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    • 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...
    • Grace M. Sparkes (1893-1963)

    • Bloom
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Yavapai County (Ariz.) -- History; Prescott (Ariz.) -- History
    • Prescott would not have been the same without the efforts of Grace Sparkes. During the 34 years she worked for the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Grace was instrumental in developing good roads across the state, building a first class hotel in town,...
    • Ida Redbird (1892-1971)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Redbird, Ida; Maricopa Indians -- Pottery
    • Ida Redbird, master potter of the Maricopa Indians, is credited with being the leader of the movement to improve the quality of Maricopa ceramics, gaining national fame and appropriate prices for their wares. An articulate but modest artist, she...
    • Pauline Cushman (1833-1893)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women and War; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female; Women Spies -- United States
    • An aggressive and outspoken woman for her times, Cushman spent her Arizona years in Casa Grande managing her husband's saloon and livery business. Before coming to Arizona, she worked as an actress and as a Union spy infiltrating Rebel territory...
    • Helen Hamlin Allen (1884-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Barbers -- Arizona
    • Born in Phoenix, Mary Helen Hamlin dropped her first name sometime after she married James H. Allen in 1910. A stockowner, avid theatergoer, and Republican representative to the Election Board, she is chiefly known for her 35 years as a barber at...
    • Clara Cornblith Samuels (1887-1970)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Born in Poland, Clara immigrated to the United States via Mexico, acquiring fluency in the Russian, Polish, Spanish, Yiddish and English languages. She married Samuel Samuels in El Paso, Texas in 1910 and moved to Arizona two years later. An...
    • Berta Coveney

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • This photograph, while undated, was probably taken during the 1880's. Though Ms. Coveney's personal history is unknown, her father was James M. Cotton, a businessman in Phoenix during the last half of the 19th century. He and George E. Mowry were...
    • Laura Montgomery

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Prostitutes -- Arizona -- Prescott; Prostitution -- Arizona -- History
    • Often called "hurdy gurdy" or "crib girls," prostitutes such as Laura Montgomery were an integral part of the social fabric in the rough frontier towns of early Arizona where life was hard and women were few. Laura lived in Prescott around the turn...
    • Josephine Goldwater (1875-1966)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • Josephine ("Jo") Goldwater was truly one-of-a-kind. Jo was a high-spirited non-conformist who loved the outdoors, spoke her mind, and had an adventuresome spirit. She was a major influence in the lives of her children Barry, Robert, and Carolyn....
    • Ruth Reinhold (1902-1985)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Reinhold, Ruth M.; Women Air Pilots -- Arizona
    • One of the first women pilots in Arizona, this great aviator's career in the field of aviation was wide ranging. She flew charter service, sold airplanes, was an instructor in the Civilian Pilot Training Program, and was involved in barnstorming...
    • Adeline Bobblett Hall (1844-1912)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • Adeline Bobblett was born in Dayton, Ohio on December 23, 1844. At 22 she moved to Kansas to teach school in the Solomon Valley. There she met James Hall, a rough-talking, tobacco-chewing buffalo hunter and frontiersman, whom she soon married. With...
    • Virginia Finney Lowdermilk

    • Edward Kemp
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Dude Ranch -- Arizona; Women in Tourism -- Arizona
    • Known as the "Flower of the Frontier," Virginia Lowdermilk was born and raised in the Southwest and pursued ranch life for many years in Arizona before developing a business in tourism. With her husband Romaine she owned and operated the Soda...
    • Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and Friends

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Cyclists -- Arizona
    • We believe this photograph of Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and her cyclist friends was taken around the beginning of the 20th century. Although Gertrude seems to have been lost in the pages of history, this photograph may have shown her as a member of a...
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Nursing -- Arizona; Indians of North American -- Arizona
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson are commemorated here as the first graduates from the Sage Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Ganado, Arizona on November 29, 1933. At the time it served as the only accredited School of Nursing for Native...
    • Bessie Ethel Hatz Bork (1879-1935)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Librarians -- Arizona
    • Daughter of Katherine and Daniel Hatz, Bessie was one of the first to graduate from high school in Prescott, and was reputed to be the most beautiful girl in town. She studied at San Diego Normal School and then returned to Arizona to teach at...
    • Preva Fireman (1890-1968)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Preva was 16 years old when she immigrated to San Francisco in 1906, the year of the big fire. She married Samuel Fireman in 1910 and moved to Arizona in 1916. With their three children they moved from Superior to Prescott to Phoenix to Glendale....
    • Anna R. Stewart (1876-1959)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Home Economics -- Study and Teaching -- Arizona
    • Teaching was one of the generally accepted occupations for women, and Anna Stewart taught the teachers. Educated at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), the University of California, and Bradley Polytechnic Institute, she returned to...
    • Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Women Legislators -- Arizona
    • Surely one of the first women in Arizona to believe that she could "have it all," Nellie Bush pursued many different careers during her lifetime. After receiving a teacher's diploma at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), she taught...
    • Duett Ellison-Hunt (1867-1934)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • This woman was a true lady in all ways, even while hunting grizzly bears, roping, branding and breaking steers. She refused to wear trousers, she would never let a cowboy wear spurs or chaps in her home, nor were they allowed to swear, chew...
    • Francisca Stevens (1855 ca.-1882)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Apache Indians -- History -- Arizona
    • Several sources indicate that Francisca was the daughter of Es-Kel-Thes-e-la, hereditary Chief of the Coyotero Band of Apache Indians. It is said that her husband, George Stevens, married her for the protection it gave him during his travels in...
    • Pearl Hart (1871-?)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Female Offenders -- Arizona
    • When Pearl Hart decided to rob a stagecoach outside of Globe with Joe Boot, she started a chain of events that brought her national notoriety. The tabloids of 1899 had a field day with the image of the petite "Girl Bandit" as a posse hunted them...
    • Eunice Morago

