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(Buster Hyder Interview, Santa Barbara Island 1986)
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=====[[HYDER, Denton O. “Buster” | Buster Hyder ]]Interview, Santa Barbara Island 1986=====
 
 
 
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| '''Tape 1:'''
 
'''OCTOBER 23, 1986'''
 
 
'''LANDING COVE''': <BR>
 
Chinese fishing shack, footbridge, wharf, Hyder Lease 1914-1919; pumping water; track & sled; Hyder house; winds; eye-bolt; boom; unloading sheep; horses and mules; trail; Paul Wills; landings; 'woolies'—poultry blown out to sea. <BR>
 
'''MIDWAY LANDING:'''<BR>
 
Uncle Cleve's house; lobster receivers; Margaret Hyder, his wife; Marguerite Blue & her 3 goats; Russian Joe; Phil & Ethel; other work—hauling sheep; fishing; Bob Brooks; Herb Lester; George Hammond; Ed Vail; hogs and calves; sheep from SCRI; sheep from SNI; Lowell Sumner; Smugglers Cove, SCrI; Indian graves; Graveyard Canyon, SBI; Albacore season—12 boat co-op; Smugglers Cove, SCrI well & orange tree; iceplant & 'cabin stalks' (Coreopsis). <BR>
 
'''ARCH POINT:''' <BR>
 
Collecting gravel, Orcas beached to eat sea lions; rock wall; rabbits and cats; trail to the top; discusses San Miguel Island. <BR>
 
'''HIKE TO ISLAND TOP & QUONSET HUT:'''<BR>
 
Discusses San Nicolas Island—drowning of his father, Al Hyder (56); Roy Agee; Coast Guard (Itasca); sinking of ''Nora II'' at SNI.<BR>
 
[end of tape 1]
 
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| '''Tape 2:'''
 
'''HIKING THE ISLAND:''' <BR>
 
Rabbits; Environmental Assessment (Bill Ehorn); walking up hillside; Coreopsis (cabin stalks); Arch Point; Dams, Webster Point, guano, cactus, sheep didn't eat Coreopsis; walking to Elephant Seal Cove trail; planting of Eucalyptus trees in "A. H." in 1920; wagon road; hay bailer and rake; growing hay; (hiking to saddle); wooden troughs; cistern at house; airplane landed on SBI; bare spots "bad lands."<BR>
 
'''OVERLOOKING WEBSTER POINT:''' <BR>
 
location of dam; sheep corrals; waiving lantern to draw boats in at night; Hyders bummed groceries and traded mutton; hay bailer dropped down sled hill into water; south end cave; never found fresh water; no elephant seals on SBI; elephant seal from Guadalupe Island, MX, 1918; Cleve's lobster cabin made from old fish market lumber from San Pedro; burned a patch a block square in size on Webster Point for potato field—too much guano and salt; loss of hay crop when buyer didn't pay; no sand beaches on SBI; one wing fence to run sheep; hog-tied sheep on sled; boiling and eating sea gull eggs; description of Hyder house tied to deadman by cables to keep it from blowing down.<BR>
 
'''HIKE TO SIGNAL PEAK:''' <BR>
 
Foxtails; Brown Pelicans on north side of island; Ravens; reservoirs and cement settling tank; 1986 weather station; water-collecting system of ditches. <BR>
 
[end of tape 2]
 
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| '''Tape 3.''' <BR>
 
Buster Hyder Interview, continued. <span style="color:#FFFFFF">location of dam; sheep corrals; waiving lantern to draw boats in at night; Hyders bummed groceries and traded mutton; hay bailer dropped down sled hill into water; south end cave;</span>
 
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| '''Tape 4.''' <BR>
 
Buster Hyder Interview, continued. <span style="color:#FFFFFF">location of dam; sheep corrals; waiving lantern to draw boats in at night; Hyders bummed groceries and traded mutton; hay bailer dropped down sled hill into water; south end cave;</span>
 
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| '''Tape 5.''' <BR>
 
Buster Hyder Interview, continued. <span style="color:#FFFFFF">location of dam; sheep corrals; waiving lantern to draw boats in at night; Hyders bummed groceries and traded mutton; hay bailer dropped down sled hill into water; south end cave;</span>
 
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| '''Tape 6.''' <BR>
 
Buster Hyder Interview, continued. <span style="color:#FFFFFF">location of dam; sheep corrals; waiving lantern to draw boats in at night; Hyders bummed groceries and traded mutton; hay bailer dropped down sled hill into water; south end cave;</span>
 
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