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    • Lewis and Hughes Family Histories

    • Woodrow and Camille Hughes Lewis
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County.
    • Woody tells of his family, miners who first came to McMillanville and Copper Hills, mining towns near Globe that no longer exist. The subsequent generation were ranchers around Globe. Woody grew up in Globe, except when his father took them to...
    • Midwife trunk

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact, Personal Gear, Trunk
    • Wooden trunk
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • 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...
    • West Point, New York

    • Eastman, Seth
    • Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875. United States Military Academy. United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
    • West Point, or the United States Military Academy (USMA) as it is now formally known, was a central part of the Hudson River defenses during the Revolutionary War. The first school was established there in 1794, serving the new Corps of...
    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878. Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century. Canal construction.
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling was born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the Civil...
    • Mann Family History

    • Thomas Mann
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service
    • Tom first tells of his mother's Zacharie family coming from Denmark to America, working their way west to Gila County, Arizona in the cattle business. Tom's grandfather, young Fred Zacharie, came from New Mexico to the Pleasant Valley area in...
    • Toltec Mining Camp

    • Continent Stereoscopic Company
    • Mines; Mining
    • Toltec Mining Camp, Santa Rita Mountains, AZ, c. 1870
    • Reverend Antonio Jouvenceau

    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Priests; Portraits
    • Three-quarter picture of Fr. Antonio Jouvenceau standing, resting his arm against the back of a chair and looking to the right of the camera.
    • Dentist Tools of Dr. Joseph Sydney Woolford

    • Unknown
    • T&E for Science and Technology: Medical T&E: Pliers
    • Three steel pliers, the dental tools of Dr. Joseph Sydney Woolford, the first Apache County Physician, before Apache and Navajo Counties were divided. Joseph graduated from a Pennsylvania medical school in 1873. He first moved to Northern...
    • Cooley Family History

    • Penrod, Lillie Cooley
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet Cooley) 1836 - 1917; White Mountain Apache Indians -- Arizona; Show Low (Ariz.); Clark,...
    • This rare and priceless interview is of Lilly Cooley Penrod, a daughter of Corydon E. Cooley. It was conducted by Glenn West and Byde Amos, her grand nephew and nephew, in 1966. She gives a clear, never before glimpsed, and intimate account of...
    • Military Outposts of the Chiricahua Mountains

    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Military posts (Ariz); Army posts; Military bases--Arizona; Chiricahua Apache Indians; Fort Bowie (Ariz.) History 19th century; Gadsen Purchase; Apache Indian--Wars, 1883-1886; Apache Indians--Wars, 1872-1873; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County...
    • This Powerpoint presentation is related to the lecture of the same name in this collection. It contains 53 slides with images and photos depicting the life and times of the military outposts built in the mid and late 19th century to protect the...
    • Photograph of Remount Station ruins

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • This photograph is of the Cavalry remount station (not a fort) at what is now Ocotillo Road and Cave Creek wash, north of Cave Creek off Spur Cross Road. This was where the soldiers going between Ft. McDowell and Ft. Whipple could get fresh mounts,...
    • Joseph H. Richards Diary, 1876.

    • Richards, Joseph H.
    • Mormons; Pioneers; Missionaries; Diaries
    • This is a typed version of the diary of Joseph H. Richards, created while Richards was on a mission to Arizona in 1876. The typed version was created by George S. Tanner.
    • Portrait of Alexander Levin and Zenona Molina de Levin, late 1870s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of Alexander Levin and his wife Zenona Molina de Levin, ca. late 1870s. Alexander Levin emigrated to Tucson from Prussia soon after the Civil War. Zenona Molina was from a prominent Sonoran family. In 1869 Alexander Levin...
    • The American Soldier Set No. 4

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Army.
    • This guide provides rich detail and background information on the posters in Set No. 4. This guide not only explains what is happening in the scene depicted on the poster, but offers background and context related to that image.
    • The Eastman Forts

    • O'Brien, Kathy
    • Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875. United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
    • This guide includes descriptions and background information on 10 U.S. forts, as well as on the artist, Seth Eastman.
    • Finding Aid to the Historic Block Archive at the Tucson Museum of Art Research Library