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Indians of North America -- Arizona; Women and War
    • History has almost forgotten Eunice Morago, seen here as a weathered old woman still showing character and strength. Her tribe is not known, but an intriguing note on the reverse of the photograph indicates that she "led a war party." Native...
    • Dirtie Girtie

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Prostitutes -- Arizona -- Tombstone; Prostitution -- Arizona -- History
    • Though her photograph was found in the Goldwater Collection, further mention of Dirtie Gertie in the histories of Prescott, where she is said to have lived, has not survived. It is possible that she and Little Gertie of Tombstone may have been the...
    • Ortha Belle Walter Cook (1903-1984)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women -- Employment -- Arizona; Dry Cleaning Industry -- Arizona
    • Many of the women of the West are not mentioned in the history books. Orpha Belle Cook is one whose life is shared only through a few remaining photographs. Within these photographs she is revealed as a working woman unafraid to manage such diverse...
    • Viola Jimulla (1878-1966)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Yavapai Indians -- History; Yavapai Indians -- Politics and Government -- Arizona
    • Viola Jimulla was the energetic Chief of the Yavapai Indians from 1940 to 1966, known for helping her people to much greater prosperity. Working alongside Prescott business leaders, she was successful in expanding the reservation by 1300 acres in...
    • Grace Bartell "Little Egypt"

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Prostitutes -- Arizona -- Prescott; Prostitution -- Arizona -- History
    • Prescott's Whiskey Row, also known as Montezuma Street, was the center for much of the nightlife of early Prescott. Most of the saloons were located there, and it was there in 1910 that Grace Bartell, or "Little Egypt," performed her belly dance at...
    • Lottie Whiteside

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women in Medicine -- Arizona
    • During Arizona's territorial period many women were recognized as "doctors." One such woman was Lottie Whiteside. Dr. Whiteside of Wickenburg did not possess a professional degree; however, she skillfully cared for the sick. Like many of the women...
    • 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...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 5 pt. 3

    • Boyle, Alice Pace
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi; LDS Church Relief Society - Lehi;
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume #5, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle, History of Lehi Stake Relief Society - 1877-1957;

      The volumes here represent the earliest history of the Lehi Stake. This entire history is in 110 volumes, other...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 1 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace; McKay, David O.
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume# 1, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle History of Lehi Stake 1877-1957- Book ONE, Photo of the original church building, Diamond Jubilee History Booklet, Letter from David 0 McKay, Roster of Lehi Pioneers,...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 5 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi; LDS Church Relief Society - Lehi;
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume #5, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle, History of Lehi Stake Relief Society - 1877-1957;

      The volumes here represent the earliest history of the Lehi Stake. This entire history is in 110 volumes, other...
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 5 pt. 1

    • Boyle, Alice Pace
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi; LDS Church Relief Society - Lehi;
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume #5, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle, History of Lehi Stake Relief Society - 1877-1957;

      The volumes here represent the earliest history of the Lehi Stake. This entire history is in 110 volumes, other...
    • Wilford R. Richardson, Graham County Attorney, Safford

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-150. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 148.21 KB. Letter to Graham County Attorney Wilford R. Richardson stating that state or county departments other than the Secretary of State may not use the design of the Great Seal of Arizona state...
    • Lee Caldwell, Deputy County Attorney, Office of Yavapai County Attorney

    • LaSota, Jr., John A.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion No. 78-73 (R78-5). 5 pages (PDF version) file size: 221.27 KB. Letter to Lee Caldwell, Deputy County Attorney, Office of Yavapai County Attorney, Prescott, concurring with the county attorney's opinion given to Kenneth Walker,...
    • Michael Irwin, Yuma County Attorney

    • LaSota, Jr., John A.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion No. 78-145 (R76-225). 6 pages (PDF version) file size: 315.70 KB. Letter to Michael Irwin, Yuma County Attorney, Yuma, declining to comment on the issue regarding the applicability of ad valorem property taxes to the welfare farm of the...
    • Linda Lopez, Arizona House of Representatives

    • Goddard, Terry
    • Attorney general's opinions--Arizona;
    • Opinion number 07-006. 13 pages (PDF). Letter to Linda Lopez, Arizona House of Representatives, regarding reporting requirement sunder the Child Abuse Reporting Statute, ARS § 13-3620.
    • Arizona Business Directory 1909-10 (Part 6 of 9) - Arizona Cities P-Y

    • Gazetteer Publishing Co.
    • Arizona -- Directories; El Paso (Tex.) -- Directories; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories; Denver (Colo.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory coveres the cities Pinetop, Pinto, Placerita, Planet, Polacca, Poland, Pool, Portal, Prescott, Puntenney, Quartzite, Quartz King, Quijotoa, Ray, Redington, Red Rock, Rice, Richinbar, Roosevelt, Rosemont, Round...
    • Arizona Business Directory 1909-10 (Part 3 of 9) - Arizona Cities A-C

    • Gazetteer Publishing Co.
    • Arizona -- Directories; El Paso (Tex.) -- Directories; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories; Denver (Colo.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory coveres the cities Acme, Adamana, Aqua Caliente, Ajo, Alhambra, Alicia, Alpine, Apache, Aravaipa, Arivaca, Arlington, Ash Fork, Aztec, Bellemont, Bellevue, Benson, Bisbee, Black Warrior, Black Water, Blue,...

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