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    • Arizona Highways, January 1995

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY A composer’s brilliant sketches captured the true spirit of the Golly Gulch.
      03 LETTERS
      04 PEOPLE. THE MUENCHES The photographic careers of Josef and David Muench are...
    • Nellie Cashman 1844-1925

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Nellie Cashman was a pioneer, prospector and businesswoman. She traveled in the western United States from Arizona to Alaska living and working in mining camps. Her kindness and honest business practices in mining communities earned her the...
    • Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter 1869-1956

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Mary Jane Colter graduated from the California School of Design and then taught for 15 years. Her experience landed her a job with the Fred Harvey Company in 1902 to design the new “Indian Building” at the Grand Canyon. She based her design off the...
    • Polly Hicks Brown 1883-1966

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Polly Hicks Brown and her husband, Harry Brown, ran a ranch and freighted ores for a mine in Miami. Her husband was crippled in a mining wagon accident, so Polly had to take over all aspects of the family businesses in addition to caring for their...
    • Viola Jimulla 1878-1966

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Viola Jimulla was a Yavapai Indian Chieftess who later went to the Phoenix Indian School. Her goal was to improve the lives of her Yavapai tribe while raising a family. She formed a bridge between her local Anglo culture and her native Indian...
    • Clara Lee Tanner 1905-1997

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Clara Lee Tanner was a specialist in Arizona’s archaeology and cultural anthropology. She was the authority on Indians of the Southwest and helped people understand the history of the many different desert cultures. She was also an accomplished...
    • Carmen Soto de Vasquez 1861-1934

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Carmen Soto de Vasquez founded the theater El Teatro Carmen in Tucson, home to Spanish-language productions, operas, musicals and dramas. She served as impresario for nine years before her family moved to Nogales. Her theater became a cultural...
    • Exhibit Acknowledgments

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Museum plaque listing acknowledgments for Arizona Women's Hall of Fame Exhibit
    • Angela Hutchinson Hammer 1870-1952

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Angela Hammer was a journalist known for her aggressive but honest reporting. She purchased the ‘Wickenburg Miner’ and turned it into a successful moneymaker. Using the funds from this paper, she went on to publish ‘Swansea Times’ and ‘Wenden...
    • Jessie Gray Bevan 1872-1963

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Jessie Bevan owned two successful boarding houses in Bisbee, Arizona from 1913 until the time of her death in 1963. Her boarding houses served many local miners working in her area. She was also active in local and state organizations, such as the...
    • Isabella Greenway King 1886-1953

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Isabella Greenway was widowed twice and often had to raise her children alone but was still active and successful in her community. She was involved in business by operating a ranch and an inn. She was also involved in civic activities in Tucson....
    • Patricia Ann McGee 1926-1994

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Patricia McGee followed in the footsteps of her grandmother, Viola Jimulla. Patricia helped her Yavapai tribe by serving on the tribal council and leading economic development. Her achievements include securing a grant for a resort hotel and...
    • Elizabeth S. Oldaker 1884-1975

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Elizabeth Oldaker was appointed by the Daughters of the American Revolution to preserve Arizona’s history and treasures from prehistoric to modern times. There was no museum for her to put her collection, so she shared space with the Phoenix Public...
    • Mary Elizabeth Post 1841-1934

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Mary Elizabeth Post was a private tutor in New York before she moved westward, eventually settling in Yuma. In Yuma she became a schoolteacher where all of her students only spoke Spanish. While she quickly learned Spanish, she taught her students...
    • Elsie Toles 1888-1957

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Elsie Toles was Arizona’s first woman superintendent of education. As superintendent she was automatically a member of five boards, including the State Parole Board. As a woman board member, many death row inmates appealed to her personally for...
    • Whole Quilt and Plaque 1985a

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • A custom-made quilt depicting, left to right and top to bottom Arizona Women's Hall of Fame inductees (left to right and top to bottom): Eulalia Elias, Nellie Cashman, Sallie Davis Hayden, Rachel Emma Allen Berry, Mary Bernard Aguirre, and Sarah...
    • Whole Quilt and Plaque 1985b

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • A custom-made quilt depicting, left to right and top to bottom Arizona Women's Hall of Fame inductees Mary Russell Ferrell Colton, Laura E. Herron, Placida Garcia Smith, Jane H. Rider, Ida Redbird, Anna Moore Shaw, Ana Frohmiller, Grace M. Sparkes,...
    • Whole Quilt and Plaque 1986

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • A custom-made quilt depicting, left to right and top to bottom Arizona Women's Hall of Fame inductees Carmen Soto de Vasquez, Maie Bartlett-Heard, Sharlot Hall, Isabella Greenway King, Amy Cornwall Neal, Cordelia Adams Crawford, Mary Elizabeth Jane...

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