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    • Oral  History Kellie Kreiser 02-05-09

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • Thunderbird for Good
    • Thunderbird for Good. An interview with Kellie Kreiser, Executive Director: Thunderbird for Good was established in 2005 to fulfill the Thunderbird School of Global Management's commitment to global citizenship, drawing upon its strengths and...
    • Bizarre Bazaar

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Gifford, Louise
    • 1987 The Bizarre Bazaar was an annual two-day flea market and festival where students could donate items they no longer needed and other students could buy. Louise Gifford, center, was the driving force behind the event for many years, always...
    • International Festival, 1975

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1975 Ethnic foods were prepared by students from many countries for the April 25, 1975 International Day. Such foods are a highlight of the regional night festivities, a long-standing tradition at Thunderbird. Asia Night, Europe Night, Africa...
    • Interfest

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1985 Students are dressed in costume for one of many traditional international festivities on the Thunderbird campus.
    • Library Reading Room

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Libraries--1960-1970
    • 1971 The reading room in the Barton Kyle Yount Library held magazines and newspapers from all over the world in many languages.
    • Aerial View of Thunderbird Field I

    • Swope, John
    • Thunderbird Field I; Air Forces; Air bases; World War II; Arizona--Glendale; Sheets, Millard;
    • Thunderbird Field I was a World War II air training base initially built with private funds by Southwest Airways. Planning began in November 1940, construction started Jan. 2, 1941, and operations began on March 22. Well-known artist Millard...
    • Dr. and Mrs. William Voris

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, Mavis; Voris, William
    • 1989 - Dr. and Mrs. William Voris pose on the occasion of Dr. Voris's retirement reception. The medallion Voris wears was presented to him by the staff and faculty of the School in honor of his 18 years as president of Thunderbird. By the time...
    • Dr. William Voris and Thelma Kieckhefer

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William; Kieckhefer, Thelma
    • 1981 Dr. William Voris and Thelma Kieckhefer pose in October, 1981 with the Royal Geographic Society World Clock, a special gift given to individuals whose cumulative contributions had reached $250,000. Kieckhefer donated more than $1.5 million...
    • Thunderbird Field Aircraft and Air Control Tower

    • Swope, John
    • Thunderibird Field I; Stearman airplanes; air control tower;
    • John Swope, one of the founders of Southwest Airways, was a well-known Life Magazine photographer and also a pilot. His photographer's eye is responsible for many of the dramatic images of Thunderbird Field and its pilots, such as this view of a...
    • Balloon Race Food Booths

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; balloon races
    • 1975 Ethnic foods were popular at the annual Thunderbird Balloon Classic. Student clubs sold delicacies from the various countries. In this 1975 photo, the club booths are lined up in front of the Tower Building, which at that time housed offices...
    • Global Sounds of Thunderbird

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    • Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management; Music, recorded
    • The student-run production of Thunderbird international musical talent, known as "Global Sounds of Thunderbird," made its debut in 1996. Students Todd Ranney and Khatchig Jingerian noticed that many Thunderbird students had considerable musical...
    • John Swope

    • Swope, John
    • Swope, John; aircraft; photography; World War II;
    • A rare photograph of John Swope practicing his art from the hood of a car. Swope was a widely published photographer for Life Magazine who photographed many of the images of Thunderbird Field I. He was also an aviator and, along with Leland...
    • Pilots Reunion

    • Tim Rogers
    • pilots; World War II; Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • On October 14, 2000, many of the pilots who flew out of Thunderbird Field during WWII gathered for a reunion on the Thunderbird Campus. In this photo, they are standing beside one of the Swope photos of the airbase.
    • Project Artemis

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    • Afghan Women Entrepreneurs
    • Two Afghan women are shown studying ways to improve their business skills in Project Artemis, Afghanistan, operated by Thunderbird School of Global Management. The program is a unique business-skills training project that aims to build the...
    • First Library at Thunderbird Campus

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    • Library; American Institute for Foreign Trade; hangar; Thunderbird Field I
    • The first Thunderbird Library was located in a hangar on the east edge of the campus. Librarian Dorothy Burge tells of begging for books from many sources, especially the faculty.
    • Dr. William Lytle Schurz

    • Rockwell, Charles
    • Schurz, William Lytle; Galleons history; National Geographic magazine; Latin America; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I
    • Dr. William Lytle Schurz, noted Latin American scholar and Director of the Department of Area Studies at the American Institute for Foreign Trade, visits with student Charles Rockwell. Schurz was one of the most highly respected faculty in the...
    • Chinese pilots at Thunderbird Field

    • Markow, Robert
    • Thunderbird Field I;Pilots and pilotage--Chinese;World War II;
    • Shown here with an American officer are three Chinese officers who were among the many Chinese, known as "free Chinese," who were trained at Thunderbird Field.
    • Soccer

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    • Soccer
    • Soccer, which is played more widely abroad than in the United States, has always been a popular sport at Thunderbird. In this 1969 photo, the team had competed in the Arizona Soccer League for the 5th consecutive year and compiled the best won and...
    • Frank Jackle

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    • Jackle, Frank
    • Dr. Frank Jackle was the head of the Language Dept. for many years.
    • AIFT Coffee Shop

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    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • The Thunderbird Coffee Shop in the 1960s reflected the international culture of the school with posters from many countries lining the walls.

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