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Title A. DeVar Shumway, Orchard Mesa, Colorado, Utah Uranium Oral History Project, Interview 1
Alternative Title A. DeVar Shumway, Interview 1, Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Creator Shumway, A. D.
Contributor Engle, Clare
Publisher 1970
Date 1970-07-22
Date Digital 2016-05-04
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Spatial Coverage Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, United States
Subject Shumway, A. D.--Interviews; Uranium miners--Utah--Interviews; Uranium mines and mining--Utah; Uranium industry--United States
Keywords Union Carbide
Description Transcript (74 pages) of an interview by Clare Engle with A. DeVar Shumway, on July 22, 1970. From tape number UR-183 in the Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Abstract Shumway, a mine owner and prospector, was interviewed by Clare Engle in Orchard Mesa, Colorado, and Kathy Biel in Blanding, Utah. Subjects: early mining days, government agencies, horses in the mines, World War II and the atomic bomb, competing with Union Carbide, Red Canyon, innacurate assays and other dishonest practices, boom years, "black box" incident, future of the Colorado Pleateau, clean-up contractors, Navajos as miners, Navajos and Whites working together, dependability of Navajos, superstitions, future of mining on the reservation (Interview 1 of 2, 74 pages).
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 74 pages, 32 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder For further information please contact Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah at or (801)581-8863 or 295 South 1500 East, 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Chris Anderson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Uranium miners; Uranium mines and mining; Uranium industry
Genre oral histories (literary works)
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Date Created 2016-08-22
Date Modified 2016-08-22
ID 1054763
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