Guide to the LuAnn Ferrin photograph collection,

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Ferrin, LuAnn.
Title: LuAnn Ferrin photograph collection
Dates: 1860-1942 ( inclusive )
1900-1920 ( bulk )
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0127
Summary: Twenty-nine black & white copy prints made from the original images owned by LuAnn Ferrin. The photographs show her grandparents, Elmer Baugh Lear and Luella Reddish Lear, their families, scenes in Lund, Burley, Pocatello, and Lava Hot Springs in Idaho, and Logan, Moroni, and Mendon in Utah. The collection dates from 1860 to 1942.
Repository: Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Contact Information: Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

James Henry Linford (1536-1925) and Zillah Crockett Linford (1839-1913) were the maternal grandparents of Luella Reddish Lear. Born in Gravely, Cambridgeshire, England, James Linford immigrated to the United States in 1861 after his conversion to the LDS church and serving nine years as a missionary in his homeland. He was married to Zillah Crockett Linford, also a convert and immigrant from Lincolnshire, England, in 1862. They lived in Centerville and Kaysville, Utah. In Kaysville James Linford served as mayor, trustee of the Eighth School District, justice of the peace, city councilman, and supervisor of streets. As a member of the LDS church, he was called to be the patriarch of the North Davis Stake in 1903. James and Zillah Linford were the parents of seven children: James Henry Linford, Jr. (1863-1941), Sarah Marie Linford Criddle (1865-1944), John George Linford (1870-1917), Zilla Elizabeth Linford Reddish (1872-1958), Mary Hannah Linford Layton (1875-1959), Maud Estella Linford Blood (1877-1940), and Edward Lorenzo Linford (1880-1948).

Frederick Herbert Reddish (1866-1936) and Zillah Linford Reddish (1872-1959) were the parents of Luella Reddish Lear. Frederick Reddish was born in England and emigrated to the United States (to Layton, Utah) at age 13. Zilla Linford was born in Kaysville, and married Frederick Reddish in 1890. The couple later moved to Lund, Idaho where Frederick served as the bishop of the Lund LDS ward. The couple had eight children: Frederick Reddish (1891- ), Zillah Luella Reddish Lear (1894-1978), Leo Linford Reddish, (1897-1983), Mabel Eliza Redish Schenk (1899-1989), Edna Manita Reddish (1901-1964), Lola Estella Reddish (1904-1904), Arnold Henry Reddish (1907-1948), and Hazel Maria Reddish Waltington (1910-1981).

James Hoopes Bird (1872-1925) and Mary Ellen Baugh Bird (1872-1940) were both born in Cache Valley, Utah, and spent most of their lives in Mendon. Mary Ellen Baugh was married to William Lear (or Lea) in 1892 and had one son, Elmer Baugh Lear (1892-1973). They divorced in 1900 and a year later Mary Ellen Baugh remarried James H. Bird, an employee of the railroad. The couple had four children: William Delbert Bird (1902-1965), Mary Ann Bird Schiffman (1905-1990), Sarah Ann Bird Parker (1905- 1989), and Leva Bird Thornton (1909- ).

Mary Ann Anderson Baugh (1842-1924) was the mother of Mary Ellen Baugh Bird. Born Christina Marie Togur (or Thygaarsen), she immigrated to the United States with her mother, brother, and Anderson stepfamily from Denmark in 1854 and married Briar Baugh (1833-1907) in 1858 in Cedar City, Utah. They helped to settle Cache Valley in 1860 and lived in Wellsville and Logan. Briar and Mary Ann Baugh were the parents of nine children: Samuel Briar Baugh (1859-1935), Rachel Baugh (1863-1878), James Baugh (1867-1850), John Anderson Baugh (1870-1905), Mary Ellen Baugh Bird (1872-1940), Martha Baugh Stanger (1874-1948), William Baugh (1876-1939), Peter Baugh (1879-1944), and Emily Alice Baugh Morgan (1881-1929).

