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    • Oral history interview with Tom Judd

    • Oral history interview with Tom Judd
    • Judd, Tom
    • San Francisco River; Nelson Reservoir; Sierra Blanca Lodge
    • Tom Judd talks about Alpine in the 1800s; farming and ranching in Alpine; the winter weather.
    • Learning Packet: Destiny

    • 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...
    • Charles Blenman, 1859-1936

    • Charles Blenman, 1859-1936
    • Buehman Studios
    • Pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson; Blenman, Charles
    • Studio portrait of Charles Blenman. He homesteaded a square mile of land in Tucson and donated a block for a public park, which became Blenman Park. Blenman School is named for him.
    • Oral History with Robert Smith

    • 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...
    • Polly Hicks Brown 1883-1966

    • Polly Hicks Brown 1883-1966
    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Polly Hicks Brown and her husband, Harry Brown, ran a ranch and freighted ores for a mine in Miami. Her husband was crippled in a mining wagon accident, so Polly had to take over all aspects of the family businesses in addition to caring for their...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 2

    • 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...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2

    • 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...
    • Nikolaus Family History, Part 1

    • 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...
    • The Thompsons with William Munds

    • 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...
    • Maurel Family History

    • Maurel Family History
    • Milo Maurel
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Stone-masons; Aviation mechanics (Persons) Training of -- United States; Aviation careers
    • Milo tells of his French grandparents meeting and marrying in New York, of coming to Globe, AZ in the late 1800s, narrowly escaping an Apache massacre enroute. They homesteaded in Globe, and worked as a stone mason building many buildings in...
    • Ambrosio and Marcellina Armijo

    • 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...
    • Peterson Family History

    • Peterson Family History
    • Peterson, Jack
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormons--Arizona--History;
    • Joseph and Amanda Andelin Peterson moved from Utah in 1898, to teach at the new Academy in Snowflake, Arizona. In 1906 the young family was one of the first families to move to Lakeside. A year later they homesteaded in the area their grandson...
    • Frank Thompson

    • 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,...
    • Bixby Family History, Part 1

    • Bixby Family History, Part 1
    • Bixby, Steve and Dorothy
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; Salt River Watershed (Ariz.)
    • In Part 1, Steve Bixby tells the story of his great grandfather, Jotham Bixby, and two brothers coming to the California Gold Rush by ship around the Horn from Massachusetts around 1850. The Bixby brothers quickly amassed enough wealth to purchase...
    • Baby George Monthan with parents Guy and Jesse Monthan

    • Baby George Monthan with parents Guy and Jesse Monthan
    • Unknown
    • 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...

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