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    • 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, 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, 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...
    • 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.
    • Owens Family History, 2006 August 29

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History; Mormon Pioneers -- Biography, Owens Family
    • Mermaids of Show Low Creek. MP3 Clip is 2 min 41 sec. of 6.125 hour interview
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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,...
    • 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

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