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    • "Famous Arizona Ranchers Welcomes You"

    • Arizona Highway Department -- Travel Bureau
    • Ranching -- Arizona; Tourism -- Arizona
    • "Famous Arizona Ranchers Welcome You" -- Brochure of Guest Ranches in Arizona with History of Ranching in Arizona.
    • Now--All Together

    • Beall, C.C. (Cecil Calvert)
    • World War, 1939-1945. Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. Rosenthal, Joe, 1911-2006. Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967. Savings bonds.
    • In a moment already made famous by photographer Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph, 5 Marines and 1 Navy corpsman plant an American flag at the summit of Mt. Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, having seen the...
    • Buffalo Dance

    • Boyle, Alice
    • Hopi; Loloma, Charles
    • Mural, tempera on muslin, 5' 9 1/2" x 15' 7". This is believed to be the only surviving mural by famed jeweler Charles Loloma, and thus it is an important historical work of art by this significant artist. Loloma depicted the Hopi buffalo dance,...
    • Victory - Now You Can Invest in It!

    • Cornwell, Dean
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds. Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960.
    • Created by Dean Cornwell, a hugely successful illustrator and oil painter, this poster exhorts Americans to "invest" in victory. War bonds typically cost 75% of what they returned after 10 years (i.e. a bond bought for $18.75 paid out $25), so...
    • Work on a Farm...This Summer

    • Douglass Crockwell, Spencer
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Crop Corps.
    • The U.S. Crop Corps was an umbrella organization that contained groups like the Women's Land Army and the Victory Farm Volunteers, all devoted to agricultural work. As in so many other industries, a shortage of adult men meant women and teenagers...
    • Letter from Christian Huart

    • Haurt, Christian
    • Letters; Haurt, Christian; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • A handwritten letter from 10-year old Christian Huart.
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • Helguera, Leon
    • World War, 1939-1945. Uncle Sam (Symbolic character).
    • Uncle Sam admonishes Americans to avoid discussing potentially important information such as troop movements; concern over Axis spies learning information like departure times for convoys or equipment shortages was genuine. Uncle Sam is still a...
    • "Events of 1945 at our Havasupai Mission"

    • Jenkins, J. Rockwood
    • Episcopal Church. Diocese of Arizona -- History; Missions -- Southwest, New -- Havasupai Indians
    • "Events of 1945 at our Havasupai Mission": Paper on Bringing Christianity to the Havasupai Indians.
    • Main Street

    • Kelley, Roy F.
    • Family Owned Businesses and Enterprises -- Pictoral Works; Globe (Ariz.); Miami (Ariz.)
    • Main Street Globe/Miami with the Piggly Wiggly, Ryan Drug Store, Tire Shop, and various other shops lining the street. Photograph from the Roy F. Kelley Photograph Collection. Materials from this collection may be accessed at the Department of...
    • Crusher building

    • Kelley, Roy F.
    • Mines and Mining -- Arizona -- Pictoral Works
    • Conveyor belt inside the primary crusher building. Photograph from the Roy F. Kelley Photograph Collection. Materials from this collection may be accessed at the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Arizona State University Libraries.
    • Power plant construction at Castle Dome Mine

    • Kelley, Roy F.
    • Castle Dome Mine (Ariz.) -- Pictoral Works
    • Power plant under construction at Castle Dome Mine. Photograph from the Roy F. Kelley Photograph Collection. Materials from this collection may be accessed at the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Arizona State University Libraries.
    • United We Are Strong

    • Koerner, Henry
    • World War, 1939-1945. Allied Powers (1919- ).
    • Artillery with the flags of major and minor Allied nations are seen firing together in this poster. While most of the flags are readily recognizable, a less well-known flag belongs to the Republic of China flag (white sun on a blue background). At...
    • Save Waste

    • Koerner, Henry
    • World War, 1939-1945.
    • Part of a program to obtain glycerine for explosives, bringing in a pound of fat was worth a few cents (and later on, a couple ration points). This program was not a sweeping success, however, since the reuse of fat was a common cooking practice at...

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