WALTER JONES received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Wyoming, a master's degree in history from the University of Utah, and a master's degree in library science from Brigham Young University. He served for four years in the U.S. Army as a Korean linguist and spent twenty-three years in Utah and Wyoming Army National Guard units. He is the assistant head of the Special Collections Department at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. He is the author o/History of the Sand Bar, 1888-1977 which focuses on the history of Casper, Wyoming's, red light district (Casper, Wyo.: BASO, 1981). He has published historical articles in Annals of Wyoming and Beehive History. Several of his book reviews and short stories have appeared in Viet Nam War Generation Journal. He is currently working on a history of Chinese vegetable gardeners in Salt Lake City, 1878-1911, and is finishing a book-length history of the oilfields of Uinta County, Wyoming. His wife, Helen Walker Jones, has a master of fine arts degree from the University of Utah and is currently teaching a creative writing class at Brigham Young University. Helen and Walter have two children, David and Shannon.