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Title Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Subject Authors; Teachers; Librarians; Cowgirls; Ranchers
Spatial Coverage Green River (Utah); Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Desert (Utah)
Personal Names Baker, Pearl Biddlecomb (1907-1992)
Description Oral history interview of Pearl Baker, recounting reminicences of Southeastern Utah.
Creator Baker, Pearl Biddlecomb (1907-1992)
Publisher Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton
Contributors McFarlane, John
Date Digital 2004-07-09
Date 1971-07-09
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 400ppi on an Epson Expression 1630XL flatbed scanner. Files saved as uncompressed TIFF and re-sized to JPEG using PhotoShop CS.
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane.
Language eng
Relation Southeastern Utah Oral History Project, sponsored by Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. O.H. 726
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2004, Green River Public Library. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution Green River Public Library, 85 South Long St., Green River, UT 84525
Source Physical Dimensions 8.5" x 11"
Scanning Technician Nima Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Denice Hoffman, Kenning Arlitsch
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Date Created 2004-07-09
Date Modified 2004-07-09
ID 317725
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Description O.H. 726 UTAH STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY and CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM Southeastern Utah Project INTERVIEWEE: PEARL BAKER INTERVIEWER: John McFarlane SUBJECT: Reminiscences of Southeastern Utah DATE: July 9, 1971 M: This is to be an interview with Pearl Baker for the Utah State Historical Society and California State College, Fullerton, Southeastern Utah Oral History Project by John McFarlane at Green River, Utah, on July 9, 1971, at twelve o'clock. Mrs. Baker, would you please state your full name and your age? B: I am Mrs. Pearl Biddlecome Baker and I will be sixty-four years old on August 5, 19 71. M: I wonder if we could start with a little bit of your childhood. B: I was born in Ferron, Utah, and my grandmother Biddlecome, who was the famous midwife of that area, delivered me. I was born August 5, 1907. At that time my father had brought his cattle from southwestern Utah into the area around the Smith cow camp. He kept them there that summer and the next summer he took them on Ferron Mountain. When I was about a year and a half old in 1909, he and my mother drove the cattle to Robbers' Roost, At that time, everybody in the country had known Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch and I grew up on these stories. They were very much a part of our conversation and a part of our way of life. When I was in high school, I started
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Identifier 004_GRL_BAKER_PAGE1.JPG
Source Original booklet: Pearl Baker: Interviewed by John McFarlane
Setname gr_pbb
Date Created 2005-03-18
Date Modified 2005-03-18
ID 317697
Reference URL