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    • Nazi Propaganda Book [Cigarette Picture Album]

    • 1930's Nazi Government/ Cigarette Companies
    • Nazi Party Propaganda; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • “Deutschland erwacht: Werden, Kampf und Sieg der NSDAP,” is the title page of this scrapbook (“Germany Awake: The Beginning of the Struggle and Victory of the NSDAP [National Socialist German Workers Party]). These cigarette scrapbooks were popular...
    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview

    • Otondo, JY "EC"
    • Glendale, AZ: Arizona Communities; Basque Community; Los Angeles, CA; Great Depression; Sheep Ranching;
    • “EC” Otondo was part of one of the first, if not the first sheep families to live in Arizona. He remembers herding his sheep down the trail from northern Arizona to Gilbert. Moving along the San Francisco Peaks into the valley. During this period,...
    • Blue Vase

    • Sèvres Porcelain Company
    • Pottery; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • 1 of 2 blue matching vases. Dark blue vase with gold rim and base with small gold flowers. Printed manufacturer label on bottom reads, "Manufacture Nationale Dore a Sevres H"
    • 100 Years of Public Service

    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records;
    • 100 Years of Public Service, a book that celebrates the history and achievements of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
    • First Baptist Church (Addition to); Third Avenue at Monroe; 1948

    • Edward L. Varney Associates; Architects and Engineers. Note: Sawyer, Clifford M. is Consulting Engineer on the Mechanical Drawings. His office is at 11 West Adams, Phoenix, Arizona.
    • Blueprints--1919-1991; Buildings--1919-1991; Buildings--Arizona-Phoenix; Churches--Arizona--Phoenix
    • 16 Sheets; 24"L x 41"W. These drawings are for a 1948 addition to the church. NOTE: The sheets were filmed out of order. History: The First Baptist Church was built in 1903 at Third Avenue and Monroe and was used for almost thirty years. In...
    • Drawing of Federal Prison Camp, Mt. Lemmon, Arizona

    • Unknown
    • Jehovah’s Witnesses, Holocaust, Nazi Germany, World War II (1939-1945)
    • 1944 Sketch of the federal prison camp on Mt. Lemmon. This camp interred conscientious objectors, including Jehovah's Witnesses during World War II through Korea.
    • Chinese Cadets Group Photo at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • 4-5 [date?] Class 42-F graduating cadets and their instructors pose for a group photo of pilots in front of the control tower.
    • Chinese Cadets March in Formation at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • 4-6 [date?] Marching-on of Class 42-F Chinese cadets in front of hangar at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.).
    • The Primary Song Book, Including Marches and Voluntaries

    • Gen. Bd of the Primary Assoc. of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Book
    • 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" 200 page songbook with tan hardback cover, copyright 1939, Salt Lake City, Utah. Religion classes and Primary were organized by Stake President Jesse N. Smith on January 25, 1891 in Adair. Besides classes, Primary dances taught...
    • Coin Bracelet

    • Unknown
    • Jewelry; Bracelets; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • 50 centimes bracelet. 7 gold coins. 5 coins have Caeser profile print with works REPVBLIQVE FRANCAISE on one side. 2 coins have a seated male figure with the words Commerce Industrie on one side. All 7 coins are 50 centimes with date from 1922 to...
    • Servicemen's Relatives Association

    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • 96-98% of the Japanese-Americans in the Arizona camps signed their allegiance to the U.S. 1100 of their sons served in the military, many with distinction. Of these, 43 died in combat.
    • Swastika Design

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo blanket with a large serrated diamond design over almost the entire blanket, and the very unusual design of a double swastika in the center. I never saw a double swastika in this manner before or since. The colors are grey and...
    • Swastika Design

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] Navajo blanket with central design of swastika and a U and an inverted U. White, gray and red stripes around the border. I bought this from Babbitt Brothers, Flagstaff, AZ Territory, in the fall of 1907. It was made near Red Lake...
    • The Magic Black Box with the Evil Eye

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Cameras.
    • [Forrest:] The Magic Black Box with the Evil Eye. This was the name given to my 4x5 Tel Photo Poco Camera, by the Navajo Indians at Meadows Trading Post, San Juan River, New Mexico in August 1902. (For full story of this camera see Note Book of...
    • Pine Tree Blanket

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Navajo blankets.
    • [Forrest:] This blanket on the floor of my den I bought from Dave Nard (?), the trader at Tolchaco Mission, on the Little Colorado River, AZ, August 1907. Nard told me the story of its weaving. The squaw who wove it lived not far from the trading...
    • University of Arizona Rodeo Contestant Roping a Calf

    • Shadegg, Stephen C.
    • Rodeos -- Arizona; Calf roping -- Arizona
    • "A fallen champion. Perkins pulled leather in the bronc riding, was disqualified. But he came back to win the wild horse race. With Elladean Hayes he took third in the Mixed Team roping, earned another third in the Wild Cow Milking when teamed...
    • Baracks 'B' Hangar at Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Glendale (Ariz.)--history;...
    • "Barracks 'B' Hangar, Thunderbird Field, Glendale, Arizona E-322"
    • Black Bart

