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    • Oral History with Basilio Aja, March 3, 2011

    • Aja, Basilio; Aja, Irene
    • Buckeye (Ariz.); Sheep--Arizona; Ash Fork (Ariz.)
    • Basilio Aja has been a resident of Buckeye, Arizona for sixty years. In his interview, he talks of his childhood, education, and family. Both of his parents immigrated from Spain. Mr. Aja discusses his family’s involvement in the sheep industry in...
    • Oral History with Irene Aja, March 3, 2011

    • Aja, Irene; Aja, Basilio
    • Basque Americans--Arizona; Sheep--Arizona
    • Irene (Escheverria) Aja discusses her family and their work in the sheep industry in Arizona. Both of her parents immigrated from the Basque region of Spain. Mrs. Aja talks about growing up in Winslow, Wickenburg and Phoenix as her family traveled...
    • News of Thunderbirds, July 1962

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management--Alumni and alumnae--periodicals.
    • This issue of the News of Thunderbirds features news about the American Institute for Foreign Trade (AIFT) in July 1962. Pictured on the cover is Senator Barry Goldwater, the commencement speaker. There is also a letter appealing to the alumni for...
    • Oral History Interview with Ángel Cabrera.

    • Cabrera, Ángel,
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Glendale (Ariz.)
    • Interview with Ángel Cabrera, President of the Thunderbird School of Global Management (2004-present) located in Glendale, AZ.
    • Dr. Robert Ashe

    • Ashe, Dr. Robert
    • Glendale (Ariz) -- Newspaper; Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz) --Social life and customs; Glendale (Ariz) -- Glendale Union High School
    • In the 1940s, Dr. Robert Ashe was the former Superintendent of Glendale and Peoria High School Districts, during a period of great growth. He was instrumental in transforming Glendale School District from a small farming town school district, to a...
    • Oral History with Ace Bailey, February 15, 2011

    • Bailey, Ace
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Architecture and tourism; Art, Municipal; Hotel Valley Ho (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Soleri, Paolo, 1919-
    • Ace Bailey is the owner of Ultimate Art and Cultural Tours. Through her company, Ms. Bailey runs guided tours throughout the Scottsdale community. Her tours take visitors through the many interesting landmarks in downtown Scottsdale. In this...
    • Oral History with Connie Bailey, May 20, 2011

    • Bailey, Connie
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; General Federation of Women's Clubs;
    • Connie Bailey is the former president of the Buckeye Women’s Club and Executive Director of the Buckeye Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Bailey talks of her personal history. In her interview, she discusses the history of Buckeye, Arizona and the Buckeye...
    • Oral History with Betty Jo Benton, March 8, 2011

    • Benton, Betty Jo
    • Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Schools--Arizona--Maricopa County; Insurance agents--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Civil rights workers--Arizona; Segregation--Arizona;
    • Betty Jo Benton spent her early years in Phoenix before moving to California. She relates her mother’s time as a violinist with the predecessor to the Phoenix Symphony. Mrs. Benton moved back to the city in 1949 with her husband, Robert Benton, and...
    • Berta Williams Interview Transcript Part One.

    • Berta Williams and Charlotte Cushman.
    • Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Transcript of interview with Berta Williams, daughter of Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes on September 4, 2009. Berta recounts stories about her mother, the Post Office, and growing up in Redington, Arizona.
    • Zoeleen "Zoe" McLain Blain - Oral History

    • Blain, Zoeleen "Zoe" McLain --Singing --Yodeler --Yodeling --Miss Prescott Pageant --Miss Arizona Pageant
    • This is an oral history interview with Zoeleen "Zoe" McLain Blain (b. July 17, 1922 and d. May 11, 2000) from Prescott, Arizona. Zoe Blain discusses being a regular child-singer attraction, c. 1930s, in the weekly community sings at the Prescott...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2013

    • Blake, Elizabeth (ed.); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2013 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
      Table of Contents...
    • 2015 Arizona Literary Magazine

    • Blake, Elizabeth Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association, Literature-Contests-Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2014 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Poetry, Essays, Short Stories, Novels and published categories in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, 2014

    • Blake, Elizabeth, Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2014 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
    • 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 Martha Jane Bruemmer, April 19, 2011

    • Bruemmer, Martha Jane
    • Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Yuma County (Ariz.); Post Offices--Arizona--Gadsden; Sharecropper; School buses--anecdotes;
    • Martha Jane (Guthrie) Bruemmer and family have been long time residents of Gadsden, Arizona. Ms. Bruemmer's paternal grandparents, the Guthries, settled in Gadsden in 1919 as sharecroppers. Ms. Bruemmer's maternal grandparents, the Hughes, moved to...
    • Oral History with Martha Jane Guthrie Bruemmer

