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    • Methods and instruments for use in measuring tree-rings

    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Archaeological dating; Tree-rings; Dendrochronology
    • (2,934kb pdf) Methodology and instruments for carrying out tree-ring analysis with the goal of determining age of archaeological structures and artifacts.
    • Tree-ring analysis: tree-rings and droughts

    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Indians of North America; Pueblo Indians; Archaeological dating; Droughts; Climatology; Tree-rings; Dendrochronology
    • (6,255kb pdf) Examination of the validity of the commonly accepted tree-ring drought theory as applied by archaeologists in establishing timeslines for the various cultures in the Southwest.
    • Archaeological survey of Texas

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying--Texas; Antiquities--Texas; Indians of North America--Texas; Isleta Indians--Texas; Jicarilla Indians--Texas; Mescalero Indians--Texas; Apache Indians--Texas; Jumano Indians--Texas; Comanche Indians--Texas; Kiowa...
    • An archaeological survey of Texas whose purpose is to "define the cultures of Texas and their boundaries; to determine the relations which may once have existed between the tribes of Texas and those of adjoining sections; and to seek traces of the...
    • Learning Packet: Making Connections

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Family -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Family -- Arizona -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Genealogy; Arizona -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • "Making Connections: A Family History Workbook" is a packet designed to be used by families to trace their roots and become familiar with their family history, their genealogy, and the traditions that define their lives. This learning packet...
    • Looking West over Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Citizens of Arizona - the State is your home! Your spirit should there find appropriate expression. To build an already dated New York monstrosity to stand up to present Arizona to posterity seems to me a crime punishable by you - yourselves. ...
    • Obsidian Cliff

    • Unknown
    • Yellowstone National Park (Wyo.); National parks & reserves -- Wyoming
    • "Obsidian Cliff, Yellowstone Park. Shows a cliff of natural glass, or obsidian on the stage road of Yellowstone Park. What is obsidian? Why should it be called natural glass? What is its origin? What does its presence here indicate?"
    • The Palace on Whiskey Row

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "The Palace on Whiskey Row," North Valley Magazine
    • Whipped With His Own Pistol

    • Trimble, Marshall;
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall; Downing, William ("Bill"); Speed, William ("Billy")
    • "Whipped With His Own Pistol," North Valley Magazine. "State Historian Marshall Trimble tells us the story of one of Old Arizona's more notorious characters, Bill Downing."
    • Tilari

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A "Tilari" is seven metal beads strung together on several strands of glass seed beads. The metal beads then look like one large bead instead of seven small ones. In this example, the seed beads are white, but red and green are the preferred...
    • Learning Packet: Power

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Arizona -- History -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • The "Power" learning packet is designed to provoke thought and discussion on the concept of power, particularly the power of beliefs and personal perspective. This packet contains a series of articles and exercises to help participants explore...
    • Learning Packet: Genius

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Creative ability; Creative ability -- Bibliography; Genius; Women -- Southwest, New -- Bibliography.
    • "Genius" is a learning packet created to instruct how connecting with our surroundings develops new forms of expression and success. Includes articles, exercises, posters, and event bulletins from the year of publication.
    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail

    • Isneg Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of the Philippine Wedding Necklace from North Luzon Island. This shows the Mother-of-Pearl triangular shape, 2 brass thimbles, small shells, glass seed beads and a large blue Peking glass trade bead all hanging from a strand of buttons,...
    • Jocolo, detail

    • Ndebele Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of three of the beaded panels on a "Jocolo" apron worn by a married woman. These are approximately size 8 glass seed beads. The beads are attached in groups, not individually sewn down. There may be 15 beads in a group. This method of...
    • 
Smokey the Bear from Virginia Department of Forestry

    • Turk, Fred of the Virginia Department of Forestry
    • Forest fires--Arizona—Yarnell; Wildfire fighters; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Stuffed animals (toys)
    • A large stuffed Smokey Bear encased in glass wearing a brimmed hat which reads "SMOKEY" on the front. A black ribbon is attached to Smokey's chest and two patches are attached to his jeans. A silver patch reads "SMOKEY BEAR ASSOCIATION" and a...
    • Learning Packet: Work

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Working class -- Arizona -- History; Technology -- Social aspects -- Arizona -- History; Occupations -- Arizona -- History.
    • The "Work" learning packet is designed to encourage the user to define work and employment in its past and present forms, as well as to promote discussion of the varying ways of life of the different cultures present in the Sonoran Desert region....
    • Learning Packet: Shelter

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Cities and towns -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History;
    • The "Shelter" learning packet is a series of articles and activities designed to explore how the structures we build reflect our culture and environment. By examining history and architecture we can see how our own community developed and create a...
    • Bachelor Hat

    • Ifugao Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A small round fiber hat with a pair of Mother-of-Pearl drop earrings attached. This hat is worn by bachelor's and sits on the back of the head over a bun and ties under the chin. Married men wear a hat with no decoration.
    • Oral History with Father Peter Dobrowski, May 11, 2011

    • Dobrowski, Father Peter
    • Bullhead City (Ariz.); Catholic Church--Arizona; Catholic Church--Arizona--Clergy--Biography
    • Father Peter Dobrowski is the pastor of Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church, in Bullhead City, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his personal history, the history of the church and parish, and his experiences ministering in Mohave County.
    • Oral History with Bill Gartside, February 17, 2011

    • Gartside, Bill
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Schools--Maricopa County; United States Postal Service--Employees--Biography;
    • Bill Gartside was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He grew up on a small farm on the outskirts of Phoenix. Mr. Gartside worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier. He talks about the post offices around Phoenix and various...
    • Oral History with Shelley Grebels, March 15, 2011

    • Grebels, Shelley
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Scottsdale Public Library
    • Shelley Grebels runs the Adult Services Information function and call center and the Scottsdale Room for Scottsdale Public Library. In this interview she talks about many of the people who have worked for the library, some of the programs, the...

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