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    • Penrod Family History

    • Penrod, Sue Jacobs
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography;
    • Sue tells the stories passed down through her family of the history of Pinetop, Arizona from the earliest Penrod family settling the area to the recent past. She shares her childhood memories of growing up, the school, her friends and relatives...
    • Larson Family History, Part 2

    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography;
    • in Part 2, Augusta Larson continues to talk about her life as the wife of Wallace Larson, her growing family and her teaching career in Snowflake, Lakeside, and Whiteriver schools. She tells of her husband's meteoric rise from getting his high...
    • Larson Family History, Part 3

    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography; Mormon women--Political activity--United States--History.
    • In Part 3, After Augusta Larson describes other early Lakeside residents, she briefly describes her career as an Arizona State Legislator.
    • Hansen Family History, Part 2

    • Hansen, Don L.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Biography; Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona --Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Crook's Trail (Ariz.); Roads -- Arizona; Automobiles -- Arizona -- White Mountains -- 1900's;...
    • In Part 2, Don L. Hansen is 21 years old and now an adult applying for his own homestead of 90 acres. He would work at the sawmill during the day and then plow his fields by moonlight. Then for seven years he worked for his father's dairy. In...
    • Hansen Family History, Part 1

    • Hansen, Don L.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Biography; Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona --Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Crook's Trail (Ariz.); Roads -- Arizona; Automobiles -- Arizona -- White Mountains -- 1900's;...
    • In Part 1, Don L. Hansen gives a brief history of his ancestors. He was born in 1900 to Niels S. and Rosebelle Gardner Hansen in Snowflake. His great-grandparents Hans and Sophia Hansen Sr. and her sister immigrated from Denmark to the United...
    • Larson Family History, Part 1

    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Coconino County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography;
    • In Part 1, Augusta Larson tells of her affluent beginnings in Flagstaff, her education and her early career as a schoolteacher in Holbrook, Arizona. She recalls what influenced her to convert to the Latter-day Saints' religion, and of meeting and...
    • Fish Family History, Part 3

    • Fish, Ferrell
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Educators -- Arizona -- biographies
    • In Part 1, Ferrell Fish tells the story of his great grandfather Fish migrating to Arizona in response to Brigham Young's sending out of Mormon pioneers in the mid-late 1800's. He adds how his grandfather and six other families moved to what would...
    • Fish Family History, Part 1

    • Fish, Rollin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- accidents; Sawmills -- Arizona;
    • This interview of Rollin Fish, Ferrel Fish's father, was conducted by Barry Richens, a Northland Pioneer College instructor, in 1977. Rollin is a son of one of the six original Mormon families to settle Lakeside, Arizona. He tells about his...
    • Fish Family History, Part 2

    • Fish, Rollin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- accidents; Sawmills -- Arizona;
    • In part 2, Barry Richens continues to interview Rollin Fish, Ferrell Fish's father, in 1977. Mr. Fish continues to recall his life in Lakeside, working in the family store and for the family sawmill. He ends by telling of an accident that cut off...
    • "The Voices of Arizona's Pioneers"

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    • Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography. 
    • A presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerners, "The Voices of Arizona's Pioneers", by Abe Chamin, 56:06
    • Larson Family History, Part 4

    • Larson, Jeff
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators, Indian; Arizona State Legislature; Mormons -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th Century; Mormon Women -- Political Activity -- United States --History; Mormon Pioneers...
    • Jeff Larson tells of his great grandfather Mons Larson's family emigrating from Sweden to the United States for the purpose of settling as Mormons in Arizona. They were in the first group from Utah to encounter the Grand Canyon in Northern...
    • Gardner Frost Family History, Part 1

    • Frost, Nella
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Lakeside (Ariz.); Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Electric cooperatives
    • Nella’s great grandmother Medlock immigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah from England, pushing a hand cart across the United States. Joseph Albert Lewis, Nella's great grandfather, was born in Utah. They met and married there, and then moved to...
    • Gardner Frost Family History, Part 2

    • Frost, Nella
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Lakeside (Ariz.); Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Electric cooperatives
    • Part 2, Nella continues to talk about her father's contributions to the area, of his annual work as the cook feeding hundreds of Navopache Electric Co-op's customers and other community groups. She describes his full life to his death. Then she...
    • Johnson Family History, Part 1

    • Johnson, Raymond
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- Arizona; Lakeside (Ariz.); White Mountains -- 1900's; Irrigation -- Arizona -- 1880's...
    • Part 1: Raymond Johnson tells of his grandparents migrating to Arizona Territory from Utah in the 1880's and settling in the White Mountains. Raymond's father Abe grew up on the Milk Ranch and went to school with the Cooley children. Raymond's...
    • "The Udall Family in Arizona"

