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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Webb Family History, Part 1

    • Webb, June and Webb, Cherie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormons--Biography; Mormons--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mesa (Ariz.). High School;
    • Part 1: June's grandfather, Edward Milo Webb Jr., was a blacksmith in Nauvoo, Illinois when the Latter-day Saints' migration to Utah began. He then immigrated to Woodruff, Arizona, but because he was a polygamist, was soon forced to move on to...
    • Flauta de chino
(end-blown flute)

    • Unknown (Quillota Province, Central Region, Chile)
    • Musical instrument, Chile, Quillota, flute
    • Flute played by dancers fulfilling vows to Catholic saints.
    • Saints and Sinners

    • Unknown
    • Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998
    • As a member of the Circus Saints and Sinners Club, the Senator clowns around.
    • St. Sebastian

    • Unknown
    • Sebastian, -- Saint; Christian patron saints; Christian martyrs
    • "St. Sebastian - Martyr Rome"
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Sun City Saints

    • Unknown
    • Sun City, Arizona
    • Saints booster holding poster proclaiming " Welcome Home Sun City Saints 1979 Women's National Softball Champions." The people in photo are unidentified. The photo was taken in 1979.
    • First Del Webb Development Company Sun City Sales Office

    • Unknown
    • Sun City, Arizona
    • First Del Webb Development Company Sun City Sales Office. The sales office was later converted to a refreshment stop at opening of second series of model homes and then to dressing room for the Sun City Saints. The sales office is now the "Sales...
    • Saint Johns, Apache County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire with added adhesive mailed from Saint Johns, Arizona, Oct 17, 1888. The cancel date is not totally clear. Wilford Woodruff, president of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, located a Mormon settlement on March 29,...
    • Swimming pool, University of Arizona. Tucson

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.); University of Arizona
    • Postcard shows the swimming pool at the University of Arizona. Captions on the reverse of the card indicate that the postcard was provided by the Tucson Chapter American Red Cross Canteen Service, and donated by the Tucson Chamber of Commerce. ...
    • Photograph of The Old LDS Church

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of the first ward building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Show Low Ward. Prior to 1915, the LDS meeting place was one of the original buildings of Cooley and Huning, a barn that belonged to Bishop James C....
    • Photograph of William J. Flake

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of William J. Flake. After Henry Huning purchased Corydon Cooley's Ranch in 1888, he attempted to extend his empire by fencing North and East of the Show Low Valley. In 1901 the railroad contested his right to fence the open land...
    • Tithing book

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact;Documentary Artifact;Book, Account
    • A leather bound account book with entries for tithing given in kind in the 1890s in Taylor, Arizona. Account book was kept by the Taylor Ward Clerk, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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