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    • 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...
    • Indian Country: Articles

    • 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; Indians of North America – Literary Collections
    • Original source material concerning Native American ceremonies as witnessed and reported on by non-native observers. Includes photographs. 23 pages (unpaginated)
    • Down Mexico Way: Articles

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Mexico – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); Mexico – Description and Travel; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections
    • Booklet contains two illustrated short stories taken from the early popular press as representative of Anglo characterizations of Mexicans, written by two of the most popular writers of their day.
    • 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...
    • 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, May 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Come visit the scariest place on Earth.
      03 LETTERS
      04 INDIAN WARS. DEATHLY SILENCE HAUNTS SKELETON CAVE Text by Jim Schreier. Illustrations by Luis Tomas. As a boy of...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Palm Trees: Natives and Otherwise.
      03 LETTERS
      04 GUNFIGHTERS. BILLY THE KID Text and illustrations by Bob Boze Bell. Hundreds of books and articles have re-created the...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A PLACE CALLED BISBEE by Lawrence W. Cheek. Bisbee today is a retired mining town trading in tourism. But for early-day mine workers, toiling...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 BOYCE THOMPSON’S LEGACY by Willis Peterson. In a picturesque setting three miles west of Superior, the Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum displays native...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 PAINTED MAGIC: ROCK ART OF THE ARIZONA STRIP by Ron McCoy. An Arizona Highways exclusive. Two astonishing rock art galleries filled with prehistoric...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1989

      Contents:
      04 WINTER Text by Don G. Campbell. Shall we go swimming, hiking, or skiing? Take your choice from our winter weather menu: a sunny desert stay; cool, clear days in the uplands; or the classic...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1988

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 PRESCOTT’S FRONTIER DAYS by Dennis B. Farrell. Rodeo, now one of America’s most popular spectator sports, got a rousing start 100 years ago this month in...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1987

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 DREAM TRACKS: THE RAILROAD AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN by T.C. McLuhan. The Southwest unfolded with the Santa Fe and the company’s image-makers stirred...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1987

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 OFF-ROAD VEHICLES: A MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT by Richard G. Stahl. Noise, dust, and pollution are only part of the impact of off-road vehicles. The...
    • Oral History with Donna Gaab, May 20, 2011

    • Gaab, Donna
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Library administration--Cochise County (Ariz.)
    • Donna Gaab is a retired Director of the Cochise County Library District, a position she held for 30 years. She was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Arizona in 1974. Ms. Gaab obtained her Masters from the library school at the University of...
    • Oral History with Toni Miller, January 11, 2011

    • Miller, Toni
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--West (U.S.); Small business--Aizona--Biography
    • Toni Miller owns the Miller Curio Company in Tucson, Arizona. The store has been family owned since 1936. The Miller family also owns another store in Estes Park, Colorado, where the family summers. They owned two other stores in Tucson: Zuni...
    • Oral History with John Salem, February 10, 2011

    • Salem, John
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--Local government; Service stations--Arizona;
    • Edward John Salem, Jr. was serving his second term as Mayor of Kingman at the time of the interview. He has worked in the auto repair industry since his days growing up in the Phoenix area, and archived the coveted ASE Master Automobile Service...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with George Fass, January 26, 2011

    • Fass, George
    • World War II; Kingman (Ariz.); Mohave County (Ariz.); Children and family; Ranching; Mining-Arizona
    • George Fass was born in 1929 and raised in Kingman, Arizona and has lived most of his life there. In this interview, Fass relates some of the changes in Kingman as it grew from a small town with only one stop sign and surrounded by ranches, to the...

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