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Laramie, Wyoming, History by Kim Viner
STEPHEN AND EVA DOWNEY DAY By Kim Viner
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Stephen and Eva Downey Day Celebration. As proclaimed by Albany County and the city of Laramie. Laramie, Wyoming, July 28, 2019
THE ANTELOPE CREEK JOHNSON RANCH By Dicksie Knight May
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Family history of the Johnson ranch on Antelope Creek in Albany County, Wyoming.
West to Wyoming The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Stephen Wheeler Downey By Kim Viner
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The biography of Stephen Wheeler Downey covering his sevice in the Union Army during the Civil War and his move to Wyoming Territory in 1869. While in Wyoming he was a noted legislator, business... More > booster and mining speculator. He was also central to the founding of the University of Wyoming and its location in Laramie.< Less
West to Wyoming The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Stephen Wheeler Downey By Kim Viner
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A biography of Laramie, Wyoming, pioneer Stephen Wheeler Downey. Stephen Wheeler Downey was an extraordinary man. Born in Maryland in 1839 he served in the Union Army during the Civil War. After... More > being wounded and leaving the army, he established a successful legal career and at the age of 30 he moved to Wyoming. There he began a lifelong quest for the elusive mineral wealth that he believed was in the Medicine Bow Mountains. The big strike never came and he relied on his legal practice to provide for his wife and 12 children. Always public minded he served seven terms in the legislatures of the territory and state. His crowning achievement came with the founding of the University of Wyoming. His efforts to bring it to life earned him the title of Father of the University. Follow Stephen Downey West to Wyoming< Less
Rediscovering the Ivinsons By Kim Viner
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Edward and Jane Ivinson, along with their daughter Maggie and her husband Galusha Grow, were one of the most influential families in Laramie, Wyoming. This new volume by Ivinson researcher Kim Viner... More > expands upon earlier work by including additional information on Jane, Maggie and Galusha. While Jane’s childhood remains mostly a mystery, her impact on early Laramie is recounted in detail. The story of Maggie and Galsuha is told in print for the first time, including their residence in San Diego, California. Rediscovering the Ivinsons also broadens the examination of Ivinson’s wealth and his dedication to the well-being of his community in his later years through his numerous philanthropic works. Follow the Ivinson story from the West Indies, to England, and America as it leads the family to Laramie, Wyoming. Ultimately their impact would be measured over six decades and would help transform Laramie and Albany County into modern communities.< Less
Melville C. Brown Frontier Lawyer and Jurist By Kim Viner
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The first ever biography of Melville C. Brown. Brown was a 60 year resident of Laramie, Wyoming and a member of the bar for for his entire life in Wyoming. He served in many political and judicial... More > capacities from 1868 until 1928.< Less
A Year in the Life of the Ivinsons By Kim Viner
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The story of one year in the life of Edward and Jane Ivinson; September 1892-1893. Details his run for governor of Wyoming; the construction of their mansion in Laramie, Wyoming; his purchase of... More > Merchants National Bank in San Diego, California, and the every day activities of their lives.< Less
Edward Ivinson: A Biography By Kim Viner
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An updated biography of Edward Ivinson, the foremost philanthropist in the history of Laramie, Wyoming. This new look at his life includes updated information to the previously known history of the... More > man, his ancestry, business endeavors and travels.< Less
Edward Ivinson: A Biography By Kim Viner
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A detailed examination of the life of Edward Ivinson, the foremost philanthropist in the history of Laramie, Wyoming. This new look at his life includes information which updates and changes the... More > previously known history of the man, his ancestry, business endeavors and travels. A new biography of Edward Ivinson updating the family oral history with accurate documentation.< Less