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    • The Pueblo of Sia, New Mexico

    • White, Leslie A.
    • Zia Indians. Indians of North America -- New Mexico. Zia Pueblo (N.M.)
    • Includes 12 plates. Due to limitations of program, full text is not available.
    • 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

    • 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...
    • Letter from Harry Welch to Mary Sumner Boyd April 16, 1917

    • Welch, Harry
    • Women's Suffrage; Government; Politics
    • Harry Welch sent Mary Sumner Boyd, under separate cover, information from the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and forwarded Boyd's request for information to Mr. M. E. Bemis of the Farm Bureau.
    • 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...
    • Actress Theda Bara, Godmother to 158th Infantry

    • Unknown
    • Arizona National Guard; Bushmasters
    • Division Review Day, Camp Kearny, California. The 158th Infantry was a part of the 40th Division. Theda Bara, actress and Godmother to the 158th Infantry, is introduced to her godsons by Governor Hunt of Arizona. Ms. Bara and Governor Hunt are...
    • Ray Hercules Property

    • Unknown
    • Mining--Arizona; Mining--History; Copper Ore; Geology; Ore Reserves
    • Reports on finances and ore resources of Ray Hercules property. Handwritten and typed letters of inquiry focusing on financial viability of the company.
    • Morenci-Inspiration Copper Co

    • Unknown
    • Mining--Arizona; History--Arizona; Copper Ore; Geology
    • History and development of the Morenci Inspiration Mine complemented by black and white photographs.
    • Centennial Wash

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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, 1917

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Soto Audelo dressed as a personification of Mexico for an Independence Day celebration, wearing a hat emblazoned with the word "Liberty." This photo is dated 1917. Maria was 17 years old at the time, wearing a sequined...
    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, circa 1981

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Soto Audelo taken in 1981. She is seen posing in her home next to a portrait of herself at age 17. In the framed photo she can be seen dressed as Mexico for Independence Day celebrations in Tucson in 1917.
    • Pool Hall, circa 1917

    • Unknown
    • Billiard parlors, Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a photograph of Jose Palafox Moreno (in white apron) in the pool hall located in front of the train station, taken in Tucson in 1917.
    • Roof Garden Grocery, circa 1917

    • Unknown
    • Commercial buildings; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This is a photograph of the interior of the Roof Garden Grocery owned by Valentin Felix. It was located on East Congress Street on the Rialto Theater block in Tucson. Individuals pictured are Arturo G. Vargas (second from the left) and Valentin...
    • Sine Bro's Co.

    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History
    • The front of Sine Bro's Co. Garage, 1917
    • Sine Tractor

    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History
    • A tractor decorated by Sine Bro's for a parade through Glendale, to support our troops in WWI, 1917.
    • Sine Bro's Co.--Machine Shop Interior

    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History
    • "Sine Bro's Co. machine shop about 1917. Tuck S. at saw." (Original photo was printed backwards; this is a correctly printed image.)
    • Memories About William Lytle Schurz, an oral history.

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Glendale (Ariz.); American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • Oral History interview about Dr. William Lytle Schurz, diplomat, author, teacher and scholar. He served as President of the American Institute for Foreign Trade or AIFT (now the Thunderbird School of Global Management) from July, 1949 to June,...
    • Mohave County: Road Map of Mohave County, Arizona, June 1917.

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.)--Maps
    • 1 map: neg. blue-line print; 96 x 65 cm; scale 1:390,000; relief shown by hatchures. Map scale states "1 inch to 6 miles". Map shows extent of public surveys, railroads, roads, springs, ranches, wells, ferries and Indian reservations.

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