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    • The Ponca tribe

    • Howard, James H. (James Henri)
    • Ponca Indians. Howard, James H. (James Henri), 1925-1982.
    • Includes frontpiece and 24 plates. Due to the limitations of the imaging program, only partial text is available.
    • 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:
      2 Along the Way, The faithful seek miracles at Mission San Xavier, by Kathleen Walker.
      3 Letters to the Editor.
      4 DeGrazia: Portrait of a Colorful, Unorthodox Artist, by Karen...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1992

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY How the Apache cornered the Medal of Honor market.
      3 LETTERS
      4 INDIAN ART. TOMORROW’S ARTISANS The exquisite craftsmanship of Native American artists - painters,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1982

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1982

      Contents:
      2 CROOK’S TRAIL, A ROUGH ROAD OUT OF ARIZONA’S PAST In 1882 General George Crook brought the bloody Apache Wars to an end. Today, his rediscovered wilderness trail recalls his name, his exploits,...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2008

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

      Contents:


      2 EDITOR’S LETTER
      3 CONTRIBUTORS
      4 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      5 THE JOURNAL People, places and things around the state, including the best restaurant in Williams, Airstream...
    • The History of Arizona Volume One

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • "Arizona - The name is significant. Its derivation is uncertain; all that is known of it is that in the latter part of the seventeenth century it was given to a range of mountains across the border in Northern Sonora, in what was then known as...
    • The History of Arizona Volume Two

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • "Arizona - The name is significant. Its derivation is uncertain; all that is known of it is that in the latter part of the seventeenth century it was given to a range of mountains across the border in Northern Sonora, in what was then known as...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2002

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, February 2002

      Contents:

      2 E-MAIL AND LETTERS
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 RECREATION Canyons of the Catalinas Pools and wildlife lurk in the chasms of...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.) -- Literary...
    • 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.

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