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    • Oral History with Marianna Korte, March 24, 2011

    • Korte, Marianna
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History
    • Marianna (Dains) Korte was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1920 to Wesley and Virginia Dains. Her parents taught on an Indian Reservation before her father opened a law practice downtown Phoenix. She married Ray Korte in 1945. In this interview she...
    • Fish House, circa 1870

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • The earliest known street view of the Fish and Stevens Houses, dating from ca. 1870. Edward Nye Fish came to Tucson from the East Coast by way of gold rush California where he made a fortune selling building supplies to miners in San Francisco. He...
    • Edward Nye Fish on back porch of the Fish House, 1900

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This photograph shows Edward Nye Fish dressed in his nightshirt in preparation for sleeping on the cooler back porch of the Fish House. Due to the extremely high temperatures in Tucson during the summer, families often created sleeping areas...
    • Clara Fish in buggy in front of Fish House, circa 1900

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This image depicts Clara Fish, daughter of Edward and Maria (Wakefield) Fish, in a horse-drawn buggy in front of the Fish House. Clara Fish was the first student to register at the University of Arizona in 1891.
    • Fish House interior scene, 1902

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • An interior view of the Fish House hints at the fine furnishings and lifestyle of Tucson's wealthy residents. This photo depicts three generations: Clara Fish with her mother Maria (Wakefield) Fish and her grand mother Clarinda Wakefield. The Fish...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Band, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • The Southern Pacific Railroad band is shown circa 1910. The Romero brothers, Leonardo Jr. and Ysidro, both were members of the band and longtime employees of Southern Pacific Railroad in Tucson.
    • Southern Pacific Railroad crew, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Southern Pacific Railroad crew, circa 1910. The Romero brothers both worked for the company for many years and are shown seated in the first row of the photo. Leonardo Romero Jr. is seated first on the left, while Ysidoro Romero is third from left.
    • Petra Stevens and dog in front of Stevens House, circa 1890

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • Petra (Santa Cruz) Stevens poses in front of the Stevens House with canine companion. The vacant land to the north of the Stevens House was sold to her niece Lizzie Hughes Corbett (daughter of Atanacia and Sam Hughes) and her huband J. Knox...
    • Tucson taxi service, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This image shows a horse-drawn taxi service which served Tucson circa 1910. Ysidoro Romero is pictured on the far left of the photo. His father Leonardo Romero Sr. was one of the earliest owners of the Romero House.
    • Portrait of Ysidoro Romero, age 15, circa 1900

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • A formal portrait taken of 15 year old Ysidoro Romero ca. 1900. The Romero family were some of the earliest residents of the Romero House and were important early residents of Tucson.
    • A History of the Hiram Stevens House and the Hiram Stevens Family and U.S. Marshal Milton B....

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Hiram Stevens House (Tucson, Ariz.) Stevens family; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Duffield, Milton B., 1810-1874; Tucson Museum of Art -- Hiram Stevens House -- History; Tucson --...
    • Booklet written in 1981 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of the Stevens House and its residents. Thirty-three pages.
    • A History of the J. Knox Corbett House and the J. Knox Corbett Family

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; J. Knox Corbett House (Tucson, Ariz.) Corbett family; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art -- J. Knox Corbett House; Tucson -- Historic Houses
    • Booklet written in 1980 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of the J. Knox Corbett House and its residents. Thirty-one pages.
    • A History of La Casa Cordova and the Gabino Ortega Family and the Family of Maria Navarrete Cordova

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Ortega family; Cordova family; Historic buildings -- Arizona -- Tucson; Tucson Museum of Art -- La Casa Cordova -- History; Tucson -- Historic Houses
    • Booklet written in 1980 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of La Casa Cordova and its residents. Nineteen pages.
    • A History of the Edward Nye Fish House and Edward Nye Fish Family

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Edward Nye Fish House (Tucson, Ariz.) Fish family; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art -- Nye Fish House; Tucson -- Historic Houses
    • Booklet written in 1980 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of the Edward Nye Fish House and its residents. Twenty-eight pages.
    • A History of the Leonardo Romero House and the Leonardo Romero Family and the Severin Rambaud...

