Guide to the Utah Cooperative Extension Division Photographs,
1920-1929

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Peterson, William, 1874-1957.
Title: Utah Cooperative Extension Division Photographs,
Dates: 1920-1929 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0017
Summary: This collection consists of 187 black and white photographs taken by the Utah Cooperative Extension Division from the 1920s to the 1940s.
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Photograph Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Material in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

These photographs were removed from the William Peterson material that is part of the Utah State University Archives (Utah Agricultural Experiment Station. Directors Files 18:17). Peterson (1874-1957) graduated from the Agricultural College of Utah (now Utah State University) in 1899. He was an instructor and professor at USU from 1899 until 1946: He was also the director of the Utah Extension Division from 1924 until 1946: He was a nationally recognized expert on Western land and water issues.

Content Description

This collection consists of 187 prints taken by the Utah Cooperative Extension Division from the 1920s to the 1940s. They show beautification projects in Smithfield and Wellsville (including school and church grounds), food preparation, music instruction, cleaning techniques, agricultural scenes, 4-H judging, reservoirs, trees, livestock, and sewing. Some of the photos were taken on campus, but most were either taken in Cache Valley or the Brigham City/Ogden area.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

No restrictions on use except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Utah Cooperative Extension Division Photographs must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available :  

View selected digitized images in this collection from the Extension, Enterprise, and Education: The Legacy of Co-operatives and Cooperation in Utah

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: P0017; Utah Cooperative Extension Division Photographs; Photograph Collections; Utah State University Special Collections and Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University.

Following Citations: P0017, USUSC.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged in numeric sequence according to box and item.

Processing Note :  

Processed in September of 2002

Acquisition Information :  

Internal transfer from USU Extension Service.

Acquisition Information :  

Collected by Director of Utah Cooperative Extension Division, William Peterson.


