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    • 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
    • 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 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, 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 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...
    • 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, 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.
    • 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...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 2

    • Reidhead, Val
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Show Low (Ariz.); Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Timber--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Reidhead family
    • Part 2: Val describes the days when the Reidhead Lumber Company operated between McNeil Road and Whipple Road, before Central Ave. existed. The Chamber of Commerce building was their office, and Charlie Reidhead had a home nearby. Show Low as a...
    • 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...
    • Owens Family History, Part 2

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 2: Moylen Owens continues his storytelling of childhood memories growing up on Huning Street. He describes his family of 11 siblings, the neighbors, the Apache Indians who came to town, and of the other traffic outside his home. He...
    • Owens Family History, Part 3

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 3: Moylen continues telling his childhood memories as he grew up in the large Owens family. He reads a sweet poem he wrote that depicts his "coming of age," when he decided he wanted to be a cowboy. He also talks about the teachers, fellow...
    • Owens Family History, Part 4

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 4: Moylen returns home from WWII, and meets Joy at a dance in Lakeside. Joy joins in to tell the story of how they met. They describe their early married life, the dairy they ran, the A&W Root Beer Drive-In that Joy ran, the plant nursery,...

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