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    • American Business Enlightenment Award

    • Unknown
    • Business; Airlines; Awards;
    • 1961. James O. B. Phillips, President of Braniff Airlines in Brazil, received the American Buisness Enlightenment Award in 1961. Dr. Jonas H. Mayer, Vice President of American Linen Supply Company established the American Business Enlightenment...
    • AIFT Nursery

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • About 50 percent of the students at Thunderbird in 1958 were married men, some of whom were accompanied by their wives and children. The School provided a nursery for the children while the parents were in class, and some of those children,...
    • AIFT President Arthur Peterson with His Private Plane

    • Unknown
    • Peterson, Arthur; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • AIFT President Art Peterson was a skilled pilot who often flew his private plane onto the Thunderbird Campus directly to his on-campus residence.
    • Carmen "Tica" Madrigal

    • Unknown
    • Languages; Boller, Carmen Madrigal
    • Alumnus Charles White , class of 1953, sends this photo and writes: "My Spanish teacher in 1953 was Carmen Madrigal (de Bohler). But she was knownn as "Tica" because she was from Costa Rica. She taught "from the heart." She was thrilled when her...
    • AIFT Rodeo Parade Float

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Parades & processions 1930 - 1990; Parade floats; Rodeo;
    • American Insitute for Foreign Trade students display their Latin American influence on a float in the annual Rodeo Parade in Phoenix.
    • AIFT Students

    • Rockwell, Charles
    • Students 1940-1950; South America commerce; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I;
    • Because of its proximity to Mexico and Latin America, the early years of Thunderbird (American Institute for Foreign Trade) focused on doing business in that region of the world. Portuguese and Spanish were the only languages taught, and most...
    • Berger Erickson

    • Unknown
    • Erickson, Berger
    • Berger Erickson had been an officer of AIFT since its founding in 1946, first as business manager and later as Vice President for Business Affairs. He was named to the position of Executive Vice President in 1961. Known as "Mr. Thunderbird," he...
    • AIFT President Dr. Art Peterson

    • Unknown
    • Peterson, Dr. Arthur
    • Dr. Arthur L. Peterson was elected to be President of the American Institute for Foreign Trade at a meeting of the Institute's Board of Directors on April 20, 1966. Peterson came to Thunderbird from the position of director of the Ben A. Arneson...
    • Oral History interview with President Arthur Peterson

    • Peterson, Dr. Arthur
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management).
    • Dr. Peterson was President of the American Institue for Foreign Trade from 1966-1969. In this interview he reflects on his first impressions of the campus, the students, Board of Directors and faculty. Dr. Peterson also discusses how, during his...
    • Dr. William Lytle Schurz

    • Rockwell, Charles
    • Schurz, William Lytle; Galleons history; National Geographic magazine; Latin America; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I
    • Dr. William Lytle Schurz, noted Latin American scholar and Director of the Department of Area Studies at the American Institute for Foreign Trade, visits with student Charles Rockwell. Schurz was one of the most highly respected faculty in the...
    • 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...
    • E Award Procession

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Awards;
    • Frank C. Brophy, former AIFT Board Member (left) along with Arizona Senator Carl Hayden (right) lead the procession for the November 8, 1965 presentation of the E Award granted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Behind Hayden is Governor Paul...
    • East Apartments Groundbreaking

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • Frank Snell, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AIFT, turns the first shovel of earth to break ground for the new East Apartments and lounge on June 28, 1966. Thunderbird President Art Peterson (right) looks on. The units marked the first major...
    • Bob and Kax Herberger

    • Unknown
    • Herberger, G. Robert; Herberger,Katherine
    • G. Robert "Bob" and Katherine "Kax" Herberger pose during the American Management Association World Conference on the occasion of the new alliance between the AMA and AIFT. Bob Herberger was a member of the Thunderbird Board of Directors. Both he...
    • AIFT Women's Club

    • Unknown
    • Women--1960-1970
    • In 1966, the Women's Club at the American Institute for Foreign Trade was composed of wives of the students. They were enrolled in special classes designed to help them adapt to the foreign cultures in the countries where their husbands would be...
    • Miss Universe Visits AIFT

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    • Rombin, Hellevi; Miss Universe Pageant; Erickson, Berger
    • Jack Butefish '56, Mabel Erickson, Hellevi Rombin (Miss Universe of 1955 from Sweden), and Berger Erickson, pose for a photo during the young woman's visit to the Thunderbird campus.
    • Memories About William Lytle Schurz, an oral history.

