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    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin

    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin
    • Zeno, Jim
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Newspaper
    • A newspaper photograph of the TB cabin being moved by trailer from a lot near the Horny Toad Restaurant to the Cave Creek Museum where it is to be a permanent display. The cabin's move was paid for by Humana Hospital and Jack and Martha Arnold....
    • Oral History with Anna Williams, December 16, 2010

    • Oral History with Anna Williams, December 16, 2010
    • Williams, Anna
    • Polygamy--Arizona--Short Creek--1950-1960; Polygamy--Arizona; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Children Family relationships; Short Creek (Ariz.); Religious tolerance
    • Anna Johnson Williams was born and raised near the Arizona/Utah Border. At the age of three, Anna, her mother, and her siblings were taken away from their homes during the raid of Short Creek, Arizona. After eight years apart, Williams and her...
    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011

    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011
    • Villa, Alex
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953; American Legion--Arizona
    • Alex Villa was born and raised in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family history. His maternal grandfather had a homestead in Tempe before moving to Buckeye. Mr. Villa attended Arizona State University for one year and...
    • Oral History with Helen Vance, April 22, 2011

    • Oral History with Helen Vance, April 22, 2011
    • Vance, Helen
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Police--Arizona
    • Helen Vance was born in Mexico City in 1930. She talks about living and attending school in Mexico, where her father was a coffee buyer. Mrs. Vance and her husband, Reed Vance, moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Vance worked for the Sierra...
    • "Figures from Arizona's Past" Exhibit

    • "Figures from Arizona's Past" Exhibit
    • Unknown
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • Diverse peoples forged this multi-faceted landscape we call Arizona. Each imprinted an indelible mark on our culture, society, economy, traditions and laws. All of these people played a role in forming the state we live in today. They forged...
    • Ida Redbird (1892-1971)

    • Ida Redbird (1892-1971)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Redbird, Ida; Maricopa Indians -- Pottery
    • Ida Redbird, master potter of the Maricopa Indians, is credited with being the leader of the movement to improve the quality of Maricopa ceramics, gaining national fame and appropriate prices for their wares. An articulate but modest artist, she...
    • Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and Friends

    • Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and Friends
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Cyclists -- Arizona
    • We believe this photograph of Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and her cyclist friends was taken around the beginning of the 20th century. Although Gertrude seems to have been lost in the pages of history, this photograph may have shown her as a member of a...
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson

    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Nursing -- Arizona; Indians of North American -- Arizona
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson are commemorated here as the first graduates from the Sage Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Ganado, Arizona on November 29, 1933. At the time it served as the only accredited School of Nursing for Native...
    • Bessie Ethel Hatz Bork (1879-1935)

    • Bessie Ethel Hatz Bork (1879-1935)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Librarians -- Arizona
    • Daughter of Katherine and Daniel Hatz, Bessie was one of the first to graduate from high school in Prescott, and was reputed to be the most beautiful girl in town. She studied at San Diego Normal School and then returned to Arizona to teach at...
    • Preva Fireman (1890-1968)

    • Preva Fireman (1890-1968)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Preva was 16 years old when she immigrated to San Francisco in 1906, the year of the big fire. She married Samuel Fireman in 1910 and moved to Arizona in 1916. With their three children they moved from Superior to Prescott to Phoenix to Glendale....
    • Anna R. Stewart (1876-1959)

    • Anna R. Stewart (1876-1959)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Home Economics -- Study and Teaching -- Arizona
    • Teaching was one of the generally accepted occupations for women, and Anna Stewart taught the teachers. Educated at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), the University of California, and Bradley Polytechnic Institute, she returned to...
    • Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)

    • Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Women Legislators -- Arizona
    • Surely one of the first women in Arizona to believe that she could "have it all," Nellie Bush pursued many different careers during her lifetime. After receiving a teacher's diploma at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), she taught...
    • Duett Ellison-Hunt (1867-1934)

    • Duett Ellison-Hunt (1867-1934)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • This woman was a true lady in all ways, even while hunting grizzly bears, roping, branding and breaking steers. She refused to wear trousers, she would never let a cowboy wear spurs or chaps in her home, nor were they allowed to swear, chew...
    • Francisca Stevens (1855 ca.-1882)

    • Francisca Stevens (1855 ca.-1882)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Apache Indians -- History -- Arizona
    • Several sources indicate that Francisca was the daughter of Es-Kel-Thes-e-la, hereditary Chief of the Coyotero Band of Apache Indians. It is said that her husband, George Stevens, married her for the protection it gave him during his travels in...
    • Pearl Hart (1871-?)

    • Pearl Hart (1871-?)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Female Offenders -- Arizona
    • When Pearl Hart decided to rob a stagecoach outside of Globe with Joe Boot, she started a chain of events that brought her national notoriety. The tabloids of 1899 had a field day with the image of the petite "Girl Bandit" as a posse hunted them...
    • Pauline Cushman (1833-1893)

    • Pauline Cushman (1833-1893)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women and War; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female; Women Spies -- United States
    • An aggressive and outspoken woman for her times, Cushman spent her Arizona years in Casa Grande managing her husband's saloon and livery business. Before coming to Arizona, she worked as an actress and as a Union spy infiltrating Rebel territory...
    • Eunice Morago

    • Eunice Morago
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Indians of North America -- Arizona; Women and War
    • History has almost forgotten Eunice Morago, seen here as a weathered old woman still showing character and strength. Her tribe is not known, but an intriguing note on the reverse of the photograph indicates that she "led a war party." Native...

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