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    • High School Addition (1917)

    • High School Addition (1917)
    • Whitaker, H.M.
    • Gila County (Ariz) Maps
    • Private property subdivided by W. J. & Estelle Ellery for the purpose of a townsite. Contains original signatures. A damaged Certificate is attached
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1

    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1
    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Wars; Apache Indians--Women;...
    • Part 1: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of their mother's grandparents, Corydon E. and Mollie Cooley. Corydon E. Cooley came west from Virginia when he was 20 years old, before the Civil War. He first moved to Santa Fe, but then followed...
    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America

    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America
    • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Civilization; Indian influences; Indians of Central America; Indians of Mexico
    • (14,990kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences between various cultures of North and Central America; subsequent ideas as to the types of interactions (if any) between the cultures in North America and their counterparts in...
    • Centennial Wash

    • Centennial Wash
    • Unknown
    • Railroads; Landscape photography -- Arizona
    • "Pass of Centennial Wash W. of Salome. Santa Fe Rwy"
    • January 3

    • January 3
    • Unknown
    • City Hall (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1917, the new city council of Tucson held its first session and discovered it lacked the funds to pay its current bills. The council decided to raise water taxes 30 percent. Tucson's city hall is pictured here.
    • January 24

    • January 24
    • Unknown
    • Arizona National Guard
    • A revolt broke out on this date in 1917 in the Arizona National Guard encampment at Naco, with Company M parading up and down the Company Street, shouting that it wanted to go home. This undated photo shows the squad of the 1st Arizona Infantry...
    • January 18

    • January 18
    • Unknown
    • African American students; Minorities -- Education -- United States
    • Tucson's first school for African-American children was establish on this date in 1917. The school was named for poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. This undated photograph shows the front of Dunbar School.
    • April 13

    • April 13
    • Unknown
    • Florence (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1917, the town of Florence turned on its first electric street lights. Shown is an undated photograph of a Florence street scene.
    • July 20

    • July 20
    • Unknown
    • Arizona. National Guard--History.
    • On this date in 1917, lightning struck a tent occupied by I Company of the First Arizona National Guard at Naco, Arizona, splintering the stock of a rifle and causing several cartridges in a cartridge belt to melt and become soldered together,...
    • September 22

    • September 22
    • Unknown
    • World War, 1914-1918--Draft resisters--Arizona
    • On this date in 1917, the Nogales jail was overflowing with prisoners as draft dodgers from many states are trapped in the border city. This circa 1915 photograph shows a view of the border in Nogales.
    • February 13

    • February 13
    • Unknown
    • Bonillas, Ignacio, 1858-1944
    • Ignacio Bonillas, a former Tucson schoolteacher and Mexican citizen, was named Mexican ambassador to the United States on this date in 1917. This portrait shows Bonillas in 1939.
    • July 10

    • July 10
    • Unknown
    • Industrial Workers of the World; Jerome (Ariz.); Labor movement--Arizona--History; Deportation--Arizona--Jerome
    • Two cattle cars were loaded with Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) members and strikers, also known as "Wobblies," who were forcibly removed from Jerome on this date in 1917. Fifty members of the Prescott Home Guard met the train at Jerome...
    • July 12

    • July 12
    • Unknown
    • Copper Miners' Strike, Bisbee, Ariz., 1917; Deportation--Arizona--Bisbee; Labor movement--Arizona--History; Industrial Workers of the World
    • On this day in 1917, nearly 1200 Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) strikers were rounded up and deported from Bisbee by county officials and citizen posses. Strikers were held at the ballpark in Bisbee until a special train of 24 cattle cars...

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