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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,...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Rose Cabat 2011-09-03

    • Cabat, Rose, 1914-2015
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Pottery--20th century
    • Rose Cabat describes her career as a potter and an artist. Cabat, a native New Yorker, moved to Tucson in 1942. She describes working as a riveter at Davis-Monthan Air Force base during WW2 and describes Tucson in the ‘40s. Cabat gained fame for...
    • Oral History with David and Nancy MacCollum, May 16, 2011

    • MacCollum, David V., 1923- ; MacCollum, Nancy
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.); MacCollum, David V., 1923- ; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; United States. Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health;
    • David and Nancy MacCollum talk about growing up in Oregon before moving to Arizona in 1963. Mr. and Mrs. MacCollum talk about moving to Arizona and the changes that have occurred in the last 50 years around Sierra Vista, Arizona. Mr. MacCollum...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Lucile Porter 2011-07-05

    • Porter, Lucile, 1913-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Volunteer workers in social service--Arizona
    • Lucille Porter recounts her life in Tucson, Arizona beginning with her relocation in 1966. Her experiences in Tucson include being a schoolteacher at the Veterans Affairs (VA), as well as being a student at the Southern Arizona Association for the...
    • Oral History with Paul Sapp, January 28 and February 3, 2011

    • Sapp, Paul
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Airplane ambulances--Arizona; Swimming pool industry--Arizona;
    • Paul Sapp grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family, the animals they raised, and the many people and businesses he knew growing up. Mr. Sapp graduated from North High School in 1958 and talks some about his school...
    • Jeanne Malloque Oral History Interview

    • Malloque, Jeanne (Ipharr)
    • Glendale, AZ; Basque; Sheepherding; Flagstaff, AZ; Discrimination; Glendale Union High School
    • Jeanne Malloque was born in Idaho, in May of 1921. She and her family moved to Phoenix as a means to alleviate her brother’s asthma symptoms. Settling in Glendale in 1928. Her father was born in the French Pyrenees Mountains – Basque Country. Sheep...
    • Oral History with Cynthia Matus Morris, March 9, 2011

    • Morris, Cynthia Matus
    • Patagonia (Ariz.); Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Ranching--Arizona--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Cynthia Matus Morris was born in 1953 to Guillermo and Carmen (Rivera) Matus and has lived in the area around Patagonia, Arizona her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family history through grandparents, their holiday...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011

    • Guerrero, Pedro E.
    • Mesa (Ariz.); Segregation in education--Arizona--Maricopa County; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial photography; Guerrero, Pedro E.; Photographer--Biography; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Calder, Alexander,...
    • Pedro E. Guerrero (1917-2012) grew up in Mesa, Arizona. In this interview he talks about growing up as a Latino in segregated Arizona and the prejudice he faced before and after integration. Mr. Guerrero talks about his family, especially his...
    • Oral History with Martha Hunter, May 3, 2011

    • Hunter, Martha
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Ranching--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Vineyards--Arizona
    • Martha Ellen (McGeorge) Hunter was born in 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona. She grew up on the Talwiwi Ranch, for which her father served as General Manager of for 20 years. Talwiwi Ranch was owned by Colonel Bumstead and located near Litchfield Road and...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Oscar Montano 2011-10-10

    • Montano, Oscar, 1911-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Yuma (Ariz.)--History
    • Oscar Montano describes his family's immigration from Ireland to the mountains of Northern Mexico and eventually settling in Tucson, Arizona. Montano discuses his career with Levy's department store, starting as a delivery boy, salesman and...
    • Digest / Arizona. Dept. of Public Safety.

