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    • Children in front of Scottsdale Schoolhouse.

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; School buildings - Arizona - History
    • Opened for the 1909-10 school year, Scottsdale Grammar School served the children of the unincorporated farming settlement of Scottsdale, Arizona. When the town's population outgrew the small red brick schoolhouse for first through eighth grade...
    • Capitol building, Phoenix, 1900

    • Miller, Joseph
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Arizona.--Legislature--Buildings--History; Public buildings--Arizona--History;
    • 10 pages (PDF version). File size: 1009 KB.
    • Congressman Udall 1966 Dedication

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    • Post Office Archives; Post offices--Arizona--1930-1980; Tucson Region (Ariz.)--History; Post office buildings--Arizona;
    • Post Office dedication with Morris Udall.
    • A History of La Casa Cordova and the Gabino Ortega Family and the Family of Maria Navarrete Cordova

    • Lyons, Bettina O'Neil
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Tucson (Ariz.)--History; Ortega family; Cordova family; Historic buildings -- Arizona -- Tucson; Tucson Museum of Art -- La Casa Cordova -- History; Tucson -- Historic Houses
    • Booklet written in 1980 by Bettina O'Neil Lyons, former Curator of Historic Sites at Tucson Museum of Art, detailing the history of La Casa Cordova and its residents. Nineteen pages.
    • Steinfelds Department Store Paper Cutouts, circa 1935

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    • Commercial buildings; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona;
    • This is a photograph of a crowd gathered to watch Emilio Sanchez Eldridge making paper cutouts in the window of Steinfelds Departments Store in Tucson, circa 1935.
    • The Cabinet Club

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    • Commercial buildings; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This photo is of the interior of The Cabinet Club in Tucson. Included in this photograph is Luis Araneta, second from left, in white. Note the large assortment of cigars for sale in the glass counter display cases.
    • Steinfeld Grocery Store, circa 1910-1920

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    • Commercial buildings; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This photograph is an interior view of the Steinfeld Grocery in Tucson. Included in this photograph, on the right, is Mr. Raul Pena del Pinto; taken circa 1910-1920.
    • El Modelo Store, 1926

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    • Commercial buildings; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a photograph of the interior of El Modelo Store in Tucson, taken on April 10, 1926. The owner was Nathan Elster. Pictured from left to right: Alberto Marcus, Moises Richards, Norberto Barnett and Manuel Bustamante.
    • Clothing Store with Richard Moises and company, 1930

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    • Portrait Photography; Commercial buildings; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a photo of Moises Richards (center) and two unidentifed women inside of an unidentified Tucson clothing store, taken on February 2, 1930.
    • Stage arrival, Oracle, Ariz.

    • Leslie C. Terry and John W. Lawson
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; Postal service -- United States -- History; General stores--Arizona
    • Postcard showing mail truck in front of Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store. Note mail bags in back of truck. This postcard was part of series printed by store owners Leslie Terry and John Lawson in the early 1920s to advertise the...
    • Biennial report of the Northern Arizona Normal School 1902

    • State Board of Education, Northern Arizona Normal School
    • Universities and colleges -- Arizona -- History; Education -- Arizona -- History
    • The Biennial report of the Northern Arizona Normal School for 1902 describes the maintenance, buildings and grounds, improvements, practice school, library and apparatus, physical training, faculty, summer normal school, dormitory, and insurance...
    • Oral History with Doug Thaement, February 11, 2011

    • Thaement, Doug
    • Horseshoeing; Museum of the Horse; Horseshoeing--History; Patagonia (Ariz.)--Biography; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Adobe buildings--Arizona
    • Doug Thamert is a longtime resident of Patagonia and owner of the local pool hall. For years, Mr. Thamert worked for Anne Stradling, as a blacksmith, in the Museum of the Horse in Patagonia. In this interview, he talks about the circumstances...
    • Oral History with Katherine Herbert, February 12, 2011

    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell
    • Herbert, Katherine Atwell; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Motion picture authorship--Study and teaching; Historic buildings--Arizona--Phoenix
    • Katherine Atwell Herbert teaches at the Film School at Scottsdale Community College and is a former script writer and analyst. She came to Phoenix, Arizona as a child and shares many stories of her schooling and growing up in the city, its growth...
    • CCC enrollee Lee Matass Price in front of Colossal Cave camp barracks

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    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Arizona--History
    • The CCC enrollees were responsible for keeping the camp area and buildings neat and clean. Walkways between the buildings were landscaped using rocks as boundaries. Native vegetation such as barrel cactus, ocotillo, and cholla were planted around...
    • The Burgess Carriage House Being Transported

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    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th century
    • Photograph of the Burgess Carriage House being transported from East Taylor street to Heritage Square on the back of a truck. The brick carriage house was going to be demolished and was moved to Heritage Square to save it. The photograph shows the...
    • The Duplex

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    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th century
    • Photograph of the Stevens-Hughes Duplex taken from the west side. Restoration is half way done by the time the image was taken.
    • The Stevens House

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    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th century
    • Photograph of the Stevens House taken from the south west side. This image was taken during the restoration process. All of the porches were removed and rebuild. Later the white paint would be chemically removed. The worker in the photograph is...
    • Construction of Rainbow Forest Museum

