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    • 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 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...
    • Oral History with Elena and Ramon Quiroga, January 4, 2011

    • Quiroga, Elena; Quiroga, Ramon
    • Patagonia (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Mining--Arizona;
    • Ramon and Elena (de la Rosa) Quiroga were interviewed by their son Herman Quiroga. Mrs. Quiroga is interviewed first. She was born in Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico in 1933 to Havalino and Angelia de la Rosa. She talks about living in Lochiel and then...
    • Dale Huss Interview

    • Huss, Dale
    • Huss, Dale; World War II Aviation; World War II Training; B-17s; B-24s; Luke AFB; World War II
    • Interview with Dale Huss includes audio file and transcript.
    • Arizona Highways, April 1999

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, April 1999

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP "My mother could have been the sheriff of Tombstone," insists author Gene Perret, "not because she was brutal. No, Mom could have been effective because like most...
    • Oral History with Raymond Hunter, February 13, 2011

    • Hunter, Raymond
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Entertainment; Audubon Society; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Adobe buildings--Arizona
    • Raymond Hunter is a commercial lawyer who has been practicing in Arizona for over forty years. Born and raised in Phoenix, Mr. Hunter has lived most of his life in the Central Phoenix area. In this interview, Mr. Hunter discusses the changing...
    • 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 Interview with Ángel Cabrera.

    • Cabrera, Ángel,
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Glendale (Ariz.)
    • Interview with Ángel Cabrera, President of the Thunderbird School of Global Management (2004-present) located in Glendale, AZ.
    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011

    • Wilson, Sister Michael
    • Winslow (Ariz.); Navajo Indian Reservation; Education--Navajo County (Ariz.); Teaching; Interpersonal relations and culture; Siena Heights University; Powwows
    • Sister Michael Wilson is a Dominican nun who moved to Arizona in 1972 to teach. In this interview, Wilson shares how spending her childhood and beginning her career as a teacher in Michigan helped prepare her for working in the West. Wilson...
    • Nelson Mitchell, Jr. Video Oral History Interview

    • Mitchell, Nelson, Jr.
    • Luke AFB; WWII; Navy; African American Armed Forces; Pearl Harbor; Phoenix, AZ
    • Video oral history interview with Nelson Mitchell, Jr. where he discusses his career in the US Navy during WWII.
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Raul Castro 2011-07-22

    • Castro, Raul H., 1916-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Castro, Raul H. 1916- Mexican-American Border Region--History, Local; Arizona; Governor (1975-1977, Castro) Ambassadors--United States--Anecdotes
    • Former Arizona Governor and United States Ambassador, Raúl Castro recounts his childhood in Southern Arizona, and describes his early struggles as a Mexican-American youth attempting to get an education. Castro also describes his lifelong political...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • Arizona Highways, November 2001

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

      Contents:

      2 E-MAIL AND LETTERS
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 INDIANS Native Arts Collectors swarm the annual fine arts show in...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1998

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP There are four words that send chills down the male spine. They are the response to "What's for dinner?" To which the wife replies, "'I'm trying something...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with Molly McKasson, January 12 and February 15, 2011

    • McKasson, Molly
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Teachers--Arizona--Tucson; City council members--Arizona--Tucson; Arizona Theatre Company
    • Molly McKasson served on the Tucson City Council, representing Ward 6. She is a former teacher in Tucson and currently acts with the Arizona Theater Company (ATC) and writes. In this interview, Ms. McKasson talks about her family history, growing...
    • Oral History with Sandy Mills, May 18, 2011

    • Mills, Sandy
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Real estate agents--Arizona
    • Sandy Mills is a real estate agent in Scottsdale, Arizona. In this interview she talks about her work, love of golf, and the expansion of and changes to Scottsdale since the 1980’s. She is a member of the Pinnacle Peak Realtor Marketing Group. Ms....
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1995

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Some say Sedona resonates with concentrations of electrical, magnetic, and New Age vibrational energy.
      3 LETTERS
      4 JEEP TOURING Four-wheeling gets you to places you may...
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1995

