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    • Entrance, The American Institute for Foreign Trade

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I; World War II;
    • Founder's Hall, at the entrance to the AIFT Campus, was the original administration building during World War II when Thunderbird Field I was an Army Air Forces training base. After the base was converted to a school, the building housed the...
    • 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.
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- Literary collections. West (U.S.) in literature.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • Original museum at Montezuma Well.

    • Grant
    • Archeology—Cliff Dwellings; Archeology—Architecture, Primitive; Arizona–Antiquities—Montezuma’s Castle National Park (Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the original Back Family museum at Montezuma Well with archaeologist Albert Schroeder in the doorway.
    • January 27

    • Newcomer, E.D.
    • Arid regions agriculture
    • Crown Prince Amir Saud of Saudi Arabia toured the Salt River Valley on this date in 1947 to obtain ideas for agricultural development of his own country. This undated photograph shows farm workers harvesting onions.
    • 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...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1991

    • Conzelman, Karen (ed.); Greening, Cynthia L. (ed.)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries from the 1991 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Short Story, Poetry, and Essay.
      Table of Contents:
      First Place
      Short Story: Hero Of The Gap by H. Lee Barnes 5
      Poetry:...
    • Oral History with Father Peter Dobrowski, May 11, 2011

    • Dobrowski, Father Peter
    • Bullhead City (Ariz.); Catholic Church--Arizona; Catholic Church--Arizona--Clergy--Biography
    • Father Peter Dobrowski is the pastor of Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church, in Bullhead City, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his personal history, the history of the church and parish, and his experiences ministering in Mohave County.
    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011

    • Guerrero, Pedro E.
    • Mesa (Ariz.); Segregation in education--Arizona--Maricopa County; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial photography; Guerrero, Pedro E.; Photographer--Biography; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Calder, Alexander,...
    • Pedro E. Guerrero (1917-2012) grew up in Mesa, Arizona. In this interview he talks about growing up as a Latino in segregated Arizona and the prejudice he faced before and after integration. Mr. Guerrero talks about his family, especially his...
    • Oral History with JoAnn Handley, April 8, 2011

    • Handley, JoAnn
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona--Scottsdale; Museums--Arizona--Management
    • JoAnn Handley was born in 1931 and grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is a former nurse and now the manager of the Scottsdale Historical Museum. In this interview, she talks about the history of Scottsdale and the changes she has seen in the last...
    • Oral History with Martha Hunter, May 3, 2011

    • Hunter, Martha
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Ranching--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Vineyards--Arizona
    • Martha Ellen (McGeorge) Hunter was born in 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona. She grew up on the Talwiwi Ranch, for which her father served as General Manager of for 20 years. Talwiwi Ranch was owned by Colonel Bumstead and located near Litchfield Road and...

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