Register of the Fay Frahske Burns Collection (Ms.32)

This collection includes several histories written by Fay Frahske Burns about the area where she grew up, biographies of some of the early homesteaders, and land records. Mrs. Burns also gathered many early photographs of Lund and also assembled other early residents' memories of living there.

 

I. Scrapbook 1 -- Memories of Life on the Escalante Desert
A. Introductory Matter
(1)Container number 1 Manuscript entitled "Memories of Life on the Escalante Desert Homestead"; by Fay A. Frahske Burns; written November 1995; 12 pages; typed
(2)Container number 2 Map of Homesteads of Hugo Hunt and Oscar E. Frahske
B. Photographs
(1)Container number 1 A sheep camp like I [Fay] remember. (1 photographic print) View Image
(2)Container number 2 Mom (Alma Frahske), Eddie Frahske and Dad (Oscar Frahske) at their desert home (1 photographic print)
(3)Container number 3 Dad (Oscar Frahske) built the two room house; Dog, cat, Eddie Frahske and Mom (Alma Frahske); about 1920 (1 photographic print) View Image
(4)Container number 4 Eddie Frahske and Dad (Oscar E. Frahske) (1 photographic print) View Image
(5)Container number 5 Mom (Alma H. Frahske) and Eddie Frahske (1 photographic print) View Image
(6)Container number 6 Eddie Frahske helping Mom (Alma Frahske) feed the chickens (1 photographic print) View Image
(7)Container number 7 Eddie Frahske and I (Fay Frahske); summer 1925 (1 photographic print) View Image
(8)Container number 8 Fay Frahske on the chair by the corn shocks (1 photographic print) View Image
(9)Container number 9 Mom (Alma Frahske), Eddie Frahske and I (Fay Frahske) in the corn field (1 photographic print) View Image
(10)Container number 10 Dad (Oscar Frahske) with me in his arms, and Eddie Frahske (1 photographic print) View Image
(11)Container number 11 Dad (Oscar Frahske), Mom's Aunt Lizzie Zielke, Mom (Alma Frahske), Eddie Frahske; Fay Frahske in little wagon with pet lamb; 1927 (1 photographic print) View Image
(12)Container number 12 The ranch house with trees and windmills; 1925 (1 photographic print) View Image
(13)Container number 13 Aunt Lizzie Zielke, Mom (Alma Frahske) with me in her lap, and Eddie Frahske in the wagon; Dad (Oscar Frahske) with rabbits (1 photographic print)
(14)Container number 14 Eddie Frahske and Fay Frahske on Tag the horse; 1927 (1 photographic print)
(15)Container number 15 The Frahske Family with Fido; 1927 (1 photographic print) View Image
(16)Container number 16 Fay Frahske, in cover-alls; and Eddie Frahske with the cows (1 photographic print) View Image
(17)Container number 17 Winter of 1928 (1 photographic print) View Image
(18)Container number 18 Dad (Oscar Frahske), Fay Frahske, and Eddie Frahske in front of our 1929 Ford pick-up at the Parowan Gap (1 photographic print) View Image
(19)Container number 19 Hauling our winter supply of wood (1 photographic print) View Image
(20)Container number 20 Fay Frahske with cat; Winter 1939 (1 photographic print) View Image
(21)Container number 21 Fay Burns with her herd of sheep; 1940's (1 photographic print) View Image
(22)Container number 22 Mom (Alma Frahske) by the windmill where the meat was hung to keep cool (1 photographic print) View Image
(23)Container number 23 Dad (Oscar Frahske) in the hayfield; late 1940's (1 photographic print) View Image
(24)Container number 24 Frost on the trees and pump engine (1 photographic print) View Image
(25)Container number 25 The only white faced calf we (Frahske family) raised (1 photographic print) View Image
(26)Container number 26 Eddie Frahske with [sheep] triplets and mom sheep (1 photographic print) View Image
