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folder 1: Dean R. Brimhall
1-2: Dean R. Brimhall
3: Washington Press photo of Dean R. Brimhall
4: Painting of Dean R. Brimhall, 1958
5: Dean R. Brimhall
6: Dean R. Brimhall, 1964
7: Dean R. Brimhall looking at Southern Utah desert
8: Dean R. Brimhall at his home in Fruita, Utah-Capitol Reef National Monument
folder 2: Dean R. Brimhall and other people
9: Dean R. Brimhall and his wife Lila Eccles Brimhall
10: Dean, Lila and son McKeen Brimhall along with two unidentified friends
11: Dean, Lila and son McKeen Brimhall with two young boys named Victor and Phillip at snowslide up Provo Canyon, February 16, 1929.
12: Dean R. Brimhall, McKeen Brimhall and Coleen Keeler
13-14: Dean and Lila Brimhall with two friends
15: Dean R. Brimhall and the George H. Brimhall family
16: Dean R. Brimhall with pilots Ernie Longbrake and Vern Carler along with unidentified photographer and butcher, 1931.
17: Dean R. Brimhall with unidentified group
18: Dean R. Brimhall with unidentified group
19: Dean R. Brimhall and Art Mortenson on a fishing trip on the Salmon River in Idaho. Picture of airplane in background.
20: Dean R. Brimhall with a group at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
21: Dean R. Brimhall receiving Service Award of the U. S. Department of Commerce (Gold Medal) from Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyers, February 19, 1952.
22: Dean R. Brimhall listening to address given by Utah Governor Calvin Rampton. Senator Frank E. Moss (Utah) is also seated on the stand.
23: Dean R. Brimhall seated with group attending the speech given by Governor Calvin L. Rampton
folder 3: Dean R. Brimhall with the Civil Aeronautics Administration
24: CAA photo - Dr. M. S. Viteles, Chairman Committee on Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots, University of Pennsylvania. Dean R. Brimhall seated upper far right.
25: CAA Photo- Dr. M. S. Viteles. Chairman Committee of Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots, University of Pennsylvania
26: CAA Photo - Major General D. W. N. Grant, Air Surgeon, Headquarters, Army-Air Force.
27: CAA Photo - Dr. Dean R. Brimhall
28: CAA Photo - Commadore . C. Adams. Chief Division of Aviation Medical Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. U. S. Navy. Dean R. Brimhall seated far right.
29: CAA Photo - Dr. R. Y. Walker, University of Tennessee gave report on current research at the Institute of Aviation Psychology.
30: CAA Photo - Dr. W. R. Miles gave report of design of a study on the relationships between visual measures and flight performance.
31: CAA Photo - Dr. F. N. Law gave report on effect of training on Acuity of Peripheral Vision
32: CAA Photo - Dr. Dean R. Brimhall and Dr. Morris S. Viteles Chairman Committee in Selection and Training of Aircraft Pilots.
33: CAA Photo - C. I. Stanton gave address of welcome for CAA
34: CAA Photo - Dr. Carmicheal, Chairman of Anthropology and Psychology, gave address of welcome for National Council.
35: CAA Photo - Raymond Fransen gave report on study of fatal and near fatal airplane accidents. The study was made by Dr. Brimhall and Dr. Fransen.
36: CAA Photo - Non-Scheduled Flying Advisory Committee meeting in the Administrator's office, Commerce Building, Washington D. C., March 24, 1949. Dean R. Brimhall seated far right.
folder 4: Family Photographs
37: Lila Brimhall with daughter Frances Brimhall
38: Lila Brimhall with Frances Brimhall at age four months
39-41: Lila Brimhall with France Brimhall
42: Lila Brimhall, McKeen Brimhall and unidentified person
43: Lila Brimhall with unidentified friend on a picnic.
44: Lila Brimhall with friend
45: Lila Brimhall in front of 1920 automobile.
46: Lila and McKeen Brimhall standing by a car in Colorado near Craig and California Park, Summer 1921.
47: McKeen Brimhall on the Kanses Prairie in late summer of 1921. Old Automobile is in the background.
48: McKeen Brimhall standing by an automobile, 1920s
49-56: McKeen Brimhall at age ten months.
57: McKeen Brimhall about age seven, 1925.
58-60: Frances Brimhall as a baby
61: George H. Brimhall (Dean's Father) holding Frances Brimhall
62: Frances Brimhall as a baby
63-64: Frances Brimhall at age two of three.
65: George H. Brimhall with David Starr Jordan, September 1912.
66: George H. Brimhall and Flora R. Brimhall (Dean's Mother)
67: Wells L. Brimhall (Dean's Brother) warming his hands over an unlit fire.
68: Smoot Brimhall, Victor Brimhall and Billy Mangum at 217 Redondo Avenue, Long Beach, California, December 25, 1928.
69: Smoot Brimhall with bull elk that he shot, 1933.
