Weber State University

The following is an oral history interview with Dr. Dianna Abel, conducted on July 18, 2019 in her office, by Kandice Harris. Dianna discusses her life, her memories at Weber State University, and the impact of the 19th Amendment. Alexis Stokes, the video technician, is also present during this interview.

Gordon Allred discusses his career at Weber State from 1963 to 2011 as a professor of English. The interview took place on March 7, 2014.

Sally Arway discusses her career as a Librarian at Weber State University from 1962 to 1991. The interview took place on November 5, 2007.

Karen Beaver discusses her time working in the Nursing program at Weber State University. The interview took place on May 11, 1995.

Ora Jean Belnap discusses growing up in Weber County, her time at Weber College, and her experiences with the Dee School of Nursing. The interview took place on August 26, 2008.

L.G. Bingham discusses his work as a lawyer representing criminals and capital murder cases, and his time teaching at police academies. He shares his memories of Ogden and 25th Street, including the presence of prostitution and gambling, and discusses his time at Weber State University as a lecturer and professor in criminal justice. The interview took place on August 5, 2013.

Lue Birch discusses his knowledge of 25th Street. He describes joining the police force in 1949, and his experiences with hustlers, Madames, and the other officers. The interview took place on July 16, 2013. 

Thomas R. Burton talks of his time at Weber State University as a professor of English. He also held administrative positions, including Vice President for Academic Affairs, and served several terms as president of the Faculty Senate. The interview took place on March 11, 2008.

Diane Call shares her experiences with Weber State University. She graduated from Weber State University in 1983 and spent time working in the Women’s Career Center on campus. The interview took place on November 7, 2011.

Howard Charles Call shares details of his life and his experiences with Weber State University. Dr. Call worked as a dentist in Ogden, Utah for many years and served on several dentistry boards in the State of Utah before retiring. He was also instrumental in getting the Dental Hygiene Program started at Weber State University. The interview took place on November 7, 2011.