Emery County (Utah); Civilian Conservation Corps; Company 959; Mortensen, Orlon; CCC
Orlon Mortensen took this photograph of Camp F-11 Company 959 in Ferron as part of his photography class with the CCCs. This company worked with the Forest Service. The CCCs were organized as a civilian branch of the army when the nation was in a...
Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Mining; Uranium; Petrified Wood
Petrified wood is found in many parts of the San Rafael Swell. It often contains uranium, and in the early 1900s-- prospectors talked about "finding a big tree" -- not on top of the ground, but underground. Trees petrified under right conditions...
Jones, Kumen; Branch Normal School--Cedar City (Utah)--History; Southern Utah University--History
Carriage and horses with Kumen Jones as driver at Ash Creek, Black Ridge. Taken by Howard R. Driggs on the first proselyting trip taken for the Branch Normal School in 1898. Mr. Jones drove for Mr. Driggs on a month-long tour of Southern Utah.
Palmer, William R., 1877-1960; Cedar City (Utah)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
Old Main with building committee and their wives, Branch Normal School; Identifications: Francis Webster, Ann Elizabeth Webster, Thomas Jedediah Jones, Eva L. Jones, John Parry, Mary Ann (Mamie) Parry; Cedar City, Iron County, Utah