70: Smoot, McKeen, Bob, Vick and Phillip Brimhall at snowslide in Provo Canyon, February 16, 1929.
71: Unidentified person at snowslide, Provo Canyon, February 16,1929.
folder 5: Family pictures - Trip east with Lila and McKeen Brimhall (1920s)
72: Lila Brimhall
73: Lila and Mckeen Brinhall.
74: Dean, Lila and McKeen Brimhall riding horses.
75-76: Lila and McKeen Brimhall posed with Dean's Ford.
77: Dean, Lila and McKeen Brimhall riding horses.
78: Lila Brimhall
79-80: Dean, Lila and McKeen Brimhall riding horses.
81-82: Lila and McKeen Brimhall riding horses.
83: Unidentified riders on horse.
84: Lila and McKeen Brimhall in campground.
85-86: Lila and McKeen Brimhall by an old mine.
87: Lila Brimhall
88: Lila and McKeen Brimhall.
89: Dinosaur quarry
90: Photograph of a cabin.
folder 6: Photographs of other people
91: Ned Chafen riding his horse by "the sentenals" in Southern Utah.
92-93: Ned Chafen Mounted on his horse "Slow Foot"
94: Ned Chafen at Chitten Camp. Upper right of photographs is where Jack Butler, Ella Butler and other outlaws spent the winter of 1897.
95: Harry L. Hopkins WPA Administrator and advisor to President Franklin D. Rooselvelt.
96: Ranch Kimball Family, 1940-41.
97: Kermit McKay, 1945
98: Kermit McKay and Stan Cavill showing their duck limits.
99: Rear - Admiral Peary, Vilhjalmer Stefansson and Major-General A. W. Greeley a triumvirate on polar exploration.
101: George Whitmore at Whitmore Bridge in Range Canyon
102: Bill Racy at "The Totem Pole, Latente Butte is in the background."
folder 7: Utan Pacific Airways
103: Utah Pacific Airways Hanger, Ogden, Utah, 1937.
104: Art Mortenson with his Airplane on skis and his coyote skins
105: View of country flown over to get to fishing places.
106: View of airplane being hoisted onto railroad trussle. Photograph taken by Pilot Kermit McKay.
folder 8: Works Progress Administration in Utah (1942)
107: WPA women trainees doing "Machine Operation" at West High School, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 20, 1942.
108: Woman working for the WPA in Utah, 1942.
109-111: WPA Defense Job Training in Utah. Tools made by Utah Vocational Training Schools, 1942.
folder 9-15: Works Progress Administration - Exhibit Building, Washington D. C. (1940)
112-201: Works Progress Administration - Exhibit Building, Washington D. C. , 1940.
folder 16: Photographs of Indian pictographs and petroglyphs
202-204: Pictographs, photographed by Elfriede Tingleaf, 1970.
205-207: Pictographs inside of the mouth of Horse Canyon, 1966.
208-211: Pictographs photographed by Al Biggs of Riverside, Washington, March 8, 1970.
212-216: Pictographs photographed by Dr. John J. Crawley in Canyon de Chelly.
217: Pictographs photographed by C. Grant in La Pentada Sonora, Mexico.
218-219: Pictographs - Hunting scenenon the right bank of the Colorado River downstream from Moab, Utah.
220: Pictographs just below the mouth of Escalante River, now buried by Lake Powell. Photographed by Stephen and Howard Hughes, 1960.
221: Ancient petroglyphs, Dry Fork Canyon near Vernal, Utah. Height of main figure, about nine feet. Photographed by Howard P. Hughes.
222: Petroglyphs in Nine Mile Canyon, a tributary of the Green River in Utah. Unique feature is the human figures that apparently carry baskets on their heads. Also depicted are a bowman, sheep, scorpion and man holding shield. Photographs by Steven and Howard Hughes.
223: Cliff dwelling, Grand Gulch, Utah. South of Natural Bridges area. Photographs and petroglyphs are found.
224: Cliffs in Capitol Reef area of Southern Utah. Red arrow points to area where pictographs and petroglyphs are found.
225: Petroglyphs located in Capitol Reef Area of Southern, Utah.
226: Cliff wall where pictographs are found. Photograph taken in Capitol Reef area of Southern Utah.
folder 17: Photographs of buildings and houses
227-229: George H. Brimhall home in Provo, Utah.
230: George H. Brimhall home in Spanish Fork, Utah.
231: Barn built by George H. Brimhall in Spanish Fork, Utah.
232: Home of James Robertson (Dean's grandfather) in Spanish Fork, Utah.
233: Old Home built in early Utah period
234-235: Orrin Porter Rockwell's house.
236: Sagebrush growing in the area of Porter Rockwell's house.
237: Spanish Fork Young Man's Academy Building.
