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SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_Mendon-24th-2010-Sesquicentennial-Program.jpg
A Mendon City Pioneer Days & Sesquicentennial Celebration program from July 24, 2010.
SCAFOLK067-RichardsDaniel-RW-19810401_AudioClip-01.mp3
Excerpt of Daniel Richards’ interview discussing Jim Hill, the man accused of killing a Native American man, in the story "Pocatello's Revenge."
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_Mendon-24th-2010-Sesquicentennial-Program.jpg
A Mendon City Pioneer Days & Sesquicentennial Celebration program from July 24, 2010.
SCAFOLK067-KwagunogwaiMap-PW-20190417.jpeg
A map noting different Native American sites in Mendon, Utah.
SCA979p27-C113e-116-117.pdf
An excerpt from the book "History of Cache County", pages 116-117, compiled by elementery school students in Cache Valley. The excerpt "Pioneer Medicines" talks about pioneer medicines, food, and bear hunts.
DNO-0061-Img001.pdf
A postcard with a picture of Joseph H. Watkins and two girls in an oxen-pulled wagon. The girls are his daughter, Flora Watkins, and Lilian Jensen. The image was taken on Pioneer Day, July 24, 1924.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-SorensenTK-Unknown_MendonMayDayTraditions.pdf
"Mendon May Day Traditions," written by T.K. Sorensen, is about the traditions in Mendon, Utah's May Day celebrations. It includes the crowner's speech when crowning the May Queen, May Day songs, and a brief history of how May Day came to be in…
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-LarsenJanet-199005_WeavingMemories.pdf
A transcript of a speech titled "Weaving Memories" given by Janet Larsen at the 1990 May Day celebration.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_IMG_5211-2-Mendon-Memorial-Day-Poppies.jpg
A photograph of the Wellsville Mountains with Memorial Day poppies planted by residents of Mendon, Utah.
DNO-0061-Item001.pdf
A typed manuscript about Rosa Thurston, a missing child from the 1860s, and how she might have been taken.
SCA289p39-N512p-151-158.pdf
An excerpt (pages 151-158) from "Pioneer Stories" titled "The Stolen Child" about Rosa Thurston. The author of the story "The Stolen Child" is unknown but is thought to be Orson F. Whitney. In the story, the author speculates how the Rosa Thurston…
SCAFOLK067-WilliePaul-BB-20190208_AudioClip-02.mp3
In an audio interview, Paul Willie talks about the Baker rock homes in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-WilliePaul-BB-20190208_AudioClip-01.mp3
Recording of an interview with Paul Willie as he remembers his scout master Lem Earl and the ice rink that he would make each winter. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-WatkinsRichard-Paula-BB-20190115_AudioClip-01.mp3
An audio recording of Richard and Paula Watkins as they talk about their experience moving to Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-LarsenLeland-Barbara-RW-20070510_AudioClip-03.mp3
Audio interview of Leland and Barbara Larsen in 2007 where they talk about the theater in Mendon, Utah. Barbara remembers being lifted up to see her mother perform. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-LarsenLeland-Barbara-RW-20070510_AudioClip-02.mp3
An audio interview of Leland and Barbara Larsen on May 10, 2007 where they talk about taking cows out to pasture and remember when they got treed by a bull. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-LarsenLeland-Barbara-RW-20070510_AudioClip-01.mp3
An audio interview with Leland and Barbara Larsen on May 10, 2007 where they talk about Dr. Magee as they look over photos. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-WilliePaul-BB-20190208_AudioClip-03.mp3
Audio clip from Feburary 8, 2019 where Paul Willie talks about the Mendon Jazz Band. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_RSLKWJ285a-Circus-Calliope-built-by-LK-Wood.jpg
A photograph of the Steam Threshing Bee featuring L.K. Wood's steam threshers. Original file titled "Circus Calliope."
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_RSLKWJ332a-Horse-Threshing.jpg
A photograph of horse threshing in Mendon, Utah.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_Picture-BoR103a-Muir-Odie.jpg
A photograph of Odie Muir
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_BoR053a-Hiibner-Glenn-Ivaloo.jpg
A photograph of Glenn and Ivaloo Hiibner
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_11-2-Buist-HazelS.jpg
A photograph of Hazel Buist Sorensen
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_SL23a-July-24-Cross-Country-Race-1972.jpg
A photograph of a cross country race in Mendon, Utah on July 24, 1974, Pioneer Day.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_GHJR020-5a-Joseph-Barrett-Richards-with-horse-Maud-her-co.jpg
A photograph of Joseph B. Richards and two horses, Maud and her colt.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_GHJR020-4a-Joseph-B-Richards-Horses.jpg
A photograph of Joseph B. Richards and two horses near a barn.
