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    • May 10

    • 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...
    • Poppies for the American and French Children's League

    • 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...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1

    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1
    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Wars; Apache Indians--Women;...
    • Part 1: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of their mother's grandparents, Corydon E. and Mollie Cooley. Corydon E. Cooley came west from Virginia when he was 20 years old, before the Civil War. He first moved to Santa Fe, but then followed...
    • Marines in the Frigate Navy

    • Marines in the Frigate Navy
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The companion booklet to the "Marines in the Frigate Navy" collection of prints. Each print is assigned a page which goes into extensive detail about what is being depicted in Waterhouse's work, as well as relevant backstory and sources used to...
    • Marines in the Frigate Navy

    • Marines in the Frigate Navy
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The companion booklet to the "Marines in the Frigate Navy" collection of prints. Each print is assigned a page which goes into extensive detail about what is being depicted in Waterhouse's work, as well as relevant backstory and sources used to...
    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011

    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011
    • Villa, Alex
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953; American Legion--Arizona
    • Alex Villa was born and raised in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family history. His maternal grandfather had a homestead in Tempe before moving to Buckeye. Mr. Villa attended Arizona State University for one year and...
    • Shell Trench Art

    • Shell Trench Art
    • Unknown
    • Military; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Trench Art shell is engraved with a double cross surrounded by flags and emblems with the word "Honneur" and "Patrie" engraved underneath. Trench Art was crafted by soldiers, prisoner of wars, and other military personnel from debris or available...
    • Shell Trench Art

    • Shell Trench Art
    • Unknown
    • Military; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Trench Art shell is engraved with a rooster standing on a helmet with the words "France Quand Meme" engraved above am entwined vine. Stamped or engraved text on bottom reads, "Pd.Ps 62 2.16" followed by a hallmark of the letter "L" in a circle...
    • Village of Simplon

    • Village of Simplon
    • Unknown
    • Mountain passes -- Alps; Simplon Pass (Switzerland); Napoleonic Wars
    • "The Village of Simplon on the Famous Road built by Napoleon, Switzerland"
    • May 23

    • May 23
    • Unknown
    • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868; Navajo Indians--Relocation; Navajo Indian Wars; Navajo Indians--Reservations
    • Col. Christopher "Kit" Carson, who directed the campaign against the Navajo people which resulted in their surrender and exile to Fort Sumner, died on this date in 1868, just nine days before the signing of a treaty which allowed the Navajos to...
    • August 25

    • August 25
    • Unknown
    • Geronimo,1829-1909; Gatewood, Charles B.; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Apache Indians--Wars, 1883-1886
    • On this date in 1886, Lt. Charles B. Gatewood, accompanied only by two Apache scouts, entered an Apache camp in the Sierra Madre Mountains south of the Mexican border and persuaded Geronimo to surrender to General Nelson A. Miles. This photograph...
    • Chiricahuas Preparing to Board Trains at Holbrook, Arizona Territory

    • Chiricahuas Preparing to Board Trains at Holbrook, Arizona Territory
    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- Photographs
    • Photograph of a drawing by an unknown artist of the U.S. military escorting members of the Allied Tribes to trains in Holbrook, Arizona. The trains were bound for Florida to take tribal members into exile.
    • 6th U.S. Cavalry

    • 6th U.S. Cavalry
    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs
    • 6th Cavalry in camp on the Mexican border in 1885.

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