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    • 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.
    • Oral History with William Bond, January 14, 2011

    • Bond, William
    • Schools--Arizona--Cochise County; Schools--Arizona--Santa Cruz County; Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Arizona Humane Society
    • William Bond was born and raised in New Mexico. He moved to Arizona about 1971 to take a teaching position at Pearce Elementary School in Cochise County. Mr. Bond also taught at Duncan and Saint Johns before going to the University of Arizona for...
    • 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 with Janice Hoeschler, March 18, 2011

    • Hoeschler, Janice
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Janice (Hunter) Hoeschler born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, she talks about her family, schooling, neighbors, and growing up in Phoenix in the 1940s and 1950s. She met her husband, Terry Hoeschler, while attending the...
    • Oral History with George Proctor, May 19, 2011

    • Proctor, George
    • World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Local government--Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)
    • George Proctor was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1918 and grew up on ranches in the Santa Ritas Mountains area. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in range ecology and was drafted into the U.S. Army for World War II. Mr. Proctor...
    • Oral History with Elsie Needles, April 29, 2011

    • Needles, Elsie
    • Bullhead City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--History, Local
    • Elsie Needles is a member of the Colorado River Museum. She has a lovely interest in local history. Ms. Needles prepares special displays and presents programs for the museum.
    • Oral History with Ellen McGee, January 21, 2011

    • McGee, Ellen
    • Leupp (Ariz.); Trading posts--Arizona; Trading posts--New Mexico
    • Ellen McGee is a long-time Arizona resident and worked for many years as the co-owner (with her husband) of the Leupp Trading Post in Coconino County, Arizona. Ms. McGee talks about her days working in various trading posts throughout Arizona and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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.
    • 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 Bobby Fite

    • Fite, Bobby
    • Civil War; Old Susanberg Trail; Beaverhead Lodge; Hannigan Meadow Lodge
    • Bobby Fite talks about when his family originally came to Alpine, what Alpine was like in the early 1920s, and his family ranch.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Mogollon Rim water resources management study report of findings

    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Phoenix Area Office.
    • Water quality management--Arizona--Mogollon Rim; Water resources development--Arizona--Mogollon Rim; Water-supply--Arizona--Mogollon Rim
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report considered water use and population of the 44 communities located within the Mogollon Rim Water Resources Management Study (Study) area. The project's foal was to determine fture population and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 5 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi; LDS Church Relief Society - Lehi;
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume #5, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle, History of Lehi Stake Relief Society - 1877-1957;

      The volumes here represent the earliest history of the Lehi Stake. This entire history is in 110 volumes, other...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 1 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace; McKay, David O.
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume# 1, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle History of Lehi Stake 1877-1957- Book ONE, Photo of the original church building, Diamond Jubilee History Booklet, Letter from David 0 McKay, Roster of Lehi Pioneers,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Faces of Post 41: Setting the Stage

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • The early history of Arizona, and some of our early Latino contributors to military history.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Arizona community profiles

    • Arizona Dept. of Commerce
    • Indians of North America--Arizona
    • This collection contains one or more publications
    • 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.
    • 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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