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    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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...
    • Virginia Finney Lowdermilk

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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-?)

    • 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...
    • Pauline Cushman (1833-1893)

    • 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...
    • Eunice Morago

    • 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

    • 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)

    • 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)

    • 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...

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