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1 Welcome to Utah State University’s Digital Library!
Featuring treasures from our Special Collections & Archives on the Web. With five collections…and growing!

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

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

4 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 Library’s third collection.

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

6 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 5th and most recent collection contains maps, images, manuscripts, and documents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17 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 Utah State University Historical Photo Collection

19 Bear River Watershed Collection

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

21 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 Esmeralda Hotel, Aurora, Nevada, 1920s
Death Valley Region Photo Collection

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

25 Bear River Watershed Collection

26 Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

27 Bear River Watershed Collection

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

29 Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

30 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. Utah State University Historical Photo Collection

31 Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

41 Fife Slide Collection: Western U.S. Vernacular Architecture

42 Utah State University Historical Photo Collection

43 Bear River Watershed Collection

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

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

46 Topaz Japanese-American Relocation Center Collection

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

49 Bear River Watershed Collection
Early irrigation canal in Cache Valley


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