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    • Oral History with Elsie Needles, April 29, 2011

    • Oral History with Elsie Needles, April 29, 2011
    • Needles, Elsie
    • Bullhead City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--History, Local
    • Elsie Needles is a member of the Colorado River Museum. She has a lovely interest in local history. Ms. Needles prepares special displays and presents programs for the museum.
    • Oral History with Irene Aja, March 3, 2011

    • 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...
    • General Views of the Grand Canyon [and of the Grand Falls on the Little Colorado River].

    • General Views of the Grand Canyon [and of the Grand Falls on the Little Colorado River].
    • Muench, Josef
    • Painters--Arizona--Grand Canyon; Sun--Rising and setting; Geology--Arizona--Grand Canyon; Hopi dance; Winter--Arizona--Grand Canyon; Waterfalls--Arizona ; Grand Canyon (Ariz.); Grand Falls (Ariz.); Little Colorado River (N.M. and Ariz.)
    • This subseries contains general views of the Grand Canyon where specific areas were not identified by the photographer. There are ninety-three images in this subseries. If you are interested in viewing additional images from this subseries, please...
    • The Golden West: Essays

    • The Golden West: Essays
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “The Golden West,” by Paul A. Carter and “Men of Vision: Phoenix” by G. Wesley Johnson, which examines the effects of the industrialization of the Southwest. New technology (in the form of...
    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Guide to the Resource Kits

    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Guide to the Resource Kits
    • 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
    • Portfolio containing guides to the four resource kits that comprise Riders of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth. Cover illustration is an undated graphic entitled “Ross Browne on the way home.8.5" x 11".
    • Tewa Girls, Portfolio 12, Plate 434

    • 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...
    • Modified Style of Hairdressing, Portfolio 12, Plate 428

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Chaiwa - Tewa, Portfolio 12, Plate 414

    • 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...
    • Kivas of the Tusayan ruin Grand Canyon Arizona

    • Kivas of the Tusayan ruin Grand Canyon Arizona
    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Hopi Indians; Kivas; Pueblos; Cliff-dwellings
    • (11,781kb pdf) Archaeological survey of the ruins near the Grand Canyon- specifically, the ruins of 2 kivas located near the pueblos.
    • Method for designation of cultures and their variations

    • Method for designation of cultures and their variations
    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Hohokam culture; Basket-Maker Indians; Mound-builders; Pima Indians
    • (12,133kb pdf) A survey of the origins and evolution of Indian cultures and development of classification schemes to place the cultures in various periods.
    • Methods and instruments for use in measuring tree-rings

    • Methods and instruments for use in measuring tree-rings
    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Archaeological dating; Tree-rings; Dendrochronology
    • (13,496kb pdf) Methodology and instruments for carrying out tree-ring analysis with the goal of determining age of archaeological structures and artifacts.
    • Western range of the Red-on-buff culture

    • Western range of the Red-on-buff culture
    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian Pottery; Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Yuman Indians; Mohave Indians
    • (14,347kb pdf) A survey of the extent to which the Red-on-buff culture expanded along its western front despite geographic obstacles.
    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America

    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America
    • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Civilization; Indian influences; Indians of Central America; Indians of Mexico
    • (21,292kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences between various cultures of North and Central America; subsequent ideas as to the types of interactions (if any) between the cultures in North America and their counterparts in...
    • Tree-ring analysis: tree-rings and droughts

    • Tree-ring analysis: tree-rings and droughts
    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Indians of North America; Pueblo Indians; Archaeological dating; Droughts; Climatology; Tree-rings; Dendrochronology
    • (22,582kb pdf) Examination of the validity of the commonly accepted tree-ring drought theory as applied by archaeologists in establishing timeslines for the various cultures in the Southwest.
    • Red-on-buff culture of the Gila Basin

    • Red-on-buff culture of the Gila Basin
    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian Pottery; Archaeological surveying; Hohokam culture; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Pottery, Prehistoric; Architecture, Prehistoric
    • (23,221kb pdf) An examination of clues left by the Red-on-Buff (Hohokam) culture in the vicinity of the Gila Basin as they pertain to understanding the culture; clues include pottery sherds, rubbish mounds and architectural ruins.
    • Red-on-buff culture of the Papagueria

    • 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
    • (26,285kb 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 include pottery sherds, rubbish mounds and architectural ruins.
    • Tree-ring analysis: problems of dating I. the Medicine Valley sites

    • Tree-ring analysis: problems of dating I. the Medicine Valley sites
    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Indians of North America; Archaeological dating; Archaeological surveying; ; Tree-rings; Dendrochronology
    • (28,545kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences in various tree-ring data obtained from the Medicine Valley in an attempt to reach a consensus as to the date of the ruins in the region.

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