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    • Get well card

    • Alexander, Sophia
    • Collective memory--United States; Bereavement; Death--Social aspects; Mourning customs--United States; Memorialization; Memory; Giffords, Gabrielle D. (Gabrielle Dee), 1970--Assasination attempt, 2011; Condolence notes; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This is a get well card written to Congresswoman Giffords by Sophia Alexander. The text reads "When my father (Demion Alexander) news reporter tell me you and others were shot my Grandma, brother and I sent out our prayers! Fee better! Thank you...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including the latest on a man named Wallace, why a night...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 2010

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including Tucson’s best gelato spot, according to...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a café in Southern Arizona where mesquite meal...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a profile of Silas Aiken, the man who lives...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a profile of 90-year-old Lorraine Shankwitz,...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including an Arizona winemaker who also “dabbles” in...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER/TRAVEL: THE PLEASURES OF GRAPEVINE CANYON This wild, colorful chasm in the Bradshaw...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 SPECIAL INDIAN ARTS SECTION: NATIVE AMERICAN ORIGINALITY There’s a quiet, unique world in Arizona where artisans go about the tedious work...
    • Arizona Highways, September 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 ADVENTURE: RIM-TO-RIVER TREK Two hardy Grand Canyon backpackers pick their way through rocky and difficult Rider Canyon to reach an...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      SPECIAL FALL HIKING FEATURES: INTO THE WOODS AND CANYONS When somebody in Arizona tells...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2013

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a guy who buys and sells cockroaches and...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2013

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including the fastest land animal in North America; why...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2013

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including the girl with the blue tattoo; Yuma’s best...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2013

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including Prescott’s resident ghost and her ghost-cat...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, A Little Bit of Plain Tree Talk Brings Results, by James Tallon.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 A Journey on the Gila: Searching for Yesterday on a Haunted River,...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, For Kids in Territorial Days Life Was Lived on the Wild Side, by Chips Muehl.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 City Slickers Cowboy Adventure: Riding, working cattle,...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highway, October 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, The Fateful Crash of the Celebrated Yankee Doodle, by Budge Ruffner.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 Nankoweap: The Most Difficult Trail in the Grand Canyon, by Gail...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1995

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Rattlesnakes can be nasty if provoked, but mainly what they need is a little respect.
      03 LETTERS
      04 COVER STORY. KARTCHNER CAVERNS: A GIFT OF NATURE Descend into the...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1995

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY That wonderful and awful stuff industry just can’t do without. And Arizona’s got plenty of it.
      03 LETTERS
      04 NATURE. LOTTERY MONIES PLAY A ROLE IN CONSERVATION What are...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1995

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Some say Sedona resonates with concentrations of electrical, magnetic, and New Age vibrational energy.
      03 LETTERS
      04 JEEP TOURING Four-wheeling gets you to places you may...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1994

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1994

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY It may come as a big surprise to some Saturday morning TV cartoon fans, but the roadrunner just ain’t what you think he is.
      03 LETTERS
      04 COVER STORY. SNOW PEAK...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY How the Apache cornered the Medal of Honor market.
      03 LETTERS
      04 INDIAN ART. TOMORROW’S ARTISANS The exquisite craftsmanship of Native American artists - painters,...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY An old cabin along the banks of the lower Colorado River is home to the past and a quaint creature Walt Disney would have loved to add to his menagerie. But getting there is...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Mexican folklore allows that spirits wander dry riverbeds at sundown. Maybe that accounts for this strange tale.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. LOOKING FOR YESTERDAY IN THE...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Lillian Wykoff—Jerome’s unheralded heroine.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL ADVENTURE. JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN This desolate track through 250 miles of waterless desert where...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY When The Phoenix Symphony tackled the music of Mahler’s 8th, it created a phenomenon.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. ROOSEVELT LAKE: JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT In July, when the...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY “I was running in circles, seeking some sense of place…in a headlong internal-combustion rush across the desert.”
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. LAND THAT I LOVE Through...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What to do if you encounter a bear in the woods.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL. WONDERS OF THE SUPERSTITIONS Text by Bruce D. Itule. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson. Trek to a...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Imagine the State Legislature looking like Noah’s Ark.
      03 LETTERS
      04 ADVENTURE. WHITE-WATER RAFTING ON THE SALT Text by Karen Brandel. Photographs by Richard D. Fisher....
    • Arizona Highways, September 1989

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

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 CAVE CREEK AND CAREFREE: THE NONIDENTICAL TWINS Text by Lawrence W. Cheek. Photographs by Jerry Sieve. Side by side in the desert foothills north of...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1988

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A TALE OF THREE TOWNS by Lawrence W. Cheek. In this state with at least three distinct cultures, three geographic regions, and a multitrack economy, there’s...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1988

      Contents:
      04 ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS: MEMORIES OF VICTORIAN TOYS AND DECORATIONS by Anne Stephenson. Evoking the spirit of Christmases past, of gingerbread cookies and candlelit trees and the awe and...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1987

