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    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • May 10

    • Zinn, Edward
    • Wagon trains; Apache Indian Wars
    • On this date in 1869, the Tully and Ochoa wagon train was attacked in Canyon del Oro by 300 Indians. Five men were killed and many more were wounded, mules were stolen and the wagons burned. This painting by Edward Zinn is identified as depicting a...
    • Camp Hualpai Centennial

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    • Hualapai Indians--History: Historic Sites--United States; Camp Beale's Springs (Ariz.)--History
    • Presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerner's by Robert Yount, Gail Gardner, Charles McGee, Mrs. Bozarth and Harlold Richardson, "Camp Hualpai Centennial," May 9, 1969: Length: 1:24:13
    • "Fremonts in Arizona"

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    • Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Fremont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902
    • Presentation given to Prescott Corral of Westerners, "Fremonts in Arizona" by Dr. Florence Yount, 59:48
    • Block 216 Drawing of Wade Head

    • Yoshizumi, H.
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.); Scrapbooks
    • Page from Block 216 section of scrapbook. Pencil drawing of Wade Head signed by H. Yoshizumi.
    • Block 216 Painting of Poston

    • Yoshizumi, H.
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.); Scrapbooks
    • Page from Block 216 section of scrapbook. Watercolor painting of Poston camp signed by H. Yoshizumi.
    • C-5As on the Ground, Clark AB, Philippines - 22 August 79

    • Yenne, William
    • Galaxy (Jet transport). Clark Air Base (Philippines).
    • Enormous C-5A "Galaxy" aircraft are lined up on the ground at Clark Air Base in the Philippines in this painting. The Galaxy provides tremendous airlift capabilities, even carrying armored vehicles when needed.
    • The OV-10A Bronco: "Watch Over the Rhine"

    • Yee, Master Sergeant Yuen-Gi
    • Bronco (Reconnaissance aircraft). Rhine River.
    • An OV-10A "Bronco" can be seen flying over the Rhine in what was then West Germany. The Bronco was a versatile aircraft; its roles included close air support and the full range of forward air control functions. It was able to take off on short...
    • Block 31 Caricature and Inscription

    • Yamakoshi
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.); Scrapbooks
    • Page from Block 31 section of scrapbook. Ink caricature of Wade Head titled "Consideration Built Block 31."
    • Block 19 Drawing of Camp and Cloudscape

    • Yamada, Albert K.
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.); Scrapbooks
    • Page from Block 19 section of scrapbook. Ink and pencil drawings of cloudscape over camp and alternate view of camp. Cloudscape titled "End of Day". Page is dated "Poston, Ariz. 44" and signed by Albert K. Yamuda.
    • Letter of Condolence from Douglas G. Wright, Tucson, Arizona

    • Wright, Douglas G.
    • Forest fires--Arizona--Yarnell; Wildfire fighters; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Letters
    • Letter of condolence from Douglas G. Wright, Conference Scouting Coordinator, Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, Tucson, Arizona. The letter mentions special services held in honor of the fallen Hotshots at Camp Lawton Boy...
    • Poppies for the American and French Children's League

    • Work, Hubert
    • Post Office Archives
    • This letter from Hubert Work, the First Assistant Postmaster General, authorizes the Jerome postmaster to post information publicizing an international Memorial Day to benefit the American and French Children's League. Red poppies were crafted by...
    • Lewis and Hughes Family Histories

    • Woodrow and Camille Hughes Lewis
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County.
    • Woody tells of his family, miners who first came to McMillanville and Copper Hills, mining towns near Globe that no longer exist. The subsequent generation were ranchers around Globe. Woody grew up in Globe, except when his father took them to...
    • Letter from Mulford Winsor to Jay Datus, November 6, 1941

    • Winsor, Mulford
    • Murals; Mural painting and decoration; Arizona--History; Datus, Jay; Arizona State Library;
    • Mulford Winsor wrote to Jay Datus on November 6, 1941 regarding Lon Megargee's comment on the Pageant of Progress murals. Winsor also expresses his admiration that Datus is now in the military.
    • Winnie Ruth Judd Reminiscences Letter

    • Winnie Ruth Judd
    • Judd, Winnie Ruth, 1905-1998; Trials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Murder -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Women murderers -- Arizona; Murderers -- Arizona
    • Handwritten reminiscences letter written by Winnie Ruth Judd while in the Arizona State Hospital.
    • "The Civil War in the Southwest"

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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; Southwest, New--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerner's by Kittredge Wing, Superintendent of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, ""The Civil War in the Southwest"", February 3, 1967 Length: 52:15
    • 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...
    • F. Lewis Ingraham, County Attorney, Yuma County

    • Wilson, Paul O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-042. 3 pages (PDF version) file size: 204.63 KB. Letter to F. Lewis Ingraham, County Attorney, Yuma County, Yuma, stating that as of the writing of this opinion, a state of war still existed as there were no official peace treaties...
    • E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS)

