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    • Zebra mussel prevention at Glen Canyon NRA in 2007

    • Palmquist, Emily
    • Dams--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Glen Canyon; Zebra mussel--Control--Arizona; Quagga mussel--Control--Arizona; Boats and boating--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.); Nonindigenous pests--Arizona--Powell, Lake (Utah...
    • 19 pages (PDF version). File size: 5.22 MB. Col ill. The report discusses the history of the zebra mussel invasion into the southwestern US and what led to new mussel screening requirements.
    • Salas Family Oral History

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County; Education; Job Corps, San Carlos Indian Reservation
    • Cruz tells how his family escaped from Mexico during Pancho Villa's Revolution to Globe in the early 1900's. His grandfather worked in the Old Dominion Mine. Cruz's grandfather made the cross that sits on the hill, and Cruz was named after the...
    • Duber Family Oral History

    • Robert Duber, Sr.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining History of Gila County. Law Enforcement Arizona; Civil Rights Arizona
    • Robert Duber, Sr. tells his family history and recalls his youth in the boomtown mining culture of Globe-Miami area of Gila County in the 1930s - 1940s. He talks about soldiers guarding the mines and Roosevelt Dam and government workers keeping the...
    • Salas, Cruz, Part 2

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Globe, Arizona; Gila County (Ariz.); Mining; Globe High School; San Carlos Apaches
    • The mining town culture of early Globe was such that the various immigrant groups settled in their own comfort zones. The theaters were segregated by seating assignment, the Hispanics being relegated to the balcony. Also, the school swimming pool...
    • Salas, Cruz, Part 3

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Globe, Arizona; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe High School; Northern Arizona University; Football
    • Cruz tells how his football career started at Globe High School at the instigation of Coach Max Spilsbury, who literally pulled him out of a saxophone lesson in his freshman year. Later on, Max Spilsbury would again pull him out of his place at...
    • 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...
    • Salas, Cruz, Part 4

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Globe, Arizona; Gila County (Ariz.); Mining; San Carlos Apache Reservation; Education
    • Cruz was the first of the Salas family to graduate from college. His younger brother Carlos quickly followed. Cruz taught Social Studies at Clifton High School for ten years. He had a son, a very ill wife and grandmother living with him. One...
    • Salas, Cruz, Part 5

    • Cruz Salas
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Globe, Arizona; Gila County (Ariz.); Mining; Ranching; Arizona Highways; Globe High School; San Carlos Apaches
    • Cruz had only been retired for a few months when friends encouraged him to run for Gila County Board of Supervisors. Some of the issues he was involved in were flood control, citing one in the Roosevelt Dam basin and then mentioned Coolidge Dam in...

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