Issac W. Finn, Golden Spike Oral History Project, GS-8, August 21, 1974, American West Center, University of Utah

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Title Issac W. Finn, Golden Spike Oral History Project, GS-8, August 21, 1974, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Finn, Issac W., 1886-1976
Contributor Thompson, Gregory C. (Gregory Coyne), 1943-; Notarianni, Philip F.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1974-08-21
Date Digital 2015-06-17
Spatial Coverage Promontory (historical), Box Elder County, Utah, United States, ; Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States, ; Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States, ; Willard, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
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Subject Finn, Issac W., 1886-1976--Interviews; Golden Spike National Historic Site (Utah)--History
Description Transcript (32 pages) of interview by Greg Thompson and Phil Notarianni with Issac W. Finn on August 21, 1974 for the Golden Spike Oral History Project.
Collection Number and Name Ms0095, Golden Spike oral history project, 1947-1974
Abstract Finn (b. 1886) was born in Arkansas, but the family moved to Utah, where his father was a section foreman for the railroad. According to his father, the outlaw Jesse James was employed by the railroad in Green River, Wyoming. Finn talks about life in Willard, Utah. Other topics include a sugar factory in Ogden, Church Island, mustangs, the Bar-M ranch, price of alcoholic beverages, transportaion, rattlesnakes, and the impact of the railroad on the cattle industry. Interviewed by Greg Thompson and Phil Notarianni. 32 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Is Part of Inventory of the Golden Spike oral history project, 1947-1974;
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Anna Neatrour; Carolyn Call
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in Acrobat Pro X as PDF
ARK ark:/87278/s6jh5f72
Topic Utah--Golden Spike National Historic Site
Setname uum_gsohp
Date Created 2016-09-01
Date Modified 2016-09-01
ID 866781
Reference URL