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    • Mormon pioneers--Arizona--Biography; Udall Family
    • Presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerner's by Jesse A. Udall, ""The Udall Family in Arizona"", March 2, 1973 Length: 52:16
    • Adams Family History, 2006 April 4

    • Adams, Chet
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Adams Family; Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona; Water resources development -- Arizona -- History; Irrigation -- History
    • Show Low Irrigation Company. MP3 Clip is 3 minutes of 58 min. interview
    • Owens Family History, 2006 August 29

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Owens family; Ranching -- Arizona -- History
    • Horsebreaking. MP3 Clip is 4 min 49 sec. of 6.125 hour interview
    • Woolford Family History, 2006 Jul 24

    • Woolford, Joe
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Woolford family; Ranching -- Arizona -- History
    • Experiences as a youth growing up in Show Low, AZ. MP3 Clip is 3:7 min of 1:15 hr interview
    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24

    • Hansen, Delbert
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hansen Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History;
    • Early school days in Joseph City, AZ. MP3 Clip is 4:25 minutes of 1:57 hr interview
    • Hansen Family History, 1977 Jan 24

    • Hansen, Alice
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hansen Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona
    • Honeymoon Trail to Utah. MP3 Clip is 6:08 minutes of 1:01 hr interview
    • Hatch Family History, 1977 Feb 12

    • Hatch, Clarence Vern
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- History; Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Hatch Family; Freight and freightage -- West (U.S.); Military Camps -- Arizona -- History
    • Early freighting between Holbrook and Ft. Apache, AZ. MP3 Clip is 3:47 min of 1:30 hr interview
    • Turley Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Turley, Charles H.
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Turley Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona
    • History of Woodruff, AZ dams. MP3 Clip is 2:56 min of 1 hour interview
    • Solomon, Shumway Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Shumway, Elizabeth
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Solomon Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History;
    • Pioneer Grandfather Solomon's trip from Utah to Taylor, AZ by ox team. MP3 Clip is 7:18 min of 1+ hour interview
    • Owens Family History, 2006 August 29

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona -- History; Mormon Pioneers -- Biography, Owens Family
    • Mermaids of Show Low Creek. MP3 Clip is 2 min 41 sec. of 6.125 hour interview
    • 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. ...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 1

    • Reidhead, Val
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Show Low (Ariz.); Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Timber--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Reidhead family
    • Part 1: Val Reidhead's family was always in the sawmill business. He remembered growing up in lumber camps around Linden and Pinedale, Clay Springs and all over the country. Val's grandfather John Oscar Reidhead came from Utah sometime in the...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 2

    • Reidhead, Val
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Show Low (Ariz.); Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Timber--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Reidhead family
    • Part 2: Val describes the days when the Reidhead Lumber Company operated between McNeil Road and Whipple Road, before Central Ave. existed. The Chamber of Commerce building was their office, and Charlie Reidhead had a home nearby. Show Low as a...
    • Owens Family History, Part 1

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 1: Moylen Owens gives the history of the James Clark Owens, who was a rock mason that helped build the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. James Clark Owens was one of the earliest Mormon pioneers to come to this area, first settling in...
    • Owens Family History, Part 2

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 2: Moylen Owens continues his storytelling of childhood memories growing up on Huning Street. He describes his family of 11 siblings, the neighbors, the Apache Indians who came to town, and of the other traffic outside his home. He...
    • Owens Family History, Part 3

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 3: Moylen continues telling his childhood memories as he grew up in the large Owens family. He reads a sweet poem he wrote that depicts his "coming of age," when he decided he wanted to be a cowboy. He also talks about the teachers, fellow...
    • Owens Family History, Part 4

    • Owens, Moylen
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; James Clark Owens Family; Show Low, Arizona
    • Part 4: Moylen returns home from WWII, and meets Joy at a dance in Lakeside. Joy joins in to tell the story of how they met. They describe their early married life, the dairy they ran, the A&W Root Beer Drive-In that Joy ran, the plant nursery,...
    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 1

    • Nikolaus, Leland
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Show Low (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Small business--Arizona
    • Part 1: At the time of this interview, Leland Nikolaus was 90 years old, and had the distinction of being the oldest living resident having been born in Show Low, Arizona. Leland's grandfather, Franz Ludwig Nikolaus, born in 1858, emigrated from...
    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 2

    • Nikolaus, Leland
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Show Low (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Nikolaus Family
    • Part 2: Leland was 70 years old when he retired from the business of Nick's Market. We go back to his early days for a insightful glimpse into the neighbors and activities of Show Low when it was young, as he recalls days and people long passed.
    • Arizona Highways, March 1958

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways,  April 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, June 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, July 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, November 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, August 2006

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, September 2006

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, May 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, July 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, November 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, January 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, May 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, March 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, April 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, July 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arizona Highways, March 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.

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