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    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Women; Snowflake (Ariz.); Lakeside (Ariz.); Sheep ranchers--Arizona--Biography;...
    • Part 2: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of the Amos family, their great grandparents and grandparents on their mother's paternal side, and of the West family, their father's ancestors. In 1874, Milton and Allie Amos migrated from Missouri...
    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011

    • Villa, Alex
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953; American Legion--Arizona
    • Alex Villa was born and raised in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family history. His maternal grandfather had a homestead in Tempe before moving to Buckeye. Mr. Villa attended Arizona State University for one year and...
    • Eagar, Apache County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Postcards -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Eagar, Ariz., October 8, 1909. There is a receiving cancellation from Nutrioso, Ariz., October 8, 1909 as well. John Eager, with his brothers and the Robertsons, homesteaded in Round Valley about 1878. John moved...
    • Baby George Monthan with parents Guy and Jesse Monthan

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Guy and Jesse Monthan play with their son, George, in the yard of their home in Vail. The Monthan family homesteaded in the area and operated Rancho del Lago. Davis Monthan Air Force Base is named in honor of Guy's younger brother, Oscar. Jesse...
    • Ambrosio and Marcellina Armijo

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • Juan Armijo was a friend of the Chavez family who came to Oak Creek to homestead. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace at the Red Rock precinct and performed marriages, among other tasks. His son, Ambrosio, also homesteaded in Red Rock when he...
    • The Thompsons with William Munds

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • Neighbors were few and far between in those earliest days of settlement. The Munds homesteaded in Spring Creek and he moved his cattle to the mountain in the summer. This rare chance for these 'neighbors' to be together was commemorated with a...
    • Frank Thompson

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • Jim & Maggie's first child was a boy named John Franklin, born in 1882. Little Frank had the distinction of being the first white child born in Oak Creek Canyon. As an adult, Frank homesteaded on a dry farm in what is now known as Uptown Sedona,...
    • Henry Elmer Cook farming

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Cook's 1912 homestead extended from the base of Table Mountain and spread across 160 acres of Grasshopper Flat. His son, Jay, homesteaded another 160 acres nearby that later become the Sedona West subdivision. When Henry and wife, Effie, moved...
    • Erwin and Fred Schuerman, ca. 1928

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Erwin was the Schuerman's eldest child. He homesteaded in 1908 and died in 1929. His widow, Mabel, married Albert Purtymun and they stayed on the place until her son, Fred, reached the age of majority (21 years) and took over the farm. Fred...
    • Joseph Farley farming

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Farley homesteaded on Oak Creek along Schnebly Hill Road in 1908. A man named Eiberger had camped there and planted a garden but moved on before it matured. Joe and his wife, Sarah Jane, used picks and shovels to build miles of irrigation ditch,...
    • Titus House - Scottsdale

    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • As the only remaining Victorian residence in Scottsdale, the Titus House is listed on both the Scottsdale and National Register of Historic Places. It is located on Hayden Road, south of McDowell Road and approximately three miles from the center...
    • Southwest housing traditions: design materials performance

    • United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
    • Building materials -- United States -- Southwest;
    • 218 pages (PDF version). File size: 11193.571 KB. Arizona housing styles feature prominently in this publication. "Prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.". Includes annotated bibliography (pp.184-198) and appendix...
    • 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.
    • Learning Packet: Destiny

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Urbanization -- Arizona -- Tucson; Utopias -- Bibliography; Chinese -- Mexico -- History; Chinese -- Arizona -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Maps.
    • "Destiny" is a learning packet designed to educate the user in the history of and the way that our surroundings develop and adapt over time. This packet contains articles and exercises about this topic. Included in the packet but not scanned is the...
    • Oral History with Robert Smith

    • Smith, Robert
    • Gadsden (Ariz.); Farming--Arizona--Yuma--1930-1990; Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers—Arizona; Smith family; Pesticides---Arizona; Chavez, Cesar 1927-1993
    • Robert Smith was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona. His family owned a farm east of Gadsden that Lee Consaul Company bought for them. He and his father were tractor drivers and worked in lettuce and melon harvesting. Mr. Smith’s father worked for...
    • Oral history interview with Gary Slaughter

    • Slaughter, Gary
    • Texas John Slaughter; Bush Valley Fort; Mormon Church
    • Gary Slaughter talks about his ancestors homesteading in Alpine, Arizona. He is related to Texas John Slaughter. John Horton Slaughter was a Civil War soldier, Texas Ranger, Indian campaign army scout, and driver on the cattle trails. He served...
    • Oral History with Vicki Schulz, June 24, 2011

    • Schulz, Vicki
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History
    • Vicki (Hunter) Schulz was born in Buckeye, Arizona in 1947 to Ralph Edward and Dorothy Imajean (McKee) Hunter. Her husband is Gene Schulz. In this interview, she talks about her family history and what it was like to grow up in Buckeye.
    • Oral history interview with Arlene (Noble) Saline

    • Saline, Arlene (Noble)
    • World War One; Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Arizona State University
    • Arlene talks about her early family settlers in Alpine, her family and education, and chores on the ranch.
    • 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...

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