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    • Zagnown

    • Unknown
    • Africa
    • "Zagnown - La Grande - Rue"
    • Iron Furnace

    • Unknown
    • Africa, French-speaking West
    • "Iron furnace at De'dougou - subteranean self-draught type. Milk stalks, charcoal & ore on platform."
    • Digging Iron Ore

    • Unknown
    • Africa, French-speaking West
    • "Digging iron ore. Upper Volta, French Sudan. French Sudan. Iron mining pits ad Dedougou, Haute Volta. Ore in nodules or concretions at 10 or 12 feet depth."
    • Pirogue Builder

    • Unknown
    • Africa, French-speaking West
    • "Pirogue builder at work on half of a great canoe. Adze in hand he is rabbeting a plank into place. Diafarabe, French Sudan"
    • North African Coast

    • Unknown
    • Africa, North.
    • "Map of part of North African Coast in the neighborhood of Ancient Carthage"
    • Moroccan

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture -- Africa
    • Harvested bananas being transported
    • East Africa

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture -- Africa, Eastern
    • "Native agriculture - East Africa"
    • Native Dry Farmer Cultivating

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture -- Africa, French-speaking West
    • "French Sudan, native dry farmer cultivating between young calabash plants to conserve moisture through the dry season"
    • International Festival, 1975

    • Unknown
    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1975 Ethnic foods were prepared by students from many countries for the April 25, 1975 International Day. Such foods are a highlight of the regional night festivities, a long-standing tradition at Thunderbird. Asia Night, Europe Night, Africa...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Le Colisee (El-Djem)

    • Unknown
    • Amphitheaters -- Africa; Architecture -- Africa
    • "El Djem - Le Colisee, vue intérieure de l'amphitheatre"
    • Termite Nest

    • Unknown
    • Ants -- Africa
    • "Termite nest near Elizabethville"
    • Termite Nest

    • Unknown
    • Ants -- Africa
    • "Termite nest Southeast Congo"
    • Oracle, Pinal County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Oracle, Ariz., July 17, 1902. The letter is addressed to the Gold Coast, West Africa. Oracle, a small ranching and mining community, established its post office December 28, 1880 with James Branson as postmaster....
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2004

    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2004 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story as well as Published Novel, Published Non-fiction, and Published Children's Literature.
      Table...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2008

    • Martin, Gayle (ed.); Manville, Greta (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2008 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Poetry, Essays, Short Stories, Novels as well as Published Fiction and Published Nonfiction. This was the first year with a color cover....
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2009

    • Heathcotte, Toby (administrator); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2009 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Poetry, Essays, Short Stories, Novels and published categories in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
      Table of...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2010

    • Heathcotte, Toby (administrator); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2010 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Essay, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Children's Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction.
      Table of Contents...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2003

    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2003 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, Short Story as well as Published Novel, Published Nonfiction, and Published Children's Literature. This is the first...
    • 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.
    • 1992 Balloon Flyer for the 18th Annual Thunderbird Balloon Classic

    • American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Balloon racing--Arizona--Glendale; Ballooning--United States-- History; hot-air balloons; Thunderbird School of Global Management--Balloon Race
    • This is a flyer from the 1992 18th Annual Thunderbird Balloon Classic that has information on the American School of International Management, now known as the Thunderbird School of Global Management. A schedule of Balloon Race events and listing...
    • Name Scarred Baobab

    • Unknown
    • Baobab; Africa
    • "This name scarred baobab is one of 8 oldest living things in Africa. Experts estimate its age at 4000 years. Partly hollow. On the congo River National Geographic Magazine 1937 p. 652"
    • Boma

    • Unknown
    • Boma (Congo); Congo River
    • "Boma, capital of Congo Free State on bank of the lower Congo River, Africa"
    • Devil's Peak

    • Unknown
    • Cape Town (South Africa); Landscape photography; Devil's Peak
    • "Northeast over Cape Town towards Devil's Peak"
    • Lion Head

    • Unknown
    • Cape Town (South Africa); Landscape photography; Lion Head
    • "Lion Head from De Waal Park, Cape Town, South Africa"
    • Crown and Beaded Bottle

