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    • 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...
    • I-10, 35th Ave to Sky Harbor Blvd : Phoenix Corridor Safety Study

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Interstate 10; Traffic flow--Arizona--Phoenix; Traffic safety--Arizona--Phoenix; Highway planning--Arizona--Phoenix.
    • This title contains one or more items. "This report documents the safety performance study conducted for the section of I‐10 from 35th Ave to Sky Harbor Blvd."--Final report, Introduction, page 1.
    • Arts Learning Newsletter

    • Arizona Commission on the Arts
    • Art and state--Arizona; Arts--Arizona--Management; Artists--Arizona--Directories; Art--Study and teaching--Arizona; Art commissions--Arizona; Arizona Commission on the Arts;
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Learning Packet: Food

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Food; Cooking -- Arizona; Cooking -- Sonoran Desert.
    • "Food" is a learning packet that explores the ways in which food impacts our lives through the work, celebrations and traditions that are formed from the production, preparation and consumption of meals. It also explores the unique plants and...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 5

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Kinishba Site (Ariz.);
    • Anthony Cooley tells of a period in his life where he lived in the Kinishba Indian ruins at Fort Apache, on the White Mountain Indian Reservation. He first gives us a brief history of staying with his father there in 1963, and his job as a tour...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 1

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Civil War in the West; Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; Crook, General (George), 1829-1890; Navajo County (Ariz.); Show Low (Ariz.)--History; White Mountain...
    • Anthony Cooley tells the history of his famous great grandfather, Corydon E. Cooley, through documentation and family stories. He traces his arrival to the West prior to the Civil War, records of business enterprises in Colorado and New Mexico,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

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

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Lopez Family History

    • Arthur John Lopez
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County;
    • Arthur (Johnny) Lopez tells of his grandfather immigrating from Mexico, of meeting his grandmother, who was a young Apache Indian girl rescued by the Padre at San Xavier Mission and planning to be a nun. They married and moved to Globe, where the...
    • Haught Family History, Part 1

    • Austin Haught
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Homesteading -- Arizona; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S....
    • Austin tells of his uncle Fred, his father, Samuel Ache Haught, and grandfather coming from Texas to Tonto Basin in the mid-1880s, bringing two large herds of cattle with them. They settled in Rye originally, then later moved to Walnut Creek in...
    • Hicks Family History, Part 1

    • Roy Hicks
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service
    • B.C. Hicks and his wife came to Texas from Tennessee and settled for awhile before moving on to Arizona Territory in an emigrant train. They first stayed in Casa Grande. Then they moved to Gila County crossing over Pioneer Pass. They first...
    • McGowen Family History Part 3

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining; Westinghouse & Co.;
    • Ben McGowan begins Part 3 in his college years in Tucson at ASU, first studying Mechanical Engineering and then switching over to Industrial Engineering. He was in his third year when he got a job working for Westinghouse in Pittsburgh. But the...
    • Jones Family History

    • Beno Jones
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Pinal Mountain...
    • Beno's grandmother was Louzora Neal, whose family of women came from Texas and settled in Globe, Pleasant Valley and the Tonto Basin. She had several husbands, and Bud Jones was one of them. Bud Jones also a Texan, came driving a large herd of...
    • Cline Family History

    • Bessie Cline Turner
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Agriculture; Ranching History of Gila County; Homesteading;
    • Bessie tells of her family moving to Arizona and to Pleasant Valley in the 1920s. Her father was a homesteader, a farmer, who grew all sorts of fruit and vegetables and made sorghum to sell. She tells of growing up in the little community of...
    • Bryne Family History

    • Bill and Dot Byrne
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Horse...
    • Bill and Dot remember their families' histories of migrating to Arizona before the days of Statehood. Dot's family eventually came to Claypool and retailed lumber. Bill's family came from Texas during the Great Depression and ranched. He tells...
    • A History of the Tucson Museum of Art Block 1775-1975

    • Lyons, Bettina
    • Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art Block (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Historic Houses; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; 1775-1975; The Presidio, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; La Plaza Militar, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Manuel Carrillo...
    • Booklet written by Bettina Lyons, Curator of Historic Sites, Tucson Museum of Art, in 1977 on the history of the Tucson Museum of Art Block, from the foundation of the Presidio in 1775 until 1977. Describes the Presidio's history as well as...

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