(27)Container number 27 Mom (Alma Frahske) showing off her tomatoes (1 photographic print) View Image
(28)Container number 28 Dad (Oscar Frahske) showing off white carrots (1 photographic print) View Image
(29)Container number 29 Fay Frahske, Lois Lund, Pauline Neptune and the corn patch in the background (1 photographic print) View Image
(30)Container number 30 Dad (Oscar Frahske) and I headed out to round up our wandering bull; 1946 or 1947 (1 photographic print) View Image
(31)Container number 31 "Doggie" lambs (1 photographic print) View Image
(32)Container number 32 Hay shocks in the field (1 photographic print) View Image
(33)Container number 33 Hauling in the hay; Fay Frahske on top (1 photographic print) View Image
(34)Container number 34 Sheep and shepherd (Eddie Frahske); 1940 (1 photographic print) View Image
(35)Container number 35 Donna Applegate and Mom (Alma Frahske) with lambs (1 photographic print) View Image
(36)Container number 36 The west barnyard (1 photographic print) View Image
(37)Container number 37 The sheep we raised as "doggies"; barn built by Uncle Hugo Hunt (1 photographic print) View Image
(38)Container number 38 Another barn and chicken coop (1 photographic print) View Image
(39)Container number 39 Our cows waiting to get in (1 photographic print) View Image
(40)Container number 40 House and trees; east view (1 photographic print) View Image
(41)Container number 41 Dad (Oscar Frahske) with Silver and Sparky (horses) (1 photographic print) View Image
(42)Container number 42 Mom (Alma Frahske) with a chicken (1 photographic print) View Image
(42b)Container number 42b Cows with stacks of white carrots in the foreground (1 photographic print) View Image
(43)Container number 43 Dad (Oscar Frahske) with a "pet" (1 photographic print) View Image
(44)Container number 44 Dad (Oscar Frahske) with white faced calf and our mowing machine (1 photographic print) View Image
(45)Container number 45 Dad (Oscar Frahske) and "Babe" and their reflection; Silver in the background (1 photographic print) View Image
(46)Container number 46 Dad (Oscar Frahske) in the carrot patch with corn shocks in the background (1 photographic print) View Image
(47)Container number 47 Dad (Oscar Frahske) with "Babe" and "Bess" (1 photographic print) View Image
(48)Container number 48 Mrs. Sophie Dolokinski, Dad (Oscar Frahske) and Mom (Alma Frahske) (1 photographic print) View Image
(49)Container number 49 Dad (Oscar Frahske) and his "big" potatoes (1 photographic print) View Image
(50)Container number 50 View of the trees at the ranch from the distance looking north (1 photographic print) View Image
(51)Container number 51 The entrance road from the south (1 photographic print) View Image
(52)Container number 52 The tumbled down barn looking toward the house (1 photographic print) View Image
(53)Container number 53 The ranch house as I [Fay] last saw it. (1 photographic print) View Image
(54)Container number 54 "The old root" cellar (1 photographic print) View Image
(55)Container number 55 Fairbanks and Morse engine (1 photographic print) View Image
(56)Container number 56 The barnyard as I [Fay] saw it last (1 photographic print) View Image
(57)Container number 57 House, windmill and watering tanks from the west (1 photographic print) View Image
(58)Container number 58 Barnyard from the west; 1980's (1 photographic print) View Image
(59)Container number 59 Buffalo did roam even if they were Mrs. Cooks (1 photographic print) View Image
(60)Container number 60 Hugo Hunt by domestic pump (1 photographic print) View Image
(61)Container number 61 Uncle Hugo Hunt raised lambs too (1 photographic print) View Image
