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    • 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.
    • 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 Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010

    • Celaya, Dolores Badilla
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Pima County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Farming--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dolores (Badilla) Celaya was born in 1927 and has lived in the Tucson, Arizona area her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family and life in the area. Her grandparents homesteaded in the Arivaca Valley. Ms. Celaya discusses...
    • 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 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Dolores Celaya 2011-12-17

    • Celaya, Dolores
    • Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs--20th century Homesteading; Forage plants--Southwestern States
    • Dolores Celaya discusses her Grandfather Eufemianino Moyza who homesteaded Moyza Ranch in Arivaca, Arizona around 1875. She recalls her own life on the ranch, and the seasonal food cycle and food preservation. Celaya also describes gathering and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Jones Family History

    • Beno Jones
    • 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; U.S. Forest Service; Pinal Mountain...
    • Beno's grandmother was Louzora Neal, whose family of women came from Texas and settled in Globe, Pleasant Valley and the Tonto Basin. She had several husbands, and Bud Jones was one of them. Bud Jones also a Texan, came driving a large herd of...
    • 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...

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