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  • Coverage: 1940s
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    • Porter Family History, Part 1

    • Porter, Zina
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Polygamy--Religious aspects -- Mormon Church -- History
    • Zina Scott Porter was born in 1904 in Mexico. Her grandparents on both sides had moved there after the Manifesto was passed, in order to keep their polygamous families intact. Zina remembers growing up in Mexico, tells of floods, her education,...
    • Porter Family History, Part 2

    • Porter, Zina
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Zina Porter continues her story at the time of her husband Wilmer's death, and of a trip back to Mexico with friends and family in search of the mountain where Joseph Smith reported receiving the Book of Mormon. She ends with an exhortation for...
    • Gantt Boyer, Carley, Part 1

    • Carley Gantt Boyer
    • Globe High School; Globe, Arizona; Upton's Cafe
    • Zelpha Morrison Carter, (aka Shorty), was 25 years old when she arrived in Globe, Arizona from Gainesville, MO on January 19, 1937 with a husband and her 10 year-old daughter, Doretta. She came to work for her mother’s cousin. C.A. Upton had...
    • Suits and Ties

    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Young men dressed up with no place to go. Graduations were formally observed and celebrated by the entire community.
    • Family

    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Young family captured in this informal portrait. Weddings, births and deaths were an integral part of camp life.
    • Yavapai County, Arizona

    • Merritt, R.L.
    • Yavapai County; Arizona; Maps
    • Yavapai County, Arizona, 1 map, 79 x 72 cm, shows roads, townships and sections, national forests, railroads, mines, ranches, land and water features, 1945
    • Kitchen  home comfort stove

    • Wrought Iron Ranges . No. A.G.St. Louis, Mo.
    • Furnishings, Temperature Control, Stove
    • Wrought Iron stove with gray and white speckled enamel facing. The oven has an insert which reads: Registered Home Comfort. It has a circle with a dial indicating temperature and the words: Temperature of oven warmth with quantity and type...
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright's secretary, Gene Masselink standing beside the office.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright's office with canvas flaps open to admit light and air.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright, wife Olgivanna, and daughter Svetlana in the Garden Room.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright in the Studio.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright in the Studio with one his most imporant assistants, Jack Howe.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright in the Garden Room.
    • Taliesin West

    • May, Robert Carroll
    • Frank Lloyd Wright; Taliesin West; Ocotillo Desert Camp;
    • Wright and the Fellowship called the complex "camp" from the beginning. Here the lightweight roof structure of redwood beams and canvas panels crate a tent like profile.
    • Wrecker 199791

    • Miller, A.P.
    • Trains
    • Wrecker 199791 from the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe railway in Needles.
    • Woven Sash

    • Johnson, Elizabeth
    • Navajo
    • Woven from red, green, and white yarns.
    • Wreck of 3701

    • Miller, A.P.
    • Trains
    • Workers inspect the wreck of Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive 3701 and cars.
    • Lewis and Hughes Family Histories

    • Woodrow and Camille Hughes Lewis
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County.
    • Woody tells of his family, miners who first came to McMillanville and Copper Hills, mining towns near Globe that no longer exist. The subsequent generation were ranchers around Globe. Woody grew up in Globe, except when his father took them to...
    • Women in the Military display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Women have served in the military in various capacities, and in the actions in Iraq many have given their lives in the service of their country.
    • Bowery Dance at Phoenix Service Center, 1947

    • Markow Photography
    • Jewish life; World War II
    • Women celebrate New York City culture at a dance held at the Phoenix Service Center. The Phoenix Service Center (339 West Washington Street), founded in 1941, provided assistance to military personnel passing through Phoenix on their way to foreign...
    • Traditions

    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Woman wearing traditional Japanese kimono perhaps on her way to a cultural event.
    • Maria Jesus Silva in front of Silva House

    • Unknown
    • Silva House Heritage Square
    • Woman in photograph is Maria Jesus Silva, wife of Alejandro "Alex" Silva. They owned the historic Silva House in Block 14 in Phoenix, now Heritage Square. Her family called her "Tia Chu."
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Winnie Ruth Judd  on Hospital Grounds

    • Unknown
    • Trials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Photographs; Murder -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Photographs; Women murderers -- Arizona -- Photographs; Murderers -- Arizona -- Photographs
    • Winnie Ruth Judd (middle) with two guardians at the Arizona State Hospital.
    • A Variety Show in Williams

    • Unknown
    • People and Places (Williams, Ariz.)
    • Williams held many entertaining events such as talent and variety shows. This particular variety event in 1947 included an act with boys dressed up as ballet dancers. The dancers are, from left to right: Robert Negrette, Eddy Rekos, Pat O'Neill,...
    • Williams Flying School hangars at Clemenceau

    • Marcus Rawlins
    • Arizona -- History -- 1912-1950; Airports -- Arizona; Airplanes -- Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- History
    • Williams Flying School at Clemenceau Airport just prior to the start of their WTS program in 1943. Doors were installed on the hangar to satisfy government requirements. All school aircraft had to be kept inside at night. The small building to...
    • McGowen Family History Part 1

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • William McGowan and family moved to Naco, Arizona from Austin, Texas in the late 1800's. Ben's grandmother was, in fact, the first Caucasian woman to live in Naco. William was a freighter, who owned his own horses and teams, was gone a lot...
    • Schminke, William and Catherine

    • William and Catherine Schminke
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching; World War II biographies
    • William and Catherine tell their family stories of coming to Arizona and settling in Globe. William tells of his experiences in World War II prior to coming. Catherine talks of growing up during the Great Depression without her father on a cotton...
    • Major General William J. Donovan

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. Donovan, William J. (William Joseph), 1883-1959. United States. Office of Strategic Services. Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979.
    • William "Wild Bill" Donovan created the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) at the behest of Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt; the OSS was a wartime intelligence agency that served as a predecessor for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Here, Donovan...
    • Oral History with Willia Stone, May 10, 2011

    • Stone, Willia Mae
    • Liberty (Ariz.)--History; Teachers--Arizona; Teachers--Alaska
    • Willia Mae (Van Lier) Stone was born and raised in Liberty, Arizona. Her parents were Peter and Carrie Etta (Beloat) Van Lier. Her father was a veteran of the Spanish American War, a farmer in Liberty, and served on the School Board and the Buckeye...
    • María García

    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • María García

    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • Faculty Building at AIFT

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I;
    • When the former airbase was converted into a school of management, its aircraft control tower became the faculty building for the school.
    • Camelback Inn Casitas and swimming pool

    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Camelback Inn
    • When Jack Stewart opened the Camelback Inn in 1936, Paradise Valley was virtually unpopulated, save for a few ranches and hearty settlers. Within the first year, however, Stewart put the property and the nearby unincorporated village of Scottsdale...

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