238: Road signs at the end of the paved road before entering the Capitol Reef and Fuita, Utan, are.
folder 18: Miscellaneous
folder 19: Scenic areas
240: Geyser at Yellowstone Park.
241: Mount Timpanogos
242: Southern Utah desert, 1966.
243-245: Doll House area in Southern Utah
246: Dean R. Brimhall in scenic area of Southern Utan
247: Southern Utah around Moab and Capitol Reef area.
248: Maze area east of Peter Mesa
249: Candle Stack Tower
folder 20: Photographs of hiking trips
250: Dean R. Brimhall looking northwest from the top of Mount Timpanogos, February 19, 1916.
251: View from Mount Timpanogos
252: View of the "Slides" on Mount Timpanogos.
253: L. H. Hardy on top of Mount Timpanogos
254: View from summit of Mount Timpanogos
255: Looking along ridge of Mount Timpanogos
256: Ridge of Mount Timpanogos
257: Dean R. Brimhall climbing across snow basin on Mount Timpanogos
258: View from Mount Timpanogos
259: Dean R. Brimhall
260: Le Grand Hardy at Aspen Grove area, February 19, 1916.
261: View of Springville Rock Canyon, Utah, 1921
262: View of Cascade Mountain and Provo Peak from the top of Little Mountain, 1921. Lynn Wakefield and Joe Nelson shown in foreground.
263: The St. Elais ice cap
264: Wilderness of the St. Elias mountain range.
265: Hubbard glacier and Yukutat Bay.
266: Eastern cliff of Mount Logan
267: Hills east of Ice Bay.
268: Mount Logan from the east showing valley of Logan glacier.
269: Dean R. Brimhall and unidentified friend at Long's Peak near Parawan, Utah.
270: Dean R. Brimhall looking up Long's Peak.
271: Dean R. Brimhall and unidentified friend climbing Long's Peak.
272: Unidentified friend of Dean R. Brimhall at the summit of Long's Peak
273-275: Long's Peak
276: Long's Peak Trail.
277: Dean R. Brimhall standing by a car in Long's Peak area
278: Mount Watson in background behind Washington Lake Dam.
279: Loading pit at Washington Lake, September 1911
280: Cottin Mountain beyond Trial Lake
281: View from the top of Provo Peak
folder 21: Photographs of hiking trips
282: Springville Rock Canyon, Spring of 1921. Ruddy Biddolph in photograph
283: Dean R. Brimhall climbing a ridge near Buckley's Mine, Spring of 1921
284: Ruddy Biddolph at Little Rock Canyon, Utah, 1921.
285: Natural bridge in Springville Little Rock Canyon, Utah, 1921
286: Ruddy Biddolph at Spring Rock Canyon, Utah, 1921
287: Springville Rock Canyon, 1921
288: In Springville Rock Canyon near Buckler's Mine looking toward Provo Peak
289: Mount Baldy
290: The Devil's Portage
291: The Devil's Portage, "L'Islet Falls"
292: Manuau River flowing into Peribouhia
293: Chutes of the Peribouhia
294: High banks and heavy wind on the Peribouhia
295: Exploration trip for Timpanogos trip on Little Mountain, January 29, 1921. Dean R. Brimhall on the right.
296-305: Mount Timpanogos
306-307: Dean R. Brimhall on Mount Timpanogos trip, 1921
308: Washington Lake Dam, September 1911
309: Bridel Veil Falls, Provo Canyon, Utah, February 16, 1929
310: Near the head of Slide Canyon, Provo Lake in the distance.
311-313: Dean R. Brimhall at Maple Flat, January 15, 1920
314: "Cobra Rock" and "The Sailor." This formation is located at the south end of "Andy Miller" flats
315: Bulls fighting at Water Hole Flat
316: Part of the "Finns on Big Sand Tank Canyon"
folder 22: Hunting photographs with Utah Pacific Airways
317: Ernie Longbreak, Vern Carter, Jack Wheelright, and Dean Brimhall with dead buffalo on Antelope Island, circa 1931
318: Hauling the buffalo home by airplane
319: Hunters and dead deer hanging on plane
320-321: Utah Pacific Airways - plane and hanger
322-323: Utah Pacific Airways - aerial views
324: Frank B. Smith - Scotty's father-in-law. (Neg)
Content Description +/-
Brimhall was director of research of the Civil Aeronautics administration, was active in the Work Progress Administration during the 1930s, and was once president of Utah Pacific Airways. His wife, Lila Eccles Brimhall, was active in Utah drama and was a professor of speech and drama at the University of Utah. Brimhall's photographs include family portraits and pictures of his associations with the CAA, the WPA, and Utah Pacific Airways. Also included are examples of petroglyphs and pictographs in southern Utah and Brimhall and friends on hiking and cross-country ski tours.
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EAD Creation Date:
12 March 2004
Dean Brimhall Audiovisual Collection A0473, Deam R. Brimhall Papers MS 114