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  • Coverage: 1900s
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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...
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • 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...
    • Fashion Barber Shop, circa 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Barbers; Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This is a photograph of the interior of Fashion Barber Shop, located on Congress and Church in Tucson. Fernando Laos, the owner is pictured on the far right. Alberto Felix is the second barber from the right. The photograph was taken in the...
    • St. Augustine School Class Portrait, early 1900s

    • Unknown
    • School children; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This portrait is of the students in Tucson's St. Augustine School in the early 1900s. Students identified are as numbered on the photograph: 1. Sara Tarrazas, 2. Dolores Uruas, 3. Amelia Herron, 4. Lupa Garcia, 5. Jesusita Salazar, 6. Lupe Moreno,...
    • Portrait of Miguel Carrillo, early 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of Miguel Carrillo, taken in the early 1900s in Tucson. He was the brother of Leopoldo Carrillo, a well-known Tucson resident and businessman.
    • Portrait of Carlos Serrano Avila, early 1900s

    • Estudio Fotografico Bernal
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Hermosillo (Sonora, Mexico)
    • This is a portrait of Carlos Serrano Avila, taken in the early 1900s in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. He is identified as the uncle of Carlos Serna Avila.
    • Portrait of Lolita and Manuela Armenta, circa 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Children
    • This is a portrait of Lolita Armenta (left) and Manuela Armenta (right), the daughters of Margarita Armenta. This photograph was taken in the early 1900s and shows some detail of an adobe wall, typical of southern Arizona, behind the young girls.
    • Young child's funeral, early 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Funeral rites and ceremonies; Infant; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a photo of a funeral for an unidentified young child, taken in the early 1900s. Post-mortem photographs were commonly taken during this time as a way to preserve memories of the deceased.
    • Oral history interview with Tom Judd

    • Judd, Tom
    • San Francisco River; Nelson Reservoir; Sierra Blanca Lodge
    • Tom Judd talks about Alpine in the 1800s; farming and ranching in Alpine; the winter weather.
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Demand for Mayer Onyx grew in the early 1900s. More than 1 million pounds of onyx were shipped in 1922. The onyx was made into lamp stands, jewelry boxes, church altar rails, tabletops and other ornamental items. In 1927, seven automakers,...
    • Early 20th Century Aguila

    • Castillo, Angel
    • Communities (inhabited places); Towns; Windmills
    • Saul Sandoval shared this photo with the kids so they took a picture of the picture. The man is standing next to a partial windmill.
    • 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...
    • January 4

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix Indian School.
    • The United States government decided to establish an Indian school near Phoenix on this date in 1891. This photo shows the Indian School band parading before a football game in the early 1900s.
    • Fimbres Family Portrait, circa 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of the Fimbres family posing on the wooden porch of an adobe house in Tucson. Identified in the photograph are Isabel Fimbres, left back, and Teodora Fimbres, right back. This photo was taken ca. 1900.
    • Workers at an Arizona Mine, circa 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Miners; Portrait Photgraphy; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a photograph of workers at an Arizona mine, circa early 1900's. John Fimbres is identified at far left.
    • Rodeo

    • Hanna, Forman, 1882-1950
    • Rodeo performers--United States; Rodeo riders; Rodeos; Cowboys; Bronc riding; Horsemanship
    • Cowboy saddle bronc rider with pick up rider at a rodeo. In the background, cars (circa early 1900s) are parked facing the riders.

      Previously published as Rodeo in Forman Hanna, Pictoral Photographer of the Southwest, University of...
    • 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...
    • Kathryn Brantley Hall, Part 1

    • Hall, Kathryn Brantley
    • Globe High School; Globe, Arizona;
    • Kathryn Brantley Hall (aka Katy) grew up in Ice House Canyon, Globe, Arizona, and has lived here most of her life. In fact, she’s living in the house she grew up in, only now she’s bought it. Katy’s parents were from Texas, dating back to the...
    • 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...
    • Reidhead Family History, Part 1

    • Reidhead, Val
    • Oral histories; Apache County; Navajo County; Show Low (Ariz.); Biography; Mormon Pioneers--Arizona; Timber--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Reidhead family
    • Part 1: Val Reidhead's family was always in the sawmill business. He remembered growing up in lumber camps around Linden and Pinedale, Clay Springs and all over the country. Val's grandfather John Oscar Reidhead came from Utah sometime in the...
    • Scottsdale Picnic at Hole-in-the-Rock

    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • From the time of its settlement in 1888 through the early 1900s, Scottsdale remained a small and close-knit farming village east of Phoenix. Founding families enjoyed outings in the surrounding Sonoran Desert and nearby mountains. ...
    • The Palace on Whiskey Row

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "The Palace on Whiskey Row," North Valley Magazine
    • Oral History Interview with Doug Hoopes

    • Hoopes, Doug
    • US Wildlife Service; Mt. Graham; Arizona Game Protective Association
    • Doug Hoopes talks about hunting and fishing in Alpine as a youngster, and his dad's dental practice there.
    • Oral history interview with Greg Thompson

    • Thompson, Greg
    • US Forest Service; Beaverhead Lodge
    • Greg Thompson talks about growing up and going to school in Alpine, Arizona; his family history; the Escudilla Fire.
    • Governor A. O. Brodie

    • Wells, E. W.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • 1902-NOV-29. 3 pages (PDF version) file size: 893.865 KB. Letter to Governor A. O. Brodie regarding the validity of Pima County bonds and discussing whether interest should be paid on them for the period before the United State Supreme Court...
    • Honorable I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer, Phoenix

    • Wells, E. W.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • 1903-APR-25. 1 page (PDF version) file size: 274.103 KB. Handwritten letter to Honorable I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer, regarding bonds issued by the Board of Regents with past due coupons attached.
    • I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer, Phoenix

    • Wells, E.W.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • 1903-AUG-1. 1 page (PDF version) file size: 224.957 KB. Handwritten letter to I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer, regarding a pending case involving taxes owed by United Verde Copper to Yavapai County.
    • I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer

    • Wells, E.W.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • 1903-JUL-3. 4 pages (PDF version) file size: 755.667 KB. Letter to I.M. Christy, Territorial Treasurer, regarding whether a Building and Loan Association organized in 1894 must meet the bonding requirements of ¶ 914 of Revised Statutes of 1901.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • The major mines in the Castle Creek District are the Golden Aster, Swallow, Whipsaw, Jones, and Copperopolis, all of which produced large quantities of gold.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • John Goodwin helped finance several Arizona mines including the Copper Giant in the Castle Creek District of Yavapai County.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • Dr. J. M. Ford owned the Copperopolis claim in the Castle Creek mining district.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • A man named Webber was the superintendent at the Tip Top Mine located in the Castle Creek District.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • In 1887, M. Lenhart and R.H. Roberts sold eight mining claims to the Castle Creek Mill and Mining Co. for $6,000.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • In 1882, Isaac Bradshaw (Uncle Ike, as he came to be known in Yavapai County) moved to the Castle Creek gold mining district. He died Christmas Day, 1886, at his claim on Whipsaw Gulch near Castle Creek, where he is buried.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • In 1881, the Castle Creek copper mines had 15 large, well defined ledges.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • Mines in the Castle Creek Mining District.
    • Castle Creek Mining District

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Yavapai County.
    • Mines in the Castle Creek Mining District.

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