    • Bruemmer, Martha Jane Guthrie
    • Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Yuma County (Ariz.); Post Offices--Arizona--Gadsden; Sharecropper; School buses--anecdotes;
    • Martha Jane Bruemmer and family have been long time residents of Gadsden, Arizona. Ms. Bruemmer's paternal grandparents, the Guthries, settled in Gadsden in 1919 as sharecroppers. Ms. Bruemmer's maternal grandparents, the Hughes, moved to Gadsden...
    • Oral History with Ruth Brydon, March 17, 2011

    • Brydon, Ruth
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Museums and community--Arizona; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona; Teachers--Arizona--Biography
    • Ruth Brydon moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1989. She has worked at the high school, city, and college libraries and now teaches history at the college. Ms. Brydon is a former director of the Lake Havasu City Historical Society Museum. She...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne

    • Byrne, Ruth Sparks
    • Sahuaro Ranch; Glendale, AZ; Agriculture; Williams, George; Glendale Historical Society; Phidaleons; Glendale Women’s Club
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne where she discusses the history of Sahuaro Ranch beginning in the 1940s.
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Rose Cabat 2011-09-03

    • Cabat, Rose, 1914-2015
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Pottery--20th century
    • Rose Cabat describes her career as a potter and an artist. Cabat, a native New Yorker, moved to Tucson in 1942. She describes working as a riveter at Davis-Monthan Air Force base during WW2 and describes Tucson in the ‘40s. Cabat gained fame for...
    • Oral History with Pat Call, March 16, 2011

    • Call, Pat
    • Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.). Board of Supervisors; Cochise County (Ariz.). Dept. of Planning and Zoning; Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Water rights--Arizona; Watershed management; San Pedro River Watershed (Mexico...
    • Pat Call is the District One Chairman of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors is the governing and policy-making body of the Cochise County. Mr. Call is a long-time resident of Sierra Vista, who returned to the city in...
    • Oral History with Mary Stella Fisher Carrera, June 10, 2011

    • Carrera, Mary Stella Fisher
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Social Life and Customs; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Discrimination
    • Mary Stella (Fisher) Carrera was born in Buckeye, Arizona in 1933 and has lived there her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family, education (including attending a private school in Mexico), and learning to fly. She talks a great...
    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • Carter, Burton
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona; Boy Scouts--Arizona; Explosions--Railroad facilities--Arizona--Kingman
    • Burton Carter grew up in Saint George, Utah and moved to Kingman, Arizona shortly after getting married in the 1960s. Mr. Carter discusses his tax, insurance, and securities business, his involvement in the Boy Scouts, and in the Latter Day Saints...
    • Oral History with Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010

    • Celaya, Dolores Badilla
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Pima County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Farming--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dolores (Badilla) Celaya was born in 1927 and has lived in the Tucson, Arizona area her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family and life in the area. Her grandparents homesteaded in the Arivaca Valley. Ms. Celaya discusses...
    • Get well card

    • Chan, Pierson
    • Collective memory--United States; Bereavement; Death--Social aspects; Mourning customs--United States; Memorialization; Memory; Giffords, Gabrielle D. (Gabrielle Dee), 1970--Assasination attempt, 2011; Condolence notes; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • Thls is a get well card written to Congresswoman Giffords by Pierson Chan. The card features drawing of balloons and Congresswoman Giffords at a podium.The message reads, "We hope you are okay Gabby." This card was added to the tribute memorial at ...
    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011

    • Chavez, Roy
    • Superior (Ariz.)--history; Mining--Arizona--Pinal County; Segregation in education--Arizona--Pinal County; Barbers--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Roy Chavez has lived his entire life in and around Superior, Arizona. His Mother, Yolanda (Castro) Chavez, taught school and his father, Raymond Chavez, had a barber shop on Main Street. Mr. Chavez talks about growing up in Superior, his education...
    • Oral History with Rob Chilcoat, January 21 and 28, 2011

    • Chilcoat, Rob
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Rob Chilcoat was born and raised in the Kingman, Arizona area. He talks about the places his family lived while his father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Chilcoat joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 and was stationed in England. He is the...
    • Oral History with Clyde Cobbin, March 25, 2011

