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    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranchers; Ranch Managers; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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.);
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • Country life; Ranching; Cattle 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;
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Livestock brands; Cattle stealing;
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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; Cattle ranching; Pastures—Irrigation; Utah. Dept. of Transportation; Roads—Equipment and supplies; Roads--Maintenance and repair;...
    • Kelly Kunzler interview

    • Mr. Kelly Kunzler is a fourth-generation rancher in Park Valley, Utah. He discusses his family sheep and cattle ranching operation, as well as his job as a Superior Auction representative. Interviewed by Brad Cole on January 26, 2011 in Park...
    • Kunzler, Kelly--Interviews; Cattle rancing; Sheepherding; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Migrant labor; Peru; Sheep--Predators of--Control; Cattle--Predators of--Control; Sheep dogs;
    • Gordon Tanner interview

    • Mr. Tanner talks about growing up on a ranch in Grouse Creek, his different occupations throughout adulthood (including cowboying at the Gamble Ranch—a Utah Construction ranch—and driving truck), and finally moving back to his wife’s family...
    • Tanner, Gordon Kay--Interviews; Cowboys; Ranching; Cattle ranching; Truck driving; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Hay--Harvesting--Equipment and supplies; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranch Managers; Ranchers; Leatherwork;
    • 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;
    • Fred Wagner interview, 15 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on Fred Wagner's childhood, moving around the nation, and interest in the outdoors. He discusses his goal to be a rancher and his experience working as a cowboy where he realized his interest in plants and...
    • Wagner, Frederic H.--Interviews; Wagner, Frederic H.--Career in Wildlife Research; Utah State University. Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife--Faculty--Interviews; Animal populations--Research--Utah; Population biology--Research--Utah; Population...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Willard (Bill) Reed Petersen interview, 14 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Mr. Peterson talks about growing up in Hyrum, Utah; his father's ranching and farming operations; working with his families’ sheep ranching operation in Cache National Forest and in Box Elder County. He talks about getting out of the sheep business...
    • Petersen, Willard Reed, 1926-; Petersen, Willard Reed, 1926- --Family; Logan Canyon (Utah); Sheep--Utah--History; Sheep industry--Utah; Sheep ranchers--Utah; Sheep ranchers--Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho); Sheep--Feeding and...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Jan Harold Brunvand interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Jan Harold Brunvand, born on March 23, 1933 to Norwegian immigrants,...
    • Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Richmond, W. Edson (Winthrop Edson), 1916-1994; Roberts, Warren E. (Warren Everett), 1924-; United States. Army; Journal of American Folklore; University of Michigan; Utah...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Barrie Gilbert interview, 21 May 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains a brief description of Barrie Gilbert's childhood and details of his schooling and subsequent career in wildlife management. It includes his story of being attacked by a grizzly bear, his attitudes on wildlife management in...
    • Gilbert, Barrie K., 1937---Interviews; Gilbert, Barrie K., 1937---Childhood and youth; Utah State University. Dept. of Natural Resources--Faculty--Interviews; Kingston (Ont. : Township); Professional education--Ontario--Kingston (Township); Animal...
    • 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;
    • Robert A. Georges interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Robert A. Georges discusses his time at the Indiana University...
    • American Folklore Society; Folklorists--United States--Interviews; Folklore Forum; Journal of American Folklore; Midwest Folklore; University of Pennsylvania; University of California, Los Angeles; Folklore professor; Ben-Amos, Dan; Brunvand, Jan...
    • 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;
    • 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;...
    • Ralph Steele Boggs interview;

    • This interview is included in the Indiana University Folklore Institute, 1987 Collection at the Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory. In this interview, Ralph Steele Boggs, born on November 17, 1901, discusses his interest...
    • Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973; Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976; Folklorists--United States--Interviews;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;

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