    • Wilson, Hubert
    • Sentry (AWACS Jet)
    • An E-3A "Sentry" soars over the mountains. Introduced in 1977, the Sentry was the new airborne early warning and control aircraft for the USAF, NATO, and several allied nations. Such aircraft offer advantages over similar ground-based radar,...
    • Mr. Barry De Rose, County Attorney, Gila County, Globe

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-022. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 148.24 KB. Letter to Barry De Rose, County Attorney for Gila County stating that when a World War veteran fulfilled the residence qualifications required for tax exemption prior to January 1, 1927,...
    • K.D. Lockwood, Director, Income Tax Division, State Tax Commission

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-039. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 116.43 KB. Letter to Director K.D. Lockwood of the Income Tax Division of the State Tax Commission stating that under the terms of Section 4 of Chapter 10, Laws of 1944, Second Special Session, the...
    • Mr. Neil V. Christensen, County Attorney Coconino County, Flagstaff

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-052. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 145.46 KB. Letter to Coconino County Attorney Neil V. Christensen stating that the term "termination of a state of war" does not refer to a cessation of hostilities but rather to the formal...
    • Arizona Teachers' Retirement System

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-218. 3 pages (PDF version) file size: 248.71 KB. Letter to the Arizona Teachers' Retirement System, attention: Mr. Wayne R. Gibson, Executive Secretary, stating that 54-1706 (b) (Laws 1947, Ch. 58, Sec. 2) refers to the period of...
    • Mr. Newell Stewart, Secretary, Arizona State Board of Pharmacy

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 50-256. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 104.09 KB. Letter to Newell Stewart, Secretary for the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, stating that since "cessation of hostilities" is not the same thing as "termination of war," a war was still in...
    • Wilson T. Wright, Chairman, Arizona Corporation Commission

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 51-156. 5 pages (PDF version) file size: 309.46 KB. Letter to Chairman Wilson T. Wright of the Arizona Corporation Commission stating that because of a split in authority, it is impossible to state what "duration of war" means in permits...
    • Margarite Harding Webb, County Assessor, Gila County, Globe

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 52-115. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 134.55 KB. Letter to County Assessor Margarite Harding Webb of Gila County, stating that it is only necessary for a World War II veteran applying for tax exemption to have been a resident prior to...
    • George F. Senner, Attorney at Law, City Attorney (Miami)

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-172. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 158.44 KB. Letter to George F. Senner, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Miami, stating that the city officials of Miami should transfer the surplus of their budget into the Post War Fund by placing...
    • Stamp

    • Willy Pudert Schles. Stemp. Manuf [Silesian Stamp Manufacturer]- Goerlitz
    • Nazi Concentration Camps; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • The stamp is an artifact from the Gross-Rosen concentration camp, used by the camp commandant as the official Nazi seal. The camp was opened originally as a satellite camp to Sachsenhausen in August of 1940 and was converted to an independent camp...
    • F-111F Over Mt. Home AFB, Idaho

    • Williams, Bill D.
    • F-111 (Jet fighter plane). Mountain Home Air Force Base (Idaho).
    • A F-111F "Aardvark" can be seen flying over Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho. The F-111 was the first productionaircraft to have variable-geometry wings or "swing wings." This meant the wings could be swept back to create a delta shaped...
    • 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...
    • Letter 6, William P. Jones to his father.  Hassampa Walkers Diggins.

    • William P. Jones
    • Jones, William P.; Mining;
    • Letter from William P. Jones to his father, Porter Jones, describing his enjoyment living in a beautiful setting and mining with a good group of men. He also explains that while others had experienced theft of horses by local Native Americans, he...
    • Schminke, William and Catherine

    • William and Catherine Schminke
    • Oral histories; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching; World War II biographies
    • William and Catherine tell their family stories of coming to Arizona and settling in Globe. William tells of his experiences in World War II prior to coming. Catherine talks of growing up during the Great Depression without her father on a cotton...
    • Portrait of The Buffalo Soldier

    • Whitney, Roger
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • From the Chris-Town Brochure: THE BUFFALO SOLDIER After the Civil war four U.S Army regiments were assigned to protect the western territories. Two regiments – the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry – were known as Buffalo Soldiers and consisted of black...
    • Portrait of Winfield Scott

    • Whitney, Roger
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • From the Chris-Town Brochure: WINFIELD SCOTT (1837-1910) Visionaries come from all types of backgrounds and persuasions. Winfield Scott came to Arizona in 1892 after gaining prominence as a Civil War hero and serving as Chaplain of the U.S. Army...
    • Portrait of John Lorenzo Hubbell

    • Whitney, Roger
    • Chris-Town Shopping Center; Chris-Town Chamber of Commerce; Arizona Heritage Collection Portraits; Christown; Phoenix, Arizona; Roger Whitney
    • From the Chris-Town Brochure: JOHN HUBBELL (1853-1903) From 1880-1930 no man exercised more influence in northern Arizona than John Lorenzo Hubbell. Through his network of trading posts in the Four Corners area he became a powerful and respected...

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