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Leonardo Romero House (Tucson, Ariz.) Romero family; Rambaud family; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art -- Leonardo Romero House; Tucson -- Historic Houses
    • Booklet written in 1980 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of the Leonardo Romero House and its residents. Nineteen pages.
    • La Guardia, circa 1890

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This image shows La Guardia, the last remaining structure from Tucson's days as part of Mexico before the Gadsden Purchase transferred the area to the United States. The adobe structure was said to have been the storehouse for military supplies for...
    • Romero family at funeral of young child, December 21, 1890

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History.
    • This image depicts Librada and Leonardo Romero and family at the funeral of a young child. The image is dated December 21, 1890. It is unclear if all the children belong to Librada and Leonardo Romero, or if they were extended family members, nor...
    • Clara Fish and her students at Congress Street School, February 1899

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History.
    • Clara Fish (later Roberts) is shown with her class at Congress Street School in February 1899. Congress Street School was founded by Clara's mother Maria Wakefield Fish. Maria Wakefield Fish had come to Tucson as a young teacher and was a strong...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad engine and crew, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Photograph of Southern Pacific Railroad crew with engine, Tucson, Arizona, circa 1910. Leonardo Romero Jr. is shown on the far right of the photo.
    • Lola Estberg and Henry Bennett in front of Stevens and Fish houses, 1900

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • A street scene snapped on Main Street in front of the Fish and Stevens Houses. The young boy in the street is Henry Bennett, the son of Jennie Fish Bennett, Edward Nye Fish's daughter from his first marriage. The little girl is identified as Lola...
    • Exterior view of Corbett House, 1913

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • An exterior view of the Corbett House which was built to the north of Petra (Santa Cruz) Stevens and Hiram Stevens' house on Main Street by Lizzie Hughes Corbett and J. Knox Corbett. Lizzie Hughes Corbett was the daugher of Petra Stevens' sister...
    • Finding Aid to the Historic Block Archive at the Tucson Museum of Art Research Library

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil and Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block Research Library
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This finding aid is an inventory to the Historic Block Archive records housed in the Tucson Museum of Art Research Library. Access to this collection is open to the public. The Tucson Museum of Art Historic Block includes five houses: La Casa...
    • The Stevens Family, 1882

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This photo shows the Stevens family in the back patio area of their neighbors, the Fish family. Seated in front of the olive tree are seated Mrs. and Mr. William Stevens (nephew of Hiram Stevens) with their son, Hiram. Standing directly behind Mrs....
    • What matters: the maturing of greater Phoenix

    • Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
    • Quality of life--Arizona--Phoenix Metropolitan Area--Statistics -- Periodicals;Social indicators--Arizona--Phoenix Metropolitan Area--Statistics--Periodicals;Phoenix Metropolitan Area (Ariz.)--Social conditions--Statistics--Periodicals;Phoenix...
    • This title contains one or more publications. Description based on 2004.
    • Oral history interview with Jessie Jimenez Alonzo, 2000.

    • Alonzo, Jessie Jimenez
    • Hispanic American neighborhoods--Arizona--Flagstaff; Hispanic American women--Interviews; Sawmills--Arizona--Flagstaff; Prohibition--Arizona--Flagstaff; Prostitution--Arizona--Flagstaff; Depressions--1929--Arizona--Flagstaff; Flagstaff...
    • Jessie Jimenez Alonzo discusses her parents and early life in Flagstaff, local sawmills, carpentry, and ranching. She also describes her Army Depot job. Social activities mentioned include casinos, movies, tap dancing, stage comedy. She shares...
    • Tucson Directory 1881 (Part 2 of 3) - About Tucson

    • G. W. Barter
    • Tucson (Ariz.) -- Directories; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Social registers;
    • This section of the Directory contains a history of Tucson (past, present, and future), history of incidents occurring from 1871 to 1881, events of 1881, the duties and power of corporate officers, Pima County Officers, Federal Official List of...
    • Allen Street, Tombstone

    • Unknown
    • Tombstone (Ariz.) -- History; Tombstone (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs
    • "View of Allen Street-Tombstone-July 4th"
    • Oral History with Guillermo Matus and Mike Yourgules, December 7, 2010

    • Matus, Guillermo; Yourgules, Mike
    • Patagonia (Ariz.); Mining camps--Arizona--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Mowry Mine (Ariz.); Patagonia Mine (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Ghost towns--Arizona; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Mike Yourgules and Guillermo “Memo” Matus are longtime residents of Patagonia. Both men grew up in the area, and have held various jobs throughout the region. In this interview, the two men talk about growing up and working in Santa Cruz County. ...
    • Oral History with William Bond, January 14, 2011

    • Bond, William
    • Schools--Arizona--Cochise County; Schools--Arizona--Santa Cruz County; Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Arizona Humane Society
    • William Bond was born and raised in New Mexico. He moved to Arizona about 1971 to take a teaching position at Pearce Elementary School in Cochise County. Mr. Bond also taught at Duncan and Saint Johns before going to the University of Arizona for...
    • Oral History with José Burruel, April 22, 2011

    • Burruel, José María
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--Arizona; Yakonan Indians; Mayo Indians; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Educators--Arizona--Biography; United States Commission on Civil Rights. Arizona Advisory Committee;
    • José Burruel was born in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1925. He relates what it was like growing up as a Mexican and Native American in a poor single-parent home in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mr. Burruel talks of the communities and neighborhoods he grew up...
    • Oral History with Janice Hoeschler, March 18, 2011

