Minnie Elizabeth Tolman and Hyrum Pickett Home

Back Row: Hyrum Pickett, “Chippy the dog,” Moroni Pickett, “Jimmy the cat,” Oliver Pickett. Front Row: Eugene Pickett, Minnie Tolman Pickett (wife of Hyrum), Francis Amelia Clegg Pickett (wife of Moroni) holding Olive Pickett (now Mrs. Walt...
First Days in Oakley: A Stove Explodes

First Days in Oakley: A Stove Explodes

(From short history of Alice Bracken¬†written by her daughter Minnie Elizabeth Tolman Pickett. She describes her family’s arrival to the Oakley Valley.) I well remember the day we drove down into the Oakley valley. The weather was hot and dry, the dust five or...

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