheart, and her experiences as a ranching wife. Interviewed by Randy Williams on December 8, 2011at the Rich Country Court House in Randolph, UT. The transcript is...
    • Peart, Ivy--Interviews; Ranching; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Livestock brands; Ranch Managers; Housekeeping; Cooking; Farm equipment; Hay--Cranes, derricks, etc.; Families; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.);
    • 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; Raching; Cattle herding; Cattle—Marking; Horses—Training; Pasture, Right of; Shivaree; Livestock brands;
    • 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...
    • Tanner Haviland interview

    • Mr. Tanner Haviland talks briefly about his background growing up on a ranch. He discusses his experience as a range rider, and talks about how he got the job, responsibilities involved, and the lifestyle in general. Interviewed by Randy Williams...
    • Haviland, Tanner--Interviews; Horses—Training; Rodeos; Calf roping; Team roping; Horses—Equipment and supplies; Pasture animals; Corrals; Cattle herding; Pasture, Rights of;
    • Ana Trujillo interview August 23, 2007

    • Mrs. Ana Trujillo talks about her childhood in a poor neighborhood in Venezuela, working from an early age because her father was elderly. She talks about her family and country traditions, her education as an accountant, and her desire to study...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & society; Education; Mormons;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • Ellie Méndez interview August 1, 2007

    • Ms. Elisaida Méndez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, her move to the United States, for a teaching job in New York, her education, including a Master’s Degree in Phycology from Temple University in Philadelphia,...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Sharon Miller interview

    • Sharon talks about her family history in ranching and her adult and married life as a ranching wife. She talks about managing a ranch with her husband, raising their family on a ranch and the differences in raising beef and buffalo. Interviewed by...
    • Miller, Sharon--Interviews; Cattle ranching; Range management; Ranching; Ranchers; Bison farming; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Cattle--Predators of--Control;
    • 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...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Range management; Airplanes—Equipment and supplies; Horses—Breeding; Cattle stealing; Cattle herding; Cattle—Feeding and feeds—Climatic...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Henry Ballard journal transcription;

    • This item includes the transcription for the journal of Henry Ballard (1852-1885). It is Volume I of the Joel E. Ricks Collection of Transcriptions. Published by the Library of the Utah State Agricultural College in Logan, Utah, in 1955. ...
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Biography; Mormon cities and towns--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Logan...
    • Arian F. Baquero interview June 25, 2007

    • Mr. Arián Baquero talks about the hard experiences he had to undergo in his native Colombia because of the Colombian guerrilla, his move to the United States, the serious accident he had as a child, and how he surmounted all these difficulties and...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Political refugees;
    • 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...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Haying equipment; Hay—Harvesting—Equipment and supplies; Farm equipment; Pasture, Right of; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Dude ranches; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;...
    • 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;
    • Yolanda Bates interview 1, July 6, 2007

    • Yolanda Mendiola Bates talks about her childhood in Mexico, her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage, being raised by her grandmother and aunts and her relationship with her brothers. She talks about competitive swimming, including...
    • Hispanic Americans; Swimming; Immigration & culture;
    • 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; Ranchers' 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;
    • 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;
    • Hector Hernandez interview, November 13, 2012

    • Mr. Hector Hernandez discusses his move to the United States from Mexico when he was nine years old, and how he adjusted to learning a new language and culture. He talks about his daily life as a teen in Cache Valley, as well as his goals for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • George and Ruth Parman

    • Cliff Gardner speaks to George and Ruth Parman (via telephone) about their lives ranching in northeastern Nevada. They talk a little about how their families came to be in the area, experiences raising their own family on a ranch, and different...
    • Parman, George--Interviews; Parman, Ruth--Interviews; Horse farms; Horse trainers; Horses--Training; Mustang--Horse breeds; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranch Managers; Ranching; Cattle ranching; Sheepherding; Predatory animals--Control;...
    • Garth and Maydene Baxter interview

    • Mr. Garth Baxter talks about his career in the Forest Service, then later as ranching on his family’s land. He discusses his family history in the Cache Valley, as well as his family history in ranching. Mrs. Maydene Baxter talks about her thoughts...
    • Baxter, Garth--Interviews; Baxter, Maydene--Interviews; Cattle ranching; United States. Forest Service; Teton National Forest (Wyo.); Humboldt National Forest (Nev.); Bridger National Forest (Wyo.); Challis National Forest (Idaho); Range...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • Carmen Yupanqui Zaa interview June 26, 2007

    • Ms. Carmen Yupanqui Zaa talks about her childhood in Lima, Peru, her Peruvian traditions (carnival, Christmas, New Years, Prom) and celebrations, and her move to Utah when she was 26 years old to study for a Master’s degree in Irrigation...
    • Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • The De Villers Book of Hours

