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    • Arizona Highways, April 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY The Tohono O’odams’ profound respect for elders helps our writer to a new closeness with her 94-year-old mother.
      03 LETTERS
      04 PROFILE. ESTHER HENDERSON: ARTIST WITH A...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
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    • Arizona Highways, June 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Our writer surveys the length and breadth of the Arizona kitsch market and finds just what she bargained for – and more.
      03 LETTERS
      04 ROCK ART. NAVAJO ROCK ART Text by...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
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    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY How the Apache cornered the Medal of Honor market.
      03 LETTERS
      04 INDIAN ART. TOMORROW’S ARTISANS The exquisite craftsmanship of Native American artists - painters,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
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    • Arizona Highways, July 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Training to become a cowboy can have moments of pure hilarity as well as solid satisfaction.
      03 LETTERS
      04 SPECIAL SECTION. RETREAT TO THE COOL COUNTRY Each summer...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY An old cabin along the banks of the lower Colorado River is home to the past and a quaint creature Walt Disney would have loved to add to his menagerie. But getting there is...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
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    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Mexican folklore allows that spirits wander dry riverbeds at sundown. Maybe that accounts for this strange tale.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. LOOKING FOR YESTERDAY IN THE...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Meet Chief Yellowhorse: Marketing Genius.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. TUCSON’S SABINO CANYON Since prehistoric times, people have enjoyed this beautiful spot in the Santa...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY The scarlet gilia proves beyond doubt that a good munching can sometimes improve the species
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. SEE THE REAL ARIZONA ON THE BACK OF A HORSE A...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Lillian Wykoff—Jerome’s unheralded heroine.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL ADVENTURE. JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN This desolate track through 250 miles of waterless desert where...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Some funny and unusual things can happen in the public library.
      03 LETTERS
      04 EL TOUR DE TUCSON The uniqueness of El Tour lies in the fact that anyone - ma, pa, and...
    • Portrait of James Douglas

    • Whitney, Roger
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • From the Chris-Town Brochure: JAMES DOUGLAS 91837-1918) In the development of the copper mining industry in Arizona during the late 1800s, there was no more influential figure than James Douglas. His process for refining low-grade ore made many...
    • Portrait of Gernonimo

    • Whitney, Roger
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • From the Chris-town Brochure: GERONIMO (1829?-1909) Few men loom larger in the legend of the West than Geronimo, the last of the Chiricahua Apache warrior chiefs. In the late 1800s with a band of warriors that rarely exceeded 50, he conducted a...
    • Chris-Town Brochure; Arizona Heritage: A Commemorative Portrait Collection

    • Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • The brochure contains biographical information about the 24 Arizona leaders chosen by the Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce for the Arizona Heritage: A Commemorative Portrait Collection. The process for obtaining educational sets and/or a limited...
    • Oral History with Louis Gradias, April 19, 2011

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • Oral History with Toni Miller, January 11, 2011

    • Miller, Toni
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--West (U.S.); Small business--Aizona--Biography
    • Toni Miller owns the Miller Curio Company in Tucson, Arizona. The store has been family owned since 1936. The Miller family also owns another store in Estes Park, Colorado, where the family summers. They owned two other stores in Tucson: Zuni...
    • Oral History with Patricia Myers, January 13, 2011

    • Myers, Patricia
    • McElfresh, Patricia Myers, 1933- ; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; Journalism--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Scottsdale
    • Patricia Myers is an author and long-time resident of Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Myers came to Arizona from Ohio in the 1960s and soon began working as a writer for the "Scottsdale Progress." It was during her time at the "Progress" that Ms. Myers...
    • Oral History with Ernie Smith, February 17, 2011

    • Smith, Ernie
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.); Fire departments--Arizona--Lake Havasu City--History; Fire departments--Arizona--Lake Havasu City--Officials and employees--Biography
    • Ernie Smith is from Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He was the first Fire Chief of the Lake Havasu Fire Department. Mr. Smith recounts the history of the first fire department in Lake Havasu City and his role as Fire Chief.
    • 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.
    • Oral History with Guillermo Matus and Mike Yourgules, December 7, 2010

    • Matus, Guillermo; Yourgules, Mike
    • Patagonia (Ariz.); Mining camps--Arizona--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Mowry Mine (Ariz.); Patagonia Mine (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Ghost towns--Arizona; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Mike Yourgules and Guillermo “Memo” Matus are longtime residents of Patagonia. Both men grew up in the area, and have held various jobs throughout the region. In this interview, the two men talk about growing up and working in Santa Cruz County. ...

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