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    • February 2

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1951, Howard Hughes' company Hughes Aircraft, announced plans to build a multi-million dollar defense plant in Tucson and to hire as many as 8,000 employees. Hughes built the plant and then immediately sold it to the U.S. Air Force,...
    • May 16

    • Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--Tucson; Aircraft industry--Arizona--Tucson
    • The Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation of Tucson advertised on this date in 1944 that its B-24 Liberator planes carried many tons of aircraft parts and supplies that were urgently needed by American airmen based halfway around the world....
    • Talley Career Services and Alumni Center

    • Unknown
    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1978 The Talley Building was completed in January, 1978, providing space for the Placement offices and the Alumni Relations office. The 5,100 square foot structure, built at a cost of approximately $150,000, includes space for interview rooms and...
    • Copper Smelter

    • Unknown
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Mineral industries -- Montana -- Photographs
    • "Copper Smelter at Anaconda, Mont. Tallest and largest smoke stack in the world. Washington Monument could be hidden in smokestack. Keeps poisonous fumes from the vegetation."
    • Land of Superlatives

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Land of Superlatives," North Valley Magazine. "Sunbaked Arizona beckons with a beguiling mix of myths, legends, and truths."
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2006

    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Manville, Greta (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2006 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories of Essay/Article/True Story, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story and published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
      Table of...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1997

    • Harnagel, Sandy (ed.)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 1997 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Short Story, Poetry, and Essay.
      Table of Contents:
      ESSAY
      The Chocolate Bar by Liza Guzman 1
      Lightening, and Monsters and Bugs, Oh...
    • History of the Arizona State Seal

    • Department of State, Secretary of State’s Office
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • Document published by the Arizona Secretary of State describing the storied past of the State Seal of Arizona.
    • 1994 Auction Program for the Hot Air Affair and Silent Auction

    • American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Balloon racing--Arizona--Glendale; Balloon racing--Arizona--Scottsdale; Ballooning--United States-- History; hot-air balloons; Thunderbird School of Global Management--Balloon Race
    • This a program for the Hot Air Affair and Silent Auction that was part of the Dimension Cable Thunderbird Balloon Classic and Air Show. It contains information on the event, the rules of the auction, a list of items up for auction and a bid sheet.
    • 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.
    • Cochise culture

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Cochise culture; Excavations (Archaeology); Paleo-Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (16,792kb pdf) Excavations from the early-to-mid 1930's in southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico resulted in the classification of a new culture, the Cochise culture.
    • Photograph of Apache Railway between Holbrook and Maverick, AZ

    • Scott, John
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Color Photograph of the Train to Maverick. In 1916, Tom Pollock, owner of the Flagstaff Lumber Company, organized the Apache Railway Company with the assistance of the Santa Fe Railroad to build 72 miles of track from Holbrook to the new sawmill...
    • Photograph of Early Logging Train

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Early Logging Train. In the early days, lumbering, ranching and freighting were the only industries on the mountain. Lumbering camps owned by Southwest Forest Industries, such as Standard, sprang up into towns and then...
    • McNary's Business District:  General Store, Offices and Theater

    • Curro, Sally
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B & W Photograph of McNary, AZ Business District ca. 1950s McNary was a transplanted and segregated "company town" about 4 mles south of Pinetop, AZ on Highway 260, 1923-1980. Before it was McNary, it was called Cooley, Arizona as it had been...
    • February 26

    • Unknown
    • Cotton--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1928, Arizona cotton growers asked Congress to suggest a new supply of labor before closing the door to Mexican laborers. This undated photograph shows cotton picking on a farm near Tucson. Cotton is considered one of Arizona's Five...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Oral History with Mark Fallon, June 28, 2011

    • Fallon, Mark
    • Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (Ariz.)--history; Salt River Project; Arizona Public Service Company;
    • Mark Fallon is the Palo Verde Communications Department leader at the APS Energy Education Center in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. Fallon relates the history of the Palo Verde Generating Plant. The Arizona Nuclear Power Project, as it...
    • Oral History with Katherine Herbert, February 12, 2011

    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell
    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Motion picture authorship--Study and teaching; Historic buildings--Arizona--Phoenix
    • Katherine Atwell Herbert teaches at the Film School at Scottsdale Community College and is a former script writer and analyst. She came to Phoenix, Arizona as a child and shares many stories of her schooling and growing up in the city, its growth...
    • Oral History with Janice Hoeschler, March 18, 2011

    • Hoeschler, Janice
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Janice (Hunter) Hoeschler born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, she talks about her family, schooling, neighbors, and growing up in Phoenix in the 1940s and 1950s. She met her husband, Terry Hoeschler, while attending the...
    • Oral History with Sandy Mills, May 18, 2011

    • Mills, Sandy
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Real estate agents--Arizona
    • Sandy Mills is a real estate agent in Scottsdale, Arizona. In this interview she talks about her work, love of golf, and the expansion of and changes to Scottsdale since the 1980’s. She is a member of the Pinnacle Peak Realtor Marketing Group. Ms....

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