(61a)Container number 61a Uncle Hugo Hunt must have raised corn too; he is on the left; others unknown (1 photographic print) View Image
(62)Container number 62 Hugo Hunt and the first deep well on the desert (1 photographic print) View Image
(62a)Container number 62a Mrs. Rhoades, Mr. Pierce, Walter Hunt and Hugo Hunt (1 photographic print) View Image
(64)Container number 64 News article entitled, "Looking Back"; by Dorothy Rogers (1 photographic print) View Image
(65)Container number 65 John Bear and first Brick Kiln at Latimer, Utah (1 photographic print) View Image
(66)Container number 66 Chas Honng and engine at Latimer brickyard (1 photographic print) View Image
(67)Container number 67 Bird's eye view of Couch ranch in 1920 (1 photographic print) View Image
(68)Container number 68 "Mr. Witte"; the old steel mule over the hill (1 photographic print) View Image
(69)Container number 69 Alvin Couch and Joe McCutchan (1 photographic print) View Image
(70)Container number 70 Cows on Couch ranch (1 photographic print) View Image
(71)Container number 71 On the Couch ranch; Sudan grass; 1916 (1 photographic print) View Image
(72)Container number 72 Weight of three, nine pounds; twelve inch rule in front of turnips; who said we can't raise cow and hog feed on the dry farm in Utah?; grown on Fairview Ranch, Lund, Utah; by H. M. Couch (1 photographic print) View Image
(73)Container number 73 A party on the desert (1 photographic print) View Image
(73a)Container number 73a Louise White, Verle Couch, Barbara Keijer (1 photographic print) View Image
(73b)Container number 73b Party at Hugo Hunt Ranch; 1919 (1 photographic print) View Image
(73c)Container number 73c Obituary of Elmer Couch; died October 12, 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(74)Container number 74 The Burns ranch house looking south (1 photographic print) View Image
(75)Container number 75 A black and white adopted calf (1 photographic print) View Image
(76)Container number 76 Merle Burns baling hay (1 photographic print) View Image
(77)Container number 77 Baling the hay; Merle Burns; early 1970's (1 photographic print) View Image
(78)Container number 78 A black and white calf, with a brown calf (1 photographic print) View Image
C. Histories
(1)Container number 1 Manuscript, "The Corda E. Stafford Story of Lund, Utah, circa. 1916-1921;" by Corda E. Stafford; written March 1960; 10 pages; typed.
(2)Container number 2 Manuscript "Memories of Elmer Verle Couch (as told to Fay Burns in September, 1995);" 1 page; typed.
(3)Container number 3 Manuscript, "The Homesteaders: 1930's;" 8 pages; typed.
(4)Container number 4 Manuscript, "Memories of William N. White and Phoebe Waller White;" by Elizabeth White Hughes; 1 page; typed.
(5)Container number 5 Letter to Fay Burns from Katherine Vilk; dated April 24, 1989; 3 pages; handwritten.
(6)Container number 6 Manuscript "Utah, 1915-1993;" by Alice Fourman Couch; written February 1995.
(7)Container number 7 Manuscript "The Memoirs of Arlie Fourman;" as told to his granddaughter Doris Walker; written 1981, 1982; 17 pages; typed.
(8)Container number 8 Manuscript "Childhood Memories;" by Doris Couch Walker; written July 18, 1995; 11 pages; typed.
D. Miscellaneous Land Records
E. Newspaper Article
(1)Container number 1 Article from the Nevadan,April 22, 1984, "Beloved Escalante doctor was exile;" by Esther W. Hankins,; about Aram Boghossian
F. Correspondence
(1)Container number 1 Letter to Marshall E. Bowen from Fay Burns,, June 30, 1994; 2 pages; typed.
(2)Container number 2 Letter to Fay Burns from Marshall E. Bowen, July 6, 1995; 2 pages; typed.
