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    • Rural School Teacher: Ruth Woolf

    • Unknown
    • 1920's leather ball glove; Sedona; Verde Valley; Beaver Creek; pioneer families; rural school teachers; baseball; hair cut; Arizona
    • As a school teacher at Beaver Creek School, Ruth Woolf had many responsibilities including firing up the wood stove on cold days, cutting students’ hair, checking in on them when they were absent, ridding trails of rattlesnakes, and playing field...
    • Wedding Veil: Ruthie Jordan Jackson-Van Epps

    • Unknown
    • 1950's wedding veil; Sedona; Arizona; Verde Valley; Jordan; Jackson; Wayside Chapel
    • Ruthie Jordan, Anne’s sister, bought this veil to wear with the wedding dress she made to wear at her own wedding on June 19, 1954. Ruthie married Robert’s younger brother, Larry Jackson, at the Wayside Chapel in Sedona.

      BIO: Ruthie...
    • Edna Meyer and Retha (Bolding) Beveridge Oral History Interview

    • Meyer, Edna and Beveridge, Retha (Bolding)
    • Glendale, AZ; African American Community; Cartwright School District; Phoenix (Maryvale), AZ; Automobiles; Basque Community; Bolding, Charles; Cattle Ranching; Chinese Community; Cotton Farming; Glendale Grammar School; Horses; Japanese...
    • Edna Meyer and Retha Beveridge, elementary school teachers, who were born in Glendale in the early Twentieth Century, come together in this interview to reminisce about Glendale, the early years. They both remember swimming at Glendale Beach and...
    • 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...
    • Ruth Stephan, 1971

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Photograph of Poetry Center founder Ruth Stephan taken on April 14, 1971 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Stephan read for the Poetry Center in 1961, 1964 and 1971. Recordings of her 1964 and 1971 readings may be accessed on voca, the Poetry Center's...
    • Robert Frost and Ruth Stephan, 1960

    • Unknown
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Photograph of poet Robert Frost and Poetry Center founder Ruth Stephan at the dedication of the Poetry Center on November 17, 1960.
    • PDF of UA Poetry Center Celebrating 50 Years

    • The University of Arizona Poetry Center
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Essays on the history of the University of Arizona Poetry Center edited by Poetry Center Executive Director Gail Browne and former Senior Librarian Rodney Phillips. This volume was published concurrently as a printed book. Note: the essay "People,...
    • Ruth Stephan 4-14-1971

    • Unknown
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Publicity poster for a reading by poet and Poetry Center founder Ruth Stephan on April 14, 1971 for the University of Arizona Poetry Center. A recording of the reading may be accessed on the Poetry Center's Audio Video Library at...
    • Oral History with Martha Hunter, May 3, 2011

    • Hunter, Martha
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Ranching--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Vineyards--Arizona
    • Martha Ellen (McGeorge) Hunter was born in 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona. She grew up on the Talwiwi Ranch, for which her father served as General Manager of for 20 years. Talwiwi Ranch was owned by Colonel Bumstead and located near Litchfield Road and...
    • Oral History with Martha Gayle, February 23, 2011

    • Gayle, Martha
    • Buckeye (Ariz.); Prisoner of War camps; World War Two; Buckeye Union High School District (Maricopa County, Ariz.)
    • Martha Gayle was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on July 1, 1932. As a child she moved to Buckeye, Arizona with her parents, both of whom were school teachers. After attending Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina and working in California...
    • Oral History with Cynthia Matus Morris, March 9, 2011

    • Morris, Cynthia Matus
    • Patagonia (Ariz.); Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Ranching--Arizona--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Cynthia Matus Morris was born in 1953 to Guillermo and Carmen (Rivera) Matus and has lived in the area around Patagonia, Arizona her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family history through grandparents, their holiday...
    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011

    • Wilson, Sister Michael
    • Winslow (Ariz.); Navajo Indian Reservation; Education--Navajo County (Ariz.); Teaching; Interpersonal relations and culture; Siena Heights University; Powwows
    • Sister Michael Wilson is a Dominican nun who moved to Arizona in 1972 to teach. In this interview, Wilson shares how spending her childhood and beginning her career as a teacher in Michigan helped prepare her for working in the West. Wilson...
    • Oral History with Connie Bailey, May 20, 2011

    • Bailey, Connie
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; General Federation of Women's Clubs;
    • Connie Bailey is the former president of the Buckeye Women’s Club and Executive Director of the Buckeye Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Bailey talks of her personal history. In her interview, she discusses the history of Buckeye, Arizona and the Buckeye...
    • Oral History with Martha Jane Bruemmer, April 19, 2011

    • Bruemmer, Martha Jane
    • Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Yuma County (Ariz.); Post Offices--Arizona--Gadsden; Sharecropper; School buses--anecdotes;
    • Martha Jane (Guthrie) Bruemmer and family have been long time residents of Gadsden, Arizona. Ms. Bruemmer's paternal grandparents, the Guthries, settled in Gadsden in 1919 as sharecroppers. Ms. Bruemmer's maternal grandparents, the Hughes, moved to...
    • 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.
    • Arizona: state performance report

    • Corporation for National and Community Service (U.S.)
    • Social service--Arizona; Community development--Arizona; Voluntarism--Arizona; Community organization--Arizona
    • This title contains one or more publications. The Corporation for National and Community Service was established in 1993 by the National and Community Service Trust Act to direct volunteering and community service programs including Americorps,...
    • Water in the West: the challenge for the next century: report of the Western Water Policy Review...

    • United States. Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission.
    • Water resources development--Government policy--West (U.S.); Water--Law and legislation--West (U.S.); Water-supply--Government policy--West (U.S.); Watershed management--Government policy--West (U.S.); Water rights--West (U.S.)
    • This title contains one or more publications. Maps. Col. ill. Includes bibliographic references (under Appendices). The abstract notes: "Under the Western Water Policy Review Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-575, Title XXX) Congress directed the President to...

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