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    • Hardyville, Mohave County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire mailed from Hardyville, A.T. (Arizona Territory), April 18, 1867. The envelope is cancelled by pen and ink, and the town and date are written by hand. Hardyville became a distribution point on the Colorado River...
    • Stagecoaches:  No Place for Sissies

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Butterfield Overland Statecoach
    • "Stagecoaches: No Place for Sissies" by Marshall Trimble, North Valley Magazine. Article about the hardships of stagecoach travel in the 1800's.
    • A Trio of Colorful Characters

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "A Trio of Colorful Characters," North Valley Magazine. "State Historian Marshall Trimble tells us the stories of three early Arizona men: Bill Esenwein, Marguerito Varella, and Jim Sam,"
    • Education in Early Arizona

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Education in Early Arizona," North Valley Magazine.
    • A name with a past

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • Despite a great-great uncle’s dark legacy, Hispanic flyboys are American Patriots.
    • Faces of Post 41: Setting the Stage

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • The early history of Arizona, and some of our early Latino contributors to military history.
    • The History of Arizona Volume One

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • "Arizona - The name is significant. Its derivation is uncertain; all that is known of it is that in the latter part of the seventeenth century it was given to a range of mountains across the border in Northern Sonora, in what was then known as...
    • The History of Arizona Volume Two

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • "Arizona - The name is significant. Its derivation is uncertain; all that is known of it is that in the latter part of the seventeenth century it was given to a range of mountains across the border in Northern Sonora, in what was then known as...
    • The History of Arizona Volume Three

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • History of Arizona in the pre-territorial days, roughly through 1864, including the first Territorial Legislature and the history and conditions of Arizona from "all authentic data obtainable" (the Author). Also the early Territory and "indian...
    • Arizona and New Mexico

    • Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Arizona; Maps
    • Arizona and New Mexico, 1 map, 32 x 36 cm., ""Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."" (similar to #89)
    • Military Map of Arizona

    • Trapp, Edward
    • Arizona; Maps
    • Military Map of Arizona, 1 map, photocopy, mounted 44 x 56 cm., map indicates locations of roads, camps, forts and mines. Covers southern two-thirds of territory only, military posts marked with flags
    • Medal of Honor display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Arizona has many Medal of Honor recipients. Most of them were Indian who received the nation's higest honor during the Indian Wars.
    • Indian Wars display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Indian Wars in Arizona Territory

      The stage line brought many more whites through the Pima villages, but the Civil War had an even greater effect. Far from the center stage, the major impact of the war in Arizona slowed the pace of white...
    • Pima soldier of the 1st Arizona Volunteer Infantry.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • 1st Arizona Volunteer Infantry

      Carleton's California Volunteers established Camp Lowell in Tucson in 1862 after Captain Sherod Hunter evacuated his Confederates. They also founded Fort Bowie near Apache Pass and Fort Whipple near...
    • Seal of the Territory of Arizona, 1863

    • McCormick, Richard
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • The seal featured a bearded miner standing casually in front of a wheelbarrow, pick, and short-handled spade. Two bare mountains rose in the background, and at the bottom was the phrase “Ditat Deus,” God enriches.
    • Revised Seal of the Territory of Arizona, 1863

    • McCormick, Richard
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • Perhaps in response to criticism of the first iteration of the seal being too "comic,", McCormick introduced a revised version of the seal. The redesign was more elaborate and included new shadowing and a small stream at the miner’s feet. Gone were...
    • Seal of the Territory of Arizona, 1863

    • Gosper, John
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • The first known use of the legislatively approved territorial seal was by Secretary John Gosper to certify the Acts of the Tenth Territorial Legislative Assembly on March 3, 1879. Mulford Winsor, a delegate to Arizona’s Constitutional Convention...
    • Seal of the Territory of Arizona, 1863