Detailed Description of the Collection

1:01: Two women picking up the corner of carpet 1920-1940
1:02: Same two women looking under the carpet
1:03: Woman cleaning the carpet with a brush, soap, and water
1:04: Woman ironing a cloth on her hands and knees 1920-1940
1:05: Same woman cleaning the carpet on her hands and knees 1920-1940
1:06: Woman using soap on the carpet on her hands and knees 1920-1940
1:07: Woman blotting the carpet to get it clean and dry 1920-1940
1:08: Woman cleaning an area of the floor on her hands and knees 1920-1940
1:09: Woman painting a piece of floor tile 1920-1940
1:10: Women giving a cooking demonstration 1920-1940
1:11: Women baking 1920-1940
1:12: Women teaching a girl about food and nutrition 1920-1940
1:13: Women buying goods at bake sale 1920-1940
1:14: Woman standing in front of a table full of produce, milk, eggs, meat, and flour 1920-1940
1:15: Women preparing a chicken 1920-1940
1:16: Women doing different domestic tasks 1920-1940
1:17: Sewing and fitting demonstration 1920-1940
1:18: Women getting fitted for a sewing demonstration 1920-1940
1:19: Women sewing hats 1920-1940
1:20: A women making rugs, display in the foreground 1920-1940
1:21: One woman demonstrating rug making 1920-1940
1:22: Woman starting to make a rug 1920-1940
1:23: Man showing rugs to two women 1920-1940
1:24: Trousers that were sewn wrong (only shows bottom part of legs and trousers) 1920-1940
1:25: Girls dresses hanging on a wall 1920-1940
1:26: Mens shirts hanging on a wall. 2 copies 1920-1940
1:27: Four mens shirts hanging on a wall. 2 copies 1920-1940
1:28: Display of pattern pieces hanging on a wall. 2 copies 1920-1940
1:29: A quilt hanging on a wall 1920-1940
1:30: A quilt hanging on a wall 1920-1940
2:1: A quilt hanging on a wall. 2 copies 1920-1940
2:2: Picture of three different fabrics hung on wall. 2 copies 1920-1940
2:3: Type of fabric hanging on wall 1920-1940
2:4: Two baby girls 1920-1940
2:5: Nine homemade dolls propped against wall 1920-1940
2:6: Girls learning to cut hair 1920-1940
2:7: Portrait of girls holding stringed instruments 1920-1940
2:8: Portrait of same girls holding stringed instruments with instructor. 1920-1940
2:9: Woman speaking to a group of girls 1920-1940
2:10: Girls in three lines playing a game 1920-1940
2:11: Same girls lined up catching balls 1920-1940
2:12: Girls wearing sashes that reads "Health, Happiness, Joy and Youth, March 30, 1929." 2 copies 1920-1940
2:13: Girls studying and receiving instruction at a table 1920-1940
2:14: Home Thrifts Practices Exhibit by the Utah State Agricultural College (U.S.A.C) Extension Service in the background people watching. 2 copies 1920-1940
2:15: Side view of Home Thrifts Practices exhibit 1920-1940
2:16: People looking at the Home Thrifts Practices exhibit 1920-1940
2:17: Men looking at the Farm Thrift Practice exhibit by the U.S.A.C Extension Service 1920-1940
2:18: Field with a home in the background 1920-1940
2:19: Elevated view of fields 1920-1940
2:20: Elevated view of orchards 1920-1940
2:21: Elevated view of orchards 1920-1940
2:22: A crop of field peas 1920-1940
2:23: A field of potatoes 1920-1940
2:24: A field of cabbage and carrots 1920-1940
2:25: A field of peppers, onions, and carrots 1920-1940
2:26: A field of raspberries. 2 copies 1920-1940
2:27: A field of asparagus. 2 copies 1920-1940
2:28: A field of raspberries 1920-1940
2:29: Men surveying rye(?) and Brom Grass(?) 1920-1940
2:30: Two men surveying potatoes 1920-1940
3:01: Two boys in an onion(?) field with farms in the background 1920-1940
3:02: Farm fields 1920-1940
3:03: Men, women, and children working in a large garden 1920-1940
3:04: Farmer surveying a crop of beans 1920-1940
3:05: Two men with a crop of onions. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:06: Close up of an onion crop 1920-1940
3:07: Two men looking at oats 1920-1940
3:08: Two men binding wheat 1920-1940
3:09: Fallow field. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:09a: Fallow field. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:09b: Good Summer Fallow 1920-1940
3:09c: Fallow field 1920-1940
3:09d: Close up view of the Clarke Mc Nary Nursery which produced farm forest trees. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:09e: Probst Field, Heber Valley, sugar beet Seed, photo by Brian Tolman, July 14, 1941: 1941
3:09f: Crop of potatoes 1920-1940
3:10: Man on tractor plowing field 1920-1940
3:11: Man on tractor plowing field. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:12: Man with horse and plow in corn field 1920-1940
3:13: Man on tractor plowing field, duplicate of 3:14: 1920-1940
3:14: Man on tractor plowing field, duplicate of 3:13: 1920-1940
3:15: Tractor drawing korse cultivator in a pea field, Sam Halterman, Parowan, Ut 1920-1940
3:16: Experimental crops covered with wood pallets and overhead sprinklers. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:17: Workers topping sugar beets 1920-1940
3:18: Two men surveying sugar beet seed 1920-1940
3:19: A man in a field of sugar beet seed 1920-1940
3:20: A field with stacks of sugar beet seed 1920-1940
3:21: A farm house 1920-1940
3:22: George S. Noble barn/coop 1920-1940
3:23: Side view of barn and silo 1920-1940
3:24: Plain View Farm barn and cows. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:25: Farm shed and manure piles 1920-1940
3:26: Farmer with wheel barrow 1920-1940
3:27: A pond with farm in the background 1920-1940
3:28: An old house behind shrubs and trees 1920-1940
3:29: A farm house and barn 1920-1940
3:30: A woman sitting outside in a rocker with two children. 2 copies 1920-1940
3:31: Men, Women, and Children doing yardwork. 2 copies 1920-1940
4:01: The Wellsville junior high school (built 1902) prior to beautifictian work done as part of an U.S.A.C. Extension project 1920-1940
4:02: School grounds in Wellsville showing three months of shrubs, trees, and lawn 1920-1940
4:03: Public library at Smithfield showing landscape gardening on grounds 1920-1940
