Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive: Uintah Basin oral history project, ACCN 0072

Uintah Basin oral history project, ACCN 0072

The Uintah Basin oral history project, ACCN 0072 (1976-1978) consists of transcripts of interviews with residents of Vernal, Utah. Most interviews took place at the Golden Age Center in Vernal.

This collection is not digitized.  In-person access only.

  • Hilda Faulkner

    Background and childhood in Vernal, family involvement in the LDS Church, teaching in Vernal, marriage and ranching, death of her husband, raising her children in Vernal, second marriage, death of her youngest son, divorce, involvement in church activities and senior citizens organizations, description of children and grandchildren, looking back over her life.

  • Iva Holmes

Family background, childhood on a homestead, making brick, stories about Indians, courtship and marriage, Jake Workman, coyotes, starting a sheep herd, loneliness on the homestead, raising children.

  • Rosalie Burton

Birth in Kentucky and arrival of the family in Brown's Park in 1905, schooling, marriage and children, Hy Bernard, Bassett family, cattle, the Depression, social life. Interviewed by Diedra Northern.

  • Sue Watson

Background and genealogy, trouble with an Indian Agent at the White Rocks Agency, growing up in Island Park, Idy Ackerat, squatting versus homesteading, Thomas Lion, rustling Indian cattle, roundups, Charlie Goslin, Pat Lynch, Minnie Crouse.

  • Minnie Crouse Rasmussen

The Jarvie property, the Jarvie boys, the murder of John Jarvie, Indians in Brown's Park.

  • Dorothy Green, Iva Gray, Mada Dudley, Mary Wilson, Sue Watson, Laris Hunting, Ralph and Marsale Siddoway

Ferries, ice harvesting, the Bear Lake monster, cattle, a jailbreak, settlers, rodeo.



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