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    • 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. ...
    • 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
    • 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, 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Porter Family History, Part 2

    • Porter, David C.
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mail carriers; Masonic Lodge; Shriners; Show Low (Ariz.);
    • Part 2: David C. Porter had a busy civic life as well. He joined the Masons in Show Low shortly after his father died, having had a Masonic funeral. He served as secretary for 15 years and was Grand Master in 1990. And then he became a...
    • 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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