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    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview

    • Otondo, JY "EC"
    • Glendale, AZ: Arizona Communities; Basque Community; Los Angeles, CA; Great Depression; Sheep Ranching;
    • “EC” Otondo was part of one of the first, if not the first sheep families to live in Arizona. He remembers herding his sheep down the trail from northern Arizona to Gilbert. Moving along the San Francisco Peaks into the valley. During this period,...
    • 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
    • (10,772kb pdf) A survey of the extent to which the Red-on-buff culture expanded along its western front despite geographic obstacles.
    • 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
    • (8,361kb pdf) A survey of the origins and evolution of Indian cultures and development of classification schemes to place the cultures in various periods.
    • Arizona Historic Roads

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Roads--Arizona--History
    • This title contains one or more publications.
    • Flagstaff Regional Transportation Plan

    • Multimodal Planning Division; prepared by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
    • Transportation--Arizona--Flagstaff--Planning; Land use--Arizona--Flagstaff--Planning; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Planning;
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • "A History of the First Presbyterian Church"

    • Unknown
    • First Presbyterian Church (Mesa, Ariz.) -- History
    • "A History of the First Presbyterian Church" - Paper about the history of the church beginning with the migration of Mormon pioneers from Utah to Arizona.
    • Learning Packet: Making Connections

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Family -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Family -- Arizona -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Genealogy; Arizona -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • "Making Connections: A Family History Workbook" is a packet designed to be used by families to trace their roots and become familiar with their family history, their genealogy, and the traditions that define their lives. This learning packet...
    • "Early Days in Gila Valley"

    • Webb, Mary Tuttle
    • Mormons -- Arizona; Graham County (Ariz.) -- History; Gila Valley (Ariz.); Safford (Ariz.)
    • "Early Days in Gila Valley" - A Hand-Written Account by Mary Tuttle Webb of the First Mormon Pioneers and Settlers in the Gila Valley and Safford, Arizona.
    • Miami River

    • Unknown
    • Rivers
    • "Miami River, near Miamisburg, Ohio. Shows conditions along stream very like they were when pioneers first penetrated Ohio and Kentucky country."
    • Learning Packet: Clothing and Costume

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Clothing and dress; Costume -- Arizona.
    • "Clothing and Costume: Learning Packet for Group and Individual Study" is a learning packet which looks back at the history of clothing and costumes in the Sonoran Desert region and explores how clothing evolved from necessary protection from the...
    • 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...
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • 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.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • April 26

    • Unknown
    • Poston, Charles D. (Charles Debrille), 1825-1902--Monuments
    • A monument honoring Charles Poston, the "Father of Arizona," was dedicated on Poston Butte near Florence on this date in 1925. This photograph shows, from left, C.M. Clark, President of the Arizona Pioneers Association, standing with Col. James H....
    • 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 Alice Lavis, April 6, 2011

    • Lavis, Alice
    • United States. Marine Corps Women's Reserve; World War, 1939-1945--Women; World War, 1939-1945--Civil defense--Washington (D.C.); Volunteer workers in libraries--Arizona
    • Alice Lavis served in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II. After the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, she decided to drop out of college and take the Civil Service Exam. Mrs. Lavis was selected to...

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