Detail View: Wood River Valley Oral Histories: An interview with Joe Burgy

An interview with Joe Burgy
Burgy, Joe 1912-1981.
OH 0005 BUR
The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. Transcribed by Maida Spaulding and Gloria roach, edited by Miriam breckenridge and Gloria roach.
Struggles of the sheep business. 1946, reopening of Sun Valley Company after World War II. The making of movie "Sun Valley Serenade", ranching, Hagerman, Idaho, 1890 Homestead, Basque sheepherders, Basque language, Sam Unamuno, Hailey, McMonigle Ranch, Ketchum 1940 described, cowboys, East Fork of the Big Wood River, Johnny Walker, Cape Horn, Featherville, Pine, Bear Valley, Gooding, John Breckenridge, Big Smoky Mountains, Wells Hardware, dynamite, Triumph Mine, Deer Creek Ranch, Stanley Basin, Sawtooth Mountains, Magic Valley, Bruneau Desert, Snake River, U.S. Forest Service grazing alottment, Bureau of Land Management, regulations, wool, lambs, coyotes, St. Georg Hotel, pack horse, camp tender, fishing, gambling, Clarendon Hot Springs, Trinity Lakes, Pettit Lake, Redfish Lake, Alturas Lake, Alice Lake, Salmon River, South Boise River, U.S. Navy, James McDonald, Sandy Brooks, Brass Ranch, Trail Creek Summit, Sun Valley Lodge, Challenger Inn, skiing, golf course, Union Pacific, Chairlift, Sports Director, ski lift tickets, Omaha, Nebraska, Pat Rogers, hiring practices, Jackie Simpson, Hans Hauser, John Jones, Martin Curan, Brailsford, Jack Skillern, Decoration Day, Pearl Harbor, changes over the years, Baldy Mountain, skiers, Bill Janss, Wrm Springs, Elkhorn, real estate developers, environmentalism, Pittman-Robertson congressional Act, Senator Borah, Governor McCall.
Subject, Topical: 
Basque sheepherders Hagerman Valley.
Subject, Topical: 
Nature conservation Sawtooth Mountains Idaho.
Subject, Topical: 
Sun Valley (Idaho)
Subject, Personal: 
Burgy, Mrs. Hagerman Valley .
Subject, Personal: 
Rogers, Pat General Manager of Sun Valley Co.
Subject, Organization: 
Union Pacific Railroad Company.
Subject, Organization: 
Sun Valley Company.
Interviewer: Breckenridge, Miriam
Date Original: 
The Community Library,
Oral history sound recording Transcription available; Indexed.
Coverage, Spatial: 
Ketchum (Idaho)
Coverage, Temporal: 
Donation by Joe Burgy.
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