    • Cobbin, Clyde
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Floods--Arizona--Maricopa County--1970-1980; Cotton pickers--Arizona
    • Clyde Cobbin moved to Arizona in the 1950s to work in the cotton camps around Buckeye. He talks about Allenville floods in the 1970s and the creation of Hopeville.
    • 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...
    • Oral History with Doris Cunningham, July 7, 2011

    • Cunningham, Doris
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Credit unions--Mohave County (Ariz.)
    • Doris Cunningham and her husband, John Cunningham, moved to Kingman, Arizona in the 1950s. Mr. Cunningham was one of the first persons hired at the Ford Motor Proving Grounds. In this interview, Mrs. Cunningham talks about her family, growing up in...
    • Oral History with Art de Cabooter, March 31, 2011

    • de Cabooter, Arthur W.
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Scottsdale Community College; Educators--Arizona--Biography
    • Art de Cabooter was born and raised in the Midwest. He attended catholic schools, eventually earning his PhD. Mr. de Cabooter came to Arizona in the late 1970s as the President of Scottsdale Community College. In this interview, he talks about his...
    • Oral History with Frank De la Cruz, February 5, 2011

    • De la Cruz, Frank
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Chicano movement--Arizona--Tucson; Libraries and community--Arizona--Tucson; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Frank De la Cruz was the librarian at the El Rio Neighborhood Center on the West Side of Tucson, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. De la Cruz talks about how the El Rio Neighborhood Center came to be in the 1970s and how it serves the communities of...
    • Oral History with Karl Deffenbaugh, February 24, 2011

    • Deffenbaugh, Karl
    • Superior (Ariz.); Mining; Agriculture; Cultural Diversity; Business
    • Karl Deffenbaugh was born and raised in Superior, Arizona, and has lived all of his life in Arizona. After retiring from the Sears Corporation, Mr. Deffenbaugh moved from Phoenix back to Superior. In this interview, Mr. Deffenbaugh tells about the...
    • Oral History with Hank Diaz, May 13, 2011

    • Diaz, Hank
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Physical fitness centers--Arizona; Bodybuilding--Competitions
    • Hank Diaz is the founder and owner of Buena Health and Fitness Center in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. Diaz talks about how he got involved in body building competitions after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1950s. He...
    • 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 Patricia Egan, January 26, 2011

    • Egan, Patricia
    • Navajo Indian Reservation--Schools; Navajo Indian Reservation--Social life and customs; Northland Pioneer College;
    • Patricia Egan was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. In 1989, she moved to Arizona to teach at Dilkon Elementary School on the Navajo Reservation. Ms. Egan talks about the cultural differences between herself and her students and how those...
    • 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...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 3

    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Oral histories; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Rodeos--Arizona; Bull riding;
    • Part 3: Pete retired from the Arizona Highway Dept. after working there 33 years. Three days later he went to work for Max McKeon at Farm Credit Service counting cattle on ranches they financed. He worked for them for 20 years, mostly with Sam...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 1

    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Mormon handcart companies; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona--Biography, Ellsworth, Edmund Lovell, 1819-1893; Ellsworth, Whitney, 1908-1980; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys, Indians; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor;
    • Part 1: Pete Ellsworth's great grandfather Edmund Ellsworth came in a handcart company to Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young then sent him to the Show Low area of Arizona in the 1880's. Pete's grandfather, Abner, was born in Show Low in 1895. ...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 2

    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Arizona Dept. of Transportation Highways Division; Snow--Arizona
    • Part 2: Pete remembers starting out as newly-weds, their first home together near Mormon Lake, adjusting to his bride's cooking, and Betty Jo's first horse riding experiences. They had three sons, buy lost their middle one at age 7 to a malignant...
    • 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...
    • 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 Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with LaVona Evans 2012-01-21

    • Evans, LaVona, 1912-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Mormon families—Anecdotes
    • LaVona Evans recounts her life in Southern Arizona. Evans was born in Thatcher, Arizona on February 14, 1912. Evans talks about her childhood in Thatcher and Mesa and her experiences raising a family in Binghampton, a Mormon settlement that has...
    • Arizona Administrative Register. Volume 20, 2014

    • Arizona. Office of Secretary of State.
    • Delegated legislation--Arizona--Periodicals; Executive orders--Arizona--Periodicals.
    • The Arizona Administrative Register (A.A.R.) is an official publication of the state of Arizona and contains the rulemaking activity of the state’s agencies, including proposed, final, emergency, summary, and exempt rules. The Secretary of State’s...


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