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    • Mexican Immigration Article

    • Lopez, Henry
    • Agricultural Laborers -- Arizona -- 20th Century -- History
    • Re-print of article, "Here They Come Again: A Mexican View of the Wetback Problem". Article describes the U.S. - Mexico agreement to allow 100,000 braceros to enter the U.S. to help farmers in the Southwest. Originally from "Frontier Magazine":...
    • 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: Essays

    • 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;
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “The Mexican in Popular Literature 1875-1925" by Juan R. Garcia and “American Writers in Mexico 1875-1925,” by Cecil Robinson, which examine the changing American attitudes and perceptions of Hispanic...
    • Out West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • 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
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “Out West.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and a map, is 16 pages, and also includes a loose bookmark reading list.
    • Out West: Articles

    • 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
    • Booklet contains the illustrated travel journal of William Henry Bishop, who recorded his observations for an eastern audience as he made his way across southern Arizona. 16 pages.
    • 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...
    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of Central America; Architecture, Prehistoric; Indian pottery; Pottery, Prehistoric; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (36,648kb pdf) Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico to determine the culture groups that may have inhabited or influenced the development of culture in the area.
    • Kivas of the Tusayan ruin Grand Canyon Arizona

    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Hopi Indians; Kivas; Pueblos; Cliff-dwellings
    • (8,765kb pdf) Archaeological survey of the ruins near the Grand Canyon- specifically, the ruins of 2 kivas located near the pueblos
    • Poster: Sonoran Heritage Program

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Arizona -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Arizona -- History -- 20th century; Cities and towns -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History; Arizona -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes; Clothing and dress; Costume -- Arizona;...
    • A poster advertising the Sonoran Heritage program, with a brief description of materials, resources and contacts.
    • 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 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 Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • Oral History with Raymond Hunter, February 13, 2011

    • Hunter, Raymond
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Civic improvement--Arizona--Phoenix; Entertainment; Audubon Society; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Adobe buildings--Arizona
    • Raymond Hunter is a commercial lawyer who has been practicing in Arizona for over forty years. Born and raised in Phoenix, Mr. Hunter has lived most of his life in the Central Phoenix area. In this interview, Mr. Hunter discusses the changing...
    • Oral History with Grant Kent Wood, April 7, 2011

    • Wood, Grant Kent
    • Insurance adjusters; Arizona, Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah
    • Grant Kent Wood is the President of Show Low Historical Society and talked briefly with Melanie Hefner of his experiences while working as an insurance adjuster in Northern Arizona. In particular, he discusses culture differences when working with...
    • Annual report / Central Arizona Project

    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.).
    • Central Arizona Project (U.S.)--Periodicals; Water resources development--Arizona--Periodicals; Water supply--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Published annually.
    • Adopted budget and annual report / Mohave County

    • Mohave County (Ariz.)
    • Budget--Arizona-Mohave County; Finance, Public--Arizona--Mohave County; Mohave County (Ariz.)--Appropriations and expenditures;
    • This title contains one or more publications.
    • Schedule of proposed action (SOPA). Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

    • United States. Forest Service. Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
    • Forest reserves--Arizona--Periodicals; Forest management--Arizona--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. SOPA reports contain a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. They are available for all states on the USDA's webpage at...
    • Schedule of proposed action (SOPA).  Tonto National Forest.

    • United States. Forest Service. Tonto National Forest.
    • Forest reserves–Arizona—Periodicals; Forest management--Arizona--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. The Schedule of Proposed Actions provides a list of proposals that will begin or are undergoing environmental analysis and documentation so that people can become aware of and indicate their interest...

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