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An interview with Clyde Bacon
Bacon, Clyde. 1911 - .
An interview with Clyde...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0017 BAC
 
Title An interview with Clyde Bacon
Creator Bacon, Clyde. 1911 - .
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral interview was conducted by Miriam Breckenridge; transcribed by Claudia Walsworth and Gloria Roach; and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Connie Grabow, Sandra Hofferber, and Clara Spiegel., Clyde came early to the Snake River Plains and lived there when they were just finding water and people used railroad lines to plow down the sagebrush. He used a Derrick Team to stack his hay before the 'swather' was invented. He raised turkeys and sheep.His pioneer spirit comes through in this Oral History about early sheep farming and farming in general. Topics of discussion include: the Bacon family, Clyde's father and grandfather in the sheep business; various properties in southern Idaho; the Reservoir ranch; Clyde bacon's introduction to sheep ranching; clearing the land at Reservoir Ranch; haying operations on Clyde's father's ranch; raising turkeys; more bacon family business; dividing the T. C. Bacon property; Ketchum and Sawtooth Basin area as sheep country; trucking and shipping lambs; trips to the lamb markets; making the sale at lamb markets; wool; the wool warehouse cooperative; the future of the sheep business., Snake River Plains]
Identifier OH 0017 BAC
An interview with Clyde Bacon
Bacon, Clyde. 1911 - .
An interview with Clyde...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0017 BAC
 
Title An interview with Clyde Bacon
Creator Bacon, Clyde. 1911 - .
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral interview was conducted by Miriam Breckenridge; transcribed by Claudia Walsworth and Gloria Roach; and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Connie Grabow, Sandra Hofferber, and Clara Spiegel., Clyde came early to the Snake River Plains and lived there when they were just finding water and people used railroad lines to plow down the sagebrush. He used a Derrick Team to stack his hay before the 'swather' was invented. He raised turkeys and sheep.His pioneer spirit comes through in this Oral History about early sheep farming and farming in general. Topics of discussion include: the Bacon family, Clyde's father and grandfather in the sheep business; various properties in southern Idaho; the Reservoir ranch; Clyde bacon's introduction to sheep ranching; clearing the land at Reservoir Ranch; haying operations on Clyde's father's ranch; raising turkeys; more bacon family business; dividing the T. C. Bacon property; Ketchum and Sawtooth Basin area as sheep country; trucking and shipping lambs; trips to the lamb markets; making the sale at lamb markets; wool; the wool warehouse cooperative; the future of the sheep business., Snake River Plains]
Identifier OH 0017 BAC
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