    • Arizona. Dept. of Public Safety.
    • Criminal justice, Administration of--Arizona; Law enforcement--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Bi-monthly 2006- ; Monthly -2005.
    • Oral History with Jeremy Jones, February 18, 2011

    • Jones, Jeremy
    • Architects--Arizona--Biography; Architects as artists; Watercolorists--Arizona; Library architecture--Arizona
    • Jeremy Jones is an architect who has designed many public buildings in Arizona. He works mostly on the design phase of the architectural process which utilized his artistic talents. Mr. Jones was born in 1944 in Spokane, Washington and spent his...
    • 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 Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin, March 31, 2011

    • Valentin, Trinidad; Valentin, Yolanda
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Volunteer workers in libraries--Arizona--Sierra Vista;
    • Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin are members of the Sierra Vista Friends of the Library. Trinidad "Trini" Valentin was born in Hayden, Arizona in 1936. Yolanda was born in 1937 and raised in Superior, Arizona. They met while attending the University...
    • Oral History with Helen Vance, April 22, 2011

    • Vance, Helen
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Police--Arizona
    • Helen Vance was born in Mexico City in 1930. She talks about living and attending school in Mexico, where her father was a coffee buyer. Mrs. Vance and her husband, Reed Vance, moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Vance worked for the Sierra...
    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 1972

    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, Spring, 1972. Co-editors: Caron Miller and R. Curtis Lundy. Associates: Curtis Downey; Richard Fraser; Robert Harris. Cover: Fred McCarty; E. Blakey; D. Bowyer; F. Darland; Paulette Marhn; Sue Van Wyngaarden; Glory Williams; M....
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with LaVona Evans 2012-01-21

    • Evans, LaVona, 1912-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Mormon families—Anecdotes
    • LaVona Evans recounts her life in Southern Arizona. Evans was born in Thatcher, Arizona on February 14, 1912. Evans talks about her childhood in Thatcher and Mesa and her experiences raising a family in Binghampton, a Mormon settlement that has...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1997

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, December 1997

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Wit Stop What a terrible thing to do to a Fruitcake.
      4 MISSIONS Father Kino's Holy Chain "There were more than 20 missions in all, part of a chain built of mud and...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1994

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, August 1994

      Contents:

      2 Along the Way Pondering eternity and mortality at Shea Springs, where deep-lying waters of the distant past miraculously rise once more to daylight.
      3 Letters
      4 History Black...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 2005

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER Our editor finds beauty on a trackway of extinction.
      04 VIEWFINDER Highways photographs made natural history.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore...
    • Oral History with Ruth Brydon, March 17, 2011

    • Brydon, Ruth
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Museums and community--Arizona; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona; Teachers--Arizona--Biography
    • Ruth Brydon moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1989. She has worked at the high school, city, and college libraries and now teaches history at the college. Ms. Brydon is a former director of the Lake Havasu City Historical Society Museum. She...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Oral History with Katherine Herbert, February 12, 2011

    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell
    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Motion picture authorship--Study and teaching; Historic buildings--Arizona--Phoenix
    • Katherine Atwell Herbert teaches at the Film School at Scottsdale Community College and is a former script writer and analyst. She came to Phoenix, Arizona as a child and shares many stories of her schooling and growing up in the city, its growth...
    • Oral History with Mark Moss, May 18, 2011

    • Moss, Mark
    • Police--Arizona; Bullhead City (Ariz.)
    • Mark Moss is currently a Captain in the Bullhead City Police Department, having been with the department from its inception. He became a Captain by rising up through the ranks. He recounts his experiences as a law enforcement officer.
    • 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 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.
    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 2000

    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, 2000. Literary Staff: Vidal Medina. Literary Editor: Julie Barela. Literary Faculty Advisors: Marion Ekholm; Casey Furlong; Joy Wingersky. Literary Judges: Jane Camp; Johnnie Clemens May; Marla Dinchak-DeSoto; Patrick Haas; Char...
    • Oral History with Rob Chilcoat, January 21 and 28, 2011

    • Chilcoat, Rob
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Rob Chilcoat was born and raised in the Kingman, Arizona area. He talks about the places his family lived while his father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Chilcoat joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 and was stationed in England. He is the...
    • Oral History with Ed Hunter, May 7, 2011

