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Elizabeth Peavey Oral History : As narrated to Miriam Breckenridge.
Peavey, Elizabeth, 1881...
Elizabeth Peavey Oral H...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0012 PEA
 
Title Elizabeth Peavey Oral History : As narrated to Miriam Breckenridge.
Creator Peavey, Elizabeth, 1881-1979.
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral history interview was conducted by Miriam breckenridge and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Judy Johnson, sandra Hofferber, and Shirley Huckins; transcribed by Claudia walsworth., Mrs. Peavey was ninety-seven years old when this oral history was done. She and her husband were 'green' when it came to farming and eventually took jobs in Twin Falls and sold their ranch outside of Twin Falls. Arthur Peavey worked for the Land and Water Company and they were early pioneers on the Snake River irrigation tract in Twin Falls. They visited Ketchum and stayed at The Guyer Hot Springs. Stories of the Lewis and Barry families.]
Identifier OH 0012 PEA
Elizabeth Peavey Oral History : As narrated to Miriam Breckenridge.
Peavey, Elizabeth, 1881...
Elizabeth Peavey Oral H...
Oral history sound reco...
OH 0012 PEA
 
Title Elizabeth Peavey Oral History : As narrated to Miriam Breckenridge.
Creator Peavey, Elizabeth, 1881-1979.
Description [The Oral History Collection consists of taped interviews of long-time residents. This oral history interview was conducted by Miriam breckenridge and edited by Miriam breckenridge, Judy Johnson, sandra Hofferber, and Shirley Huckins; transcribed by Claudia walsworth., Mrs. Peavey was ninety-seven years old when this oral history was done. She and her husband were 'green' when it came to farming and eventually took jobs in Twin Falls and sold their ranch outside of Twin Falls. Arthur Peavey worked for the Land and Water Company and they were early pioneers on the Snake River irrigation tract in Twin Falls. They visited Ketchum and stayed at The Guyer Hot Springs. Stories of the Lewis and Barry families.]
Identifier OH 0012 PEA
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
Studio portrait of youn...
F 10787
Studio photo of a young...
[Box T-56, Condition: g...
 
Title Studio portrait of young boy in double fold textured gray card
Identifier F 10787
Description Summary Studio photo of a young child, wearing a white collared shirt, set in a cream gray and black decorated frame, set inside a gray textured double fold card, inscription on card reads, "Portrait by Flower-Twin Falls"
Description Notes [Box T-56, Condition: good, photo and frame peeling away from card on right corner,]
Photograph
Lambing sheds, agricult...
Breckenridge, Miriam; C...
F 03208
 
Title Photograph
Source Breckenridge, Miriam; Copy costs and use fees apply
Description Lambing sheds, agriculture, truck, automobile, dog, building, transportation, sheep.
Identifier F 03208
Photograph
Buildings, automobiles,...
Lewis, Palmer G.; Copy ...
F 00831
 
Title Photograph
Source Lewis, Palmer G.; Copy costs and use fees apply
Description Buildings, automobiles, drug store, Buhl Land, transportation and people in Twin Falls.
Identifier F 00831
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