Lurt Knee, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Brad Frye

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Title Lurt Knee, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Brad Frye
Alternative Title No.412 Lurt Knee
Creator Knee, Lurt (Lurton J.)
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Frye, Brad
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1992-09-18
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Date Digital 2014-06-04
Spatial Coverage Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County, Utah, United States,
Subject Knee, Lurt (Lurton J.), 1910- --Interviews; Dude ranches--Utah--Wayne County; Capitol Reef National Park--History; Wayne County (Utah)--History
Keywords Sleeping Rainbow Ranch; Guest ranch; Clyde King; Mit Chidester; Tourism; Horseback riding; Burr Trail;, Doc Angelsby; Charles Kelly; Chuck Lundy; Fruita; Uranium boom
Description Transcript (60 pages) of interview by Brad Frye with Lurt Knee on September 18, 1992
Abstract Lurt Knee (b. 1910) talks about his childhood in Durango, Colorado, and moving to California after his father was killed in a railroad accident. He recalls moving back to Monument Valley and building Sleeping Rainbow Ranch. Other topics include Clyde King, Mit Chidester, developing tours and horseback trips, the Burr trail, Doc Angelsby, Charles Kelly, Chuck Lundy, the clannishness of Fruita residents, the uranium boom of the 1950s, prospecting, and deeding his property to the Seventh-Day Adventists. Interviewer: Brad Frye
Type Text; Sound
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s61v6z8w
Topic Dude ranches; Utah--Capitol Reef National Park; Utah--Wayne County
Setname uum_elc
ID 787608
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