Oracle authors speak in Prescott

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Royal John Medley and Catherine H. Ellis

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Two members of the Oracle Historical Society were selected to speak at the Arizona History Convention held April 10-12 in Prescott. Catherine H. Ellis and Royal John Medley both live in Oracle and submitted proposals on a historic topic to the program committee. Once their proposal was accepted, they had to submit a paper on the topic. They competed against many other historians and historical writers. Their papers were chosen by the committee to be part of the Convention’s program.

Catherine Ellis is a published author of numerous historical books and articles. Among her books are “Oracle and the San Pedro River Valley” and “Latter-day Saints in Tucson”. She spoke under the session titled “The Mexican Revolution and the Mormons”. Her presentation was titled “If We Were Living Near a Volcano: Roberta Flake Clayton in Mexico 1910-1915”.

John Medley’s presentation was given during the session “What About the Water” and was titled “Citrus and Saguaros: An Illustrated History of Citrus in Arizona”. John is an avid collector of vintage produce crate label art and has had an illustrated book published titled “Images of the Sweet Potato – An American Art Form”. He is also very knowledgeable about the history of agriculture in Arizona and crate labels.

John Hernandez (167 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.

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