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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.; Sheepherding; Poultry farms.; Ranching.; Dairy farms; Livestock farms; 4-H clubs;
    • 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 J.M. Capriola Co. store, saddle making, leather working and other details. Interviewed by Randy...
    • Bear, Betty--Interview; Wright Bear, Paul--Interview; Bear, Paul; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Ranching.; Saddlery; Leatherwork;
    • Germán Sabillon interview July 17, 2007

    • Mr. Germán Sabillón talks about his childhood and traditions in Honduras, his career in Irrigation Engineering, his education in Honduras and Utah, his jobs in Honduras and Utah, and contract work in Jordan, Syria and other counties. He talks about...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Marriage; Courtship;
    • 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;
    • 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.; Ranching.; Ranchers; Range management.; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Animal marking;...
    • Cliff and Bertha Gardner interview

    • Cliff and Bertha Gardner each discuss their experiences in growing up ranching in Nevada. The Gardners also talk about raising a family on a ranch, the different skills and roles of family members. Cliff Gardner discusses his political involvement...
    • Gardner, Cliff--Interviews; Gardner,Bertha--Interviews; Ranching; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Ranch managers; Livestock—Water requirements; Water in agriculture; Irrigation.;
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • Comments on the improvements of Logan Canyon

    • Comments from local leaders and residents of Cache, Bear Lake, and Rich counties arguing for both minimal improvements to the canyon road claiming it as a destination, and maximum improvement to increase traffic flow and reduce accidents by adding...
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); Roads--Design and construction;
    • Public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study

    • Transcript from the public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study held at City Hall in Garden City, Utah on March 10, 1986 where several spoke and answered questions.
    • United States Highway 89; Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon;
    • John K. Hansen interview, 12 March 2009, and transcription;

    • Mr. Hansen talks about growing up in Garden City, Utah, and his earliest memories of Logan Canyon; three years in the South Pacific during World War II; 18 years in highway construction with W.W. Clyde and Company over in Springville, Utah;...
    • Hansen, John K., 1924---Interviews; Hansen, John K., 1924---Family; Garden City (Utah)--History; Sheep ranchers--Utah--Garden City; Sheep--Utah--History; Sheepherding--Utah--Rich County; Sheepherding--Utah--Logan Canyon; Ranching--Utah--Garden...
    • Interview with Snay Tun on May 19, 2016

    • The interview took place in Snay Tun's family home in Logan. Snay Tun is a young Karen man in his early twenties. The interview occurred on the floor of his living room where we spoke for about an hour regarding his life as a refugee, moving to the...
    • Karen; Refugees; Karen Refugees; Religion; Sports; Takraw; Cache Valley; Cache Valley Refugees; College; School; Utah State; Utah State University; Burma; Thailand; Refugee Camps
    • Scott Bushman interview, 23 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the career of Scott Bushman for the Forest Service. He was involved heavily in fire suppression and the Logan Hot Shot crew. He also discusses how he first got involved in Logan Canyon as a youth in the Youth...
    • Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953---Interviews; Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953--Career in Forestry; Forests schools and education--Utah--Logan--History; United States. Forest Service; Logan Canyon (Utah); Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (Agency : U.S.). Logan...
    • Kyaw Eh interview, May 16, 2015

    • Kyaw Eh describes his life in Karen State, Burma. Along with his time in a refugee camp in Thailand, how he came to the U.S., the languages that he speaks, his family, and life here in Cache Valley, Utah.
    • Karen State, Burma, Refugee camp, Immigration, Family, Languages, School
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Dave Baumgartner interview, 5 May 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the childhood, education and the career of Dave Baumgartner as a forester, the various positions held within the Forest Service and his views on management. There are many anecdotes from his personal...
    • United States. Forest Service; United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees; Foresters--Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Family; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Career in Forestry; Logan Canyon (Utah);...
    • History of Timber Resource Use in the Development of Cache Valley, Utah

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

    • The transcript of a public meeting held to answer questions concerning the devleopment of the Logan Canyon.
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); Roads Improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; United States Highway 89;
    • 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; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Haying equipment; Migrant labor. ; Peru; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Sheep--Breeding; Sheep dogs; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Ranch management.; Feedlots; Sheep-shearing; Pasture, Right of; Provo...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • Stuart and Diane Wamsley interview

    • Mr. and Mrs. Wamsley discuss their ranching operation, raising their family on a ranch. Mrs. Wamsley talks about growing up on the ranch on which she still lives and has raised her own family. They speak about topics ranging from environmentalists,...
    • Wamsley, Stuart--Interviews; Wamsley, Diane--Interviews; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Range management.; Cattle ranchings; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Sheepherding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Environmentalists.; Dairy...
    • Diane Tanner interview

    • Mrs. Tanner talks about moving to Grouse Creek as an outsider (when she married), about being a ranching wife, life in such a rural area and the families business ventures, including a dude ranch. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 8, 2010...
    • Ranching; Dude ranches; Teaching.; Gymkhanas (Horsemanship); Rural schools.; Education, Rural.; Saddlery; Leatherwork.; Rural families; Rodeo; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America;
    • 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;
    • Lucy Delgadillo interview August 24, 2007

    • Professor Lucy Delgadillo talks about her childhood in Nicaragua during the civil war, her life in Costa Rica, her feelings on being a citizen of a country with voting rights (Costa Rica, USA), her move to Kentucky to education through an American...
    • Families; Politics;
    • Trespassing teens learned lesson

