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Oral Histories of Pinetop, Lakeside, McNary and Whiteriver, Arizona
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    • Cooley Family History, Part 5

    • Cooley Family History, Part 5
    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Kinishba Site (Ariz.);
    • Anthony Cooley tells of a period in his life where he lived in the Kinishba Indian ruins at Fort Apache, on the White Mountain Indian Reservation. He first gives us a brief history of staying with his father there in 1963, and his job as a tour...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 1

    • Cooley Family History, Part 1
    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Civil War in the West; Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; Crook, General (George), 1829-1890; Navajo County (Ariz.); Show Low (Ariz.)--History; White Mountain...
    • Anthony Cooley tells the history of his famous great grandfather, Corydon E. Cooley, through documentation and family stories. He traces his arrival to the West prior to the Civil War, records of business enterprises in Colorado and New Mexico,...
    • Russell Family History, Part 1

    • Russell Family History, Part 1
    • Russell, David
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Timber--Arizona; McNary (Ariz.)--History; African American families--Arizona--McNary
    • David Russell tells of how he came to the saw mill town of McNary, Arizona as a teenager, and how he worked his way into a variety of positions in the mills, in the forest, and on the Apache Railroad until he retired a supervisor and an active...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 3

    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 3
    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Diana Wilson Butler describes her mother Martha McNary Wilson Chilcothe as a feisty teenager when the family came to the Sitgreaves National Forest and White Mountain Apache Reservation in order to develop the timber industry of the area. Martha...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 1

    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 1
    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; McNary, (Ariz.) -- History; Timber -- Ariz.; Segregation; Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Apache and Sitgreaves National...
    • Diana Wilson Butler is the grand daughter of James G. McNary, the banker who invested in the timber industry of Northeastern Arizona in the early to mid-1900s. She describes the landscape and culture of the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, and the...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 2

    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 2
    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Bankers -- Arizona --Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; Timber -- Arizona;
    • Diana Wilson Butler, grand daughter of James G. McNary, tells the family's history and stories that were passed down in the family of their affluent lifestyle, and their emphasis on education, in contrast to their ardent love of the country, the...
    • Dysterheft Family History

    • Dysterheft Family History
    • Dysterheft, Georgia
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Dysterheft, Arnold H., 1911 - 1999; Dysterheft, Georgia C.; Medical doctors -- Arizona; Hospitals -- Arizona; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Historical societies
    • Georgia gives the history of the Dr. Arnold H. Dysterheft family, of his life's work at the McNary, Arizona Hospital, a sawmill town that was once the social-economic hub of Northeastern Arizona. She credits him for his efforts to establish a...
    • Fisher Family History, Part 2

    • Fisher Family History, Part 2
    • Fisher, H.W. and Mary Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.);
    • H.W. and Mary Lee Fisher continue their excellent lesson on the history of the early to mid 20th Century timber industry and the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, from the African-American laborer's perspective. They came as newlyweds from...
    • Fisher Family History, Part 1

    • Fisher Family History, Part 1
    • Fisher, H.W. and Mary Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.);
    • H.W. and Mary Lee Fisher give a excellent lesson on the history of the early to mid 20th Century timber industry and the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, from the African-American laborer's perspective. They came as newly-weds from Mississippi to...
    • Crozier Family History

    • Crozier Family History
    • Crozier, Harriet
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Nurses and nursing -- West (U.S.A.); McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Pinetop (Ariz.);
    • Hattie tells of her coming to work as a nurse at the little hospital in the logging and sawmill town of McNary, Arizona just after WWII. She describes the company town, tells us how she met and married her husband, and tells of their lives...
    • Larson Family History, Part 1

    • Larson Family History, Part 1
    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Coconino County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography;
    • In Part 1, Augusta Larson tells of her affluent beginnings in Flagstaff, her education and her early career as a schoolteacher in Holbrook, Arizona. She recalls what influenced her to convert to the Latter-day Saints' religion, and of meeting and...
    • Hansen Family History, Part 1

    • Hansen Family History, Part 1
    • Hansen, Don L.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Biography; Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona --Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Crook's Trail (Ariz.); Roads -- Arizona; Automobiles -- Arizona -- White Mountains -- 1900's;...
    • In Part 1, Don L. Hansen gives a brief history of his ancestors. He was born in 1900 to Niels S. and Rosebelle Gardner Hansen in Snowflake. His great-grandparents Hans and Sophia Hansen Sr. and her sister immigrated from Denmark to the United...
    • Fish Family History, Part 3

    • Fish Family History, Part 3
    • Fish, Ferrell
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Educators -- Arizona -- biographies
    • In Part 1, Ferrell Fish tells the story of his great grandfather Fish migrating to Arizona in response to Brigham Young's sending out of Mormon pioneers in the mid-late 1800's. He adds how his grandfather and six other families moved to what would...
    • Buell Family History, Part 2

    • Buell Family History, Part 2
    • Buell, Ed and Buell, Ted
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Pinetop-Lakeside (Ariz.) -- History; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Whiteriver (Ariz.);
    • In Part 2 Ed and Ted Buell continue remembering growing up in Pinetop, Arizona during WWII, and of attending high school in nearby McNary, Arizona. When Ed graduated, the Korean War was on, so he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and became a flight...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 2

    • Cooley Family History, Part 2
    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • In Part 2, Anthony discusses the history of the Cooley Ranch, of Corydon E. Cooley's affiliations with Marion Clark and the Huning brothers, and the early Mormons. He gives in detail various versions of the legend of the card game that named the...
    • Larson Family History, Part 2

    • Larson Family History, Part 2
    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography;
    • in Part 2, Augusta Larson continues to talk about her life as the wife of Wallace Larson, her growing family and her teaching career in Snowflake, Lakeside, and Whiteriver schools. She tells of her husband's meteoric rise from getting his high...
    • Fish Family History, Part 2

    • Fish Family History, Part 2
    • Fish, Rollin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- accidents; Sawmills -- Arizona;
    • In part 2, Barry Richens continues to interview Rollin Fish, Ferrell Fish's father, in 1977. Mr. Fish continues to recall his life in Lakeside, working in the family store and for the family sawmill. He ends by telling of an accident that cut off...
    • Russell Family History, Part 2

    • Russell Family History, Part 2
    • Russell, David
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • In Part 2, David Russell continues describing McNary and the fringe communities of Pinetop, Lakeside, Show Low, and the White Mountain Apache Reservation, also involved in the McNary timber industry in the 1940's and later. But now, he speaks as...
    • Hansen Family History, Part 2

    • Hansen Family History, Part 2
    • Hansen, Don L.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Biography; Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona --Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Crook's Trail (Ariz.); Roads -- Arizona; Automobiles -- Arizona -- White Mountains -- 1900's;...
    • In Part 2, Don L. Hansen is 21 years old and now an adult applying for his own homestead of 90 acres. He would work at the sawmill during the day and then plow his fields by moonlight. Then for seven years he worked for his father's dairy. In...
    • Guenther Family History, Part 2

    • Guenther Family History, Part 2
    • Guenther, Minnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Native Americans; White Mountain Apache Indians -- Arizona;
    • In Part 2, Minnie Guenther begins by describing her first impressions of the White Mountain Apache culture. She remembers their early attempts to reach out to school children, their first baptism, and her children being born without medical or...

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