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    • 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...
    • Williams in the 1880s.

    • Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920
    • Williams (Ariz.); Railroad tracks
    • Colorized. View from railroad tracks showing tracks and looking at a few structures. Group of trees in right middle ground. Trees and mountains in background.
    • Wilbur Family History, Part 1

    • Wilbur, Tilden and Wilbur, Carol
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; St. Johns (Ariz.); Prescott (Ariz.)--History; Verde Valley (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers--Apache county--Biography;
    • Part 1: Tilden's grandfather, John Brown, was sent by Brigham Young to St. Johns in the 1880's to set up the school systems for St. Johns and the academy at Snowflake. Jo (Josie) Brown, Tilden's mother, went to business school in Salt Lake City,...
    • Wheeler Family History, Part 1

    • Terry Wheeler
    • 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; Southern...
    • Terry Wheeler talks about the history of his great gandparents, Irish emigrants, who came to Arizona working on the railroad in the late 1800s. Terry's mother told him stories about Pancho Villa and of seeing Geronimo, captured and waiting for...
    • View of Jerome, ca. 1883.

    • KTVK Television Studio
    • Cities and towns--Arizona--Jerome; Hotels; General stores; Bars (Drinking establishments)
    • This photograph of Jerome from the 1890s shows the Grand View Hotel, Saloon, and G.W. Hull General Merchandise store.
    • Velasquez Riley Family History, Part 1

    • Riley, Mary Velasquez
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Scouts and Scouting--Arizona--Biography; Velasquez Family; Military Camps--Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Indian Reservation...
    • Part 1: Barry Richens interviewed Mary Velasquez Riley at the home of Mrs. Minnie Guenther February 18, 1977. Mrs. Riley gives us insight into the Apache culture as she tells her life story. Her father, Jesus Velasquez, was of Spanish descent...
    • US Cavalry saddlebags from the 1880s

    • Unknown
    • Distribution and Transportation Artifact: Land and Transportation: Accessory: Saddle, Pack
    • This American military saddlebag dates back from 1885. The saddlebags of this design were widely used during the time periods between 1776 and 1945.
    • 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.
    • Udall Center. 1988 Family Tree

    • Unknown
    • Udall, Morris K.; Udall Family; Genealogy
    • Family tree of the Udall family starting with David Udall (1829-1910) and Eliza King (1826-1863).
    • 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.
    • Turley Family History, 1977 Feb 05

    • Turley, Charles H.
    • Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography, Turley Family; Frontier and Pioneer Life -- Arizona
    • History of Woodruff, AZ dams. MP3 Clip is 2:56 min of 1 hour interview
    • 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...
    • Tucson Directory 1881 (Part 2 of 3) - About Tucson

    • G. W. Barter
    • Tucson (Ariz.) -- Directories; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Social registers;
    • This section of the Directory contains a history of Tucson (past, present, and future), history of incidents occurring from 1871 to 1881, events of 1881, the duties and power of corporate officers, Pima County Officers, Federal Official List of...
    • Tucker Family History

    • Leroy Tucker
    • 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...
    • Leroy tells his mother's grandparents, David and Josephine Bean Harer, the first white family to settle in Greenback Valley and the Tonto Basin in the mid 1870s. His mother was a Conroy. His father, Gabriel Kendrick Tucker, came to Globe with his...
    • Trojanovich, Part 2 Anton Jr.

    • John Trojanovich
    • Globe, Arizona
    • Anton Jr. and Mary Jonovich Trojanovich, and John Trojanovich Anton Jr. graduated from Globe High School and then went to Loyola and Stanford Universities. He was in the top 10 percent of the training class of the first Los Angeles Police...
    • Trojanovich, Part 1 Anton Sr.

