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    • 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...
    • March 25

    • Fly, C. S.
    • Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Tombstone
    • Water appeared on this date in 1881 in the rich silver mines of Tombstone. This photo from the early 1880s shows a pack train pulling a load of ore from a Tombstone mine.
    • July 22

    • Unknown
    • Nogales (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1893, the City of Nogales was incorporated. This photograph, showing the International Hotel and Odd Fellows' Hall, a Second Hand Store/Tienda de Segundo Mano and a moored hot air balloon, is identified as a view of Nogales in the...
    • November 21

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Photographs--19th century
    • On this date in 1902, the Arizona Daily Star reported that Tucson was known far and wide as a health resort and as a center for agriculture, cattle ranching and mining. This photo shows Tucson circa the 1880s.
    • Portrait of Refugia Jimenes Coron, circa 1880s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of Refugia Jimenes Corona (mother of painter Salavador Corona) and is dated circa the 1880s.
    • Portrait of Francisco Encinas and Family, circa 1880s

    • Buehman and Hartwell Studio
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of Francisco Encinas (center) and two unidentified persons. Francisco was the father of Luz Encinas. He was born in Ures, Sonora, Mexico. The image was taken in the 1880s by the Buehman and Hartwell Studio in Tucson.
    • Portrait of the Family Loustaunau, circa 1880s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of the family of Adolfo Loustaunau, taken circa 1880s. Identified in the photograph is Ernestina Loustaunau Quihuis (first row, second from right). Additional names have been written on the photograph identifying individuals in...
    • Bungled Burglaries and Zany Outlaws

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Bungled Burglaries and Zany Outlaws" from North Valley Magazine. "During the late 1880s, pulp-fiction dime novels created larger-than-life myths and legends of Old West figures like Wild Bill Hickok, Belle Starr, Calamity Jane, and Jesse James....
    • Sarah Fisher Goldwater (1859-1934)

    • Unknown
    • Goldwater family
    • Known as Aunt Sallie, wife of Morris, she was the daughter of a pioneering family who came to the Prescott area from Missouri. She was a widow who ran a boarding house. She and Morris married late in life.
    • 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.
    • Baron Goldwater (lower right) 1866-1929

    • Unknown
    • Goldwater family
    • Barry Goldwater's father in his early years. Baron was charming, suave, and a dedicated bachelor until he met Jo Williams shopping in the Goldwater Store.
    • Peace Family History

    • Jayne Peace Pyle
    • 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; Homesteaders...
    • Seven generations ago, Jayne's great-great grandparents Cornelius and Parmelia Jackson and her great grandparents, Texas Ranger Will and Ellen Jackson Neal, and her father Neely Jackson and family left Texas in the late 1880s looking for good...
    • Bacon Family History

    • Ed and Earl Bacon
    • 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...
    • Pete Bacon, Ed's great grandfather, moved his family to the Roosevelt Lake Basin in the 1880s from parts unknown in search of the opportunity to grow cattle and for the mines. Each subsequent generation adapted as ranchers in the mining/ranching...
    • Ellison Family History

    • Nathan Ellison and Lynna Deal
    • 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; Lion...
    • Following the Civil War, Colonel Jess Ellison moved to Texas. Feeling crowded there, he then drove a huge herd of cattle to the open spaces of the Tonto Basin and Rim Country of Arizona in the mid 1880s. He later established the enormous "Q"...
    • Holder, Mitch, Part 1

    • Holder, Mitchell
    • 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...
    • Mitch Holder, is the adopted son of Kendrick Holder and the son of Frank and Laura Mae Clark Haught. Frank Haught died of horse accident when Mitch was a baby and when he was 4 years old Kendrick and Laura Mae married. Great grandparents 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Ft. Whipple

    • Burge, J.C.
    • Military
    • Ft. Whipple, Prescott, AZ, 1880s (1880-1889)
    • Ft. Whipple

    • Flanders, D.P.
    • Military
    • Ft. Whipple, Prescott, AZ, 1880s (1880-1889)
    • Ft. Whipple

    • Mitchell, D.F.
    • Military
    • Ft. Whipple, Prescott, AZ, 1880s (1880-1889)
    • Ft. Whipple

    • Mitchell, D.F.; Baer, Erwin
    • Military
    • Ft. Whipple, Prescott, AZ, 1880s (1880-1889)
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Arlene (Noble) Saline

    • Saline, Arlene (Noble)
    • World War One; Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Arizona State University
    • Arlene talks about her early family settlers in Alpine, her family and education, and chores on the ranch.
    • Oral history interview with Bud Becker

    • Becker, Bud
    • Rio Grande River; Fort Apache; Chief Alchesay; Ford Motor Co.
    • Bud Becker talks about his family roots in Round Valley and Blue, Arizona, and in southwest New Mexico.
    • Oral history interview with Ed Cosper

    • Cosper, Ed
    • Arizona State University; Colorado A&M; San Carlos Indian Reservation
    • Ed Cosper talks about what it was like growing up on the Blue River in the 1920s and 1930s; his education and time in the Air Force.
    • Oral history interview with Gary Slaughter

    • Slaughter, Gary
    • Texas John Slaughter; Bush Valley Fort; Mormon Church
    • Gary Slaughter talks about his ancestors homesteading in Alpine, Arizona. He is related to Texas John Slaughter. John Horton Slaughter was a Civil War soldier, Texas Ranger, Indian campaign army scout, and driver on the cattle trails. He served...
    • Colonel Moses H. Sherman

    • Unknown
    • Sherman, Moses H. -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Colonel Moses H. Sherman was Adjutant General for the Territory of Arizona from March 1, 1883 to March 10, 1887.
    • Colonel William C. Bashford

    • Unknown
    • Bashford, William C. -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Colonel William C. Bashford was Adjutant General for the Territory of Arizona from October 27, 1878 to the Fall of 1880.
    • Colonel J. Frank Meader

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    • Meader, J. Frank -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Colonel J. Frank Meader was Adjutant General of Arizona from March 11, 1887 to March 19, 1889.
    • Colonel Frank H. Czarnowski

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    • Czarnowski, Frank H. -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Frank H. Czarnowski was Adjutant General for the Territory of Arizona from March 21, 1889 to April 7, 1889.
    • Colonel Clark Churchill

    • Unknown
    • Churchill, Clark -- US Military--National Guard--Arizona--Adjutants General
    • Colonel Clark Churchill was Adjutant General for the Territory of Arizona from the Fall of 1880 to April 30, 1883.

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