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  • Coverage: 1900s
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    • Photograph/postcard of a birds-eye view of First Avenue North in Phoenix (Ariz.)

    • Unknown
    • 1st Avenue at Washington Street; Bicycle shops; Dorris Bros. Furniture Co; Streets--Arizona--Phoenix; Washington Street at 1st Avenue; Phoenix (Ariz.)
    • Photograph/postcard of a birds-eye view of First Avenue North in Phoenix (Ariz.). The intersection of First Avenue and Washington Street include Dorris Furniture and a bicycle store.
    • Photograph

    • Unknown
    • Abril, Margaret Nunez; Abril, William N. Abril, Francisco; Hats--Arizona;
    • Photograph of three men in the Abril family.
    • Acoma Terrace

    • Hanna, Forman, 1882-1950
    • Acoma Indians; Acoma women; Acoma architecture; Building, Adobe
    • An Acoma woman standing in front of doorway in three story cluster of houses.
    • Oratone of "At the Old Well of Acoma," Portfolio 16, plate 571

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Acoma Indians
    • Members of Coronado's army of explorers in 1540 and espejo in 1583 noted the "cisterns to collect snow and water" on the rock of Acoma. An oratone is glass printed photographic print that is backed by a gold colored powder that is mixed with...
    • Photograph of the Adams Hotel in Phoenix (Ariz.).

    • Unknown
    • Adams Hotel; Hotels--Arizona--Phoenix; Sleeping porches--Arizona--Phoenix;
    • Photograph of the Adams Hotel in Phoenix (Ariz.). Sleeping porches are built all around the outside. These porches provided cooler accommodations during the hot Phoenix summers.
    • Near Far Rockaway

    • Unknown
    • Aerial photography -- New York -- Long Island
    • "Bars, Channels, beaches, marsh near Far Rockaway, Long Island Fr. 9000 ft. Sept. 1900"
    • Early two horse hitch glider

    • Stovekin, Leo
    • Aeronautics--Arizona--History; Airplanes
    • This early glider still requires help from the horses to coax the machine into the air. The crew from far left is Ben Goodsell, the three Bowdens, and to far right is Judge Forte.
    • Farmland and fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • Dry farming was designed for semi-arid regions where there was no irrigation and little rainfall. The technique was based on the principle that, if properly cultivated and mulched, soil could collect and store moisture. Drought-resistant crops...
    • Farmland and fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • With financial help from the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, the Experiment Station established the Prescott farm in 1911 on land seven miles from town donated by the Santa Fe Railroad. The Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix branch line ran alongside the...
    • Corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • As the area around Prescott had long been used for grazing, the Prescott farm became a combined farm and livestock operation, with cattle as the end product. Crops planted on the farm were converted into silage to provide supplementary feed during...
    • Corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • Simultaneous with its investigations of dry farming, the Experiment Station continued its studies of irrigated agriculture. Irrigated lands had increased significantly through the federal reclamation program.
    • Man standing in corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • The Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station established dry farms in several locations throughout the state. The Prescott farm proved to be one of the most successful sites.
    • Corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • In 1916, Arizona agriculture experienced the most prosperous year in its history. There were abundant crops, high prices and a good market for all types of products, including livestock.
    • Corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • A successful crop on the Prescott dry farm was Moqui corn.
    • Corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • Dry farming techniques were used to produce corn.
    • Man standing in corn fields

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Agriculture -- Arizona. Cultivated Crops. Traditional farming -- Arizona.
    • Winter wheat is the typical crop although skilled dry farmers sometimes grow corn, beans or even watermelons. Successful dry farming is possible with as little as 9 inches of precipitation a year.
    • Men with two horse hitch glider

    • Hansen, H.B.
    • Airplanes; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • A.M. Williams is in the driver's seat of this converted two horse hitch glider with a ground of men and a rattlesnake in the foreground.
    • Curtiss June Bug

    • Unknown
    • Airplanes; Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
    • On July 4, 1908 Glenn Curtiss won the first leg of the Scientific American Trophy flying the June Bug a distance of 5,090 feet. This was the first officially observed and recognized flight in America.
    • Curtiss golden flyer

    • Bitetti, Anthony
    • Airplanes; Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
    • Flown here by Charles F. Willard, the Golden Flyer was the first airplane in California.
    • Close coiled basketry tray (PGM:72/Ba03)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Large close coiled basket, in tray form, with a rounded base and plain stitched rim. Centered design consists of a large solid circle surrounded by four angled lines and a thin lined interlocked fret. Four additional angled lines are located...
    • Close coiled basketry bowl (95.62.1)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Medium sized, close coiled basketry bowl, with a flat bottom and flared sides. Design, executed in Martynia sp., repeats five times around the circumference, and consists of a reversed swastika between two jagged lines. Above the reversed...
    • Close coiled basketry tray (95.62.10)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Medium sized, tightly woven close coiled basket, in tray form, flat base has a slight central dimple. Charring near rim on exterior and interior surfaces. Asymmetrical design on walls and base executed in Martynia sp. Small solid circle on the...
    • Granary basket (PGM:72/Ba12)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Very large, asymmetrical, undecorated coarse-coiled basket, storage granary form. Large flat base with a small hole. Self stitched rim has two triangular areas of loss. Exterior surface has numerous ends sticking out from foundation coil; two...
    • Close coiled Basket (95.62.5)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Small, rectangular, close coiled basket with straight walls and flat base. Each side decorated with two broad shouldered anthropomorphs. Long sides have vertical lines flanking each anthropomorph pair. Base decorated with a large solid rectangle...
    • Close coiled basketry bowl and saucer (95.62.2)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Small close coiled basket, integrated cylindrical bowl or handleless cup and saucer form. Walls of bowl have an overall decoration of repeated hexagonal elements, while bowl's base is dominated by a large solid circle. Saucer decoration contains...
    • Close coiled basket (PGM:72/BA01)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Small close coiled basketry bowl, with sloping walls and a flat base. Centered design executed in Martynia sp. Small, solid, centrally located circle on base; simple fret on walls. Fret stops short of rim and does not touch central circle. ...
    • Close coiled basket (PGM:72/BA02)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Large, shallow, close coiled basketry bowl, with an even rim, sloping walls and flat base. Centered design; large solid circle covers the base. Four triangular elements attached to the circle radiate out and form a thick fret. Diagonal stitched...

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