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    • 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

    • 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...
    • Portrait of Cochise

    • 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: COCHISE (1824?-1874) At the height of the Apache Wars in the 1860s, there was no better known –or more feared—name that Cochise. He was a formidable and elusive military force for over 10 years. To the white man he was...
    • Portrait of George Crook

    • 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: George Crook (1828-1890) One of the most famous Indian fighters the U.S. Army ever produced, General George Crook was military commander of the Department of Arizona from 1871-75 and 1882-86. Through dogged...
    • 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...
    • Link in the SDI Chain

    • Weisgerber, Phillip
    • Strategic Defense Initiative.
    • This painting is a bit unusual for this series since its subject is speculative; this concept drawing for a satellite showed a possible relay for a ground-based anti-ballistic missle laser. This and other similar ideas were born of the Strategic...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Unknown
    • Apache Indians -- Wars, 1883-1886 -- Photographs
    • 6th Cavalry in camp on the Mexican border in 1885.
    • Overcoming obstacles to telephone service to Indians on reservations

    • United States. Federal Communications Commission.
    • Indians of North America -- Communication; Indian reservations -- Arizona
    • 411 pages (PDF version). File size: 5498.344 KB. Federal Communications Commission Public Hearing of March 23, 1999 in Chandler, Arizona. Related hearing on this subject held in New Mexico in January of 1999.
    • Line in the sand: confronting the threat of the southwest border

    • United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Investigations.
    • Terrorism--United States--Prevention; Illegal aliens--United States--Prevention; Drug control--Mexican-American Border Region
    • 39 pages (PDF version). File size: 4636230 Bytes. The Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security issued this interim report summarizing its findings regarding the criminal activity and violence taking place along the...
    • Interrogation

    • U.S. Army
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975. Operation Thayer I, 1966.
    • Despite the previous 50 years seeing a tremendous advance of the technology of intelligence work, there remained no replacement for human intelligence. Here an intelligence operative and a South Vietnamese interpreter interrogate a prisoner taken...
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- Literary collections. West (U.S.) in literature.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • Out West: Essays

    • 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
    • A booklet containing a scholarly essay entitled “Out West,” by Paul Carter, that examines the origins of the mythology of the west, viewed through the lens of the region’s distinctive biophysical environment, and rooted in the brief period in...
    • Land of Superlatives

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Land of Superlatives," North Valley Magazine. "Sunbaked Arizona beckons with a beguiling mix of myths, legends, and truths."
    • Uniforms of the United States Navy, 1776-1898

    • Tily, James C.
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms.
    • This booklet was made to accompany the 12 plates of this series, showcasing a variety of Navy uniforms for both enlisted men and officers. Tily offers a great deal of detail about the uniforms depicted, as well as sources he used.
    • Uniforms of the United States Navy, 1900-1967

    • Tily, James C.
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms.
    • This guide includes a foreword from Rear Admiral E.M. Eller, who mentions the vital role the work of James C. Tily had in the creation of this series. The guide provides detailed background and references on each plate in the series, plotting the...
    • The Thunderbird, Fall 1972

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Spring-Summer 1978

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • The Thunderbird, Winter 1981

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • Thunderbird Magazine, Volume 82, Number 2 1982 Winter

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...

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