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Pete Lane Oral History
Lane, John Crandall "Pe...
Pete Lane Oral History
OH 0009 LAN
 
Title Pete Lane Oral History
Creator Lane, John Crandall "Pete" 1920-1980,
Description [This oral history was transcribed by Claudia Walsworth and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Sandra Hofferber, and Shirley Huckins., This oral history gives a good account of activites in Jack Lane's Store pertaining to the sheep business and explains the love and devotion of sheep men to their families and their sheep.]
Identifier OH 0009 LAN
Pete Lane Oral History
Lane, John Crandall "Pe...
Pete Lane Oral History
OH 0009 LAN
 
Title Pete Lane Oral History
Creator Lane, John Crandall "Pete" 1920-1980,
Description [This oral history was transcribed by Claudia Walsworth and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Sandra Hofferber, and Shirley Huckins., This oral history gives a good account of activites in Jack Lane's Store pertaining to the sheep business and explains the love and devotion of sheep men to their families and their sheep.]
Identifier OH 0009 LAN
Julian Newman Oral History:
Newman, Julian 1910- ,
Julian Newman Oral Hist...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0018 NEW
 
Title Julian Newman Oral History:
Creator Newman, Julian 1910- ,
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral history interview was conducted by Miriam Breckenridge; transcribed by Claudia Walsworth; and edited by Connie Grabow, Sandra Hofferber, and Clara Spiegel., This Oral history is wonderful in describing Ketchum in the 1920's and the people who lived there. It also covers a lot of history of early sheep farming including the beginning of the Forest Service and the first allotments given to the sheep men. It covers in detail the process of getting the sheep on the Ketchum train with the use of goats. It describes where differnt buildings were located including Jack Lane's store. Topics of discussion include: history of the Newman sheep business; sheep herders; annual migration of the Newman family; Ketchum Livestock Association; sheep shipping day; attitudes toward sheep men; forest reserve; the road over Galena Summit; social interaction; predators and the elimination of jack rabbits; stray pickers; pioneer hospitality; characters and families from early Ketchum; Price Newman's innovations in sheep business; summers in Ketchum; Ketchum after the silver mining bust; entertainment in Ketchum; automobiles of the era; Jack Lane's Mercantile; Jerias Lewis; the Fanny Club; Basque food and cooking; lambing crews; trailing sheep to grazing; uncle Billy Newman.]
Identifier OH 0018 NEW
Julian Newman Oral History:
Newman, Julian 1910- ,
Julian Newman Oral Hist...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0018 NEW
 
Title Julian Newman Oral History:
Creator Newman, Julian 1910- ,
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral history interview was conducted by Miriam Breckenridge; transcribed by Claudia Walsworth; and edited by Connie Grabow, Sandra Hofferber, and Clara Spiegel., This Oral history is wonderful in describing Ketchum in the 1920's and the people who lived there. It also covers a lot of history of early sheep farming including the beginning of the Forest Service and the first allotments given to the sheep men. It covers in detail the process of getting the sheep on the Ketchum train with the use of goats. It describes where differnt buildings were located including Jack Lane's store. Topics of discussion include: history of the Newman sheep business; sheep herders; annual migration of the Newman family; Ketchum Livestock Association; sheep shipping day; attitudes toward sheep men; forest reserve; the road over Galena Summit; social interaction; predators and the elimination of jack rabbits; stray pickers; pioneer hospitality; characters and families from early Ketchum; Price Newman's innovations in sheep business; summers in Ketchum; Ketchum after the silver mining bust; entertainment in Ketchum; automobiles of the era; Jack Lane's Mercantile; Jerias Lewis; the Fanny Club; Basque food and cooking; lambing crews; trailing sheep to grazing; uncle Billy Newman.]
Identifier OH 0018 NEW
An interview with John Breckenridge
Breckenridge, John :191...
An interview with John ...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0007 BRE
 
Title An interview with John Breckenridge
Creator Breckenridge, John :1916-1996.
Description This oral history records important historical aspects of the central Idaho sheep industry. The Breckenridge family owned land in Twin Falls, ID, and in the Stanley Basin area of the Sawtooth National Forest and were well known in the sheep business. John discusses his memories of Ketchum in the 20s; sheep grazing in the Stanley Basin in the 30s; trucking sheep and lambs; the railroad; marketinge of lambs in Ogden, UT, or Denver; the development of "country buying" for which lambs were sold near the sheep ranch and then trucked to market by the buyer rather than shipped to market by the seller; entry into the ewe and lamb raising business; grazing regulations on public lands (US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management); problems encountered in grazing both cattle and sheep on public lands; winter and summer sheep grazing locations in Idaho; discussion of types of wool and breeds; market niche of purchasing feeder lambs; decision to sell the ewe-lamb raising business; sheep industry life as a male dominated one; John's vision of the future of sheep raising; role of predators (especially coyotes) on the profitability of the sheep business; principle of "multiple use" of public lands; influence of environmental and recreational advocates on public land use policy; the development of Forest Service specialists; environmental degradation from overgrazing in the Wood River Valley, ID; the affect of trucking on land use and land degradation; and problems of sheep industry in the late 70s.
Identifier OH 0007 BRE
An interview with John Breckenridge
Breckenridge, John :191...
An interview with John ...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0007 BRE
 
Title An interview with John Breckenridge
Creator Breckenridge, John :1916-1996.
Description This oral history records important historical aspects of the central Idaho sheep industry. The Breckenridge family owned land in Twin Falls, ID, and in the Stanley Basin area of the Sawtooth National Forest and were well known in the sheep business. John discusses his memories of Ketchum in the 20s; sheep grazing in the Stanley Basin in the 30s; trucking sheep and lambs; the railroad; marketinge of lambs in Ogden, UT, or Denver; the development of "country buying" for which lambs were sold near the sheep ranch and then trucked to market by the buyer rather than shipped to market by the seller; entry into the ewe and lamb raising business; grazing regulations on public lands (US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management); problems encountered in grazing both cattle and sheep on public lands; winter and summer sheep grazing locations in Idaho; discussion of types of wool and breeds; market niche of purchasing feeder lambs; decision to sell the ewe-lamb raising business; sheep industry life as a male dominated one; John's vision of the future of sheep raising; role of predators (especially coyotes) on the profitability of the sheep business; principle of "multiple use" of public lands; influence of environmental and recreational advocates on public land use policy; the development of Forest Service specialists; environmental degradation from overgrazing in the Wood River Valley, ID; the affect of trucking on land use and land degradation; and problems of sheep industry in the late 70s.
Identifier OH 0007 BRE
An interview with Joe Burgy
Burgy, Joe 1912-1981.
An interview with Joe B...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0005 BUR
 
Title An interview with Joe Burgy
Creator Burgy, Joe 1912-1981.
Description [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.]
Identifier OH 0005 BUR
An interview with Joe Burgy
Burgy, Joe 1912-1981.
An interview with Joe B...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0005 BUR
 
Title An interview with Joe Burgy
Creator Burgy, Joe 1912-1981.
Description [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.]
Identifier OH 0005 BUR
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