Verne Steen


Verne Steen, 1940s

Verne Steen lived and worked on the Empire Ranch from 1941-1945 with his uncle and aunt, Fred and Ruby Barnett. This interview is a video recording of a walking tour of the Ranch House and the Grove House (which he called, appropriately, the Manager’s House), with his remembrances of his experiences on the Empire.

Full transcript available upon request:

Date of Interview: October 12, 2009
Interviewer: Sarah Miller