    • Hoeschler, Janice
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Janice (Hunter) Hoeschler born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, she talks about her family, schooling, neighbors, and growing up in Phoenix in the 1940s and 1950s. She met her husband, Terry Hoeschler, while attending the...
    • Oral History with Shirley Jones, April 7, 2011

    • Jones, Shirley
    • White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona; White Mountains Region (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Interpersonal relations and culture; Rural nurses--Arizona
    • Shirley Jones is a RN and OB-GYN Nurse Practitioner. She has lived in the White Mountains her entire life. Ms. Jones has worked for Indian Health on the White Mountains Apache Reservation for 38 years. She talks about working as Head Nurse of...
    • Oral History with Don Greg Jordan, March 1 and 15, 2011

    • Jordan, Don Greg
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Jordan, Ben; Teachers--Arizona--Phoenix; Library employees--Arizona--Phoenix--Biography; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Don Greg Jordan was born in 1946 in Colorado and came to Phoenix, Arizona with his parents, Benjamin Hutston and Naomi (Free) Jordan, in 1949. His parents were teachers; his father, Ben, taught at Phoenix Union High School, and his mother, Naomi,...
    • Oral History with Paul Medlock, April 11, 2011

    • Medlock, Paul
    • Superior (Ariz.)--Social Life and customs; Magma Copper Company; Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    • Paul Medlock was born in 1949 and adopted by Ray and Grace Medlock. He grew up in Superior, Arizona, where he still lives today. Mr. Medlock related his early years living in "Smeltertown," a small housing project on the road to the Magma Copper...
    • Oral History with Cynthia Matus Morris, March 9, 2011

    • Morris, Cynthia Matus
    • Patagonia (Ariz.); Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Ranching--Arizona--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Cynthia Matus Morris was born in 1953 to Guillermo and Carmen (Rivera) Matus and has lived in the area around Patagonia, Arizona her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family history through grandparents, their holiday...
    • Oral History with Javier Villalobos, March 11, 2011

    • Villalobos, Javier
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--Social life and customs; Immigration and the transnational experience; Automobiles--Bodies--Maintenance and repair--Arizona
    • Javier Villalobos came to Arizona in 1979 from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico. In this interview, he talks about his family and education, working in a professional body shop, and his sideline of singing and playing the guitar. This interview is in...
    • Dempster Family History

    • Tom Dempster
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Coolidge Dam (Ariz Dams); San Carlos Irrigation Project; San Carlos Indian Reservation (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs; Indian school children;
    • Tom was born in Coolidge, AZ during the Great Depression, but he spent his childhood living on the San Carlos Indian Reservation where his father was responsible for the operations of Coolidge Dam. After graduating from NAU, he went back and...
    • McGowen Family History Part 1

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • William McGowan and family moved to Naco, Arizona from Austin, Texas in the late 1800's. Ben's grandmother was, in fact, the first Caucasian woman to live in Naco. William was a freighter, who owned his own horses and teams, was gone a lot...
    • McGowen Family History Part 2

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • Carol Lee begins Part 2 by telling us her side of the family's stories. Her father, Robert Hensley, came as a young man with his family to Tucson in 1925. His father had died when he was 14 years old, and so he was supporting his mother and...
    • McGowen Family History Part 4

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • In Part 4, Ben McGowan answers David Freu's questions about the area, including the Tonto Forest, the Experimental Farm and old C.C.C. Camp, old mining operations and residents of the area since the 1930's to present. Ben tells us of colorful...
    • McGowen Family History Part 3

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining; Westinghouse & Co.;
    • Ben McGowan begins Part 3 in his college years in Tucson at ASU, first studying Mechanical Engineering and then switching over to Industrial Engineering. He was in his third year when he got a job working for Westinghouse in Pittsburgh. But the...
    • Dempster, Tom

    • Tom Dempster
    • Globe High School; Globe, Arizona; Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Coolidge Dam (Ariz Dams); San Carlos Irrigation Project; San Carlos Indian Reservation (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs; Indian...
    • George R. Dempster worked for B.I.A. as an irrigation pump operator in Coolidge, Arizona when Tom was born. When Tom was in the 5th grade, the Dempster family relocated to the Coolidge Dam on the San Carlos Indian Reservation, where George worked...
    • Photograph of a group of young adults on the desert

    • Unknown
    • Trucks--Arizona; Maricopa County (Ariz.))--social groups;
    • Photograph of a group of young adults on the desert, standing next to a large flatbed truck which has blankets stacked on it, probably near Phoenix (Ariz.)
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Molly McKasson 2011-01-12 - 2011-02-15

    • McKasson, Molly
    • Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs--20th century; Equal rights amendments--United States.
    • Molly McKasson shares her recollections of Himmel Park and Himmel Park Library in Tucson, Arizona. McKasson also describes her activist days working on the Equal Rights Amendment. Submitted as part of Capturing Arizona Stories.

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