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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,...
    • Learning Packet: Making Connections

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Family -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Family -- Arizona -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Genealogy; Arizona -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • "Making Connections: A Family History Workbook" is a packet designed to be used by families to trace their roots and become familiar with their family history, their genealogy, and the traditions that define their lives. This learning packet...
    • Learning Packet: Genius

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Creative ability; Creative ability -- Bibliography; Genius; Women -- Southwest, New -- Bibliography.
    • "Genius" is a learning packet created to instruct how connecting with our surroundings develops new forms of expression and success. Includes articles, exercises, posters, and event bulletins from the year of publication.
    • Marty Robbins

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Robbins, Marty; Country Music
    • "Marty Robbins," North Valley Magazine.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- Literary collections. West (U.S.) in literature.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • Down Mexico Way: Essays

    • 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;
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “The Mexican in Popular Literature 1875-1925" by Juan R. Garcia and “American Writers in Mexico 1875-1925,” by Cecil Robinson, which examine the changing American attitudes and perceptions of Hispanic...
    • 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...
    • Learning Packet: Shelter

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Cities and towns -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History;
    • The "Shelter" learning packet is a series of articles and activities designed to explore how the structures we build reflect our culture and environment. By examining history and architecture we can see how our own community developed and create a...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 PORTFOLIO. THE DESERT Text by Charles Bowden. “The desert is haunted but not by demons. It is saturated with memories we are always struggling to remember. It is home.”
      14 PORTFOLIO....
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A PLACE CALLED BISBEE by Lawrence W. Cheek. Bisbee today is a retired mining town trading in tourism. But for early-day mine workers, toiling...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What to do if you encounter a bear in the woods.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL. WONDERS OF THE SUPERSTITIONS Text by Bruce D. Itule. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson. Trek to a...
    • 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...
    • 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 Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011

    • Frauenfelder, Dick; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • 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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