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 SEDONA…THE MAGIC PERSISTS by Catrien Ross Laetz. Once remote and virtually unknown, this Paradise Found now must struggle with the pains of progress: more...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1986

      Contents:
      03 LIVING LONGER IN AMERICA
      23 SPRING COMES TO THE FOREST FLOOR
      31 MOUNTAIN PEOPLE
      44 ARIZONIQUES
      46 BOOKSHELF
      48 LETTERS
    • Arizona Highways, October 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1986

      Contents:
      02 SAN BERNARDINO RANCH
      12 SINGING WIND RANCH BOOKSTORE
      14 AUTUMN ON THE CORONADO TRAIL
      20 THE SEASON OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER
      28 ARIZONA’S UNIQUE THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL
      30 A...
    • Armer and Griffin Family History, Part 1

    • Armer, Edgar A.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; Salt River Watershed (Ariz.); Post...
    • Part 1: Edgar Armer tells the story of his ancestor, Charles Clifford Griffin, a proper Easterner who was deaf, coming alone as a young man by train and stage coach to Globe, Arizona. We are fortunate that Mr. Griffin kept a journal of his life...
    • Armer and Griffin Family History, Part 3

    • Armer, Edgar A.
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Arizona Highway Patrol; Constables--Arizona;
    • Part 3: Edgar A. Armer now tells us about his mother's side of the family before sharing his own life. Frank Greer was Ed's mother, Cynthia Day's grandfather. He came from Texas in 1937 and bought all the ranches in Gisela from the Mormons...
    • Oral History with Betty Jo Benton, March 8, 2011

    • Benton, Betty Jo
    • Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Schools--Arizona--Maricopa County; Insurance agents--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Civil rights workers--Arizona; Segregation--Arizona;
    • Betty Jo Benton spent her early years in Phoenix before moving to California. She relates her mother’s time as a violinist with the predecessor to the Phoenix Symphony. Mrs. Benton moved back to the city in 1949 with her husband, Robert Benton, and...
    • Berta Williams Interview Transcript Part One.

    • Berta Williams and Charlotte Cushman.
    • Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Transcript of interview with Berta Williams, daughter of Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes on September 4, 2009. Berta recounts stories about her mother, the Post Office, and growing up in Redington, Arizona.
    • 2015 Arizona Literary Magazine

    • Blake, Elizabeth Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association, Literature-Contests-Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2014 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Poetry, Essays, Short Stories, Novels and published categories in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature
    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011

    • Chavez, Roy
    • Superior (Ariz.)--history; Mining--Arizona--Pinal County; Segregation in education--Arizona--Pinal County; Barbers--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Roy Chavez has lived his entire life in and around Superior, Arizona. His Mother, Yolanda (Castro) Chavez, taught school and his father, Raymond Chavez, had a barber shop on Main Street. Mr. Chavez talks about growing up in Superior, his education...
    • Oral History with Rob Chilcoat, January 21 and 28, 2011

    • Chilcoat, Rob
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Rob Chilcoat was born and raised in the Kingman, Arizona area. He talks about the places his family lived while his father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Chilcoat joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 and was stationed in England. He is the...
    • Oral History with Karl Deffenbaugh, February 24, 2011

    • Deffenbaugh, Karl
    • Superior (Ariz.); Mining; Agriculture; Cultural Diversity; Business
    • Karl Deffenbaugh was born and raised in Superior, Arizona, and has lived all of his life in Arizona. After retiring from the Sears Corporation, Mr. Deffenbaugh moved from Phoenix back to Superior. In this interview, Mr. Deffenbaugh tells about the...
    • Get well card

    • Elara and Anya
    • Collective memory--United States; Bereavement; Death--Social aspects; Mourning customs--United States; Memorialization; Memory; Giffords, Gabrielle D. (Gabrielle Dee), 1970--Assasination attempt, 2011; Condolence notes; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This is a get well card written to Congressman Giffords from Elara, Anya, Mom, Dad, Grandma and Grandpa in 2011.
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with LaVona Evans 2012-01-21

    • Evans, LaVona, 1912-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Mormon families—Anecdotes
    • LaVona Evans recounts her life in Southern Arizona. Evans was born in Thatcher, Arizona on February 14, 1912. Evans talks about her childhood in Thatcher and Mesa and her experiences raising a family in Binghampton, a Mormon settlement that has...
    • Gardner Frost Family History, Part 1

    • Frost, Nella
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Lakeside (Ariz.); Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Electric cooperatives
    • Nella’s great grandmother Medlock immigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah from England, pushing a hand cart across the United States. Joseph Albert Lewis, Nella's great grandfather, was born in Utah. They met and married there, and then moved to...
    • Oral History with Donna Gaab, May 20, 2011

    • Gaab, Donna
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Library administration--Cochise County (Ariz.)
    • Donna Gaab is a retired Director of the Cochise County Library District, a position she held for 30 years. She was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Arizona in 1974. Ms. Gaab obtained her Masters from the library school at the University of...

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