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Wanted posters--West (U.S.)
    • "Black Bart" is one of five paintings made by Lon Megargee in a partnership with the Arizona Brewing Company's from 1948-1951 to be reproduced as posters advertising A-1 Beer. Charles Earl Bowles, also known as Black Bart, was a notorious...
    • Bungled Burglaries and Zany Outlaws

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Bungled Burglaries and Zany Outlaws" from North Valley Magazine. "During the late 1880s, pulp-fiction dime novels created larger-than-life myths and legends of Old West figures like Wild Bill Hickok, Belle Starr, Calamity Jane, and Jesse James....
    • Chinese Cadets Marching

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 42-F Chinese cadets marching to the airfield." (Scene is probably from filiming of movie Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air, 20th Century Fox, 1942.)
    • Class 43-C Chinese Cadets

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 43-C Chinese cadets, Chow She-Lin, Lin Tien-Chang, Chen Chia, Yang Chang-Fai, Hsia Yung-Ching, Liu Shiao-yao and their American instructor pilot, W.W. Walter before an airplane."
    • Chinese Cadets in Front of Stearman Airplane

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Chinese; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States
    • "Class 43-C Chinese cadets, Liu Teh-ming…etc. [names not given], and their American instructor pilot before airplane." [note: original photo has significant water damage]
    • Bus Stop and Service Center

    • Black, Arthur
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • "Clipper" passenger bus in front of passenger depot - Beale Street. Arthur F. Black established the "Boulder Dam Stage Line" in Kingman, Arizona in 1920. Mr. Black came to Mohave County early and engaged in Mining and Milling. He married Mabel...
    • Cowboy's Dream

    • Megargee, Lon (1883-1960)
    • Megargee, Lon; Cowboys in art
    • "Cowboy's Dream" is one of five paintings made by Lon Megargee in a partnership with the Arizona Brewing Company from 1948-1951 to be reproduced as posters advertising A-1 Beer. "Cowboy's Dream" is the best known of these posters; at least four...
    • Dining Hall

    • Markow, Robert
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--history; Southwest Airways, Inc.--History; Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.)
    • "Each meal is scientifically prepared by a catering organization of 95 people, who make certain that your cadet gets plenty of the particular vitamins which fliers need most; yet this is done within the strict bounds of the food rationing program...
    • "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.
    • Royal Air Force Cadets at Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.)

    • True, Lester
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • "Falcon Field, Royal Air Force, '13' Flight-Course 27"
    • "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.
    • Employee newsletter, premiere edition

    • La Posada
    • Communication Artifacts; Documentary Artifact; Newsletter
    • This newsletter was exclusive to La Posada, with a circulation of 200. The hotel had a printing press in the basement where this newletter was printed, as well as menus.
    • Cadets Loading Into Trucks

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Glendale (Ariz.)--history;...
    • "Graduating Chinese cadets of class 42-F departing for other base to receive the advanced course."
    • "Here's a Letter from Arizona for You"

    • Unknown
    • Tourism -- Arizona -- Memorabilia
    • "Here's a Letter from Arizona for You" Memorabilia. This letter, along with several illustrations embedded within the text, discusses the various reasons why people should come to Arizona including: the climate, the friendly citizens, ranching, and...
    • Navaho Falls

    • Unknown
    • Havasupai Indians; Havasu Canyon (Ariz.)
    • "Navaho Falls as of 1940."
    • Group of Cadets at Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.)

    • True, Lester
    • Great Britain--Royal Air Force; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Military operations, Aerial--British; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British
    • "No. 1 Course, April 1941 to Oct 1941. Thunderbird Field. Oct 41, Arizona, USA" Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots, a few are identified in the photograph-- Middle row: S.M Austin (fourth from left), S. Harrison (seventh from left), E. Phelps (fourth...
    • Stearman airplanes

    • Unknown
    • Stearman airplanes; Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.); Thunderbird Field No. 1 airfield--(Glendale, Ariz.)--history
    • "On the Line, Thunderbird Field, Glendale, Arizona" E-319
    • Motion Picture Director

    • Mrs. Peggy Goldwater
    • Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998
    • "That's me with my movie camera. My wife took it. This is on the edge of Coal Mine Canyon. It's between Tuba City and Third Mesa." --Barry Goldwater
    • "The Community And Its Crime Problems"

    • Shadegg, Stephen C.
    • Crime -- Phoenix (Ariz.); Crime -- Maricopa County (Ariz.)
    • "The Community And Its Crime Problems" - an unpublished article about crime in Phoenix and Maricopa County, Arizona.
    • Sharlot M. Hall

    • Northrop, Jack J.
    • Hall, Sharlot. M.; Prescott, Ariz
    • "The late Sharlot Hall among the treasures of early Arizona in the Museum at the Old Governor's Mansion"
    • Tavern and Cafe Kingman Arizona

    • Fritz Studio
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • "The Lewis Café and Tavern on Route 66 between 6th and 7th Streets." Charlie Lum, in the center of the postcard photo, came to Kingman from China in 1922 to work in his father's White House Café. Charlie opened his own restaurant, The Jade,...
    • The Old Black Canyon Highway

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "The Old Black Canyon Highway," North Valley Magazine. "The first time I traveled the old Black Canyon Highway was in October, 1947 and I was 8 years old. My father had recently given up ranching and had sold his cows. He hired out as a fireman...

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