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You've searched: Oral Histories of Pinetop, Lakeside, McNary and Whiteriver, Arizona

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    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Women; Snowflake (Ariz.); Lakeside (Ariz.); Sheep ranchers--Arizona--Biography;...
    • Part 2: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of the Amos family, their great grandparents and grandparents on their mother's paternal side, and of the West family, their father's ancestors. In 1874, Milton and Allie Amos migrated from Missouri...
    • Magill Family History

    • Magill, Mittie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; McNary, James Graham; Logging -- Arizona; Maverick (Ariz.);
    • Mittie's ancestors came to Arizona to ranch on the Blue River in the late 1800s. Her parents met when her father was a bronco rider and her mother was living on her grandparents' ranch. After they married they traveled around Arizona and western...
    • Gardner Frost Family History, Part 1

    • Frost, Nella
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Lakeside (Ariz.); Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Electric cooperatives
    • Nella’s great grandmother Medlock immigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah from England, pushing a hand cart across the United States. Joseph Albert Lewis, Nella's great grandfather, was born in Utah. They met and married there, and then moved to...
    • Baeza, Jo History, Part 2

    • Baeza, Jo
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Arizona Culture Keeper; Newspapers--Arizona; Pinetop, (Ariz.); U.S. Forest Service;
    • Part 2: In 1965, Jo moved to Pinetop, bought the only house for sale from Pearl Penrod, a house built by Ethel Stephens, the cook at the McNary Guest House. She also got the only job in town working for Bob Fernandez Realty. There were about 600...
    • Castillo Velasquez Family History Part 2

    • Castillo Velasquez, Carmen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.)--History; Mexicans--Arizona; Mexicans--Attitudes; Mexicans--Employment--Arizona;
    • Part 2: Carmen Castillo married Rudy Velasquez at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in McNary. Rudy is older than Carmen, so had already been to the Korean War when they met on a blind date. Rudy's family had been living at Fort Wingate, New Mexico...
    • McNeil & Lee Family History, Part 5

    • Lee, Esther McNeil
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Part 5: Esther was 13 years old when she first met Lawrence Lee. She had gone to stay with one of her sisters who lived at Copper Glance in Miami, Arizona, where several other White Mountain families lived. Lawrence stayed at Robber's Roost and...
    • 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...
    • Jacobs Family History

    • Jacobs, Sue Penrod and Jacobs, Jake
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Lodging-houses--United States--History--19th century
    • Jake Jacobs came to Arizona August 1953 to help his in-laws move to Chandler with full intentions of returning to Indiana. While working in a service station to get enough cash to return, he met the Superintendent of McNary Schools, who was...
    • Rhoton Family History, Part 1

    • Rhoton, Kent
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormons--Arizona--History;
    • Part 1: In the 1880's, Kent's great grandfather Lorenzo Dow Rhoton and family immigrated from Kentucky, first to Taylor, and then to Shumway, Arizona. Lorenzo subsistence farmed and worked at Shumway's gristmill. Wilson Shumway was a Mormon...
    • Baeza, Jo History, Part 1

    • Baeza, Jo
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Arizona Culture Keeper; Newspapers--Arizona; Pinetop, (Ariz.); U.S. Forest Service;
    • Part 1: Jo was born in Minnesota immersed in history and writing. Her great grandparents built one of the first hotels in the territory in 1854, encountering the Dakota-Sioux conflict on the edge of the frontier. Her grandfather Johnson was a...
    • Russell Family History, Part 3

    • Russell, Verna Mae and Russell, David
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Verna Mae tells of how she came to McNary, Arizona as a child. She describes the typical African-American quarters, the African-American and Indian schools she attended, the churches and restaurants, and the jobs she held in the logging and...
    • 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...
    • Larson Family History, Part 4

    • Larson, Jeff
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators, Indian; Arizona State Legislature; Mormons -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th Century; Mormon Women -- Political Activity -- United States --History; Mormon Pioneers...
    • Jeff Larson tells of his great grandfather Mons Larson's family emigrating from Sweden to the United States for the purpose of settling as Mormons in Arizona. They were in the first group from Utah to encounter the Grand Canyon in Northern...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bittorf Family History, Part 1

    • Bittorf, Mary Ellen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Pinetop (Ariz.); Pinetop Lakeside (Ariz.); Arizona Pharmacist; Blue Ridge Unified School District (Navajo County, Ariz.); Apache County (Ariz.);
    • Part 1 covers the Bittorf family history. Mary Ellen's parents came to Arizona during the Great Depression. She was born in Phoenix, but lived in Buckeye, Prescott, Casa Grande and Yuma with her parents as her father traveled with his career at...
    • McNeil & Lee Family History, Part 2

    • Lee, Esther McNeil
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Part 2: Esther Lee tells of how her grandfather, John McNeil, and how his families moved to Forestdale before there was a Show Low, living among the Indians on the White Mountain Apache Reservation. John McNeil built his home without access to...
    • 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...
    • Penrod Family History

    • Penrod, Sue Jacobs
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography;
    • Sue tells the stories passed down through her family of the history of Pinetop, Arizona from the earliest Penrod family settling the area to the recent past. She shares her childhood memories of growing up, the school, her friends and relatives...
    • Johnson Family History, Part 1

    • Johnson, Raymond
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- Arizona; Lakeside (Ariz.); White Mountains -- 1900's; Irrigation -- Arizona -- 1880's...
    • Part 1: Raymond Johnson tells of his grandparents migrating to Arizona Territory from Utah in the 1880's and settling in the White Mountains. Raymond's father Abe grew up on the Milk Ranch and went to school with the Cooley children. Raymond's...

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