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    • The Eastman Forts

    • O'Brien, Kathy
    • Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875. United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
    • This guide includes descriptions and background information on 10 U.S. forts, as well as on the artist, Seth Eastman.
    • Arizona Highways, April 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, The faithful seek miracles at Mission San Xavier, by Kathleen Walker.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 DeGrazia: Portrait of a Colorful, Unorthodox Artist, by Karen...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2008

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2008

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things around the state, including the best restaurant in Williams, Airstream...
    • The "Castles of Europe" Bosporus

    • Unknown
    • Bosporus (Turkey)
    • "The 'Castles of Europe' Bosporus. The 'Castles of Europe' and the 'Castles of Asia' are at Roumeli Hissar and Anadoli Hissar respectively, at the narrowest point on the Bosporus. Here Darius crossed the strait on a pontoon bridge to launch his...
    • Excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, 1947-48

    • O'Bryan, Deric, 1913-
    • Excavations (Archaeology); Architecture, Prehistoric; Material culture; Pueblo Indians
    • Based on excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, this paper outlines the region's cultural stages between 525 and 1200 AD.
    • Use of potsherds in an archaeological survey in the Southwest

    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Navajo Indians; Pottery, Prehistoric
    • (3,834kb pdf) Crucial importance of potsherds in conducting surveys of the Southwest in the absense of other tangible artifacts.
    • The American Soldier Set No. 4

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Army.
    • This guide provides rich detail and background information on the posters in Set No. 4. This guide not only explains what is happening in the scene depicted on the poster, but offers background and context related to that image.
    • Fort Defiance, Arizona Territory

    • Eastman, Seth
    • Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875. Fort Defiance (Ariz.). United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
    • Fort Defiance, located in what is now northeast Arizona, almost on top of the Arizona-New Mexico state line. As Eastman's painting makes clear, Fort Defiance was unusual in its lack of actual fortifications. The various buildings formed a central...
    • Fort Trumbull, Connecticut

    • Eastman, Seth
    • Eastman, Seth, 1808-1875. Fort Trumbull Beach (Conn.). United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
    • Fort Trumbull did not appear as Eastman has depicted it until 1849, well after the intial fortifications were built in 1777. It was considered an extremely pleasant place to be assigned in the 19th century. Additional history and background can be...
    • The Golden West: Articles

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) --...
    • Original source materials reflecting observations about the industrialization and burgeoning growth of Phoenix and their far-reaching consequences for the ways of the Old West. 18 pages.
    • Arid lands newsletter

    • University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies.
    • Arid regions--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Currently issued twice a year.

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