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    • 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...
    • Claudia Wines interview

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Mr. Maupin talks about his background working on ranches, including a career of being a ranch manager and a cow boss. He also talks about his post-ranching occupations of bronc saddle building and being a brand inspector. [Mr. Maupin received the...
    • Billy, Maupin--Interviews; Ranch managers; Ranching.; Saddlery; Rodeos; Pasture, Right of; Sheepherding; Migrant labor.; Peru.; Cattle—Breeding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Cattle—Marking;
    • 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; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Feedlots; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Agricultural education.;
    • 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;
    • 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; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Range management.; Horses--Breeding.; Cattle--Breeding; Arabian horse.; Auctions.; Auctioneers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right...
    • Peterson_Brad

    • Mr. Peterson discusses his experiences as a rancher and as a banker, and the relationship between ranchers and banking and the costs of modern farming. Interviewed by Randy Williams on December 19, 2011 at the Cache Valley Bank, Logan, Utah. The...
    • Peterson, Brad--Interviews; Ranching.; Agriculture--Finance.; Cattle herding; Cattle stealing; Cattle--Feeding and feeds.; Cattle--Feeding and feeds--Climatic factors; Ranch managers;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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; Sheepherding; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Ranch managers; Housekeeping.; Cooking.; Families.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.);
    • 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.; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Cattle--Breeding; Livestock brands; Animal marking; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future...
    • 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;
    • 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; Ranching.; Horse farms.; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Horses--Training.; Horse trainers;
    • 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; United States Postal Service. ; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Rodeos; Rural schools.;
    • Barre Toelken interview;

    • Professor Barre Toelken talks about his life, beginning with his earliest childhood memories in Quabbin Valley Massachusetts--before the dam--including his families’ folk song/ballad traditions, throughout his education and career in folklore.;
    • Toelken, Barre; Folklore--Utah; Folklorists--Utah; Toelken, Barre--Portraits;
    • Steve and Robin Boies interview

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

    • Susan Glaser Church talks about growing up on a ranch, leaving the area and then coming back to her family ranch once she was grown, married and had her own family. She talks about ranching today in Nevada with her family in a family corporation....
    • Church, Susan Glaser--Interviews; Ranching; Pasture, Right of; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system; Farm equipment.;
    • Thomas and Rosita Marvel interview

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


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