    • John Trojanovich
    • 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...
    • Trojanovich, Louis

    • Linda Griffin Brost
    • Globe, Arizona;
    • Linda Griffin Brost’s story begins with her paternal great-great grandmother Maria Concepión Romero, who was born in 1841 on the Buena Vista Ranch, a land grant near the Mexican border south of Tucson, Arizona. After a series of Indian raids, the...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Film on Trinidad Escalante Swilling, 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...
    • Tough Nut Mine

    • Unknown
    • Mines; Mining
    • Tough Nut Mine, Tombstone, AZ, c. 1880
    • 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...
    • Tithing book

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact;Documentary Artifact;Book, Account
    • A leather bound account book with entries for tithing given in kind in the 1890s in Taylor, Arizona. Account book was kept by the Taylor Ward Clerk, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
    • 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...
    • The U.S. Army Indian Scouts

    • Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890 -- Photographs; Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs; Cañon de los Embudos (Mexico) -- Photographs; Maus, L. Mervin (Louis Mervin), 1851-1939 -- Photographs; Geronimo, 1829-1909 -- Photographs
    • Apache Scouts led by Lieutenant Maus in 1886.
    • 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...
    • The Stevens Family, 1882

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • This photo shows the Stevens family in the back patio area of their neighbors, the Fish family. Seated in front of the olive tree are seated Mrs. and Mr. William Stevens (nephew of Hiram Stevens) with their son, Hiram. Standing directly behind Mrs....
    • The Purtymun family with grandpa Bear Howard

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Purtymuns moved into Oak Creek Canyon (today Junipine) in the early 1880s. Again they cleared the land. They built a large log house and an irrigation ditch and planted a fruit orchard. In the early 1900s, Steven and Martha divorced and he...
    • The Jim Thompson cabin, early 1880s

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • In 1912, Jim took another homestead of about 56 acres adjoining his original. As his children matured he helped some of them homestead near him. His daughter, Clara, married before she proved up and was not allowed to take title so she...
    • The Jim and Maggie Thompson family

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • After settling in the canyon, Jim wrote to the Abraham James family, who he had met at the Colorado River. Knowing they had a 'marriage age' daughter, he invited them to leave Nevada and join him in Arizona. After the James family moved to the...
    • The James' place along Oak Creek, about 1890

    • Unknown
    • Pioneers--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Jameses built cabins, a corral and a ditch on their land (today's Copper Cliffs). Unfortunately, Abraham did not live to enjoy the property, dying in 1881. His widow, Elizabeth Jane (Ragsdale) James, and son, Bill, lived there but did not...
    • 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 Great Seal of Gila County Arizona, 1881

    • Unknown
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • Although the second version of the seal was retired in 1879, a version of the original McCormick seal is still in use by Gila County. It bears a small discrepancy in the motto, “Dit Deus.”
    • The Great Earthquake of 1887

    • Dillard, Gary
    • Earthquakes; Earthquakes--Mexico; Bisbee (Ariz.) History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.)...
    • This 48 minute lecture details the Great Earthquake of 1887. On May 3, 1887, a strong earthquake rattled northern Sonora and southeastern Arizona, causing widespread damage and a number of fatalities. It was one of the largest earthquakes ever to...
    • The Great Earthquake of 1887

    • Dillard, Gary
    • Earthquakes; Earthquakes--Mexico; Bisbee (Ariz.) History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.)...
    • This 13 slide powerpoint presentation is related to the lecture of the same name in this collection. The images in the slides appear courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society, the Douglas Memorial Mining Museum, and the Bisbee Mining Museum. There...
    • 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...
    • The Bull of the Cross

    • Salpointe, Jean Baptiste, Abp., 1825-1898
    • Laity - Catholic church; Catholic Church - Relations
    • A request to invoke the Bull of the Cross for laity who do not contribute to the church due to their poverty, but instead "take up arms against the enemy"
    • The American Soldier, 1886

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • Yellowstone National Park. United States. Army. Cavalry, 1st.
    • In the foreground two poachers are skinning a buffalo. They have been surprised by a 1st Cavalry patrol, part of a detail assigned to Yellowstone National Park to cut down on poaching after the Department of the Interior was authorized to request...
    • The American Soldier, 1881-1883

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • Eskimos--Alaska--Barrow. United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 8th.
    • In the foreground 1st Lt. Patrick Henry Ray is leading an expedition to Point Barrow as part of International Polar Year of 1881. This expedition was intended to provide information on a part of the world which was not well-explored to that point....
    • The American Soldier, 1880

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 9th. United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    • A sergeant of the Signal Corps can be seen on foot in the left foreground, while a mounted captain of the 9th Cavalry can be seen on the right. Greater detail and background information can be found in the guide "The American Soldier Set No. 2"...

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