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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...
    • PDF of UA Poetry Center Celebrating 50 Years

    • The University of Arizona Poetry Center
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Essays on the history of the University of Arizona Poetry Center edited by Poetry Center Executive Director Gail Browne and former Senior Librarian Rodney Phillips. This volume was published concurrently as a printed book. Note: the essay "People,...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 BLM SCORES IN REAL ESTATE COUP In a classic trade-off, the historic Empire and Cienega ranches - 37,000 acres of prime grassland - are converted into a...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Some people have a different view of the roadrunner.
      03 LETTERS
      04 PROFILE. ANSEL ADAMS: PHOTOGRAPHER Text by Robert C. Dyer. Photographs by Ansel Adams. Although he...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1991

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

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What it’s like to have been to the mountain.
      03 LETTERS
      04 SPECIAL SECTION Get Wet! The diversity of Arizona’s water recreational opportunities ranges from giant lakes to...
    • 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, 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, May 1989

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

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 A SPECIAL SALUTE: PHOENIX INDIAN SCHOOL by Jerry Eaton. Closing out a century of service and controversy, a famous institution nears its final year of...
    • 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 Literary Magazine, Fall 2004

    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2004 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story as well as Published Novel, Published Non-fiction, and Published Children's Literature.
      Table...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2010

    • Heathcotte, Toby (administrator); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2010 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Essay, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Children's Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction.
      Table of Contents...
    • Oral History with Don Greg Jordan, March 1 and 15, 2011

    • Jordan, Don Greg
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Jordan, Ben; Teachers--Arizona--Phoenix; Library employees--Arizona--Phoenix--Biography; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Don Greg Jordan was born in 1946 in Colorado and came to Phoenix, Arizona with his parents, Benjamin Hutston and Naomi (Free) Jordan, in 1949. His parents were teachers; his father, Ben, taught at Phoenix Union High School, and his mother, Naomi,...
    • Oral History with Robert Kravetz, April 21, 2011

    • Kravetz, Robert
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix Indian Medical Center; Physicians--Arizona--Biography;
    • Dr. Robert Kravetz was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. He is a specialist in Gastroenterology (digestive diseases). Dr. Kravetz first came to Phoenix in 1961 as part of Public Health to work at the Phoenix Indian Hospital for two...
    • Oral History with Patricia Myers, January 13, 2011

    • Myers, Patricia
    • McElfresh, Patricia Myers, 1933- ; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; Journalism--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Scottsdale
    • Patricia Myers is an author and long-time resident of Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Myers came to Arizona from Ohio in the 1960s and soon began working as a writer for the "Scottsdale Progress." It was during her time at the "Progress" that Ms. Myers...
    • Oral History with C.J. and B.J. Smith, April 19, 2011

    • Smith, Clarence J.; Smith, Barbara J.
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Arizona--History; Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Civic improvement--Arizona--Tucson; Rodeos--Arizona--Phoenix--History; Motion picture industry--Arizona
    • Clarence J. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Barbara J. Smith, go by their initials C.J. and B.J. Smith. C.J. was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1926. He talks about his father, also C.J. Smith, who worked for the United Fruit Company. Mr. Smith tells several...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five years old and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop...
    • Oral History with Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin, March 31, 2011

    • Valentin, Trinidad; Valentin, Yolanda
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Volunteer workers in libraries--Arizona--Sierra Vista;
    • Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin are members of the Sierra Vista Friends of the Library. Trinidad "Trini" Valentin was born in Hayden, Arizona in 1936. Yolanda was born in 1937 and raised in Superior, Arizona. They met while attending the University...
    • Oral History with Martha Jane Bruemmer, April 19, 2011

    • Bruemmer, Martha Jane
    • Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Yuma County (Ariz.); Post Offices--Arizona--Gadsden; Sharecropper; School buses--anecdotes;
    • Martha Jane (Guthrie) Bruemmer and family have been long time residents of Gadsden, Arizona. Ms. Bruemmer's paternal grandparents, the Guthries, settled in Gadsden in 1919 as sharecroppers. Ms. Bruemmer's maternal grandparents, the Hughes, moved to...
    • Oral History with Clyde Cobbin, March 25, 2011

    • Cobbin, Clyde
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Floods--Arizona--Maricopa County--1970-1980; Cotton pickers--Arizona
    • Clyde Cobbin moved to Arizona in the 1950s to work in the cotton camps around Buckeye. He talks about Allenville floods in the 1970s and the creation of Hopeville.

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