DNO-0061-Img001.pdf
A typed manuscript about Rosa Thurston, a missing child from the 1860s, and how she might have been taken.
SCAFOLK067-WalkerEddaP-RW-Unknown_AudioClip-02.mp3
An audio recording of Edda Walker as she talks about moving to Mendon, Utah and teaching at the old school house in 1919. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-WalkerEddaP-RW-Unknown_AudioClip-01.mp3
An audio recording of Edda Walker as she tells the story of Rosa Thurston, also known as "A Stolen Child." Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-MendonJazzBand-Unknown_AudioClip-02.mp3
An audio recording of the Mendon Jazz Band playing Red Roses for a Blue Lady. Excerpt from full recording.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-MendonJazzBand-Unknown_AudioClip-01.mp3
An audio recording of the Mendon Jazz Band playing Jingle Bells. Excerpt from full recording.
SCAVMEDIA06Bx09Tape087_AudioClip.mp3
An audio interview with Joseph H. Watkins, Jr. in 1974 where he talks about breaking his neck in a horse race in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-BakerHorace-RW-Unknown_AudioClip-02.mp3
Horace Baker talk about trading puffed wheat for horses in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full audio interview.
SCAFOLK067-BakerHorace-RW-Unknown_AudioClip-01.mp3
Interview with Horace Baker. During the interview he says "if you get beat by a horse it's your own fault" when asked about trading horses in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full audio interview.
SCAFOLK067-SorensenHazel-AW-Unknown_AudioClip-02.mp3
Interview with Hazel Sorensen talks about May Day and Christmas as the best days of the year. Excerpt from full audio interview.
SCAFOLK067-TaylorFred-RW-20011009_AudioClip-03.mp3
Interview with Fred Taylor on October 9, 2001. He talks about the theater in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-TaylorFred-RW-20011009_AudioClip-02.mp3
Interview with Fred Taylor on October 9, 2001. He talks about the last working team in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-TaylorFred-RW-20011009_AudioClip-01.mp3
Interview with Fred Taylor on October 9, 2001. He talks about horses used in farming in Mendon, Utah. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-TaylorFred-RW-20011009_AudioClip-04.mp3
Fred Taylor talks about when he was a young man in Mendon, Utah and dating girls in different towns. He also talks about the Mendon Jazz Band. Recorded October 9, 2001. Excerpt from full interview.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_PWL03a-Pioneer-home-with-milk-stand.jpg
An image of a pioneer home in Mendon, Utah with a milk stand in front.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_mendon-map-a.jpg
A map of Mendon, Utah including Petersboro, and Cobblestone. The map includes houses, businesses, fire hydrants, highway mile markers and church ward boundaries.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062_Past-Fabric-Paper-Plastic-Dresses-shown-in.jpg
An image of various May Day dresses on display that are made out of plastic, paper, and fabric. These dresses have been used over the years in Mendon, Utah for the May Day celebration.
SCAFOLK067-SorensenHazel-AW-Unknown_AudioClip-01.mp3
Interview with Hazel Sorensen where she talks about her famous peanut brittle. Excerpt from full audio interview.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-LarsenLeland-Levay-Unknown-2008_Video.mp4.mp4
A video interview with Leland and Levay Larsen where they talk about growing up in Mendon, Utah, May Day, dating.
SCAFOLK067-DNO-0062-WilliePaul-MendonJazzBand-Unknown_Audio.mp3
Recording of the Mendon Jazz band performing music.
SCAFOLK067-BuistEd-Diane-BB-20190314_AudioClip-01.mp3
Interview with Diane and Ed Buist on March 14, 2019. They talk about Mendon, Utah and what it means to them. Excerpt from full audio interview.
SCAFOLK004No03Bx001Slide050107.jpg
One of four views of the stone house called the "Baker" house in Mendon, Utah, which was abandoned when the Fifes took this picture.
SCAFOLK004No03Bx001Slide010907.jpg
Mazel Sorensen sits at the piano in the back of a pickup truck, ready to play music for dancers winding the maypole in Mendon, Utah in 1975.
DNO-0057-PileA-Img022-001.jpg
Clella Ladle, Earl Buist, Hazel Sorensen Buist, Mayble Jensen, Veida Sorensen, and Joseph C. Sorensen standing outside in Mendon, Utah.
SCAFOLK004No03Bx001Slide010806.jpg
Children in Mendon, Utah playing during the Pioneer Day celebration 1974.