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Tornado, Arizona, disappeared on April Fool’s Day, 1927, becoming part of the Arizona that might have been.
      3 LETTERS
      4 HISTORY. SEVENTY YEARS ON THE ROAD Come back with...
    • Oral History with Michael Tomooka, May 24, 2011

    • Tomooka, Michael
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Teaching--Arizona; School sports--Coaching--Arizona; Sierra Vista Unified School District (Cochise County, Ariz.)
    • Michael "Mike" Tomooka is a long-time Spanish and Physical Education teacher and coach at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He grew up in Tucson, Arizona and talks about his family, past and present. Mr. Tomooka started at Buena High...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1980

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

      Contents:

      2 Planning A Sunny Future U.S. energy scientists will meet in the Valley of the Sun to put Old Sol to work.
      6 The Great White Hope A close-up look at Solar energy today and where it's...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1997

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

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way A coyote delighted in finding one more foolish than himself.
      4 TRADING POSTS, A VANISHING TRADITION Trading posts, once the main commercial outlets on...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1997

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

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way Somewhere in Tucson, there's a very proud fig tree.
      4 TRAVEL Quest for a Slot Canyon Gambling that the walls of the canyon wouldn't narrow and pinch the...
    • Arizona Highways, December 2005

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

      Contents:

      2 ALL WHO WANDER
      4 VIEWFINDER
      6-45 SPIRIT OF PLACE For the December issue, we asked our writers and photographers to illuminate the spirit of place by describing special...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1976

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, February 1976

      Contents:

      Arizona Wildlife
      3 Shadowed Trails Story and Paintings by Larry Toschik
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1994

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

      Contents:

      2 Along the Way Some 300,000 yesterdays remain locked away in ancient Douglas firs.
      3 Letters
      4 COVER STORY Ascents in Sedona's Red Rock Country Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Robert Ashe

    • Ashe, Dr. Robert
    • Glendale (Ariz) -- Newspaper; Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz) --Social life and customs; Glendale (Ariz) -- Glendale Union High School
    • In the 1940s, Dr. Robert Ashe was the former Superintendent of Glendale and Peoria High School Districts, during a period of great growth. He was instrumental in transforming Glendale School District from a small farming town school district, to a...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1998

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP The whimsical versifying on Boot Hill's gravestones leads our author to write terminal punch lines for some annoyances he'd like to see gone from his life.
      4...
    • 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, July 1998

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 Along the Way On July 4, 1848, the U.S. acquired 522,000 square miles of land, including Arizona north of the Gila River.
      4 recreation CLUFF RANCH WILDLIFE REFUGE The...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1998

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 ALONG THE WAY Why am I, a non-swimmer who's deathly afraid of water, cliff-diving into the frigid Colorado River?
      4 the cover A NEW GETAWAY EXPERIENCE AT GRAND CANYON...
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways,  April 2005

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      3 ALL WHO WANDER
      4 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 COVER The ‘Lost’ Photographs of Ansel Adams: Starting in the...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1997

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

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way For those in need of inspiration, check out this overachieving spider.
      4 COVER STORY Round a bout Paria Canyon "I was doing the Paria in my Own...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1998

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 ALONG THE WAY Organ transplants are not cheap, says author Larry Tritten, who experienced firsthand an electronic coronary when his TV picture tube expired.
      4 the...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2000

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

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS
      3 WIT STOP A tortoise's life's for me, declares our author, until, that is, he realizes he'll have to eat right to fit his shell.
      4 ON THE ROAD This month's look back at...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five years old and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop...
    • Oral History with Danielle Stephens, April 29, 2011

    • Stephens, Danielle
    • Mohave County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona; Cofer, Irene Cornwall, 1891-1977
    • Danielle Stephens' family settled in the Signal area of Mohave County. Her grandmother, Irene Cornwall Cofer, wrote a local classic, "The Lunch Tree." Ms. Stephens reminisces about life on the family’s ranches.
    • Arizona Highways, July 1997

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

      Contents:

      2 Letters
      3 Along the Way You don't want to second-guess Bedrock Rapid.
      4 RECREATION Canyoneering West Clear Creek The trek is rigorous: hiking, brush-busting, swimming - but...

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