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    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Turley Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Turley, Charles H.
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Turley Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona
    • History of Woodruff, AZ dams. MP3 Clip is 2:56 min of 1 hour interview
    • Turley Family History, 1977 Feb 19

    • Turley, Elizabeth Ann Morona
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- History; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History
    • Early Woodruff water and power hardships. MP3 Clip is 4:48 min of 1 hour interview
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Porter Family History, Part 1

    • Porter, David C.
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mail carriers; Masonic Lodge; Show Low (Ariz.); World War II, 1939-1945
    • Part 1: David C. Porter's grandfather Thomas Jefferson Porter represented the South in the Civil War, as he was from Tennessee. After the War, the Porters relocated on the Tularosa Creek, south of Quemado, in New Mexico where they dry-land farmed...
    • Turley Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Turley, Charles H.
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- History; Freight and Freightage -- West (U.S.) -- History
    • Early freighting between Woodruff and Ft. Apache, AZ. MP3 Clip is 5:09 min of 1hour interview
    • Solomon, Shumway Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Shumway, Elizabeth
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Solomon Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History;
    • Pioneer Grandfather Solomon's trip from Utah to Taylor, AZ by ox team. MP3 Clip is 7:18 min of 1+ hour interview
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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. ...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 1

    • Reidhead, Val
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Show Low (Ariz.); Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Timber--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Reidhead family
    • Part 1: Val Reidhead's family was always in the sawmill business. He remembered growing up in lumber camps around Linden and Pinedale, Clay Springs and all over the country. Val's grandfather John Oscar Reidhead came from Utah sometime in the...
    • Owens Family History, Part 1

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 1: Moylen Owens gives the history of the James Clark Owens, who was a rock mason that helped build the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. James Clark Owens was one of the earliest Mormon pioneers to come to this area, first settling in...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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