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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.
    • University of Arizona Rodeo Contestant Roping a Calf

    • Shadegg, Stephen C.
    • Rodeos -- Arizona; Calf roping -- Arizona
    • "A fallen champion. Perkins pulled leather in the bronc riding, was disqualified. But he came back to win the wild horse race. With Elladean Hayes he took third in the Mixed Team roping, earned another third in the Wild Cow Milking when teamed...
    • Arizona Charlie

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Meadows, Charlie, 1860-1932
    • "Arizona Charlie," North Valley Magazine.
    • Buckskin Frank Leslie

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Buckskin Frank Leslie," North Valley Magazine.
    • Learning Packet: Food

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Food; Cooking -- Arizona; Cooking -- Sonoran Desert.
    • "Food" is a learning packet that explores the ways in which food impacts our lives through the work, celebrations and traditions that are formed from the production, preparation and consumption of meals. It also explores the unique plants and...
    • Out West: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing a scholarly essay entitled “Out West,” by Paul Carter, that examines the origins of the mythology of the west, viewed through the lens of the region’s distinctive biophysical environment, and rooted in the brief period in...
    • Oral History with Walt 'Nick' Meyer and Katie Cline, March 21, 2012

    • Meyers, Walt 'Nick' and Katie Cline
    • Cattle.; Desert Caballeros Western Museum; Ranch life--Arizona.; Ranch life.; Ranchers; Ranching--Arizona--History.; Oral history.;
    • Walt ‘Nick’ Meyer and his daughter Katie Cline were interviewed together, in the presence of Walt’s wife Francie. They answered questions alternately. Walt describes how the ranch came to be – from a joint ranching/mining operation on the land and...
    • Learning Packet: Clothing and Costume

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Clothing and dress; Costume -- Arizona.
    • "Clothing and Costume: Learning Packet for Group and Individual Study" is a learning packet which looks back at the history of clothing and costumes in the Sonoran Desert region and explores how clothing evolved from necessary protection from the...
    • Learning Packet: Work

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Working class -- Arizona -- History; Technology -- Social aspects -- Arizona -- History; Occupations -- Arizona -- History.
    • The "Work" learning packet is designed to encourage the user to define work and employment in its past and present forms, as well as to promote discussion of the varying ways of life of the different cultures present in the Sonoran Desert region....
    • Oral History with Bert Randall, June 13, 2012

    • Randall, Bert
    • Cattle.; Desert Caballeros Western Museum; Ranch life--Arizona.; Ranch life.; Ranchers; Ranching--Arizona--History.; Oral history.;
    • An oral history from Bert Randall on his life living as a rancher in Arizona. He talks about the ranch life, his family, cow handling, memories of his dad, the rodeo scene, horses, and the Mormon faith. (58 mins, 35 secs)
    • Oral History with Jim O'Haco, April 4, 2012

    • O'Haco, Jim
    • Cattle.; Desert Caballeros Western Museum; Ranch life--Arizona.; Ranch life.; Ranchers; Ranching--Arizona--History.; Oral history.;
    • O’Haco starts with a description of his ranch & how his forebear came to Arizona (initially near Wickenburg) from Basque sheep country .. and eventually to Northern Arizona. In particular he explains how sheep needed no fencing which made them...
    • Black-on-red cow figurine

    • Unknown
    • Maricopa pottery--Arizona--Gila River Indian Reservation; Maricopa Indians--Social life and customs; Watercolor painting--20th century--Arizona; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Black-on-red cow figurine decorated with dots.
    • Down Mexico Way: Articles

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Mexico – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); Mexico – Description and Travel; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections
    • Booklet contains two illustrated short stories taken from the early popular press as representative of Anglo characterizations of Mexicans, written by two of the most popular writers of their day.
    • 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 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...

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