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    • Henry Dojaquez Oral History Interview

    • Dojaquez, Henry
    • Empire Ranch (Ariz.); Ranches--Arizona
    • Memories of Henry's father, Mike Dojaquez, who worked as a cowboy on the Empire Ranch for the Vails, starting in 1907. Henry Dojaquez also worked on the Empire Ranch for the Boices for a very short period in 1936. He worked on a roundup and...
    • Bailey Foster Oral History Interview

    • Foster, Bailey
    • Empire Ranch (Ariz.); Ranches--Arizona; Slash S Ranch (Ariz.)
    • Recollections of his father working on the Empire Ranch for the Boice family. Bailey also describes his own work on the Cienega Ranch, his work for Bob Boice on the Slash S Ranch in Oracle, and his well-drilling business in Sonoita. This file...
    • Gerald Korte Oral History Interview

    • Korte, Gerald
    • Empire Ranch (Ariz.); Ranches--Arizona
    • Gerald Korte worked and lived as a cowboy on the Empire Ranch for the Boice family from 1946-1949. He was the first president of the Empire Ranch Foundation. This interview discusses splitting up of the ranch among the Boice brothers and other...
    • Martie Maierhauser Oral History Interview

    • Maierhauser, Martie
    • Cienega Watershed (Ariz.); Colossal Cave (Ariz.); Cienega Corridor Conservation Council; Vail (Ariz.); Cienega Watershed Partnership; Colossal Cave Mountain Park
    • Martie Maierhauser came to Colossal Cave Mountain Park as a tour guide and stayed to become the director. She describes 50 years of efforts with her partner/spouse Joe Maierhauser to preserve the park and surrounding lands near Vail, Arizona, in...
    • Empire Gulch on the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area

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    • Empire Ranch (Ariz.); Ranches--Arizona; Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (Ariz.)
    • Empire Gulch on Las Cienegas National Conservation Area is a significant riparian area, with year-round water and dense vegetation important to birds and mammals. Once part of the historic Empire Ranch, the Gulch has been used for some time as a...
    • George Proctor Oral History Interview

    • Proctor, George
    • Oral history—Arizona; Watershed Management—Arizona; Forest Rangers—West (U.S.)—History
    • George Proctor discusses water resources and water politics in southern Arizona. He reflects on his career in the Forest Service and shares his observations of changes in the local climate as well as the habits of native wildlife. Mr. Proctor also...
    • 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.
    • Karen Simms Oral History Interview

    • Simms, Karen
    • Cienega Watershed (Ariz.); Bureau of Land Management; Land Use--Planning; Donaldson, John; Fish
    • An interview of Karen Simms, who has lived and worked on Las Cienegas National Conservation Area for 23 years. She began as a field biologist and became an ecologist and land use planner for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Karen describes how...
    • Las Cienegas Conservation Area Green-Up (Cienega Watershed)

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    • Cienega Watershed (Ariz.); Bureau of Land Management; Land Use--Planning
    • Las Cienegas National Conservation Area is at the heartland of the southern part of the Cienega Watershed in southeastern Arizona. This desert grassland has been described as emerald green when temperatures and moisture permit native grasses to...
    • Cienega Creek Site

    • Turner, Christy G.
    • Excavations (Archaeology); Archaeology and education; University of Arizona. Archaeological Field School; Point of Pines Site (Ariz.);
    • Excavations at the Cienega Creek (AZ W:10:112), showing the relationship of the cultural layer to the arroyo and the floodplain. The area was greatly expanded to the right in subsequent years.
    • Buggy Ride in Vail

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Taking a buggy ride along Cienega Creek in Vail.
    • Hauling a safe out of Cienega Creek

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Felipe Bejarano, Ed Hilton, and friend strain to load the safe that Felipe found in the Cienega creek bed into Ed Hilton's truck. They wondered if the safe was from one of the early train robberies in the area.
    • Loading the safe from the Cienega Creek

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • A safe was found in the Cienega Creek, possibly from an 1880s train robbery. Fransisco Bejarano and friends leverage the safe into the back of Ed Hilton's truck. Back of photograph reads: "Hopeless Ranch between Pantano railroad station and Buel...
    • Hands Up!

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Felipe Bejarano and friends load the safe they found in Cienega Creek into Ed Hilton's truck. Back row left to right: E.P. Hilton, Mike Castro, Adelina Bejarano. Front row left to right: Mario Bejarano, Warner boy, Felipe Bejarano.
    • Sunset Ltd. Cienega Route

    • Unknown
    • Railroad trains--United States; Railroads--Arizona--History
    • The Sunset Express speeds westward over the Marsh Station bridge in 1921 towards Vail. This is the year that the bridge was built.
    • Jeff Williamson Oral History Interview

    • Williamson, Jeff
    • Cienega Watershed (Ariz.); conservation of natural resources; Adaptive management (Environmental Management); Donaldson, John; Seidman, Mike
    • An interview of Jeff Williamson, Senior Conservationist with the Phoenix Zoo, who has logged in thousands of miles to conserve the Cienega Watershed. As director of the Arizona Zoological Society/Phoenix Zoo, Jeff brought together scientists,...
    • Annual report / Central Arizona Project

    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.).
    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.)--Periodicals; Water resources development--Arizona--Periodicals; Water supply--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published annually.
    • Cochise County

    • Unknown
    • Mining--Arizona; History--Arizona, History--Cochise County
    • A brief history of the mining, agricultural, cultural and social history of Cochise County at the beginning of the 20th century. Note: File size is 13 MB requiring several minutes to download.
    • Annual report: Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

    • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Affordable Housing Advisory Council.
    • Federal aid to housing--Statistics; Low-income housing--Arizona--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--California--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--Nevada--Finance--Statistics
    • This title contains one or more publications. Reports back to 1992 are available in microfiche through the Congressional Information Service's ASI microfiche library. Note: The Federal Housing Finance Board's FHLB bank system was created by the...

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