II. Scrapbook 2 - Memories of Lund, Utah
A. Miscellaneous Land Records and Maps
B. Photographs
(3)Container number 3 Lund Main Street flood; 1921 (1 photographic print) View Image
(4)Container number 4 Lund Main Street flood; 1921 (1 photographic print) View Image
(4a)Container number 4a Conoco facility on west side of Lund; 1920 (1 photographic print) View Image
(5)Container number 5 Backyard of lumberyard in flood (1 photographic print) View Image
(6)Container number 6 J. D. Leigh Store; 4th St. and Main (1 photographic print) View Image
(7)Container number 7 Houses being moved from 4th St. (1 photographic print) View Image
(8)Container number 8 Dorothy Doolittle, Lund, Utah (1 photographic print) View Image
(9)Container number 9 Madge Doolittle in skirt (1 photographic print) View Image
(10)Container number 10 Dorothy Doolittle with friends (1 photographic print) View Image
(11)Container number 11 Cinder block railroad bunkhouse (1 photographic print) View Image
(12)Container number 12 Tourist bus on west side of depot (1 photographic print) View Image
(13)Container number 13 Tourist bus on west side of depot (1 photographic print) View Image
(14)Container number 14 Back side of railroad depot (1 photographic print) View Image
(15)Container number 15 Railroad depot and Rocky Mountain Beeplant; north (1 photographic print) View Image
(16)Container number 16 Sign by passenger platform (1 photographic print) View Image
(17)Container number 17 Railroad well and tower (1 photographic print) View Image
(18)Container number 18 Railroad depot in early 1970's (1 photographic print) View Image
(19)Container number 19 Wally's store and main street; 1970 (1 photographic print) View Image
(20)Container number 20 Inman warehouse; 1980 (1 photographic print) View Image
(20a)Container number 20a Inman warehouse; 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(21)Container number 21 Lund Main street; spring 1979 (1 photographic print) View Image
(22)Container number 22 Lund water tank; spring 1979 (1 photographic print) View Image
(22a)Container number 22a Lund store; 1940; Dick Johnson collection (1 photographic print) View Image
(23)Container number 23 Inside the café and museum; 1990 (1 photographic print) View Image
(23b)Container number 23b The old store; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(24)Container number 24 Cement mixing for power line poles (1 photographic print) View Image
(25)Container number 25 Power lines across the desert; 1985 (1 photographic print) View Image
(26)Container number 26 The desert with power tower; 1985 (1 photographic print) View Image
(27)Container number 27 Power lines across the highway (1 photographic print) View Image
(28)Container number 28 Three sons of the desert, home from the wars; Kent Johnson, Eddie Frahske, Verle Couch (1 photographic print) View Image
(28a)Container number 28a Verle Couch (1 photographic print) View Image
(29)Container number 29 Welcome home; Kent Johnson, Mary Johnson, Harley Johnston, Fay Frahske, Oscar Frahske, Jess Steele, Eddie Frahske, Belle Couch, Verle Couch; Sept. 1945 (1 photographic print) View Image
(30)Container number 30 Looking north from water tower; Lund, Utah; 1940 (1 photographic print) View Image
(31)Container number 31 Looking south from water tower; Lund, Utah; 1940 (1 photographic print) View Image
(32)Container number 32 Looking west from Escalante and south street; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image View Image
(33)Container number 33 Railroad houses; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(34)Container number 34 Inman warehouse; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(35)Container number 35 The Couch home owned by Robert Cozb (1 photographic print) View Image
(36)Container number 36 The Hennessey Café on the corner of Fourth and Main; Lund, Utah; 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(37)Container number 37 Foundation of the Doolittle house; looking east from 3rd Ave. and Main; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(38)Container number 38 Remains of the Norris Garage; Sept. 1995 (1 photographic print) View Image
(39)Container number 39 School picture; Mr. Hardy's class; 1931; Top row: Girl in cap (unknown), Bryce Ballard, Tommy Norris, Schinch Azuma, Eddie Frahske, Mr. Hardy. Next row: Amy Norris, Mildred Johnston, Chio Azuma, Donald Cartwright, Moriko Azuma, Elaine Ballard, Raymond Nodel, Ballard boy. Below Donald and Moriko is George Azuma. Bottom row: Charlotte Nodel, Ola Norris, unknown girl (1 photographic print) View Image
