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    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview

    • Otondo, JY "EC"
    • Glendale, AZ: Arizona Communities; Basque Community; Los Angeles, CA; Great Depression; Sheep Ranching;
    • “EC” Otondo was part of one of the first, if not the first sheep families to live in Arizona. He remembers herding his sheep down the trail from northern Arizona to Gilbert. Moving along the San Francisco Peaks into the valley. During this period,...
    • 100 Years of Public Service

    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records;
    • 100 Years of Public Service, a book that celebrates the history and achievements of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
    • 1920s cattle drive

    • Unknown
    • Cattle drives -- West (U.S.); Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Driving cattle to the railroad in the 1920s.
    • 3C Ranch branding in 1920s

    • Unknown
    • Cattle--Marking; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Branding at 3C Ranch in Oracle in the 1920s. Bill Huggett is in the Indian blanket jacket.
    • March 14

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • On this date in 1930, the city Planning and Zoning Commission laid out Phoenix to accommodate a population of 226,000 inhabitants. This photograph from the 1920s shows a portion of downtown Phoenix with Camelback Mountain in the distance to the...
    • October 23

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Library--History
    • The University of Arizona dedicated its new $450,000 library building on this date in 1927. The library had 60,000 volumes in its stacks. This photo from the late 1920s shows the outside front of the building. The building currently houses the...
    • Portrait of Men in Front Yard, circa 1920s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of Ernesto Celaya, Bernardo Avila, Pancho Celaya, Plutarco Lujan and Carlos Serna Avila (kneeling) in front yard, taken circa 1920s.
    • Adelina Ruelas Working at a Ranch in Box Canyon

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This photograph shows Adelina Ruelas dressed as a vaquera (or cowgirl) when she was 15 or 16 years old. She was working at a ranch in Box Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson. Ranching was a strong tradition amongst many Mexican...
    • Wedding Portrait of Rafael and Petra Lopez, early 1920s

    • Unknown
    • Weddings; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a wedding portrait of Rafael and Petra Lopez, taken in the early 1920s. Also included in the image are Rita Lopez Aguilar and Arturo Aguilar in the background.
    • A Hidden Resource

    • Ablaza, Manuel B.
    • United States. Army. Philippines Division
    • This painting shows a corporal giving Filipinos a civics lesson as part of preparing the nation for independence.
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Bobby Fite

    • Fite, Bobby
    • Civil War; Old Susanberg Trail; Beaverhead Lodge; Hannigan Meadow Lodge
    • Bobby Fite talks about when his family originally came to Alpine, what Alpine was like in the early 1920s, and his family ranch.
    • Oral history interview with Ed Cosper

    • Cosper, Ed
    • Arizona State University; Colorado A&M; San Carlos Indian Reservation
    • Ed Cosper talks about what it was like growing up on the Blue River in the 1920s and 1930s; his education and time in the Air Force.
    • Oral History Interview with Dr. Sam Luce

    • Luce, Dr. Sam
    • San el Defonzo Indian Reservation; Highland University; Estes Park (Colo.)
    • Dr. Sam Luce talks about his family history, his medical practice, and interesting families on the Blue River.
    • Old Oracle store

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Postcard showing Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store (building on left) in the 1920s.
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.); Salt River Project; Americanization; San Luis (Yuma County, Ariz.); University of Utah; University of California at Berkeley; League of United Latin American Citizens; United Service Organizations (U.S.);
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith’s place in Phoenix history is during post-World War I at Friendly House, established in 1920. Disturbed by the poverty and racism she witnessed within the Mexican and Mexican-American community in south Phoenix, Plácida...
    • Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Prescott, AZ; World War II; Luke AFB; Golden Gate Barrio; Civil Rights; Sacred Heart Church; Chicanos Por la Causa (CPLC); Hon Kachina Award;
    • Spunky, strong, and saintly are a few words used to describe community advocate Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta. Born in 1921, Guadalupe grew up in the small town of Prescott, Ariz. The death of her father, Loreto, ended her formal education in 7th grade....
    • Faces of Post 41: Setting the Stage

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • The early history of Arizona, and some of our early Latino contributors to military history.
    • Wheeler Family History, Part 1

