Oleta Thomas often visited the Heart Mountain relocation camp as a teenager during World War II, when her father had a job there. In this 2012 interview she remembers those times and later ones as a home ec teacher in 1950s Cody and a massage therapist in Casper since the 1980s.
People & Peoples
|A.M.E. Church, Rock Springs||Encyclopedia||Brigida R. (Brie) Blasi|
|Ada Magill Grave||Encyclopedia||WyoHistory.org|
|African-American women voters, early Wyoming elections||Encyclopedia||Wyoming State Archives|
|Albert, Prince of Monaco, hunts with Buffalo Bill, 1913||Encyclopedia||John Clayton|
|All American Indian Days||Encyclopedia||Gregory Nickerson|
|Allred, Golden, Bighorn Basin trapper||Oral Histories||Washakie Museum and Cultural Center|
|American Indian geography in Wyoming||Encyclopedia||Gregory Nickerson|
|American Indian tribes, trade among||Encyclopedia||Samuel Western|
|Anderson, A.A.||Encyclopedia||John Clayton|
|Arapaho tribe, arrival of on Shoshone Reservation, 1878||Encyclopedia||WyoHistory.org|
|Archeology, alpine in Wyoming||Encyclopedia||Rebecca Hein|
|Arnold, Thurman, Laramie lawyer and New Deal trustbuster||Encyclopedia||Dee Pridgen|
|Automobile, Wyoming’s first||Encyclopedia||Phil Roberts|
Edna Garrett was born in Salt Creek, Wyo., in 1926, and grew up with her eight siblings in a house with no running water in a boomtown going bust, where her parents ran a secondhand store. This interview was conducted two years before her death in 2013.
Former sheepherder, ranch foreman and schoolteacher Henry Jensen was past president of Wyoming’s historical and archeological societies. One day in the early 1990s he and Casper science teachers Dana Van Burgh and Terry Logue drove southwest from Casper to Devil’s Gate, noting all kinds of geology, archeology and history along the way.