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    • 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...
    • Out West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “Out West.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and a map, is 16 pages, and also includes a loose bookmark reading list.
    • Out West: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing a scholarly essay entitled “Out West,” by Paul Carter, that examines the origins of the mythology of the west, viewed through the lens of the region’s distinctive biophysical environment, and rooted in the brief period in...
    • Letter from Robert Frost to Stewart Udall

    • Frost, Robert
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Typed letter signed by poet Robert Frost to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall dated April 5, 1961. The two men met at the dedication of the Poetry Center on November 17, 1960. At that meeting, Udall asked Frost to read a poem at the...
    • Ruth Stephan, 1971

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Photograph of Poetry Center founder Ruth Stephan taken on April 14, 1971 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Stephan read for the Poetry Center in 1961, 1964 and 1971. Recordings of her 1964 and 1971 readings may be accessed on voca, the Poetry Center's...
    • PDF of UA Poetry Center Celebrating 50 Years

    • The University of Arizona Poetry Center
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Essays on the history of the University of Arizona Poetry Center edited by Poetry Center Executive Director Gail Browne and former Senior Librarian Rodney Phillips. This volume was published concurrently as a printed book. Note: the essay "People,...
    • Swallet Cave Ruin at Montezuma Well

    • Park archaeologist Bohannon
    • Archeology—Cliff Dwellings; Archeology—Architecture, Primitive; Arizona–Antiquities—Montezuma’s Castle National Park (Ariz.)
    • Photograph of Swallet Cave Ruins following excavation and stabilization, 1961
    • Marty Robbins

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Robbins, Marty; Country Music
    • "Marty Robbins," North Valley Magazine.
    • Arizona Highways, October 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE. Explore the Arizona Trail Text by Rose Houk. Photographs by Michael Collier. From the Mexican border, across wilderness areas,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 NEW WAYS TO FIGHT LIGHTNING by Anne E. Snyder. Scientists work to defuse lightning damage.
      14 VINTAGE GLASS Text by James E. Cook. Photographs by...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY A tale that should never be forgotten of the Hopi “push-of-war.”
      03 LETTERS
      04 WILDLIFE. A RIVER FOR THE BIRDS Text by Stan Smith. In the southernmost section of the...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE APACHE TRAIL by Joseph E. Brown. State Route 88, central Arizona’s most popular byway, offers 45 miles of breathtaking desert, mountain, lake, and...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A PLACE CALLED BISBEE by Lawrence W. Cheek. Bisbee today is a retired mining town trading in tourism. But for early-day mine workers, toiling...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A SPECIAL SALUTE: PHOENIX INDIAN SCHOOL by Jerry Eaton. Closing out a century of service and controversy, a famous institution nears its final year of...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 CABEZA PRIETA Text by Bill Broyles. Photographs by Willard Clay. This national wildlife refuge, a pristine environment for a host of animals and plants,...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • 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 Don Greg Jordan, March 1 and 15, 2011

    • Jordan, Don Greg
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Jordan, Ben; Teachers--Arizona--Phoenix; Library employees--Arizona--Phoenix--Biography; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Don Greg Jordan was born in 1946 in Colorado and came to Phoenix, Arizona with his parents, Benjamin Hutston and Naomi (Free) Jordan, in 1949. His parents were teachers; his father, Ben, taught at Phoenix Union High School, and his mother, Naomi,...

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