4:04: School, tabernacle and library at Smithfield showing landscape gardening on grounds 1920-1940
4:05: Old Smithfield tabernacle showing landscape gardening on grounds as a result of community effort. 2 copies 1925-1926
4:06: Cemetery at Smithfield showing partial beautification 1920-1940
4:07: Photo taken from Benson looking towards Smithfield 1920-1940
4:08: Reese home(?), Smithfield 1920-1940
4:09: North Cache High School, Richmond, showing landscape gardening 1920-1940
4:10: City Hall at Wellsville 1920-1940
4:11: Wellsville tabernacle 1920-1940
4:12: Home of Mayor G. L. Reese of Smithfield 1920-1940
4:13: North Cache High School 1920-1940
4:14: Church at Hyde Park showing landscape beautification 1920-1940
4:15: Yard and garden view with pond 1920-1940
4:16: Tree with Old Main(?) in the background 1920-1940
4:17: A group of pine trees 1920-1940
4:18: Trees and pathway 1920-1940
4:19: Tree on Utah State University campus 1920-1940
4:20: Tree on Utah State University campus 1920-1940
4:21: Pine tree with Old Main in the background 1920-1940
4:22: Pine tree on Utah State University campus. 3 copies 1920-1940
4:23: Trees with mountains in the background 1920-1940
4:24: Trees on the side of road with mountains in the background 1920-1940
4:25: View of a windy canyon road 1920-1940
4:26: View of Bryce Canyon 1920-1940
4:27: View of Bryce Canyon 1920-1940
4:28: View of Bryce Canyon 1920-1940
4:29: View of Bryce Canyon 1920-1940
4:30: Irrigated orchard 1920-1940
4:31: Water pumps in an orchard 1920-1940
4:32: A man standing in an orchard behind a fence 1920-1940
4:33: Orchard in dry soil 1920-1940
4:34: Boys weighing bushels of cherries 1920-1940
5:01: Boys and girls showing their cows 1920-1940
5:02: Cows 1920-1940
5:03: Judging heffers 1920-1940
5:04: Cows in a field 1920-1940
5:05: A boy feeding his calf 1920-1940
5:06: Cows in a field 1920-1940
5:07: A man standing by his cows in front of a barn 1920-1940
5:08: Cow in front of stalls 1920-1940
5:09: Cows at feeding trough 1920-1940
5:10: Record dairy cow 1920-1940
5:11: Record dairy cow 1920-1940
5:12: Cows in a field 1920-1940
5:13: Girl pasteurizing(?) milk 1920-1940
5:14: Girl weighing a bucket of milk 1920-1940
5:15: 4-H dairy judging at U.S.A.C. campus, Old Main building in the background 1920-1940
5:16: 4-H dairy judging at U.S.A.C. campus, Old Main building in the background 1920-1940
5:17: A boy standing with his pig 1920-1940
5:18: A group of pigs feeding in front of an old barn 1920-1940
5:19: Horses and cows in a field 1920-1940
5:20: Man standing next to a horse and colt 1920-1940
5:21: Man standing next to horse. 2 copies 1920-1940
5:22: Man standing next to horse. 2 copies 1920-1940
5:23: Sheep grazing, mountains in the background 1920-1940
5:24: Sheep in feed lot 1920-1940
5:25: Two men showing their sheep 1920-1940
5:26: Two men showing their sheep 1920-1940
5:27: Two men showing their sheep 1920-1940
5:28: A sheep with a very thick coat of wool 1920-1940
5:29: A sheep with a very thick coat of wool 1920-1940
5:30: Showing the thickness of sheep's wool 1920-1940
6:01: Landscape photo of a field 1920-1940
6:02: Nearly dry streambed 1920-1940
6:03: Dam outlet and river 1920-1940
6:04: Hyrum reservoir? 1920-1940
6:05: Water conservation site? 1920-1940
6:06: Unknown reservoir 1920-1940
6:07: Unknown reservoir 1920-1940
6:08: Diversion works, Weber River(?). 2 copies 1920-1940
6:09: Diversion works, Weber River (?) 1920-1940
6:10: Spillway and outlet of dam. 2 copies 1920-1940
6:11: A man shoveling small irrigation ditches in a field of crop 1920-1940
6:12: A man leaning against a shovel, watching water flow onto his crop 1920-1940
6:13: An irrigation pump 1920-1940
6:14: Mountains and irrigation ditch 1920-1940
6:15: Two boys weighing turkeys. 2 copies 1920-1940
6:16: Wheat field with small animal coops in the background 1920-1940
6:17: Two boys and a dog watching over a flock of chickens 1920-1940
6:18: A flock of turkeys in a field. 3 copies 1920-1940
6:19: Man looking at flyer advertising meeting for wheat farmer cooperative. 2 copies 1920-1940
6:20: Two men standing outside The Times-News building in Juab County 1920-1940
6:21: Two men standing outside the Washington County News building 1920-1940
6:22: Chef School 1939
6:23: Farmers receiving instruction in a classroom 1920-1940
6:24: A wheat farmer reading a letter from the U.S.A.C. and the Utah Cooperative Extention Division dated 15 Aug 1933
6:25: Two men signing documents 1920-1940
6:26: Two men signing documents 1920-1940
6:27: Farmer reading the Salt Lake Tribune 1920-1940
6:28: Road with trees and houses on either side 1920-1940
6:29: Aerial view of fields and mountains 1920-1940
6:30: Devil's Slide in Weber Canyon. 3 copies 1920-1940
6:31: Two women standing on a porch examining various odds and ends 1920-1940
6:32: A man sitting behind a desk reading a document into a radio transmitter(?) 1920-1940
6:33: 4-H forestry club samples 1920-1940

Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • Utah State University -- Photographs.
    • Utah State University.--Cooperative Extension Service--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Agricultural extension work -- Utah -- Cache County -- Photographs.
    • Agricultural extension work -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Agriculture -- Utah -- Cache County -- Photographs.
    • Agriculture -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Crops -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Home economics -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Home economics extension work -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Reservoirs -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Smithfield (Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Wellsville (Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Photographs
    • Corporate Names :
    • Utah State University--Cooperative Extension Service

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