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    • Texas Canyon Cemetery

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    • Amerind Foundation (Ariz.); Texas Canyon (Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Texas Canyon Cemetery, located on the property of the Amerind Foundation, Dragoon, Arizona.
    • Tzoe "Peaches"

    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Photographs
    • Tzoe, nicknamed "Peaches" by U.S. soldiers because of his boyish face, was a White Mountain Apache who guided Gen. George Crook during his 1883 expedition into the Sierra Madre.
    • Apache Indians

    • Randall, A. F.
    • Apache Indians -- Photographs
    • Two Apache males in battle dress circa 1882.
    • Chiricahuas Preparing to Board Trains at Holbrook, Arizona Territory

    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- Photographs
    • Photograph of a drawing by an unknown artist of the U.S. military escorting members of the Allied Tribes to trains in Holbrook, Arizona. The trains were bound for Florida to take tribal members into exile.
    • 6th U.S. Cavalry

    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs
    • 6th Cavalry in camp on the Mexican border in 1885.
    • September 12

    • Unknown
    • Apache Kid, b. ca. 1860
    • On this date in 1893, cattlemen and farmers of Cochise County were warned to go armed at all times as the Apache Kid was believed to be in the area. This circa 1888 photograph shows the Apache Kid as he appeared while a he was a prisoner in Globe....
    • 115 Early Arizona Architects List (1880-1930)

    • James W. Garrison, State Historic Preservation Officer
    • Architecture; Architects; Architectural Firms
    • List of 115 Early Arizona Architects and their major works ranging from 1880 through 1930
    • Arizona Business Directory 1881 (Part 2 of 4) - About Arizona

    • W. C. Disturnell
    • Arizona -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory contains topography, climate, resources, mining districts, mining superintendents, quartz mills, counties and county officers, Indian reservations, ancient ruins, how it (Arizona) derived its name, railroads,...
    • Sacaton, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Sacaton, Ariz., Pinal Co. November 8, 1883. The post office was established in January 1871. The origin of the name "Sacaton" is in doubt. The Pima Indian village may have been named for the meeting of the new...
    • Casa Grande, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Casa Grande, Arizona. January 26, 1889. The cancellation is in blue ink, and has an accompanying star canceller. The thriving and prosperous town of Casa Grande was so named by the railroad because at the time of...
    • American Flag, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery mailed from American Flag, July 7. The cancel is done with pen and ink, and there is a notation that the year is 1881. A cattle ranch known as the American Flag Ranch was developed in 1882 by Isaac Lorraine where he...
    • Tucson, Pima County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire mailed from Tucson, Ariz., June 23, 1881. Electric streetcars began operating in Tucson on June 1, 1906 as a replacement for the horse and mule drawn streetcars. For over twenty-four years electric streetcars...
    • Aubrey, Mohave County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Aubrey, Ariz., February 10. The year is not shown in the cancellation, but probably is from the 1880s. Aubrey, an important Colorado River steamer landing, established a post office on October 2, 1866 with Henry L....
    • Ochoaville, Cochise County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Ochoaville. August 27, 1884 to Sonora, Mexico. The cancellation is in pen and ink, and the town and date are handwritten below the stamps. Note the cachet depicting the Occidental Hotel in Tombstone.
    • Saint Johns, Apache County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire with added adhesive mailed from Saint Johns, Arizona, Oct 17, 1888. The cancel date is not totally clear. Wilford Woodruff, president of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, located a Mormon settlement on March 29,...
    • Arivaca, Pima County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Arivaca, Pima Co. Ariz., August 9, 1881. The post office was established on April 10, 1878.
    • Yuma, Yuma 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 Yuma, A.T., in October. No year is included in the cancel but it probably is from the 1880s, and the date is not legible. Known both as Arizona and Colorado City under the New Mexico Territory and...
    • Prescott, Yavapai 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 Prescott, Ariz., Sep 3, 1885. On May 30, 1864 the citizens held a meeting on Granite Creek and established the town. Prescott resulted from the establishment of the territory of Arizona. Gov. John...
    • Calabasas, Santa Cruz County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Calabasa, Ariz., March 7, 1886. The canceller appears to have no final "S" in the town name. The area of Calabasas had been inhabited since the late 1600’s, under various peoples and names. The Spanish name...
    • Pinal, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Pinal, Ariz., October, 1889. The date is not legible in the cancellation. The developing community of Pinal was an important stage station on the road to Globe. When the Silver King Mine closed in 1888 Pinal...
    • Maricopa, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled post office form mailed from Maricopa, Pinal County, Arizona, March 17, 1885. The cancellation is octagonal. This was originally the junction for the main transcontinental railroad with the branch line into Phoenix. The post office at...
    • Mineral Park, Mohave County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Mineral Park, Arizona, April 11, 1882. The rich abundance of metals in the area gave Mineral Park its name in 1870. Mineral Park was the county seat for a short time in 1873, but when mining production slowed down...
    • Phoenix, Maricopa 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 Phoenix, Arizona, September 5, 1881. The cancellation is hexagonal, and the "OE" in Phoenix are conjoined. In 1867, Jack Swilling organized the Swilling Irrigation Canal Company from the waters of the...
    • Tonto, Gila 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 Tonto, Gila Co, Arizona, December 4, 1885. The post office at Tonto was established on the Howell Ranch at the foot of a trail called Jump-off. It served the Cross-7 Cattle Company. The post office...
    • Strawberry, Gila County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Strawberry, AT (Arizona Territory). February 2, 1889. The stamps are pen cancelled, and the post office name and date are handwritten. In 1886, the first settlers in the community of Strawberry learned that the area...
    • San Carlos, Gila County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire used on Dec 30 in San Carlos, Ariz. There is no year date in the cancel. San Carlos Indian Reservation was established on Nov. 9, 1871 and suffered a reduction in territory when the Globe Mining District was...
    • Flagstaff, Coconino County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Flagstaff, Ariz. on January 18, 1889, although the cancel date is not completely legible. F.F. McMillian arrived in 1876 and built a corral and shack near the present northern city limits because of a fine spring...
    • Dragoon, Cochise County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Dragoon, Arizona, April 19, 1882. The post office was established on June 20, 1881. This is the earliest known cover bearing a Dragoon postmark, although the post office had been open for ten months by this time....
    • Purdy, Greenlee County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postcards -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Purdy, Graham County, Ariz., November 13, 1883. The oval cancellation includes "Graham County," which was true in part of 1883. The post office moved across the river in October, 1883, into Greenlee County.
    • Early Bisbee Arizona

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--History; Cities and towns
    • Site of "The Bisbee Massacre" December 8, 1883 at the Castenada and Goldwater Store run by Joe Goldwater. During the store robbery, three men and a pregnant woman were killed.
    • The Swedish Enclave

    • Patience, Wes
    • Arizona--History; Swedes--United States; Enthology--United States; Swedish Americans; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History.
    • This 55 minute lecture describes how people of Swedish decent became the third largest ethnic group living in Cochise County during the early part of the 20th century. Between 1905 and 1930 there were dozens of Swedes living between 10th and 15th...
    • Arizona Charlie

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Meadows, Charlie, 1860-1932
    • "Arizona Charlie," North Valley Magazine.
    • Russian Bill

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Russian Bill," North Valley Magazine.

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