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    • Red-on-buff culture of the Papagueria

    • [Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965]
    • Ceramics; Indian Pottery; Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Architecture, Prehistoric; Hohokam culture
    • (17,553kb pdf) An examination of clues left by the Red-on-Buff (Hohokam) culture in the vicinity of the Papagueria as they pertain to understanding the culture; clues including pottery sherds, rubbish mounds, and architectural ruins.
    • Oral History with Irene Aja, March 3, 2011

    • Aja, Irene; Aja, Basilio
    • Basque Americans--Arizona; Sheep--Arizona
    • Irene (Escheverria) Aja discusses her family and their work in the sheep industry in Arizona. Both of her parents immigrated from the Basque region of Spain. Mrs. Aja talks about growing up in Winslow, Wickenburg and Phoenix as her family traveled...
    • Face Bead

    • Allen, Jamey
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • A large polymer clay bead (40mm X 31mm) showing 5 rows of male and female faces based on ancient samples found in Syrian and Egyptian cultures. The center row of faces is largest and shows the most detail.
    • 1975 Thunderbird Invitational Balloon Race

    • 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 the first program for the first Thunderbird Balloon Race called the Thunderbird Invitational Balloon Race. This program contains information on the race, ads from sponsors, a schedule of events and information on ballooning.
    • AIFT Alumni Bulletin, March 1958

    • 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 March 1958. Highlighted in this issue is news from Alumni Chapters, the creation of School lapel pins, buttons and rings and updates on alumni...
    • 1963 Thunderbird (yearbook)

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird class yearbook; Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • This yearbook chronicles the 1962-1963 academic year at the American Institute for Foreign Trade. The publication includes individual photographs of administration, staff, faculty and students. There are also images of Marketing Club, Delta Phi...
    • 1967 Thunderbird (yearbook)

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird class yearbook; Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • This yearbook chronicles the 1966-1967 academic year at the American Institute for Foreign Trade. The publication includes individual photographs of administration, staff, faculty and students. There are also images of the Soccer Team, Basketball...
    • 1953 Thunderbird (yearbook)

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird class yearbook; Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • This yearbook chronicles the 1952-1953 academic year at the American Institute for Foreign Trade. The publication includes individual photographs of administration, staff, faculty and students. There are also images of the Wives Council and the...
    • Shell Animal Bead

    • Ancient artist Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • An ancient animal shaped bead believed to be a stylized lion handcarved from shell found in Afghanistan. When viewed from the front this lion has a charming smile.
    • Glass Sherds

    • Ancient Egypt
    • Unclassifiable Artifact - Artifact Remnant - Sherd
    • A variety of glass sherds from ancient Egypt during the Roman period dating from 63BC to 14AD. Glassmaking occurred as early as 2340 BC in Mesopotamia. These are fragments of vessels made in the millefiori technique that was devised to imitate the...
    • Phoenician Head Pendant

    • Ancient, unknown artist
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Bead
    • A Phoenician glass head pendant. The Phoenicians represented a federation of maritime traders rather than a defined country from about 1500 BC to 300 BC. Most head pendants are bearded and, therefore, male. This type is always unbearded and may...
    • Complex Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Some petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center have been interpreted in connection to sky watching. They might record specific events such as supernovas or the passing of comets. Ancient peoples were very aware of how the movement of stars...
    • Nampeyo 1860-1942

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Nampeyo was a Hopi potter. She had been designing pottery for years by the time the ruin of Sikyatki was excavated, but from these artifacts she revived an ancient and lost Hopi art style. Her pottery was well known for its artistic value as well...
    • Ida Redbird 1892-1971

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Ida Redbird was a master potter of the Maricopa tribe. Ida helped revive Maricopa pottery and was known for using the ancient paddle and anvil technique of potting. She fought to raise awareness of Maricopa potters and to raise the prices that...
    • 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.
    • Letter of Condolence from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Basta

    • Basta , Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
    • Wildfire fighters; Forest fires--Arizona--Yarnell; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Letters
    • Letter of condolence and donation from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Basta , Prescott, Arizona. Included is a verse written by a Chippewa Indian.
    • Louis Cameron Hughes, 1893-1896

    • Besser, William
    • Governors--Arizona--Pictorial works;
    • Louis Cameron Hughes was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 15, 1842 to Samuel and Elizabeth (Edwards) Hughes. As a boy, he spent time in an orphanage. From the age of 10 to 16 years old, he was indentured to a “Calvinist farmer.” L.C....
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2013

    • Blake, Elizabeth (ed.); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2013 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
      Table of Contents...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, 2014

    • Blake, Elizabeth, Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2014 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 1 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace; McKay, David O.
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume# 1, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle History of Lehi Stake 1877-1957- Book ONE, Photo of the original church building, Diamond Jubilee History Booklet, Letter from David 0 McKay, Roster of Lehi Pioneers,...
    • June 22

