Oral history interview with Robert Heyder by Amber VanAlfen [Transcript and Audio]

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Title Oral history interview with Robert Heyder by Amber VanAlfen [Transcript and Audio]
Creator Heyder, Robert; VanAlfen, Amber
Contributor Southern Utah University; Zion National Park; Utah Humanities Council; Utah Historical Society
Publisher Utah Historical Society
Date 2009-10-16
Access Rights Utah Historical Society
Spatial Coverage Springdale, Washington County, Utah, United States https://www.geonames.org/5547516/springdale.html
Subject Personal narratives; Oral histories; National parks; Memories; Reminiscing; Summer employment; Park rangers; California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt; Bachelor's degree; Korean War, 1950-195; United States. Army; Environmental impact analysis; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Concessioners (Amusements, etc.); TWA (Firm); TW Services; Horses; Water utilities; Congressmen; Hearings; Funding; Mountain climbing; Wilderness area users; Protected wildlands; Telephone companies; American Broadcasting Company; Law enforcement; Crowd control; Traffic accident investigation; Death; United States. Air Force; Pilots; F-111 (Jet fighter plane); Plane crashes; Fire fighting; CBS Broadcasting Inc.; Photography; Cameras; Bighorn sheep; Fish and Wildlife Enhancement (U.S.); Desert Bighorn Council; Publications; Grazing; Migration; Air quality; Botanists; Lichens; Relationships; Rainfall; Flooding; Natural disasters; Machinery; Swimming pools; Public health; Deconstruction; Motion pictures; Eiger sanction (Motion picture); Electric horseman (Motion picture); Housing; Family; Bicentennial Celebration, U.S., 1976; Brass band music; Choirs (Music); Dance troupes; Poet laureates; Reenactment history; Native Americans; Piute Indians; Educational program evaluation; Archeology; Saint George (Utah); Springdale (Utah); Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (Mo.); Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.); Muir Woods National Monument (Calif.); Yosemite National Park (Calif.); Zion National Park (Utah)
Description Oral history interview by Amber VanAlfen with Robert Heyder. Topics include: Working for National Parks, attending college, Army service, Serving in the Korean War, Being a park ranger, Park service, Becoming Superintendent at Zion, Concessions, Horseback riding, Water supply, Master plan hearings, Wilderness hearings, Mountain climbers, Filming mountain climbing, CBS television crew, Protected wildlands, Land rights, Increasing law enforcement, Fatal traffic accident, Introduction of bighorn sheep, Air Force plane crash, Pilot recovery, Helicopter rescue, Fire fighting, Media coverage, Wildlife, Flora and Fauna, Air quality, Weather, Flash flood destruction, closing the Lodge, removing the swimming pool, Filming motion pictures, speaking with Clint Eastwood, Leading students on field trips, Living in Zion, Having young children in the Park, Concessions, Hiring a brass band, Entertainment, Bicentennial celebrations, Archaeology, and Writing superintendent reports,
Collection Number and Name MSS B 1957 The Zion National Park Employee Oral History Collection, 2009
Type Image/MovingImage
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 24 leaves; 1:53:32
Language eng
Source MSS B 1957 The Zion National Park Employee Oral History Collection, 2009
Scanning Technician Michelle Gollehon
Metadata Cataloger Amy Green Larsen
ARK ark:/87278/s6whcpgy
Setname dha_uhsoh
ID 2455524
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6whcpgy
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