(40)Container number 40 School picture; Mr. Hardy's class; 1931; Top row: Louise White, Bryce Ballard, Tommy Norris, Schinch Azuma, Eddie Frahske. Next row: Ballard boy, Elaine Ballard, Donald Cartwright, Moriko Azuma, Kent Johnston, Mr. Hardy. Offset row: Amy Norris, Raymond Nodel. Bottom row: Mildred Johnston, Chiyo Azuma, Ola Norris, Charlotte Nodel, girl unknown, George Azuma (1 photographic print) View Image
(41)Container number 41 School picture; 1932; Top row: Kent Johnston, Moriko Azuma, Eddie Frahske, Tommy Norris. Next row: Amy Norris, Fay Frahske, Raymond Nodel. Bottom row: Mildred Johnston, Chiyo Azuma, Ola Norris, Charlotte Nodel, George Azuma (1 photographic print) View Image
(43)Container number 43 School picture; 1936 or 1937; Back row: Mildred Johnston, Fay Frahske, George Azuma. Second row: Jimmy Holyoak, Richard (Dick) Johnson, Shinske Azuma. Front row: Celia Becerra, Jaine Becerra, Gracelia Becerra. (1 photographic print) View Image
(44)Container number 44 A party in Lund; 1919 (1 photographic print) View Image
(45)Container number 45 Probably a "welcome home; 1918"; Alvin Couch one of the soldiers (1 photographic print) View Image
(46)Container number 46 Alma Frahske and Oscar Frahske by the Johnston home they purchased in 1957 (1 photographic print) View Image
(47)Container number 47 Fay Frahske at Lund home (1 photographic print) View Image
(48)Container number 48 Mom (Alma Frahske) and Dad (Oscar Frahske) at the back door; Lund (1 photographic print) View Image
(49)Container number 49 Log house; October 16, 1971 (1 photographic print) View Image
(50)Container number 50 Back yard; 1979 (1 photographic print) View Image
(51)Container number 51 Gate post raising party; Rosemary Lindbeck; Kathy Bush, Heather Lindbeck with Princess between them; 1978 (1 photographic print) View Image
(52)Container number 52 Heather Bush and Mom (Alma Frahske); 1976 or 1977 (1 photographic print) View Image
(53)Container number 53 Shirley, Jennifer and Saphire Neal with Fay Burns; 1993 (1 photographic print) View Image
(54)Container number 54 Heather Bush gets a ride with Cleo Wood; July 1978 (1 photographic print) View Image
(55)Container number 55 My favorite iris (1 photographic print) View Image
(56)Container number 56 lilac bush in front yard (1 photographic print) View Image
(57)Container number 57 Iris north of the house (1 photographic print) View Image
(58)Container number 58 Tulip time (1 photographic print) View Image
(59)Container number 59 Rocky Mountain Bee plant with swallowtail (1 photographic print) View Image
(60)Container number 60 My poppy patch (1 photographic print) View Image
(61)Container number 61 Joe Didier, Dottie Burns and Merle Burns; 1992 (1 photographic print) View Image
(62)Container number 62 Fay Burns in the cabbage match; 1992 (1 photographic print) View Image
(63)Container number 63 Barbeque-incinerator with weather vane on top (1 photographic print) View Image
(64)Container number 64 Railroad-tie barn in background; to left of tree is structure for swing (1 photographic print) View Image
(65)Container number 65 Front driveway (1 photographic print) View Image
C. History
(1)Container number 1 Manuscript "Memories of Lund, Utah"; by Fay A. (Frahske) Burns; written September 1995; 13 pages; typed
D. Appendix
(1)Container number 1 Map of Lund; drawn by Amy Norris Davis
(2)Container number 2 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Amy Norris Davis; dated Feb. 27, 1995; 2 pages; handwritten.
(3)Container number 3 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Amy Norris Burns; dated Feb. 7. 1984; 2 pages; handwritten.
(4a)Container number 4a Sunday school picture. Teachers, Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. Johnson. Front row: Richard Johnston, unknown, Richard Norris, Lenard Baum, Bob Norris, George Azuma, Shinski Azuma. In between: unknown, Billy Norris. Back row: Maxine Baum, Ola Norris, Amy Norris, Chiyo Azuma, Mildred Johnston (1 photographic print) View Image
(4b)Container number 4b Same people as in picture 4a but in different pose (1 photographic print) View Image
(4c)Container number 4c Sunday school picture. Front row: Bob Norris, Billy Norris, Richard Norris, Joyce Baum, _____ Becerra, _____ Bacerra, _____ Baum; 2nd row: Richard Johnston, _____ Murphy, Lenard Baum, _____ Bacerra, unknown; 3rd row: Maxine Baum, Amy Norris, Ola Norris, Mildred Johnston; back row: Mrs. Johnson, Violet Norris, Cora Norris, Ollie Norris. (1 photographic print) View Image
(5)Container number 5 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Mildred Johnston Nyman,; n.d.; 3 pages; typed.
