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    • Lacey Bennett Oral History Interview

    • Lacey Bennett Oral History Interview
    • Bennett, Lacey
    • Glendale, Arizona; 75th Anniversary of Glendale, Arizona's Incorporation; Murphy Park; Bennett, Archie Wellington; Salt River; Glenwood Hotel
    • This is an auditory version of the Glimpses into Glendale’s Past videotape. An interview by Thelma Heatwole prepared in connection with the 75th Anniversary celebration of Glendale’s incorporation. It features Lacey Wellington Bennett, the son...
    • Oral History Interview with John L. Conovaloff

    • Oral History Interview with John L. Conovaloff
    • Conovaloff, John L.
    • Conovaloff, John L.; Glendale, Arizona; Russian Community; Molokan Church; Salt River; Arizona State Fairgrounds; Pendergast Elementary School; Farming; Tolleson
    • Russian immigrant, John Conovaloff was member of the Russian community which settled in Glendale, Arizona around 1910. In the 1920s he watched as many members of the Russian colony moved to California, due to the Cotton Crash and because of the...
    • Tom Kadomoto

    • Tom Kadomoto
    • Kadomoto, Tom
    • Japanese American families--Arizona; Japanese-American Relocation; World War II; Glendale, AZ; Glendale Arizona Historical Society; Japanese American farmers
    • Tom Kadomoto achieved 23 “firsts” for a Japanese American in Glendale. He joined the Army in 1941. Later, after declaration of war he volunteered for Military Intelligence School. He was stationed on the Pacific Front under General MacArthur,...
    • Vernon Tuckey

    • Vernon Tuckey
    • Tuckey, Vernon
    • Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz.) -- Beach; Arizona Canal -- swimming; FBI; Glendale Union High School
    • Vernon Tuckey, a former FBI agent, attended Glendale Grammar School and Glendale Union High School. He was a star athlete and fondly remembers the Sands family passing out stockings filled with fruit, nuts and candy to every child at Glendale...
    • Dr. Robert Ashe

    • Dr. Robert Ashe
    • Ashe, Dr. Robert
    • Glendale (Ariz) -- Newspaper; Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz) --Social life and customs; Glendale (Ariz) -- Glendale Union High School
    • In the 1940s, Dr. Robert Ashe was the former Superintendent of Glendale and Peoria High School Districts, during a period of great growth. He was instrumental in transforming Glendale School District from a small farming town school district, to a...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • John Coury Oral History Interview
    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Jeanne Malloque Oral History Interview

    • Jeanne Malloque Oral History Interview
    • Malloque, Jeanne (Ipharr)
    • Glendale, AZ; Basque; Sheepherding; Flagstaff, AZ; Discrimination; Glendale Union High School
    • Jeanne Malloque was born in Idaho, in May of 1921. She and her family moved to Phoenix as a means to alleviate her brother’s asthma symptoms. Settling in Glendale in 1928. Her father was born in the French Pyrenees Mountains – Basque Country....
    • Edna Meyer and Retha (Bolding) Beveridge Oral History Interview

    • Edna Meyer and Retha (Bolding) Beveridge Oral History Interview
    • Meyer, Edna and Beveridge, Retha (Bolding)
    • Glendale, AZ; African American Community; Cartwright School District; Phoenix (Maryvale), AZ; Automobiles; Basque Community; Bolding, Charles; Cattle Ranching; Chinese Community; Cotton Farming; Glendale Grammar School; Horses; Japanese...
    • Edna Meyer and Retha Beveridge, elementary school teachers, who were born in Glendale in the early Twentieth Century, come together in this interview to reminisce about Glendale, the early years. They both remember swimming at Glendale Beach and...
    • Arnold Ong Oral History Interview

    • Arnold Ong Oral History Interview
    • Ong, Arnold
    • Glendale, AZ; Chinese Americans; Boy Scouts; Gene's Market; WWII
    • Arnold Ong was born in China, he immigrated with his family to the United States in 1934. His father had immigrated earlier to establish himself, he began running a grocery business in Phoenix, Arizona. His family bought two lots of land in...
    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview

    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview
    • Otondo, JY "EC"
    • Glendale, AZ: Arizona Communities; Basque Community; Los Angeles, CA; Great Depression; Sheep Ranching;
    • “EC” Otondo was part of one of the first, if not the first sheep families to live in Arizona. He remembers herding his sheep down the trail from northern Arizona to Gilbert. Moving along the San Francisco Peaks into the valley. During this...
    • Oral History Interview with Maria Socorro Salinas

    • Oral History Interview with Maria Socorro Salinas
    • Salinas, Maria Socorro
    • Mexican Americans; Glendale, AZ; Farming; Japanese Americans; Konishi; Education; Fiesta Patrias; Murphy Park; Catholic Church
    • Maria Socorro Salinas was a Mexican American born in Glendale, Arizona. Her father worked on Konishi’s farm as a foreman. Yutaka Konishi leased land from Louis Sands at 55th Avenue between Orangewood and Northern Avenues. He raised lettuce and...
    • Helen Okabayashi Tanita Oral History Interview

    • Helen Okabayashi Tanita Oral History Interview
    • Tanita, Helen Okabayashi
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Agriculture; Japenase American; Glendale Union High School
    • Helen Okabayashi Tanita, a Japanese American and daughter of a Japanese Truck farmer, attended Pedergast Grammar School and later Glendale Union High School. She and her sister were involved in many sports, including tennis, softball and pep club....
    • Glendale Public Library Oral History with Glenda Wilson and Judy Rhodes, January 27, 2010.

    • Glendale Public Library Oral History with Glenda Wilson and Judy Rhodes, January 27, 2010.
    • Rhodes, Judy and Wilson, Glenda
    • Glendale Public Library; Velma Teague Library; Glendale (Ariz.); Libraries--Glendale, Az. Librarians
    • Glenda Wilson and Judy Rhodes were long-term Glendale Public Library employees when they retired in the last decade. Judy was 16 and still in high school when Library Director Velma Teague hired her. Glenda was newly married and a Texas transplant...
    • Dale Huss Interview

    • Dale Huss Interview
    • Huss, Dale
    • Huss, Dale; World War II Aviation; World War II Training; B-17s; B-24s; Luke AFB; World War II
    • Interview with Dale Huss includes audio file and transcript.
    • Nelson Mitchell, Jr. Video Oral History Interview

    • Nelson Mitchell, Jr. Video Oral History Interview
    • Mitchell, Nelson, Jr.
    • Luke AFB; WWII; Navy; African American Armed Forces; Pearl Harbor; Phoenix, AZ
    • Video oral history interview with Nelson Mitchell, Jr. where he discusses his career in the US Navy during WWII.
    • Mark Wenell, TSgt, Oral History Video Interview

    • Mark Wenell, TSgt, Oral History Video Interview
    • Wenell, TSgt, Mark
    • Luke AFB; Afghanistan -- Afghanistan War; Security Forces, USAF
    • Video oral history interview with TSgt Mark Wenell where he discusses his twenty-five years of service in the United States Air Force. He began his career in 1984 at Ft. Dix, NJ and retired from Luke AFB in 2009. TSgt Wenell participated in...

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