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil and Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block Research Library
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This finding aid is an inventory to the Historic Block Archive records housed in the Tucson Museum of Art Research Library. Access to this collection is open to the public. The Tucson Museum of Art Historic Block includes five houses: La Casa...
    • Uniforms of the United States Navy, 1776-1898

    • Tily, James C.
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms.
    • This booklet was made to accompany the 12 plates of this series, showcasing a variety of Navy uniforms for both enlisted men and officers. Tily offers a great deal of detail about the uniforms depicted, as well as sources he used.
    • 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...
    • Rock Art in Cochise County

    • Frey, Dan
    • Petroglyphs; Rock paintings; Geoglyphs; Pictographs; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This 56 minute lecture describes numerous sites in Southeastern Arizona and Sonora, Mexico where petroglyphs, pictographs and rock art were found. The rocky cliffs and clefts of Cochise County served as a canvas for ancient inhabitants who left...
    • 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....
    • Trojanovich, Anton Sr

    • Trojanovich, John
    • Globe, Arizona;
    • The story of the Trojanovich family is a deep root in Globe’s history, bearing several generations and connecting with many other deep rooted family lines. This interview included John Trojanovich, the grandson of Anton Trojanovich Sr. and Anna...
    • U.S. Cavalry Springfield Carbine .45-70 Caliber Trap Door

    • Unknown
    • Science and Technology: Armament: Firearm, Carbine
    • The single shot 1873 model was the army's mainstay due to its range, accuracy and impact over the repeating rifle. Its steel barrel and breech-loading capability made it less prone to misfires and allowed its range to go to 3,500 yards.
    • Mounce Family History

    • Joe Mounce and Christie Lavin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service
    • The Mounce family came to Globe in 1876 with an enormous herd of cattle. The original ranch ran cattle from the Salt River to the Gila River. Another Mounce family ranch was located in Geronimo, AZ. The family's ranching lifestyle continues...
    • Cline Family History Part 1

    • Cline, Steve
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Salt River...
    • The first to immigrant to Arizona was Christian Cline, an English former bondservant from Pennsylvania. The family first immigrated to California during the gold rush. They panned enough gold to purchase a small herd of cattle in San Diego, and...
    • 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.
    • Fish House, circa 1870

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • The earliest known street view of the Fish and Stevens Houses, dating from ca. 1870. Edward Nye Fish came to Tucson from the East Coast by way of gold rush California where he made a fortune selling building supplies to miners in San Francisco. He...
    • February 27

    • Buehman Studios
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • The City of Tucson was incorporated on this date in 1877. The population was estimated at 4,500. This photo shows the El Presidio Park area of Tucson in 1878.
    • The Abraham James family

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Abraham James family moved to lower Oak Creek (Page Springs) in 1878 and then to Sedona in 1879. Land was not being surveyed yet, so they could only claim 'squatters rights' on the creekside site they chose in 1879. They were the first to...
    • Bittner Family History

    • Terry Bittner
    • Globe, AZ; Miami, AZ;
    • Terry Bittner shares the Bittner family's histories from their migration from Warsaw, Poland to Miami, Arizona in the early 1900s. His mother's Goulding family came from Nova Scotia and B.C. Canada, and the Carr family, who came into this area as...
    • William Zeckendorf, 1842-1935

    • Unknown
    • Zeckendorf, William
    • Studio portrait of William Zeckendorf. William Zeckendorf was a member of the 8th Legislature of Arizona.
    • Sidney Randolph De Long, 1828-1914

    • Unknown
    • De Long, Sidney Randolph
    • Studio portrait of Sidney Randolph De Long. A native of New York, Sidney De Long was the first elected Mayor of Tucson.
    • Maria Wakefield Fish, 1845-1909

    • Flanders, D.P.
    • Fish, Maria Wakefield
    • Studio portrait of Maria Wakefield Fish. She was the first professionally trained public school teacher in Arizona and the Wakefield Middle School in Tucson is named for her.

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