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    • January 18

    • Unknown
    • African American students; Minorities -- Education -- United States
    • Tucson's first school for African-American children was establish on this date in 1917. The school was named for poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. This undated photograph shows the front of Dunbar School.
    • June 21

    • Buehman Studios
    • Air conditioning--History
    • On this date in 1936, I.A. Eddy of Yuma developed the first home evaporative cooler, a device which promised to provide Arizonans some longed-for relief from the intense heat of summer. This photographic portrait of an evaporative cooler by...
    • Out West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “Out West.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and a map, is 16 pages, and also includes a loose bookmark reading list.
    • 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,...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE LAKESIDE ANGLER by Lee Allen. Stocked with canny fish ranging from trout to catfish, Arizona’s reservoirs offer challenging sport.
      10 CANYON MAGIC...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 RETURN OF THE IRON HORSE Text by James E. Cook. Photographs by Jeff Kida. After an absence of 21 years, passenger trains return to the Grand Canyon.
      12...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A BIRD-WATCHER’S ODYSSEY by Willis Peterson. A veteran photographer explores the state in search of birdlife.
      12 CANYON PRIMEVAL by Alan Weisman. Deep...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 EDUCATION. NAU: A PUBLIC COLLEGE WITH AN IVY TWIST Text by Jon Kamman. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson. The “little” mountain campus in Flagstaff has...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1990

      Contents:
      02 PORTFOLIO. ARIZONA FROM A THOUSAND FEET Text by Lawrence W. Cheek. Photographs by Michael Collier. Spectacular views of Arizona landscapes comprise our holiday gift to the world.
      28...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE CHALLENGE OF ARIZONA GOLF Text by James Bartell. Photographs by Steve Bruno. More than 200 courses statewide reflect both innovative, imaginative...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 HIGH COUNTRY SNOW SURVEY Text by Lawrence W. Cheek. Photographs by Richard Weston. Maintaining optimum water levels in desert reservoirs requires...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Some people have a different view of the roadrunner.
      03 LETTERS
      04 PROFILE. ANSEL ADAMS: PHOTOGRAPHER Text by Robert C. Dyer. Photographs by Ansel Adams. Although he...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      03 LETTERS
      04 FISHING. JOURNAL OF A REPENTANT TROUT FISHERMAN Text by Don Dedera. A former editor and longtime...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What to do if you encounter a bear in the woods.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL. WONDERS OF THE SUPERSTITIONS Text by Bruce D. Itule. Photographs by Don B. Stevenson. Trek to a...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What it’s like to have been to the mountain.
      03 LETTERS
      04 SPECIAL SECTION Get Wet! The diversity of Arizona’s water recreational opportunities ranges from giant lakes to...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      03 LETTERS
      04 GHOST TOWNS. SILENCE IN SWANSEA Text by Philip Varney. Photographs by Rick Odell. Popular “Ghost...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Imagine the State Legislature looking like Noah’s Ark.
      03 LETTERS
      04 ADVENTURE. WHITE-WATER RAFTING ON THE SALT Text by Karen Brandel. Photographs by Richard D. Fisher....
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY A tale that should never be forgotten of the Hopi “push-of-war.”
      03 LETTERS
      04 WILDLIFE. A RIVER FOR THE BIRDS Text by Stan Smith. In the southernmost section of the...
    • Oral History with Frank De la Cruz, February 5, 2011

    • De la Cruz, Frank
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Chicano movement--Arizona--Tucson; Libraries and community--Arizona--Tucson; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Frank De la Cruz was the librarian at the El Rio Neighborhood Center on the West Side of Tucson, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. De la Cruz talks about how the El Rio Neighborhood Center came to be in the 1970s and how it serves the communities of...

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