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Glendale (Ariz.); American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • Oral History interview about Dr. William Lytle Schurz, diplomat, author, teacher and scholar. He served as President of the American Institute for Foreign Trade or AIFT (now the Thunderbird School of Global Management) from July, 1949 to June,...
    • Professor Christian Larsen

    • Unknown
    • Larsen, Christian
    • Professor Christian Larsen chats with Mr. Alfred Johnson, executive vice president of S. C. Johnson & Son Inc., and newly appointed member of the AIFT Board of Directors. Professor Larsen occupies the S. C. Johnson sponsored professorial chair of...
    • Dancers at AIFT

    • Rockwell, Charles
    • Latin America; South America commerce; Dancing; American Insitute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I
    • Students at American Institute for Foreign Trade not only learned how to do business in a foreign country, but they also learned the culture of Latin American countries. Friday night folk dances were part of the cultural aspect of a Thunderbird...
    • Soccer Team 1968-69

    • Unknown
    • Soccer; American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • The AIFT soccer team of 1968-69 was coached by Thunderbird bursar, Dick Rochford, top row left. Others in the team photo are bottom row l-r Graham Lowe, Roman Quiros, Jerry Mordret, Fred Bloom, John Arnold, John Stanger, Tony Aires. Top row l-r...
    • Addition to the Tower Building

    • Unknown
    • Buildings; American Institute for Foreign Trade;
    • The new rear wing of the Tower Building, shown at the bottom of the photo, was completed early in 1960, thanks to an alumni fund-raising effort. The building contained two faculty offices, eight listening rooms, and for the first time in AIFT...
    • The Thunderbird, Fall 1972

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring 1975

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring 1976

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Summer 1974

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Summer 1975

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring 1973

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Volume 80, Number 1 1980 Summer-Fall

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Volume 80, Number 4 1981 Summer

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Winter 1981

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring 1982

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Volume 81, Number 1 1981 Fall

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Spring 1983

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Summer 1983

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Volume 81, Number 4 1982 Summer

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Volume 82, Number 1 1982 Fall

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Fall 1983

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Summer 1989

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Fall 1975

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • 50th Anniversary 1995

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Volume 51, Number 1 1997

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring 1974

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Volume 57, Number 1 2004 Fall

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • AIFT Coffee Shop

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • The Thunderbird Coffee Shop in the 1960s reflected the international culture of the school with posters from many countries lining the walls.
    • Tower Building at AIFT

    • Fred Koppl
    • Aircraft control tower; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird; Thunderbird Field;
    • The Tower Building remains the most prominent landmark at the American Institute for Foreign Trade. This 1952 photo by a Thunderbird alumnus Fred Koppl clearly shows the runway in front of the former air control tower.
    • The Voice Vol 47(2) & 48(2) [September 10, 2008 - May 06, 2009]

    • Glendale Community College
    • Student publications--Arizona; Student newspapers and periodicals--Arizona; Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.)
    • The Voice, Vol 47(2) & 48(2). This .pdf contains Volume 47(2) No 1 - 07 and Volume 48(2) No 1 - 07 from September 10, 2008 - May 06, 2009.
    • AIFT Alumni Bulletin, June 1951

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management--Alumni and alumnae--periodicals.
    • This issue of the AIFT Alumni Bulletin features news about the American Institute for Foreign Trade in June 1951. There is an announcement about the resignations of Dr. William Lytle Schurz as President and Finley Peter Dunne, Jr. as...

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