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    • Petrified Forest National Park--History; National parks and reserves--United States; Park buildings--Conservation and restoration--Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park;
    • These are National Park Service employees building the Rainbow Forest Museum. As originally constructed in 1931, the Rainbow Forest Museum was a one-story masonry building. The exterior walls were constructed of locally quarried course grey...
    • Painted Desert Inn During Remodeling

    • Skidmore, Lorimer H.
    • Petrified Forest National Park--History; National parks and reserves--United States; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Arizona; Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park; Tourism--Arizona--Fred...
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worker on roof of the Painted Desert Inn; view from south of kitchen and lunchroom. In the late 1930s, the National Park Service commissioned architect Lyle Bennett for the remodeling. Young men employed in the...
    • Painted Desert Inn, Wiew from the South

    • Skidmore, Lorimer H.
    • Petrified Forest National Park--History; National parks and reserves--United States; Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park; Painted Desert Inn (Petrified Forest National Park, Ariz.)
    • The Painted Desert Inn was expanded and remodeled in the late 1930s under the direction of architect Lyle Bennett. In 1947, the Harvey Company’s architect and interior designer, Mary Jane Colter, was given responsibility for renovation of the...
    • Remodeling of the Painted Desert Inn

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    • Petrified Forest National Park--History; National parks and reserves--United States; Historic Buildings--Conservation and restoration--Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Arizona; Painted Desert Inn...
    • Painted Desert Inn, a national historic landmark, was built by entrepreneur Herbert David Lore in 1924. The building, originally called Stone Tree House, was purchased by the National Park Service in 1935 and enlarged by the Civilian Conservation...
    • Quartzsite, Yuma County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire mailed from Quartzsite, Ariz., Feb 24, 1910. The town of Quartzsite is located on the site of old Fort Tyson built in 1856 by Charles Tyson, for protection against the Native Americans. Today, travelers may visit...
    • Nogales, Santa Cruz County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire with Wells, Fargo and Co's Express franking, mailed from Wells, Fargo in Nogales on May 7, 1894. The blue cancellation is not clearly legible on the blue stamp, so the year date is not certain. Nogales was the...
    • Sacaton, Pinal County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Sacaton, Ariz., Pinal Co. November 8, 1883. The post office was established in January 1871. The origin of the name "Sacaton" is in doubt. The Pima Indian village may have been named for the meeting of the new...
    • Oracle, Pinal County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Oracle, Ariz., July 17, 1902. The letter is addressed to the Gold Coast, West Africa. Oracle, a small ranching and mining community, established its post office December 28, 1880 with James Branson as postmaster....
    • Casa Grande, Pinal County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Casa Grande, Arizona. January 26, 1889. The cancellation is in blue ink, and has an accompanying star canceller. The thriving and prosperous town of Casa Grande was so named by the railroad because at the time of...
    • American Flag, Pinal County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery mailed from American Flag, July 7. The cancel is done with pen and ink, and there is a notation that the year is 1881. A cattle ranch known as the American Flag Ranch was developed in 1882 by Isaac Lorraine where he...
    • Tucson, Pima County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire mailed from Tucson, Ariz., June 23, 1881. Electric streetcars began operating in Tucson on June 1, 1906 as a replacement for the horse and mule drawn streetcars. For over twenty-four years electric streetcars...
    • Snowflake, Navajo County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postcard mailed from Snowflake, Ariz., August 19, 1906. A transit cancel from Holbrook, Ariz. also appears. James Stinson, a rancher, sold property in July 1878 to William Flake. Erastus Snow and twelve destitute families arrived from a...
    • Show Low, Navajo County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Showlow (Show Low), Ariz., July 18, 1888. The cancellation spells the town name in one word. In 1875, Corydon B. Cooley settled on Show Low Creek with his wife who was the daughter of Chief Pedro of the White Mountain...
    • Pinedale, Navajo County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Pinedale, Ariz., December 31, 1908. Niels Mortenson began a Mormon settlement here in 1879. Although it was first known as Mortenson, it was also referred to a Percheron because of the breed of stallion Mortenson...
    • Kingman, Mohave County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal stationery entire mailed from Kingman, Arizona, June 11, 1890. The town was named for the locating engineer, Lewis Kingman. This photo is of the first post office building in Kingman, which is now known as the Great Western Bank...
    • Aubrey, Mohave County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Aubrey, Ariz., February 10. The year is not shown in the cancellation, but probably is from the 1880s. Aubrey, an important Colorado River steamer landing, established a post office on October 2, 1866 with Henry L....
    • Tempe, Maricopa County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Tempe, Ariz., November 1, 1898. In 1871, Charles Trumbull Hayden , left Tucson where he lived since his arrival in 1857 on the first Butterfield Overland Mail coach. He moved to the site of the future Tempe where he...
    • Buckeye, Maricopa County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Buckeye, Ariz., April 8, 1906. Buckeye was named for the Buckeye Canal built by M.M. Jackson in honor of his home state in Ohio. Thomas Newton Clanton donated a quarter section along the canal for a town site....
    • Thatcher, Graham County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Thatcher, Ariz., December 31, 1909. In 1881, John Moody bought the Conley Ranch and the following year was joined by four Mormon families. Christopher Layton decided on a town site on higher land and bought it on...
    • Safford, Graham County

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    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Safford, Arizona, July 12, 1881. A group of farmers found the first American Colony in the Gila Valley in 1874. They settled the site of Safford, naming it for Gov. Anson Safford, the Territorial Governor and...

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