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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 1960 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1960
    • 1961 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1961
    • 1964 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1964
    • 1994 mineral frontiers on Indian lands

    • Division of Energy and Mineral Resources
    • Mines and mineral resources -- United States. Indian reservations -- United States.
    • Due to limitations of program, full text not available.
    • 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...
    • 2009 Reference Guide

    • Arizona Office of Tourism
    • Tourism--Arizona
    • 91 pages (PDF version). File size 2,169 KB
    • 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...
    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 1997

    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, 1997. Literary Judges: Freddie Anttila; Carmela Arnoldt; Dave Grant; Pat Haas; Marilyn Hofts; Phil Mateer; Mary Jane Onnen; Marilyn Schiedat; Laura Schuett. Art Jurors: R.J. Merrill and K. Andrea Rusnock. Literary Staff: Joshua...
    • 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.
    • A photograph of cabin interior - view 1

    • Unknown
    • Building Furnishing: Furniture: Bed; Building Furnishing: Furniture: Table; Building Furnishing: Bedding: Blanket; Building Furnishing: Bedding: Pillow; Ceramic: Complete Vessel: Pitcher; Ceramic: Complete Vessel: Bowl
    • A photograph depicting the restored TB cabin interior furnished as it would have been in the 1920's. The spartan one-room house contains a bed, table and a chair. Other necessities include a fly swatter and a wash basin. A wooden floor helped...
    • Arizona geology

    • Arizona Geological Survey.
    • Arizona Geological Survey--Periodicals; Geology--Arizona--Periodicals; Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published quarterly.
    • Arizona Highways, May 1983

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1983

      Contents:
      02 LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA With the creation of Hoover Dam, the raging Colorado River was tamed and a wild frontier lost forever. But then a small miracle happened. By Bill...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, 2014

    • Blake, Elizabeth, Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2014 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
    • Arizona's economy

    • University of Arizona. Division of Economic and Business Research.
    • Business forecasting--Arizona--Periodicals; Arizona--Economic conditions--Statistics;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Quarterly August (Summer) 1991 -
    • Basic Dress: Annie Tabitha Bristow Jordan

    • Unknown
    • Everyday dress; Bristow Family; Jordan Family; Sedona; Verde Valley; pioneer family; Cottonwood; Camp Verde; Arizona Territory; Arizona
    • Annie Tabitha Bristow traveled by wagon train with her family in 1875, arriving in October at their destination: the Verde Valley in the Arizona Territory. Annie was the daughter of Parson James Clawson Bristow. When they arrived in the Verde...
    • 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...
    • Boater's guide to the Verde River

    • United States. Forest Service. Southwestern Region.
    • Canoes and canoeing -- Arizona -- Verde River -- Guidebooks; Kayaking -- Arizona -- Verde River -- Guidebooks; Outdoor recreation -- Arizona -- Verde River -- Guidebooks
    • 25 pages (PDF version). File size: 7927.944 KB. Includes maps. Mile by mile description of what to expect while canoeing the river.
    • Bruchman's Curio Store

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • R. M. Bruchman owned a post at Bird Springs before moving his family to Winslow in 1921 to begin his enterprise at 113. West Second in Winslow. It was in continuous operation until 1996, ten years after his death.
    • Cibola fire: burned area rehabilitation plan

    • Parametrix, Inc.
    • Fires--Arizona--Cibola National Wildlife Refuge
    • 54 pages (PDF version). File size: 4414.116 KB. Col. ill. Maps. The Cibola Fire was a lightning-strike fire that ignited on July 17, 2006 on the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma County, Arizona. The plan describes the fire and threats to...
    • Close coiled basket (1993.15.1)

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham
    • Large, deep close coiled basket, cylindrical in shape. Walls decorated with five evenly spaced vertical bands executed in devil's claw. Each band bisects four yellow stacked triangular elements. Even, plain stitched rim rendered in devil's claw. ...
    • College Entrance

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix College -- History
    • Close up photo of college entrance, 7th and Fillmore campus.
    • Condolence Card from Patricia Swenson

    • Swenson, Patricia
    • Wildfire fighters; Forest fires--Arizona--Yarnell; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Letters
    • Handwritten condolence card from Patricia Swenson with personal message which reads "Hello -- there are no words I can offer to comfort you over these many miles except to say that I grieve with you over the loss of your fellow firefighters....
    • Arizona community profiles

    • Arizona Dept. of Commerce
    • Indians of North America--Arizona
    • This collection contains one or more publications
    • E.W. Montgomery

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix College -- History
    • Phoenix Junior College began in 1920 as part of Phoenix Union High School District. E.W. Montgomery was Superintendent of Phoenix Union High School District and President of Phoenix Junior College from 1925-1953. (Source: Felnagle, Richard. ...
    • Eddy Honea's Oral History

    • Grijalva, Lily
    • Marana (Ariz.)
    • Eddy Honea is a third generation Maranan. His grandparents moved here in the 1920s and he remembers farming, the community, the school district, and his time on council. He describes the incorporation and talks about the Cortaro Water User's...
    • Excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, 1947-48

    • O'Bryan, Deric, 1913-
    • Excavations (Archaeology); Architecture, Prehistoric; Material culture; Pueblo Indians
    • Based on excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, this paper outlines the region's cultural stages between 525 and 1200 AD.
    • 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...
    • Learning Packet: Food

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Food; Cooking -- Arizona; Cooking -- Sonoran Desert.
    • "Food" is a learning packet that explores the ways in which food impacts our lives through the work, celebrations and traditions that are formed from the production, preparation and consumption of meals. It also explores the unique plants and...
    • Flapper dress

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact; Clothing Outerwear; Dress
    • Homemade flapper aqua chiffon gauze dress made in style used in the 1920's
    • Flood Plain Information: Sells Wash and Tributary, Vicinity of Sells, Papago Indian Reservation,...

    • United States Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District
    • Sells (Ariz.). Tohono O'odham Reservation (Ariz.). United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Los Angeles District.
    • This report and the included 21 map plates were created by the Army Corps of Engineers at the request of the then Papago Tribal Council, though they are now known as the Tohono O'odham. The report details potential flood situations for Sells and...
    • Gatekeeper newsletter

    • Arizona. Emergency Response Commission.
    • Arizona. Emergency Response Commission--Periodicals; Emergency management--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published monthly.
    • Girls at Leupp Boarding School

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Photograph taken of four girls at the Leupp Boarding School in the early 1920's.

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