    • Bruce, Charles
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • Secretaries of the territory introduced several variations of the legislative seal during the more than 30 years that it was in use. In 1895 Secretary Charles Bruce added simple shading lines to the mountains, deer, and cactus (although the...
    • Seal of the Territory of Arizona, 1863

    • Walter, Rollins
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • An improvement in the seal’s artwork came in 1905 when Secretary W.F. Nichols adopted a drawing from Phoenix artist Walter Rollins. In it the deer faced left, the mountains bore more resemblance to the San Francisco peaks, the trees and cactus were...
    • The Wickenburg Stage

    • unknown
    • Artifact
    • Originally built to service the California gold fields, this mud wagon ran between Eureka, California and Ehrenberg, Arizona, then on to Wickenburg, Arizona. It was acquired by the Flying E Dude Ranch in 1947 and used to carry guests from the...
    • Augustus Brichta, ca. 1821-1910

    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Brichta, Augustus
    • Studio portrait of Augustus Brichta. Augustus Brichta served in the Texas Regiment during the Mexican War and came to Nogales around 1860, becoming the first Justice of the Peace in Nogales. He later moved to Tucson and served in many city and...
    • Map of the Military Department of New Mexico

    • Allen, Anderson
    • Carleton, James Henry, 1814-1873. ; Military bases -- Arizona -- Maps. ;Military bases -- New Mexico -- Maps.
    • Map of the Military Department of New Mexico, Drawn under the direction of Brig. Gen. James H. Carleton, 1864 (reprint), scanned from ""Atlas to Accompany the Offical Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865
    • The American Soldier, 1848-1885

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • Casey, T. L. (Thomas Lincoln), 1831-1896. Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.).
    • While Lt. Col. Thomas L. Casey was not the first overseer of the Washington Monument's construction, he was probably the most significant in creating the monument that exists today. Lt. Col. Casey can be seen in the right foreground (bearing some...
    • The Chiricahua Apache

    • Cavaliere, Bill
    • Chiricahua Apache Indians; Apache Indian--Wars; 1883-1886; Indians--Chiefs; Arizona-- History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History
    • This audio file is a 45 minute lecture by Cochise County historian, Bill Cavaliere. He discusses his travels to sites important to Chiricahua Apache history. It includes history on the Apache leaders, Cochise, Taza, Nitsche, and Victorio. He...
    • Oral history interview with Bobby Fite

    • Fite, Bobby
    • Civil War; Old Susanberg Trail; Beaverhead Lodge; Hannigan Meadow Lodge
    • Bobby Fite talks about when his family originally came to Alpine, what Alpine was like in the early 1920s, and his family ranch.
    • 35 star US flag

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Ceremonial Artifact: Flag
    • The 35 star flag of the U.S. represents the admission of the state of West Virginia as the new star. The two Presidents to serve under this flag were Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865), and Andrew Johnson (1865-1869).
    • Katherine Born - 2 Oral Histories

    • Born, Katherine
    • David W. Shivers Family--Chino Valley, Arizona--J.L. Fisher Family (First Husband)--Morris Goldwater Family(Second Huband)--Yavapai Cow Belles--Echoes of the Past Book--Goldwater Store--Prescott Historical House Resortation
    • There are 2 oral history interviews with Katherine Born (b. September 25, 1920 – d.) one from October, 17 1990 and another from July 15, 2009. The 1990 interview covers Born's memories There are 2 oral history interviews with Katherine Born (b....
    • Alice Gatlif

    • Hayostek, Cindy
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History; Agua Prieta (Sonora, Mexico) History; Mexican-American Border Region; Women Arizona History; Women--Mexico;
    • Cindy Hayostek details the life and times of Alice Gatliff, the forgotten woman of the Mexican Revolution. She had businesses on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border shortly after the turn of the last century. She used to entertain visitors in her...
    • Colonel William T. Flower

    • Unknown
    • Flower, William T. -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Colonel William T. Flower was Adjutant General for the Terriorty of Arizona from January 1, 1865 to September 28, 1865.

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