    • Created in France during the late fifteenth century, the illuminations, text, and family genealogy (added by one of many owners) found in De Villers Book of Hours make it an excellent example among other French books of hours from this period. In...
    • Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions; Books of hours; Illumination of books and manuscripts -- France
    • Andrew Jackson Allen and Henry Ballard journal transcriptions;

    • This item includes the transcriptions for the diaries and journals of Andrew Jackson Allen (1848-1884) and Henry Ballard (1852-1885). It is Volume I of the Joel E. Ricks Collection of Transcriptions. Published by the Library of the Utah State...
    • Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884; Allen, James; Allen, Lewis; Smooth, A.O.; Turnbow, Samuel; Allen family; Nauvoo Legion; Mormons--Diaries; Mormon Church--History--1844-1877; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Irrigation--Utah--Great Salt Lake...
    • 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;
    • Sarah Hargreaves interview July 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Sara Hargreaves talks about growing up on her father’s plantation in Danlí, Honduras, including having servants and family celebrations; she also talks about her family history going back to Spain and Germany, including German political exiles...
    • Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • 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;...
    • Betty Bear and Paula Bear Wright interview

    • Betty Bear, and her daughter Paula Bear Wright, speak about their experiences ranching in Elko County. They also talk about their acquisition of Capriola’s store, saddle making, leather working and other details. Interviewed by Randy Williams and...
    • Bear, Betty--Interview; Wright Bear, Paul--Interview; Bear, Paul; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Cattle ranchers; Saddlery; Leatherwork;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Saddlery; Rodeos; Pasture, Right of; Sheepherding; Migrant labor; Peru; Sheep--Predators of--Control; Cattle--Predators of--Control; Cattle—Breeding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;...
    • Ena Murillo interview June 27, 2007

    • Ena Murillo talks about the difficult life in El Salvador during the civil war, her studies and job as a nurse, her move to the United States and her warm feelings towards Cache Valley. She talks about going back to school to become a nurse...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Alex Pineda interview, November 14, 2012

    • Mr. Alex Pineda discusses his life in Cache Valley, as a high school student. He talks about his accomplishments of the past, and his goals and dreams for the future, as well as his views on politics and immigration.
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Horse farms; Ranching; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Horses--Training; Horse trainers;
    • Angus Taylor Wright autobiography

    • This Autobiography of Angus Taylor Wright is a transcription made from the holograph manuscript in the possession of Mr. Wright's daughter, Mrs. Robert W. Griffiths, Logan, Utah. by Utah State University Library, Special Collections, March 7,...
    • Wright, Angus Taylor, 1856-1928; Mormons--Utah--Biography; Ogden (Utah)--History; Richmond (Utah)--History; Mormon Church--Missions--New Zealand;
    • Frederick Frank Knowlton interview, 28 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Fred Knowlton talks about his experiences growing up on the family farm in Springville, New York, his family's educational pursuits, and his experiences with coyotes and the environment.;
    • Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Interviews; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Childhood and youth; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Family; Family farms--New York; Knowlton, Frederick Frank, 1934---Career in Wildlife Management; United States....
    • James Sherlock Cantwell journal transcription

    • Transcription of James Sherlock Cantwell's pioneer diary, 1813-1885, edited by Blair R. Holmes and continued by his son, James Cantwell, to 1917. Begun in 1869 as an autobiography, Cantwell continued it as a daily journal, making note of common...
    • Cantwell, James Sherlock, 1813-1887; Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Frontier and pioneer life--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Mormons--Diaries; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Diaries; Cache Valley (Utah and...
    • John Borrowman journal extracts, 1846-1860;

    • Typewritten transcription of extracts from the journal of John Borrowman, 1846-1860. The journal extracts include descriptions of Borrowman's time in the Mormon Battalion, including his incarceration for falling asleep during guard duty, his...
    • Borrowman, John, 1816-1898; Borrowman, John, 1816-1898--Diaries; United States. Army. Mormon Battalion; Mormon converts; Great Salt Lake Valley (Utah)--History--19th century; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Mormon Church -- Missions;...
    • Lara Linares interview July 6, 2007

    • Mrs. Lara Linares talks about her life and traditions, including traditions (Christmas, dinnertime, dating) in her native Ecuador, her parents, politics, her studies, her jobs, coming to the US, learning to do things for her self, like cook. She...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Miners; Kennecott Corporation; Mineral industries; Mine management; Mines and mineral resources;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Ariel Rosario interview July 8, 2007

    • Mr. Ariel Rosario talks about his childhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, including traditions. He talks about receiving a scholarship to study at Utah State University, and his move to Cache Valley; receiving a bachelor's degree in...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Luis Espinoza interview August 9, 2007

    • Luis Espinoza talks about the political situation in Chile when his grandparents lived there, and the effect on his (politically involved) family, and their subsequent flight to the US. He also discusses his fat her’s arrest in Chile. He then talks...
    • Politics; Immigration & culture; Families;

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