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    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 NEW WAYS TO FIGHT LIGHTNING by Anne E. Snyder. Scientists work to defuse lightning damage.
      14 VINTAGE GLASS Text by James E. Cook. Photographs by...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      03 LETTERS
      04 FISHING. JOURNAL OF A REPENTANT TROUT FISHERMAN Text by Don Dedera. A former editor and longtime...
    • Baeza, Jo History, Part 2

    • Baeza, Jo
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Arizona Culture Keeper; Newspapers--Arizona; Pinetop, (Ariz.); U.S. Forest Service;
    • Part 2: In 1965, Jo moved to Pinetop, bought the only house for sale from Pearl Penrod, a house built by Ethel Stephens, the cook at the McNary Guest House. She also got the only job in town working for Bob Fernandez Realty. There were about 600...
    • Bittorf Family History, Part 1

    • Bittorf, Mary Ellen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Pinetop (Ariz.); Pinetop Lakeside (Ariz.); Arizona Pharmacist; Blue Ridge Unified School District (Navajo County, Ariz.); Apache County (Ariz.);
    • Part 1 covers the Bittorf family history. Mary Ellen's parents came to Arizona during the Great Depression. She was born in Phoenix, but lived in Buckeye, Prescott, Casa Grande and Yuma with her parents as her father traveled with his career at...
    • Buell Family History, Part 2

    • Buell, Ed and Buell, Ted
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Pinetop-Lakeside (Ariz.) -- History; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Whiteriver (Ariz.);
    • In Part 2 Ed and Ted Buell continue remembering growing up in Pinetop, Arizona during WWII, and of attending high school in nearby McNary, Arizona. When Ed graduated, the Korean War was on, so he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and became a flight...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 1

    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; McNary, (Ariz.) -- History; Timber -- Ariz.; Segregation; Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Apache and Sitgreaves National...
    • Diana Wilson Butler is the grand daughter of James G. McNary, the banker who invested in the timber industry of Northeastern Arizona in the early to mid-1900s. She describes the landscape and culture of the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, and the...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 2

    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Bankers -- Arizona --Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; Timber -- Arizona;
    • Diana Wilson Butler, grand daughter of James G. McNary, tells the family's history and stories that were passed down in the family of their affluent lifestyle, and their emphasis on education, in contrast to their ardent love of the country, the...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 3

    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Diana Wilson Butler describes her mother Martha McNary Wilson Chilcothe as a feisty teenager when the family came to the Sitgreaves National Forest and White Mountain Apache Reservation in order to develop the timber industry of the area. Martha...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 4

    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • In this last part, Diana Wilson Butler describes her own history as an educator and of the history of the schools of McNary and Pinetop-Lakeside, called the Blue Ridge School District. She charts the decline of Maverick and McNary and the...
    • Butler Family History, 2006 Apr 27

    • Butler, Hal
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History; Timber Industry -- Arizona -- History
    • Early timber industry career in White Mountains Arizona. MP3 Clip is 6:43 min of 1:30 hr interview
    • Castillo Velasquez Family History Part 1

    • Castillo Velasquez, Carmen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.)--History; Mexicans--Arizona; Mexicans--Attitudes; Mexicans--Employment--Arizona;
    • Part 1: Carmen's parents, Ernest and Antonio Castillo, came to McNary from Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1949 to work as a welder on the trains for the Southwest Forest Industries. Carmen was just entering school. She describes the layout of the...
    • Castillo Velasquez Family History Part 2

    • Castillo Velasquez, Carmen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.)--History; Mexicans--Arizona; Mexicans--Attitudes; Mexicans--Employment--Arizona;
    • Part 2: Carmen Castillo married Rudy Velasquez at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in McNary. Rudy is older than Carmen, so had already been to the Korean War when they met on a blind date. Rudy's family had been living at Fort Wingate, New Mexico...
    • Crozier Family History

    • Crozier, Harriet
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Nurses and nursing -- West (U.S.A.); McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Pinetop (Ariz.);
    • Hattie tells of her coming to work as a nurse at the little hospital in the logging and sawmill town of McNary, Arizona just after WWII. She describes the company town, tells us how she met and married her husband, and tells of their lives...
    • McNary's Business District:  General Store, Offices and Theater

    • Curro, Sally
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B & W Photograph of McNary, AZ Business District ca. 1950s McNary was a transplanted and segregated "company town" about 4 mles south of Pinetop, AZ on Highway 260, 1923-1980. Before it was McNary, it was called Cooley, Arizona as it had been...
    • Cooley, Pettis Family History, 2005 Sept 29

    • Daugherty, Fay
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Apache Indians -- History; Scouts and Scouting -- Arizona -- Biography, Cooley Family; Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Pettis/Cooley Family history; Native Americans; White Mountain cultural and economic history; education. MP3 Clip is 7:27 minutes of 3 hour interview
    • Dysterheft Family History

    • Dysterheft, Georgia
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Dysterheft, Arnold H., 1911 - 1999; Dysterheft, Georgia C.; Medical doctors -- Arizona; Hospitals -- Arizona; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Historical societies
    • Georgia gives the history of the Dr. Arnold H. Dysterheft family, of his life's work at the McNary, Arizona Hospital, a sawmill town that was once the social-economic hub of Northeastern Arizona. She credits him for his efforts to establish a...
    • 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...
    • Fisher Family History, Part 1

    • Fisher, H.W. and Mary Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.);
    • H.W. and Mary Lee Fisher give a excellent lesson on the history of the early to mid 20th Century timber industry and the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, from the African-American laborer's perspective. They came as newly-weds from Mississippi to...
    • Fisher Family History, Part 2

    • Fisher, H.W. and Mary Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.);
    • H.W. and Mary Lee Fisher continue their excellent lesson on the history of the early to mid 20th Century timber industry and the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, from the African-American laborer's perspective. They came as newlyweds from...

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