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    • Chinese Gymnasts Checking Out a Model of the U. S. S. Arizona

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Chinese Gymnasts checking out a model of the U. S. S. Arizona from the larger exhibit on the life and death of the Battleship Arizona. The U. S. S. Arizona was 608 feet in length and 97 feet 1 inch across at its widest part. The Arizona displaced...
    • "Historic House" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • After bouncing around the Territory for 38 years, the Arizona Territorial House of Representatives met in this chamber from 1901-1911. Arizona's Constitution was hammered out here in the fall of 1910. The State House of Representatives remained...
    • "Livestock Sanitary Board and State Veterinarian" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • As the territory grew in population and enterprise, the government grew to meet evolving needs. Cattle ranching had been introduced by the Spanish in the 1600’s and had become a major economic interest by the time the territory was created. In...
    • View of Chandelier from the Second Floor Rotunda

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • View of the rotunda on the second floor of the Arizona Capitol Museum. The chandelier has globes that point both up and down. Historically, the globes that point up housed gas lights and the globes that pointed down were electric. Today the...
    • Arizona Capitol Museum Entry

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • This is the first floor rotunda of the Arizona Capitol Museum. Our helpful volunteers are seated at the desk to the left. The volunteer desk is also where our free tours convene at 10 AM and 2 PM, Mondays through Fridays. For information about...
    • The Arizona Capitol Museum

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The Arizona Capitol Museum offers education and enjoyment for all our guests. It is housed in this modest, four-floor stone structure with the distinctive copper dome. The museum was originally the capitol of the Arizona Territory and then the...
    • Arizona Statehood Day, 2006. Sandra Day O'Connor

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor at the 2006 Arizona Statehood Day celebration at the Arizona Capitol Museum. Arizona Statehood Day is a yearly celebration of the anniversary of Arizona's admission to the United States of America.
    • "Arizona's State Symbols" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • History is told through symbols. Arizona's symbols tell us about our state. This exhibit highlights the sixteen state symbols identified as representative of Arizona's environment, society and economy. The State Seal, colors, flag, anthem, flower,...
    • Copper Miner Statue from the U. S. S. Arizona Silver Service

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Reed & Barton cast this bronze statue of a copper miner as part of the U. S. S. Arizona Silver Service. The miner was kept in the hall outside of the captain's quarters except when used for receptions. The statue of a miner represents Arizona's...
    • Arizona Senate, Statehood Day, 2007

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • This is a photo of Arizona Statehood Day 2007. Arizona Statehood Day is an annual celebration of Arizona's admission to the United States of America. Here are Arizona Senators conducting a ceremonial session in the Arizona Capitol Museum House...
    • House Gallery

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The fourth floor was one way the citizens of Arizona could be informed about the government. With the Legislative Chambers and the Supreme Court planned for the third floor, the intent was for the public to observe sessions from the fourth floor...
    • "Campaign for Statehood" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • After construction was completed on the new capitol building in 1901, Arizona once again began its campaign for statehood. Unfortunately, the U. S. Government was wary of granting statehood to Arizona believing its infrastructure was unstable, its...
    • "Rough Riders Flag" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The Arizona Column of the Rough Riders carried this silk flag, which was chosen as the regimental colors, into Cuba during the Spanish-American War of 1898. The flag was sewn in one night by the Women's Relief Corps of Phoenix and presented to the...
    • "Nature's Mirror: Images and Artifacts from the Edward S. Curtis Collection" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • This special exhibit highlights two distinctive collections compiled by the photographer Edward S. Curtis. The photographs and baskets collected transcend Curtis, they are a testament to the lives of the men and women with whom he came in contact....
    • "Secretary of State's Office" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Explore the office in charge of running state elections. Elected by the citizens of Arizona, the Secretary of State is a part of the executive branch of the Arizona state government and first in the order of succession should the governor be unable...
    • "Water vs. Rattlesnakes, Judge Kibbey Presiding" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • "Without water the Salt River Valley would still be a desert uninhabited save by the jack rabbit, coyote, and the rattlesnake; and devoid of vegetation except the sage brush and the cactus. Water is just as essential to the maintenance of the...
    • "The Gratitude Train: Artifacts from the French 'Merci' Train Collection" Exhibit

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • After World War II the United States developed several plans to aid in the recovery of Europe. Some were official such as the Marshall plan, while others were grassroots efforts like the Friendship Train. The train carried individual contributions...
    • Winged Victory

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Seventeen feet tall, weighing 600 pounds, and reaching 95 feet above the ground; Winged Victory, a wind vane, has watched over Arizona government since 1900. Originally the dome on the Capitol building was an off white color like many other...
    • Selections from the Arizona Capitol Museum Art Collection, Second Floor Hallway

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    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The Arizona Capitol Museum exhibits art as well as political artifacts. Art is an important part of our collection. Whether large format oil on canvas paintings by early artists Lon Megargee (shown here) or David Swing, or a lithograph from modern...

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