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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,...
    • Chaco branch excavations at White Mound and in the Red Mesa Valley

    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Archaeological surveying; Pueblo Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (17,796kb, 13,414kb pdfs) Describes the excavations and findings at the White Mound and the Red Mesa Valley areas and their significance to the Pueblo cultures.
    • Yabechi Dance Design Blanket

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] A very fine Navajo Yabechi Dance design Blanket. Owned by John Verkamp at Verkamp's Curio store. This blanket came from Lukachukai Trading Post, AZ.
    • Relics from Forrest Collection

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Relics.
    • [Forrest:] Door into Cupboard Den. The Bow and Arrows I got from two Navajo Boys in 1902 who had walked from the Carriso Mountains in AZ, 12 miles to Billy Meadows Trading Post on the San Juan River. The Buffalo Horns I bought loose but scraped...
    • Relics from Forrest Collection

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Relics.
    • [Forrest:] East Wall, South End in Den. Top Sword under Tomahawk was found in attic of David Bradford House, South Main St., Washington, Pa. It may have belonged to Bradford. The Large Tomahawk beside the sword was found on the site of Chief...
    • Hopi Men at Trading Post

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Hopi Indians; Trading posts
    • [Forrest:] Hopi men at our camp at Voltz's old trading store at Oraibi.
    • Swastika Design

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo blanket with a large serrated diamond design over almost the entire blanket, and the very unusual design of a double swastika in the center. I never saw a double swastika in this manner before or since. The colors are grey and...
    • Swastika Design

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo blanket with central design of swastika and a U and an inverted U. White, gray and red stripes around the border. I bought this from Babbitt Brothers, Flagstaff, AZ Territory, in the fall of 1907. It was made near Red Lake...
    • Tsegi Trading Post

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo Indian Reservation.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo Hogans at Tsegi Trading Post Built of logs in old time style.
    • Native American Artifacts

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Shields; Bow and arrow.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo Indian shield and spear from AZ in 1926. Navajo bow and arrows from Meadows Trading Post, San Juan River, New Mexico, in 1902. Hopi Dance rattle from AZ in 1926 Pueblo drum from Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1926. Buffalo horns from...
    • Hopi Meal Trays

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Hopi art
    • [Forrest:] South Wall of Den. The Plaques are Hopi meal trays. I got them in 1907 on the Hopi Reservation, AZ. The Boomerang is a Hopi rabbit hunting stick. I got it on the Hopi Res. in 1907. The Cross is an old Mexican cross. I got it at Santa Fe,...
    • The Elephant Feet Rocks

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo Indian Reservation.
    • [Forrest:] The Elephant Feet Rocks, so called because they resemble elephants feet. Along the road south of Tsegi Trading Post and north of Tonalea (Red Lake) Trading post.
    • The Magic Black Box with the Evil Eye

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Cameras.
    • [Forrest:] The Magic Black Box with the Evil Eye. This was the name given to my 4x5 Tel Photo Poco Camera, by the Navajo Indians at Meadows Trading Post, San Juan River, New Mexico in August 1902. (For full story of this camera see Note Book of...
    • Pine Tree Blanket

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] This blanket on the floor of my den I bought from Dave Nard (?), the trader at Tolchaco Mission, on the Little Colorado River, AZ, August 1907. Nard told me the story of its weaving. The squaw who wove it lived not far from the trading...
    • Tuba City Trading Store

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Trading posts
    • [Forrest:] This post was founded by C. H. Alger after the government bought Tuba City From the Mormon colony. Babbitt Brothers of Flagstaff bought the store from Alger and in 1905 installed Samuel Preston as a part owner and manager. This is...
    • Steel Suspension Bridge

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Suspension bridges.
    • [Forrest:] This steel suspension bridge across the gorge of the Little Colorado near the old Tanner Ford is at the present trading post known as Cameron, named for Ralph Cameron, a prominent AZ politician in territorial days. This bridge was built...
    • Crude Rubber

    • Unknown
    • Rubber.
    • "Bringing to a Trading Post crude rubber rolled into balls, moko, punda"
    • Oral History with Shelley Grebels, March 15, 2011

    • Grebels, Shelley
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Scottsdale Public Library
    • Shelley Grebels runs the Adult Services Information function and call center and the Scottsdale Room for Scottsdale Public Library. In this interview she talks about many of the people who have worked for the library, some of the programs, the...
    • Oral History with JoAnn Handley, April 8, 2011

    • Handley, JoAnn
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona--Scottsdale; Museums--Arizona--Management
    • JoAnn Handley was born in 1931 and grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is a former nurse and now the manager of the Scottsdale Historical Museum. In this interview, she talks about the history of Scottsdale and the changes she has seen in the last...

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