    • Terry Wheeler
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Southern...
    • Terry Wheeler talks about the history of his great gandparents, Irish emigrants, who came to Arizona working on the railroad in the late 1800s. Terry's mother told him stories about Pancho Villa and of seeing Geronimo, captured and waiting for...
    • Men Making Rope out of Horse Hair, circa 1920

    • Unknown
    • Horses--Equipment and supplies; Ranch life; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This pictures is of two unidentified men making rope out of horse mane and tail. The location of this image was at Las Cebadilla Ranch, taken ca. 1920s.
    • Women on a street in Tucson's Barrio Viejo with A Mountain in background, circa 1920

    • Unknown
    • Sentinel Peak (Tucson, Ariz.); Women--Southwest; Portait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Streets
    • This photo shows a group of women standing on the dirt street at el Barrio Viejo in Tucson, circa 1920s. In the distance is Sentinel Peak, also known as "A Mountain." Also note the faintly visible banner advertising a circus on the left side of the...
    • Jerry Lewkowitz Interview

    • Lewkowitz, Jerry
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; law practice; Attorney General; Phoenix Thunderbirds; Antisemitism
    • Jerry Lewkowitz talks about his experiences growing up Phoenix in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. He discusses his experiences going through law school and working for the Attorney General. He discusses his community involvement including his...
    • Cline Family History

    • Bessie Cline Turner
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Agriculture; Ranching History of Gila County; Homesteading;
    • Bessie tells of her family moving to Arizona and to Pleasant Valley in the 1920s. Her father was a homesteader, a farmer, who grew all sorts of fruit and vegetables and made sorghum to sell. She tells of growing up in the little community of...
    • S. O. Furrey

    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History
    • S. O. Furrey with his portable store set up in front of Sample and More and the Valley Bank, early 1920s.
    • Salas, Cruz, Part 1 Immigration and Early Globe

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Globe, Arizona; Gila County (Ariz.); Mining; Railroads; Hispanic Racial Discrimination; Holy Angels Catholic church; San Carlos Indian Reservation
    • Rosalio and Maria Salas lived in Zacatecas, Mexico with their 3 children during the time of Poncho Villa’s revolution in the late 1890s to 1920s. Rosalio worked in the mines and played a tuba in the town’s band. Every time the Federales came to...
    • Franco, Richard Part 1

    • Richard Franco
    • Globe High School; Globe, Arizona; Arizona State University
    • Richard Franco’s mother’s parents both came from Texas to Miami in the late 1920s. They met and married during the Depression. His father’s parents had migrated from Mexico in the 1940s. Dixie Cooper and Richard Franco both attended Miami schools...
    • Oral History Interview with John L. Conovaloff

    • Conovaloff, John L.
    • Conovaloff, John L.; Glendale, Arizona; Russian Community; Molokan Church; Salt River; Arizona State Fairgrounds; Pendergast Elementary School; Farming; Tolleson
    • Russian immigrant, John Conovaloff was member of the Russian community which settled in Glendale, Arizona around 1910. In the 1920s he watched as many members of the Russian colony moved to California, due to the Cotton Crash and because of the...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Regulations governing live stock on Indian Reservations, ca. 1920s.

    • Unknown
    • Navajo Indians; Cattle trade--Navajo Indian Reservation; Navajo Indian Reservation
    • Item dictates that cattle grazing on indian reservations must be branded with an I.D. specific to each reservation. Document also specifies regulations regarding permits and even time of year cattle may be branded. It also spells out how stock are...
    • Bejarano Family at 49 Mining Camp

    • Unknown
    • Mining camps--Arizona--History.
    • Felipe Bejarano hauled ore out of the 49 Mining Camp located in the Empire Mountains during the 1920s. He and his family are pictured in front of their home.
    • McNary Barbershop's Chair

    • Koken Company
    • Businesses
    • 37"x 26 1/2"x 70" metal chair upholstered with brown leather on a heavy metal circular base, circa 1920s For five decades, McNary, located 19 miles South of Show Low, was a thriving sawmill town where people from all over the White Mountains came...

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