    • Hunter, Ed
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Parades & processions--Arizona; Frontier and pioneer life--Arizona
    • Ed Hunter grew up in Buckeye, Arizona. He shares with Linda Davis a few memories of riding in the Helzapoppin' Rodeo Parade and of his grandmother McKee.
    • 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...
    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 2006

    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, 2006. Literary Editor Adam Johnson. Literary Readers: Shannon Clark; Michael MacDonald; George Repta. Literary Faculty Judges: Carmela Arnoldt; Renee Barstack; Marla DeSoto; Charlotte Howey; Karen Schwalm; Mary Leskovsky; Johnnie...
    • Porter Family History, Part 2

    • Porter, David C.
    • Oral histories; Navajo County; Biography; Mail carriers; Masonic Lodge; Shriners; Show Low (Ariz.);
    • Part 2: David C. Porter had a busy civic life as well. He joined the Masons in Show Low shortly after his father died, having had a Masonic funeral. He served as secretary for 15 years and was Grand Master in 1990. And then he became a...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

      Contents:
      2 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      6 ENVIRONMENT: FOSSIL CREEK GOING WILD AGAIN By the end of December, this scenic stream in central-Arizona will revert to a natural state as two...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1996

      Contents:
      2 Along the Way, Isn’t It Time We Started Talking Turkey? by James Tallon.
      3 Letters to the Editor.
      Special Section: Collecting the West.
      5 Collecting the West, by Rebecca...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1992

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Even macho types can stop to smell the flowers along the roadside.
      3 LETTERS
      4 ARCHEOLOGY. UNEARTHING THE SALADO’S LOST WORLD Text by Peter Aleshire. Photographs by Jerry...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1993

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Some funny and unusual things can happen in the public library.
      3 LETTERS
      4 EL TOUR DE TUCSON The uniqueness of El Tour lies in the fact that anyone - ma, pa, and the...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1982

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1982

      Contents:
      3 CELEBRATION
      44 A COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS PRAYER
      45 …A LETTER FROM A GUEST
    • Arizona Highways, April 1980

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, April 1980

      Contents:

      4 Prescott A town with a golden past looks forward to a marvelous future.
      16 Gail Gardner—40 Years A Smoki A cowboy songwriter's tales of a die-hard group of Prescottonians bent on...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1980

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, December 1980

      Contents:

      5 Through the Eyes of a Child
      8 A Child's Christmas Journey Through the Seasons
    • Arizona Highways, March 1997

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, March 1997

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way Nothing endures but change, sayeth a former governor.
      4 ARIZONA'S SCENIC BYWAYS We were setting out on the first of many trips along southern Arizona's...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1997

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, November 1997

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way Who really created the Navajo taco? You'll be surprised.
      4 INDIANS The Fortress at Gila Bend Near this southern Arizona town is a vast ruin that...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1998

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, April 1998

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP The beast on my driveway looked like a Volkswagen with legs.
      4 nature MEET THE STATELY SAGUARO Author John Alcock, a professor of zoology at Arizona State...
    • Arizona Highways, December 2000

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, December 2000

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP Take a tip from the clever Chandler folks who fashioned a Christmas tree of spray-painted tumbleweeds, and use recycled household scraps to brighten the...
    • Arizona Highways, November 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 2005

      Contents:

      2 DEAR EDITOR
      3 ALL WHO WANDER Paying the price for taking a stand.
      4 VIEWFINDER A people photographer with a rare knack.
      5 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities,...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1979

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, December 1979

      Contents:

      4 Perspective on Renewal
      6 Sanctuaries of the Soul ... Cathedrals for the Mind
      17 The Gift of Christmas
      29 A Sanctuary in the Forest
      40 The Year of the Child
    • Arizona Highways, May 2001

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, May 2001

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS AND E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 COVER No Sweat Two can-do women glow in their success at reaching the remote ruins...

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