(7)Container number 7 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns and Merle Burns from Mildred Johnston Hyman,; n.d.; 3 pages; typed.
(8)Container number 8 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Metta Bastian Mortensen,; Sept. 18, 1988,; 3 pages, handwritten.
(12)Container number 12 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Dorothy Kearns; n.d.; 4 pages; handwritten.
(14)Container number 14 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Dorothy Kearns; April 20, 1980; 3 pages; handwritten.
(15)Container number 15 Pages from the Iron County Fair booklet featuring pictures and copy on Lund, Utah.
(17)Container number 17 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin E. Wright; October 22, 1976; 3 pages; typed.
(18)Container number 18 Letter from Calvin Wright; n.d.; handwritten.
(19)Container number 19 Letter to Calvin Wright from Dixie Anderson; Feb. 15, 1977; 2 pages; typed.
(20)Container number 20 Letter to Calvin Wright from George Collard; Feb. 16, 1977; 4 pages; handwritten.
(21)Container number 21 Letter to B. E. Wolfe from Lee Wright; Aug. 16, 1917; 2 pages; typed.
(22)Container number 22 Letter to Alma Frahske and Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin E. Wright; Feb. 27, 1977; 3 pages; typed.
(23)Container number 23 Letter to Alma Frahske and Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin E. Wright; Aug. 24, 1977; 2 pages; typed.
(24)Container number 24 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin E. Wright; Feb. 2, 1979; 2 pages, typed.
(25)Container number 25 Letter to Calvin Wright from Gladys Wolfe; Feb. 18, 1979; 6 pages; handwritten.
(25a)Container number 25a Note to Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin Wright; Feb. 25, 1979; typed.
(28)Container number 28 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin Wright; Oct. 29, 1979; 2 pages; typed.
(29)Container number 29 Letter to Fay Frahske Burns from Calvin Wright; Feb. 5, 1980; two pages, typed.
(29)Container number 29 Obituary, Calvin E. Wright; 1988.
(31)Container number 31 Manuscript, "The Johnston Family in Lund, Utah;" by Dick Johnston; written August 1995; 4 pages; typed.
(32a)Container number 32a Mildred Johnston and Harlan Johnston; 1926 (1 photographic print) View Image
(32b)Container number 32b Earl Johnston, unknown friend, and John Harley Johnston; Lund, 1920 (1 photographic print) View Image
(32c)Container number 32c Johnston home, north west side (1 photographic print) View Image
(32d)Container number 32d Mr. and Mrs. John Harley Johnston (1 photographic print) View Image
(32e)Container number 32e Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Johnston and Mildred Johnston; 1940 (1 photographic print) View Image
(32f)Container number 32f Harland Johnston (1 photographic print) View Image
(33a)Container number 33a The Johnston's front yard; winter of 1937 or 1949 (1 photographic print) View Image
(33b)Container number 33b Johnston's front yard in 1937 or 1949 (1 photographic print) View Image
(33c)Container number 33c Kent Johnston on his tractor on the Johnston farm (1 photographic print) View Image
(33d)Container number 33d Out irrigating at the Johnston farm (1 photographic print) View Image
(33e)Container number 33e  John Harley Johnston in the 1940's (1 photographic print)
(33f)Container number 33f Hauling in the hay (1 photographic print) View Image
(33g)Container number 33g  John Harley Johnston his "dream" farm (1 photographic print) View Image
(33h)Container number 33h Johnston ranch cattle (1 photographic print) View Image
(33i)Container number 33i School house in the background; Donna Applegate and Dorene Applegate with their little brothers; Bryce Applegate and Gary Applegate (1 photographic print) View Image