Content Description

This collection consists of twenty-nine copy prints made from the orignal images owned by LuAnn Ferrin. The photographs show her grandparents Elmer Baugh Lear and Luella Reddish Lear, their families, scenes in Lund, Burley, Pocatello, and Lava Hot Springs in Idaho, and Logan, Moroni, and Mendon in Utah. The collection dates from 1860 to 1942.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the LuAnn Ferrin photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

LuAnn Ferrin photograph collection, 1860-1942. (P0127). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged in numeric sequence according to Box, Folder, and Item

Acquisition Information :  

Photographs copied from originals loaned by LuAnn Ferrin of Logan in October of 1996.

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Peter Schmid, May 1997, and revised by Liz Woolcott, April 2004.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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1:01:01: James Henry Linford, Liverpool 1860
1:01:02: Zillah Crockett Linford, while cook in missionary home, Liverpool 1860

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Lund, Idaho
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1:02:01: The Reddish home ca. 1920
1:02:02: The Reddish home ca. 1920
1:02:03: Leo Reddish at work in field using horse-drawn header ca. 1920
1:02:04: Leo Reddish in front of header team ca. 1920
1:02:05: Two unidentified women standing atop freshly cut logs 1920
1:02:06: Wanda Lear, Arnold Reddish, and Bert Lear ca. 1922
1:02:07: Lumber yard of F.W. Saw Mill Co ca. 1910's

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Burley, Lava Hot Springs, and Pocatello, Idaho
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1:03:01: View of Burley business district ca. 1920's
1:03:02: View overlooking Burley toward Mt. Harrison ca. 1900-1910
1:03:03: National Hotel, Burley ca. 1920's
1:03:04: Dancing pavilion, Lava Hot Springs 1915
1:03:05: Scene on Center Street, Pocatello 1913

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Logan, Utah
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1:04:01: Telluride Power plant at the mouth of Logan Canyon ca. 1903
1:04:02: The Charles W. Nibley home on Center Street, Logan ca. 1900
1:04:03: Oregon Short Line depot, Logan ca. 1900
1:04:04: Oregon Short Line depot, Logan ca. 1910's
1:04:05: Sixteen women, including Luella R. Lear, in a Cache Valley LDS Relief Society group, 1942. Sign behind group reads, "Members Old, Members New, One Hundred Thousand By '42 1942."
1:04:06: Man sitting atop a large pole to promote a radio station fundraiser in Logan

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Mendon, Utah
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1:05:01: Bird family posed outside their house. Third from left is Mary B. Baugh, also known as Mary Ann Anderson Baugh early 1900s
1:05:02: Bird family posed outside their house, including: Twin [either Mary Ann or Sarah Ann Bird], James Hoopes Bird, William Delbert Bird, Mary Ellen Baugh Bird, Leva Bird, and Twin [either Mary Ann or Sarah Ann Bird] ca. early 1900s
1:05:03: Children posed outside the Mendon school, including Sarah, Mary, and Leva Bird, half-sisters of Elmer Baugh Lear March 1918

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Moroni, Utah
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1:06:01: Methodist church ca. 1900
1:06:02: LDS ward chapel ca. 1904
1:06:03: Cooperative store early 1900s
1:06:04: Four men standing in a field early 1900s

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1:07:01: Methodist Episcopal church, Ione, California 1912
1:07:02: Hudson Motor Co. factory, Detroit, Michigan ca. 1940's.

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    • Personal Names :
    • Baugh, Mary Ann Anderson, 1842-1924--Photographs.
    • Bird, James Hoopes, 1872-1925--Photographs.
    • Bird, Mary Ellen Baugh, 1872-1940--Photographs.
    • Linford, James Henry, b. 1836--Photographs.
    • Linford, Zillah Crockett, 1829-1913--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Mormons--Idaho--Photographs.
    • Mormons--Utah--Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Burley (Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Lund (Idaho)--Photographs.

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