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    • 500 Reichsmark Coin

    • 1920's German Treasury
    • Currency - Germany; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • Minted in 1923, this coin had little to no value. By November 1923, the German inflation was so high that the Wholesale Price Index was 726,000,000. After the hyperinflation, the Nazi party won 32 seats in the German government through legal...
    • 10,000 Reichsmark

    • 1920's German Treasury
    • Currency - Germany; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • This 10,000 banknote was printed in January 1922, when the German government was printing more and more money to pump into the national economy. By July of the same year, inflation rates were up 500%. This meant that this note would have been worth...
    • 20 Reichsmark

    • 1920's German Treasury
    • Currency - Germany; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • The 1929 Reichsmark became the official German currency. Originally the Reichsmark represented a return to the gold standard (a currency backed by gold in the government treasury). However, after the market crash in 1929 it was taken off the gold...
    • 10 Reichsmark

    • 1920's German Treasury
    • Currency - Germany; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • The 1929 Reichsmark became the official German currency. Originally the Reichsmark represented a return to the gold standard (a currency backed by gold in the government treasury). However, after the market crash in 1929 it was taken off the gold...
    • Beaded Bag

    • American Indian
    • Personal Artifact - Personal Gear - Bag
    • Beaded bag with a feather motif on black fabric with scarlet ribbon edging. Bags like this were very popular from the late 1880's to 1920's as tourist souveniers from the Niagara Falls area. They were made by American Indians many from the tribes...
    • Fancy Dancing

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Created on the reservation lands of Oklahoma in the 1920’s, Fancy dancing evolved as Powwows became open to the public and competition dancing began. It is a fast, free-form dance which displays the athletic and acrobatic abilities of the dancer....
    • Round Dance

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Round Dance is an open invitation to dancers and spectators to join together on the arena floor and move in a circle. It is commonly performed either at the beginning or end of a Powwow competition.
    • Tiny Tot Jingle Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Seen here is a young jingle dancer enrolled in the Tiny Tots division, the dance category for ages 5 and under. Incorporating children into the Powwow is one way that many families keep their tribal heritage alive.
    • Jingle Dancers

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Jingle dance originated from the dream of an Ojibway medicine man, who developed the dress and dance to heal those with afflictions. The dance is commonly performed by women and is noted for it’s dress which is a adorned with metal cones,...
    • Male Traditional Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Male Powwow contestant wearing Mirror Boards. Mirrors, originally obtained by the traders, became popular with Plains Indian tribes such as the Cree, Osage, and Mandan. They were commonly set in wooden frames and attached to garments. – please...
    • Jingle and Fancy Shawl Dancers

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Featured is young Jingle and Fancy Shawl Dancers waiting to compete. The Fancy Shawl dance originated in the 1930’s as Powwows became open to the public and competition dancing began. Like the male’s Fancy Dance, this dance evolved as a way to meet...
    • Powwow Judges

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Seen here are two judges in the foreground and far background evaluating the male Fancy Dancers. Powwow judges evaluate dancers by category, (i.e. men, women, fancy, traditional, etc.). The contestants are assessed by their dancing ability, and...
    • Southern Straight Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Southern Straight Dance is a dance of the Plains Indians, and originated from the tribes of Oklahoma. It is characterized by slow and controlled movements. The regalia commonly include shirts adorned with ribbons, a bone breast plate or choker,...
    • Grass Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Grass Dance has roots in the traditions of many tribes. Some explain the Grass Dance as a way warriors conveyed their stories of battle, while other traditions believe the dance began as a way to tamp down tall grass before a village was...
    • Water service organizations in Arizona

    • Arizona Department of Water Resources
    • Water districts--Arizona--Directories; Irrigation districts--Arizona--Directories; Water-supply--Arizona--Directories; Water--Law and legislation--Arizona; Irrigation districts--Arizona--Maps;
    • 194 pages (PDF version). File size: 7328 KB
    • 2009 Reference Guide

    • Arizona Office of Tourism
    • Tourism--Arizona
    • 91 pages (PDF version). File size 2,169 KB
    • A performance audit of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners

    • Arizona. Office of the Auditor General.
    • Arizona--Board of Chiropractic Examiners; Chiropractic--Arizona; Sunset reviews of government programs--Arizona.
    • 101 pages (PDF version). File size: 3787.968 KB. A report to the Arizona State Legislature December 1981, Report No. 81-21.

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