    • Yoruba Tribe
    • Communication Artifact - Personal Symbol - Crown
    • The crown on the right is a cone-shaped hat covered with glass seed beads. Beaded face motifs are raised elements in orange and yellow. A beaded bird with dangling fringe sits on the point of the crown. Along the base of the crown is a beaded...
    • Love Letter I

    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Love Letter II

    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Love Letter III

    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Ear Flaps

    • Maasai Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Only a Maasai married woman may wear these beaded ear flaps. Tribal custom states that her husband must never see her without them. They are made of glass seed beads on leather and are 6 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.
    • Khomissar

    • Tuareg People
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • The Khomissar pendant is the gift of a mother to her daughter. The white shell is a fertility symbol worn by brides. Each diamond shape represents a stylized "Hand of Fatima" to protect against evil. The Bella and Tuareg people in Niger and Mali...
    • Ear Plugs

    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Married Zulu women wear ear plugs to "insure that ears of the mind may also hear". The plastic pieces used to make these ear plugs are cut from old vinyl records.
    • Gold Earrings

    • Fulani Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Fulani married women wear gold earrings with a distinctive twist. The earrings are called "Kwottenai Kanye". The larger the earrings the more wealthy the bride. This pair has a 2 inch diameter. Several very large pairs (at least 6 inch diameter)...
    • Pepetu Apron

    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Ndebele women wear aprons to denote their status. An unmarried, but eligible lady, wears a rectangle with beaded geometric designs called " Pepetu". The base is goat skin completely covered with glass seed beads sewn in place.
    • Jocolo Apron

    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • An Ndebele married woman wears a five-paneled beaded goatskin apron called a "Jocolo" on important ceremonial occasions. It is prepared for the woman by her husband and is worn plain for several months before being replaced by a beaded one. Each...
    • Jocolo, detail

    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of three of the beaded panels on a "Jocolo" apron worn by a married woman. These are approximately size 8 glass seed beads. The beads are attached in groups, not individually sewn down. There may be 15 beads in a group. This method of...
    • Mapoto Apron

    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A two-panel beaded goatskin apron worn by married women. This is a less formal style than the Jocolo (also shown in this Collection). It has knotted and beaded fringes separating the 2 beaded panels. Old ones like this have a leather base, but...
    • Arizona Administrative Register. Volume 18, 2012

    • Arizona. Office of the Secretary of State.
    • Delegated legislation--Arizona--Periodicals; Executive orders--Arizona--Periodicals.
    • The Arizona Administrative Register (A.A.R.) is an official publication of the state of Arizona and contains the rulemaking activity of the state’s agencies, including proposed, final, emergency, summary, and exempt rules. The Secretary of State’s...
    • Annual report / Central Arizona Project

    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.).
    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.)--Periodicals; Water resources development--Arizona--Periodicals; Water supply--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published annually.
    • Grand Canyon National Park guide: North Rim

    • United States. National Park Service. Grand Canyon National Park.
    • Outdoor recreation--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park; Trails--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park
    • This title contains one or more publications. Includes maps.
    • Desert sentinel: the magazine of Operation Jumpstart ~ Arizona

    • Arizona. National Guard. Operation Jumpstart-Arizona. Public Affairs Office.
    • Border patrols--Mexican-American Border Region
    • This title contains one or more publications. Formerly Securus. "This magazine tells the story of our Desert Sentinels, standing watch over the border and those who support Operation Jump Start - Arizona".
    • The Fly-by: a quarterly newsletter of the southwest region

    • United States. Civil Air Patrol. Southwest Region.
    • Air defenses--Periodicals; Civil defenses--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. Col. ill. The quarterly newsletter features news and photos from the Arizona Wing as well as the other squadrons of the region.
    • Report of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board to the President and Congress of the United States

    • United States. Good Neighbor Environmental Board.
    • Environmental policy--Mexican-American Border Region—Periodicals; Environmental protection-- Mexican-American Border Region--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. The Good Neighbor Environmental Board is an independent U.S. Presidential advisory committee that was created in 1992 under the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative Act, Public Law 102-532. It...

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