    • Trespassing legend-trippers may still have learned their lesson. In spite of getting off easy, the impact of the experience may have had a greater impact than having the trespassing charges stick. Bruce Smith, former Herald Journal publisher,...
    • Legends;
    • 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...
    • Jim Kennedy interview, 4-5 May 2009, and transcription;

    • Kennedy discusses his childhood experiences in nature and feelings toward nature. He talks about his professional career and relationships (with the Forest Service and as a professor at Utah State University), and how those have helped him form his...
    • Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Interviews; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Childhood and youth; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Family; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Career in Forestry Education; Trapping--Pennsylvania--Montgomery--Anecdotes; Farm...
    • 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; Ranchers; Ranching; Bus drivers; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.;
    • 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;
    • Darnel L. Haney Interview

    • USU alumnus and former basketball player Darnel Haney was interviewed at his home in Ogden on July 31, 2006. He talked about his parents and his childhood in Phoenix, Arizona where he was the first black athlete to play high school basketball. He...
    • Haney, Darnel L. -- Interviews; Race discrimination -- Utah -- History; School integration -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Race discrimination -- United States; African American athletes -- Interviews; African American teachers -- Interviews
    • César Hernández interview September 19, 2007

    • Mr. César Hernández talks about his life in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and his move to different United States cities working on pine plantations. He also tells about his dramatic experience in the desert where he got lost and could not eat for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • 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;
    • Ernesto De La Hoz interview July 16, 2007

    • Mr. Ernesto De La Hoz talks about his childhood in Bogotá, his studies connected with Marine Biology, his move to the United States to study. He also talks about how he met his wife Rachael in the US, the importance of his wife and children: ...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • Mario Barragán interview July 23, 2007

    • Mr. Mario Barragán talks about his childhood in Perú, about his father, veterinary doctor, who died when he was young causing him to begin work at an early age, his jobs, including work cheese factory in Utah, his marriage, his feelings towards...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture;
    • Draft traffic forecast

    • Evaluation of present and future traffic needs by looking at roadway design, current traffic volumes, and the traffic patterns in Logan Canyon.
    • Traffic engineering; United States Highway 89;
    • 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;
    • John Neuhold interview, 11 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview includes some personal background information, but mostly discusses John Neuhold's professional life and education. He also talks about his mentors and work in Wisconsin, but mostly his work in Utah, including a project with the...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Neuhold, John M.--Interviews; Neuhold, John M.--Family; Neuhold, John M.--Career in Ecology; Logan Canyon (Utah); Plant ecology--Research; Fishery management--Research--Utah; Lake ecology--Research--Utah; Stream...
    • 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.;
    • 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;
    • Noemí Sabillón interview July 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Noemí Sabillón talks about her childhood in Honduras working at her parent’s store, going away to boarding school, her studies at university in Honduras and at Utah State University where she received two master’s degrees: soil science and...
    • Families; Education;
    • Dennis D. Austin interview, 18 February 2009, and transcription;

    • Dennis Austin discusses his career in the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and all the time in the field he spent and his role and opinions on various policies involved; he also talks about his role in influencing and teaching land owners about...
    • Austin, Dennis D.--Interviews; Biologists--Utah--Interviews; Austin, Dennis D.--Career in Wildlife Research; Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources--Officials and employees; Utah State University--Research; Range management--Research; Research and...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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.;
    • 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; Ranchers; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Haying equipment; Feedlots; Cattle—Breeding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;
    • 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.; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranch Managers; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Predatory animals--Control; Trapping.;
    • 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;
    • 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; Sheepherding; Ranchers; Genealogy.; Pasture, Right of; Range management.; Rangelands; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.);...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Janet Quinney Lawson interview, 28 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Janet Quinney Lawson talks about her childhood memories at her family's summer home at Bear Lake. She also talks of her childhood memories at family members' homes in Cache Valley, Utah. She talks a lot about skiing and sailing on/at the Wasatch...
    • Lawson, Janet Quinney, 1922-2008--Interviews; Lawson, Janet Quinney, 1922-2008--Family; Quinney, S. Joe (Seymour Joseph), b. 1893; Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Boats and boating--Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho); Vacation homes--Bear Lake (Utah and...
    • Shane Haviland interview

    • Mr. Haviland talks about his profession as a horse trainer – how he began, how he’s changed his business over the years, and how he currently runs his business. He also talks about his philosophy on ranching, range management, horse management. He...
    • Haviland, Shane--Interviews; Range management.; Ranching.; Horses—Training.; Horse trainers.; Dairy cattle.; Milking.; Rodeos; Horses—Breeding.; Horses--Equipment and supplies.;
    • Elaine Larson interview

    • Elaine Larson talks about growing up on the Deseret Ranch in Rich County, Utah where her father, Peter Mower, was the ranch foreman. Interviewed by Randy Williams on June 25, 2010 at the Larson home in Plain City, Utah. The transcript is provided...
    • Larson, Elaine--Interviews; Ranchers; Sheepherding; Ranch manager; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Dairy farming; Cooking (Variety meats);
    • Last Chance for Logan Canyon

    • Information regarding a vigil being held in Logan Canyon, donation opportuinites, twelve reasons to oppose the preferred alternative for Logan Canyon, and a summary of the preferred alternative.
    • Natural resources conservation areas; Logan Canyon (Utah);
    • 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;
    • María Montalvo interview June 25, 2007

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


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