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    • 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 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...
    • La Posada Supplement to the Winslow Daily Mail Newspaper

    • Winslow Daily Mail
    • Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact: Brochure
    • This 32-page booklet marked the opening of La Posada, the sprawling hacienda styled Harvey House designed by May Colter. It featured articles about the hotel, Fred Harvey's touring cars called the Harveycars, lengthy narratives about area sites to...
    • Winnie Ruth Judd Reminiscences Letter

    • Winnie Ruth Judd
    • Judd, Winnie Ruth, 1905-1998; Trials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Murder -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Women murderers -- Arizona; Murderers -- Arizona
    • Handwritten reminiscences letter written by Winnie Ruth Judd while in the Arizona State Hospital.
    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011

    • Wilson, Sister Michael
    • Winslow (Ariz.); Navajo Indian Reservation; Education--Navajo County (Ariz.); Teaching; Interpersonal relations and culture; Siena Heights University; Powwows
    • Sister Michael Wilson is a Dominican nun who moved to Arizona in 1972 to teach. In this interview, Wilson shares how spending her childhood and beginning her career as a teacher in Michigan helped prepare her for working in the West. Wilson...
    • James M. Wilson, Deputy County Attorney, Coconino County, Flagstaff

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 52-265. 4 pages (PDF version) file size: 227.89 KB. Letter to Deputy County Attorney for Coconino County, James M. Wilson, stating that the houses mentioned are located on a military reservation with the exclusive jurisdiction in the United...
    • The Pueblo of Sia, New Mexico

    • White, Leslie A.
    • Zia Indians. Indians of North America -- New Mexico. Zia Pueblo (N.M.)
    • Includes 12 plates. Due to limitations of program, full text is not available.
    • Fifth Ave Segner photo - 1950

    • Wesley Segner
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History
    • After the Arizona Craftsmen building at Brown and Main street burned down in May 1950, the artists and craftspeople, with the patronage of Anne and Fowler McCormick, moved north of downtown Scottsdale to a previously undeveloped piece of land. A...
    • An introduction to Kansas archeology

    • Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph)
    • Indians of North America -- Kansas. Kansas -- Antiquities. Archaeology -- Kansas. Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996.
    • Includes 97 plates. Due to the limitations of the imaging program, only partial text is available.
    • An introduction to Pawnee archeology

    • Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph)
    • Pawnee Indians. Nebraska -- Antiquities. Kansas -- Antiquities. Wedel, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph), 1908-1996.
    • Includes 12 plates and 10 maps. Due to limitations of program, full text not available.
    • Oral History with  Dorothy Webb, February 15, 2011

    • Webb, Dorothy
    • Ranching--Arizona; World War, 1939-1945; Teachers--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; San Carlos (Ariz.)--History; Arizona Cattle Growers' Association; Art patrons--Arizona
    • Dorothy (Moore) Webb and her husband, Milton D. "Bud" Webb, were heavily involved in the ranching industry in Arizona. Mrs. Webb was born in 1921 and moved to Arizona when she was 4 years old. Her father worked for the railroad and moved the family...
    • The Troyville mounds, Catahoula Parish, La

    • Walker, Winslow M. (Winslow Metcalf)
    • Troyville mounds (Catahoula Parish, La.) Mounds -- Louisiana -- Catahoula Parish. Excavations (Archaeology) -- Louisiana -- Catahoula Parish. Walker, Winslow M. (Winslow Metcalf), 1903-1996.
    • Includes 16 plates. Due to limitations of program, full text not available.
    • Arizona Business Directory 1881 (Part 2 of 4) - About Arizona

    • W. C. Disturnell
    • Arizona -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory contains topography, climate, resources, mining districts, mining superintendents, quartz mills, counties and county officers, Indian reservations, ancient ruins, how it (Arizona) derived its name, railroads,...
    • Bola Ties

    • Victor Cedarstaff
    • Artifacts
    • Arizona’s official neckwear, the type of bola tie pictured here was created in the late 1940s by Wickenburger Vic Cedarstaff. The Museum houses a large collection of souvenir bolas worn on air by Phoenix TV anchorman Bill Close, as well as the...
    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America

    • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Civilization; Indian influences; Indians of Central America; Indians of Mexico
    • (14,990kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences between various cultures of North and Central America; subsequent ideas as to the types of interactions (if any) between the cultures in North America and their counterparts in...
    • Morenci-Inspiration Copper Co

    • Unknown
    • Mining--Arizona; History--Arizona; Copper Ore; Geology
    • History and development of the Morenci Inspiration Mine complemented by black and white photographs.
    • Behind Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store, 1909

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • This is a rear view of the Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store. Corrals are in the foreground and tent houses stretch out to the right. In 1906 John Estil sold the store to Thomas V. McCauley, who served as Oracle's postmaster from...
    • John W. Lawson, 7-1908

    • Unknown
    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • Postmaster John W. Lawson in a rocking chair on the front porch of a tent house. Both residents and visitors to Oracle lived in tent houses. Lawson's was one of the few that had a front porch.
    • Arizona pack train

    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • Pack train moving past Oracle tent houses.
    • Acadia around 1908

    • Unknown
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • Looking at the Acadia Ranch from across the street. Tent house to right of the main building. Edwin S. Dodge, Oracle's second postmaster, moved to Oracle in 1880 and called his ranch "Acadia" after his home in Nova Scotia. Acadia Ranch housed the...
    • Acadia Ranch front porch

    • Unknown
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • A gramophone on front porch of the Acadia with rocking chairs in the background.
    • Acadia porch

    • Unknown
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • Man reading newspaper in a rocking chair on the Acadia front porch.
    • Acadia cabins in snow

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    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • Acadia cabins after snowfall in 1909. At more than 4,500 feet, Oracle receives snowfall each year, although it usually does not last long.
    • Oil Painting

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    • Paintings; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Oil painting of houses with church background.
    • "Civilizing the West: Fred Harvey and his Harvey Girls" Exhibit

    • Unknown
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The Harvey Girls were instrumental to the success of the Fred Harvey Company. In the late 1800's, most train travelers would have had a hard time finding a place to rest or eat. Seeing travelers’ unmet needs, Fred Harvey decided to build hotels...
    • Mohave Indian Wattle Houses

    • Unknown
    • Mohave Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • "Wattle houses of Mojave Indians. Similar to Pima & Papago. Near Parker."
    • Early Pit House

    • Unknown
    • Navajo Indian Reservation (Ariz.); Pit dwellings--Arizona
    • "One of the earliest pit houses. Rainbow Plateau. Hargrave - Report on Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Rainbow Plateau area 1935"
    • Papago houses

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • "Papago houses. Typical ki to right. Wattle house in rear."
    • Round Houses

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • "Round houses, Papago Res. Trincheras culture"
    • Papago houses

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • "Papago houses at Big Fields, Papago Res."
    • Papago Rancheria

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • "Papago Rancheria at Big Fields and the houses"
    • Unidentified Houses

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham Indians; Indians of North America -- Arizona
    • Unidentified houses
    • Matadi

    • Unknown
    • Congo (Democratic Republic); Architecture -- Africa
    • "White houses, green foliage, and red flamboyant trees make Matadi a picture of Tropic color. Life moves at lesiurely pace in the public square. Its too hot to hurry. Most of the houses are of concrete & painted white. Even the fence posts take...
    • Saharan Oasis

    • Unknown
    • Sahara; Oases -- Sahara
    • "Within a Saharan Oasis. Shows palms, irrigation ditch, adobe (sun-dried brick) houses; also loaded camel."

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