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    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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...

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