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1 Visit us at Welcome to Utah State Universitys Digital Library! Featuring treasures from our Special Collections & Archives on the Web. With five collections …and growing!

2 Visit us at Death Valley Region Photo Collection The USU Digital Librarys first collection: Eleven black and white photos taken in the late 1920s in Death Valleys ghost towns: Rhyolite, Aurora & Calico.

3 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Our second collection: Images from USUs past 1904 Basketball team, when USU was called Agricultural College of Utah

4 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture One of the many mailboxes captured on film by folklorists Alta and Austin Fife. Slides from their fieldwork collections form the Digital Librarys third collection.

5 Visit us at Topaz Japanese-American Relocation Center, our 4 th digital collection

6 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection Franklin truck, experimental vehicle built with wide front wheels and caterpillar drive for travel over soft mud and through shallow water. Stuck in mud. End of experiment. Our 5 th and most recent collection contains maps, images, manuscripts, and documents

7 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Gravemarkers, hundreds of them, are some of the material culture objects recorded by the Fifes

8 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Western architecture

9 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection: featuring maps with zoom and pan

10 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection Amphibious swamp boat "Mud Queen" on reconnaissance survey in South Bay, Utah in summer, 1929.

11 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Panoramic view of Castle Valley, Utah, with hay derrick in foreground.

12 Visit us at Death Valley Region Photo Collection The train depot of the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad in Rhyolite, Nevada

13 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Barn, Bozeman, Montana, 1968

14 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Close-up of Wile E. Coyote whirligig carved from wood.

15 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Dairy judging contest on the Judging Paddock on the north side of campus, 1940s Dairy judging contest on the Judging Paddock on the north side of campus, 1940s.

16 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection Two men use a bridge to cross the Logan River in Logan Canyon, Utah.

17 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Man plowing field on Old Main Hill with three-horse team to plant World War I "Victory Gardens," 1918.

18 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection

19 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection

20 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Stone cellar with dirt roof located on Pace Ranch, Castle Valley, Utah.

21 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection View east of Reeder Overflow control structure showing high water and trash caught in front, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, 1932.

22 Visit us at Death Valley Region Photo Collection Esmeralda Hotel, Aurora, Nevada, 1920s

23 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection Civilian Conservation Corps workers are digging up scirpus tubers to be transplanted in Unit 5 at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, May 8, 1941.

24 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Nothin wasted. Horseshoes and wagon wheels are used to make this property entrance arch & fence.

25 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection

26 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

27 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection

28 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection 1904 version of distance education Lecture train carrying speakers and exhibits on tour of Utah and Idaho.

29 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

30 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Bathtub race between residents of Bullen Hall versus Richards Hall, 1960s. The bathtubs were pushed from the Capitol building in Salt Lake City to Logan.

31 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

32 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Milking contest, 1920s.

33 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection 1915 Seniors, inter-class basketball champions

34 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture More gravestones beautiful, sad, touching…

35 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Library Reading Room located in the north wing of Old Main, 1894.

36 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Mechanic Arts class on wagon making, circa 1900.

37 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Lamp made of native wood, Moab, Utah, 1953

38 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Agricultural College of Utah in Spring, 1892

39 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection ACU Faculty portrait, circa 1893

40 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection First student body and faculty photo, April 1891

41 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

42 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection

43 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection

44 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Pole feed fence for livestock, Beaver, Utah, 1957

45 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture Frame house with gingerbread trim, Eureka, California, 1964

46 Visit us at Topaz Japanese-American Relocation Center Collection

47 Visit us at Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture The Fifes took this slide of the Schoonhoven mural called St. Charles Painting (Venice, Calif.) shows the mural not long after it was created (1978). Passing years have dimmed the colors as can be seen in this more recent image to the right.

48 Visit us at Utah State University Historical Photo Collection Barbecuing on campus southwest of Old Main and the Mechanic Arts buildings, 1960s.

49 Visit us at Bear River Watershed Collection Early irrigation canal in Cache Valley


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