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Oral Histories of the White Mountains
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    • Adams Family History, 2006 April 4

    • Adams Family History, 2006 April 4
    • Adams, Chet
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Adams Family; Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona; Water resources development -- Arizona -- History; Irrigation -- History
    • Show Low Irrigation Company. MP3 Clip is 3 minutes of 58 min. interview
    • Butler Family History, 2006 Apr 27

    • Butler Family History, 2006 Apr 27
    • Butler, Hal
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History; Timber Industry -- Arizona -- History
    • Early timber industry career in White Mountains Arizona. MP3 Clip is 6:43 min of 1:30 hr interview
    • Butler Family History, 2006 April 27

    • Butler Family History, 2006 April 27
    • Butler, Hal
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History; Sheriffs -- Arizona -- Biography, Butler Family
    • Early Law Enforcement. MP3 Clip is 4+ minutes of 1:45 min. interview
    • Cooley, How Show Low was Named, 2001 April 19

    • Cooley, How Show Low was Named, 2001 April 19
    • Cooley, Anthony (Great Grandson of Corydon E. Cooley)
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History -- Show Low
    • One version of how Show Low got its name (Nov 1876). MP3 Clip is 6.2 minutes of 47 min. speech
    • Cooley, Pettis Family History, 2005 Sept 29

    • Cooley, Pettis Family History, 2005 Sept 29
    • Daugherty, Fay
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Apache Indians -- History; Scouts and Scouting -- Arizona -- Biography, Cooley Family; Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Pettis/Cooley Family history; Native Americans; White Mountain cultural and economic history; education. MP3 Clip is 7:27 minutes of 3 hour interview
    • Cooley, Pettis Family History, 2005 Sept 9

    • Cooley, Pettis Family History, 2005 Sept 9
    • Daugherty, Fay and Osborne, Ina (Great Grand Daughters of Corydon E. Cooley)
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- Biography, Cooley Family; Military Camps -- Arizona -- History; Ranch Life -- Arizona -- White Mountains
    • Corydon Cooley and family; early Show Low; White Mountain Indian Reservation. MP3 Clip is 3 min. 25 sec. of 96 minute interview
    • Cooley, The Battle at Cibecue, 2001 April 19

    • Cooley, The Battle at Cibecue, 2001 April 19
    • Cooley, Anthony (Great Grandson of Corydon E. Cooley)
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Apache Indians -- History; Scouts and Scouting -- Arizona -- Biography, Cooley Family; Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Corydon E. Cooley, Chief of Scouts at the Battle of Cibecue. MP3 Clip is 2.3 minutes of 47 min. speech
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 1

    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 1
    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Mormon handcart companies; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona--Biography, Ellsworth, Edmund Lovell, 1819-1893; Ellsworth, Whitney, 1908-1980; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys, Indians; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor;
    • Part 1: Pete Ellsworth's great grandfather Edmund Ellsworth came in a handcart company to Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young then sent him to the Show Low area of Arizona in the 1880's. Pete's grandfather, Abner, was born in Show Low in 1895. ...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 2

    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 2
    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Arizona Dept. of Transportation Highways Division; Snow--Arizona
    • Part 2: Pete remembers starting out as newly-weds, their first home together near Mormon Lake, adjusting to his bride's cooking, and Betty Jo's first horse riding experiences. They had three sons, buy lost their middle one at age 7 to a malignant...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 3

    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 3
    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Oral histories; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Rodeos--Arizona; Bull riding;
    • Part 3: Pete retired from the Arizona Highway Dept. after working there 33 years. Three days later he went to work for Max McKeon at Farm Credit Service counting cattle on ranches they financed. He worked for them for 20 years, mostly with Sam...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 4

    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 4
    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Oral histories; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Rodeos--Arizona; Bull riding; Lion hunting; Bear hunting;
    • Part 4: Pete continues storytelling, now about lion hunting with Gary Hatch and bear hunting experiences with Boyd and Gib Brewer in Corduroy Canyon. Then he goes back to the terrible winter of 1932, when the snow caved in the barn and his older...
    • Foil Family History, Part 1

    • Foil Family History, Part 1
    • Foil, David A. Jr.
    • Oral Histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; McNary, (Ariz.)--History; Timber--Ariz.; Apache Sitgreaves National Forest (Ariz.)
    • Part 1: David A. Foil, Jr. was born in Bogalusa, a sawmill town in Louisiana in 1922. His father didn't work for the timber industry though, but rather for the trains, then a furniture factory. In the midst of the Great Depression when and all...
    • Foil Family History, Part 2

    • Foil Family History, Part 2
    • Foil, David A. Jr.
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; McNary, (Ariz.)--History; Timber--Ariz.;
    • Part 2: David A. Foil, Jr. was inducted into the U.S. Army in Fresno, California because California was where he'd enlisted. He was promptly sent to the salt flats outside Salt Lake City, Utah for basic training. From there he was sent to Lowery...
    • Foil Family History, Part 3

    • Foil Family History, Part 3
    • Foil, David A. Jr.
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Show Low (Ariz.); Tourism--Arizona
    • Part 3: David A. Foil continues to disclose the behind-the-scene history of Show Low's incorporation. The 5-man committee appointed by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors took their offices as the new City Council with a Commissioner form of...
    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24

    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24
    • Hansen, Delbert
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hansen Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History;
    • Early school days in Joseph City, AZ. MP3 Clip is 4:25 minutes of 1:57 hr interview
    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24

    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24
    • Hansen, Alice
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hansen Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona
    • Honeymoon Trail to Utah. MP3 Clip is 6:08 minutes of 1:01 hr interview
    • Hatch Family History, 1977 Feb 12

    • Hatch Family History, 1977 Feb 12
    • Hatch, Clarence Vern
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- History; Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hatch Family; Freight and freightage -- West (U.S.); Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Early freighting between Holbrook and Ft. Apache, AZ. MP3 Clip is 3:47 min of 1:30 hr interview
    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 1

    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 1
    • Nikolaus, Leland
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Show Low (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Small business--Arizona
    • Part 1: At the time of this interview, Leland Nikolaus was 90 years old, and had the distinction of being the oldest living resident having been born in Show Low, Arizona. Leland's grandfather, Franz Ludwig Nikolaus, born in 1858, emigrated from...
    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 2

    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 2
    • Nikolaus, Leland
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Show Low (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Nikolaus Family
    • Part 2: Leland was 70 years old when he retired from the business of Nick's Market. We go back to his early days for a insightful glimpse into the neighbors and activities of Show Low when it was young, as he recalls days and people long passed.

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