    • Buehman Studios
    • Casa Grande National Monument (Ariz.)--History; Hohokam architecture
    • On this date in 1892, President Benjamin Harrison set aside one square mile of Arizona Territory surrounding the Casa Grande ruins as the first prehistoric and cultural reserve established in the United States. One of the largest prehistoric...
    • Hand-Crafted Cross

    • Bulman, Scott and Jane and Betty Bulman
    • Forest fires--Arizona--Yarnell; Wildfire fighters; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Christian art and symbolism
    • A large wooden cross measuring four feet in height and two feet wide made of American red oak. Small blocks of Holy Land olive wood with lettering burned into the wood which reads "HOT SHOTS" vertically and "GRANITE MTN" horizontally. A carved...
    • 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:...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 5

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Kinishba Site (Ariz.);
    • Anthony Cooley tells of a period in his life where he lived in the Kinishba Indian ruins at Fort Apache, on the White Mountain Indian Reservation. He first gives us a brief history of staying with his father there in 1963, and his job as a tour...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Modified Style of Hairdressing, Portfolio 12, Plate 428

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Hopi Indians
    • “In the art of weaving, knitting, and embroidery the Hopi are preeminent. In ancient times they wove their cultivated cotton into fabrics the fitness of which excited the comment of the early Spaniards, and indeed the cloth remnants found in the...
    • A Hopi Mother, Portfolio 12, Plate 403

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Hopi Indians
    • “The Hopi are without doubt among the most interesting of our surviving American Indians, and one of the very few groups recently living in a state similar to that of a few hundred years ago. For the anthropologist the complexity of the ethnic...
    • Tewa Girls, Portfolio 12, Plate 434

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Tewa Indians; Hopi Indians
    • “In the art of weaving, knitting, and embroidery the Hopi are preeminent. In ancient times they wove their cultivated cotton into fabrics the fitness of which excited the comment of the early Spaniards, and indeed the cloth remnants found in the...
    • Chaiwa - Tewa, Portfolio 12, Plate 414

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Tewa Indians; Hopi Indians
    • “The modern style of dressing the hair is like the ancient. Men cut it at the sides level with the lobe of the ear, and in front at such a length that when unconfirmed by the head-band it just covers the eyes; and they part it in the middle and...
    • Ancient Civilization

    • Datus, Jay
    • Murals; Mural painting and decoration; Arizona--History; Datus, Jay; Arizona State Library;
    • Ancient Civilization is a mural from the Pageant of Progress collection in the Arizona State Library. It depicts prehistoric Native Americans.
    • 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.
    • Annual report: Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

    • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Affordable Housing Advisory Council.
    • Federal aid to housing--Statistics; Low-income housing--Arizona--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--California--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--Nevada--Finance--Statistics
    • This title contains one or more publications. Reports back to 1992 are available in microfiche through the Congressional Information Service's ASI microfiche library. Note: The Federal Housing Finance Board's FHLB bank system was created by the...
    • Grand Canyon National Park guide: South 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.
    • 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.
    • Arizona annual report

    • United States. Rural Development.
    • Rural development--Arizona--Periodicals; Rural development projects--Arizona--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications.
    • Agua Fria River Watershed - Arizona rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Maricopa County; Watershed management--Arizona--Yavapai County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed."
    • Carrizo Creek Watershed – Arizona rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Navajo County; Watershed management--Arizona--Apache County; Watershed management--Arizona--Gila County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed."
    • Chevelon Canyon Watershed – Arizona rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Coconino County; Watershed management--Arizona--Navajo County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed."
    • Detrital Wash Watershed - Arizona: rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Mohave County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed." Major towns in the watershed include White Hills, Dolan...
    • Little Colorado River Headwaters Watershed - Arizona: rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Apache County; Watershed management--New Mexico--Catron County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed." Over 90% of the watershed is in Arizona, and includes...
    • Silver Creek Watershed - Arizona: rapid watershed assessment

    • United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
    • Watershed management--Arizona--Navajo County; Watershed management--Arizona--Apache County
    • This title contains one or more volumes. The report defines its title as "a concise report containing information on natural resource conditions and concerns within a designated watershed." Major towns in the watershed include Snowflake, Show...
    • 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".
    • Black Mesa Project: final environmental impact statement

    • United States. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
    • Coal mines and mining--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Black Mesa (Navajo County and Apache County); Strip mining--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Black Mesa (Navajo County and Apache County)
    • This title contains one or more volumes. Report number: DOI FES 08-49. OSM-EIS-33. Prepared by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement ; in cooperation with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. ...
    • 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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