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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,...
    • Cochise culture

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Cochise culture; Excavations (Archaeology); Paleo-Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (16,792kb pdf) Excavations from the early-to-mid 1930's in southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico resulted in the classification of a new culture, the Cochise culture.
    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of Central America; Architecture, Prehistoric; Indian pottery; Pottery, Prehistoric; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (36,648kb pdf) Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico to determine the culture groups that may have inhabited or influenced the development of culture in the area.
    • Mogollon culture of southwestern New Mexico

    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-
    • Mogollon culture; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology)--New Mexico; Architecture, Prehistoric--New Mexico; Mimbres River Valley (N.M.)--Antiquities; Catron County (N.M.)--Antiquities; Grant County (N.M.)--Antiquities;...
    • This report is concerned with the excavations in two pit house villages of southwestern New Mexico; the first, the Mogollon village, situated on the east bank of the San Francisco River about ten miles north of Glenwood, in Catron County; and the...
    • Archaeological survey of Texas

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying--Texas; Antiquities--Texas; Indians of North America--Texas; Isleta Indians--Texas; Jicarilla Indians--Texas; Mescalero Indians--Texas; Apache Indians--Texas; Jumano Indians--Texas; Comanche Indians--Texas; Kiowa...
    • An archaeological survey of Texas whose purpose is to "define the cultures of Texas and their boundaries; to determine the relations which may once have existed between the tribes of Texas and those of adjoining sections; and to seek traces of the...
    • Reclaimed Land

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    • Reclamation of land -- Netherlands
    • "20,000 acres of farm land reclaimed around Medemblik, Holland Once a Zuider Zee port, now the land center of a new province. N.G.M. Sept. 1933 p 316."
    • Wheat Harvest

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture -- Washington
    • "Acres and acres of wheat - harvesting in the state of Washington, U. S. A."
    • Raisin Grapes

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture -- California -- San Joaquin Valley;
    • "Acres of raisin grapes drying San Joaquin Valley"
    • Alum Rock Park

    • Unknown
    • California -- San Jose -- Photographs; Parks
    • "Alum Rock Park San Jose City Park reservation of 1000 acres"
    • Learning Packet: Making Connections

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Family -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Family -- Arizona -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Genealogy; Arizona -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • "Making Connections: A Family History Workbook" is a packet designed to be used by families to trace their roots and become familiar with their family history, their genealogy, and the traditions that define their lives. This learning packet...
    • Hannequen in Cuba

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    • Agriculture -- Cuba
    • "Hannequen plantation in Cuba. Only 8000 acres in this infant industry. N. G. M. September 1933"
    • House of the Governor, Uxmal

    • Unknown
    • Governor's Palace (Uxmal Site, Mexico); Uxmal Site (Mexico); Maya architecture
    • "House of the governor at Uxmal. Surmounts the topmost of 3 terraces, some 50 feet above the general ground level, the lowest covering about 5 acres. The buildling is about 300 ft long & 25 ft high. Intricate sculptural design composed of some...
    • Oral History with Harvey Dietrich, April 7, 2011

    • Dietrich, Harvey
    • Stockyards--Arizona; Meat--Packing industry--Arizona; Meat--Packing industry--California; Livestock--Arizona
    • Harvey Dietrich discusses how he got started in the meat packing and cattle industry in Los Angeles during the 1950s. He talks about some of the companies he has worked for, including the Globe Packing Company in Los Angeles and Highland and...
    • Oral History with Janie Ellis, April 12, 2011

    • Ellis, Janie
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Artist colonies--Arizona--Scottsdale--History; Curtis, Philip C.; Costume design--Arizona; Carpentry--Arizona
    • Janie Ellis was born in 1942 to George and Rachel (Murdock) Ellis. Her parents founded the Cattle Track Arts Compound in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Ellis talks about the many artists who have spent time at Cattle Track. She also talks about her...
    • Oral History with Kathy Engle, April 15, 2011

    • Engle, Kathy
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Journalism--Arizona
    • Kathy Engle was a reporter with the "Green Valley News" in Tucson, Arizona from 1981 to 2006. In this interview, Ms. Engle talks about her childhood, education, and early career in journalism. She discusses many of the newspapers and journalists in...
    • Oral History with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011

    • Frauenfelder, Dick; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History with Jack Gable, July 21, 2011

    • Gable, Jack
    • Arlington (Ariz.); World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Cowboys--Arizona--Biography; Water rights--Arizona--Maricopa County; Schools--Maricopa County--History
    • Jack Charles Gable grew up in Arlington, Arizona. He talks about parents, Henry Carter "Jack" and Ethlyn Gable, and grandparents. His father was a cowboy, served as Mayor of Buckeye, and ran a store with his father in Arlington. The family owned...
    • Oral History with Bill Gartside, February 17, 2011

    • Gartside, Bill
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Schools--Maricopa County; United States Postal Service--Employees--Biography;
    • Bill Gartside was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He grew up on a small farm on the outskirts of Phoenix. Mr. Gartside worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier. He talks about the post offices around Phoenix and various...

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