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    • 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...
    • James Anderson, 1853-1922

    • Unknown
    • Anderson, James, 1853-1922; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Picture of James Anderson (at left) in the Heidel Hotel Barber Shop. He was employed by Heidel Hotel as a shoeshine in 1881.
    • Mr. "Link" Smith, first owner of Montezuma Well

    • Schroeder, Albert H.
    • Archeology—Cliff Dwellings; Archeology—Architecture, Primitive; Arizona–Antiquities—Montezuma’s Castle National Park (Ariz.)
    • Photo of Mr. "Link" Smith (Abraham Lincoln Smith), first owner of Montezuma Well. Taken at the semi-annual Verde Valley Pioneers Picnic at the Well. Mr. Smith was 83 years old in this photograph.
    • Arizona Highways, April 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE LAKESIDE ANGLER by Lee Allen. Stocked with canny fish ranging from trout to catfish, Arizona’s reservoirs offer challenging sport.
      10 CANYON MAGIC...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 BLM SCORES IN REAL ESTATE COUP In a classic trade-off, the historic Empire and Cienega ranches - 37,000 acres of prime grassland - are converted into a...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE. Explore the Arizona Trail Text by Rose Houk. Photographs by Michael Collier. From the Mexican border, across wilderness areas,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 NEW WAYS TO FIGHT LIGHTNING by Anne E. Snyder. Scientists work to defuse lightning damage.
      14 VINTAGE GLASS Text by James E. Cook. Photographs by...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 EDUCATION. NAU: A PUBLIC COLLEGE WITH AN IVY TWIST Text by Jon Kamman. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson. The “little” mountain campus in Flagstaff has...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with  Dorothy Webb, February 15, 2011

    • Webb, Dorothy
    • Ranching--Arizona; World War, 1939-1945; Teachers--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; San Carlos (Ariz.)--History; Arizona Cattle Growers' Association; Art patrons--Arizona
    • Dorothy (Moore) Webb and her husband, Milton D. "Bud" Webb, were heavily involved in the ranching industry in Arizona. Mrs. Webb was born in 1921 and moved to Arizona when she was 4 years old. Her father worked for the railroad and moved the family...
    • Oral History with Anna Williams, December 16, 2010

    • Williams, Anna
    • Polygamy--Arizona--Short Creek--1950-1960; Polygamy--Arizona; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Children Family relationships; Short Creek (Ariz.); Religious tolerance
    • Anna Johnson Williams was born and raised near the Arizona/Utah Border. At the age of three, Anna, her mother, and her siblings were taken away from their homes during the raid of Short Creek, Arizona. After eight years apart, Williams and her...
    • Oral History with Ruth Brydon, March 17, 2011

    • Brydon, Ruth
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Museums and community--Arizona; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona; Teachers--Arizona--Biography
    • Ruth Brydon moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1989. She has worked at the high school, city, and college libraries and now teaches history at the college. Ms. Brydon is a former director of the Lake Havasu City Historical Society Museum. She...
    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • Carter, Burton
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona; Boy Scouts--Arizona; Explosions--Railroad facilities--Arizona--Kingman
    • Burton Carter grew up in Saint George, Utah and moved to Kingman, Arizona shortly after getting married in the 1960s. Mr. Carter discusses his tax, insurance, and securities business, his involvement in the Boy Scouts, and in the Latter Day Saints...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Schedule of proposed action (SOPA). Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

    • United States. Forest Service. Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
    • Forest reserves--Arizona--Periodicals; Forest management--Arizona--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. SOPA reports contain a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. They are available for all states on the USDA's webpage at...
    • Report on recent agency submissions / Joint Legislative Budget Committee

    • Arizona. Legislature. Joint Legislative Budget Committee
    • Revenue--Arizona--Periodicals; Tax collection--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. After June 21, 2005 the Report on recent agency submissions is included in Monthly fiscal highlights [http://azmemory.lib.az.us/u?/statepubs,632]

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