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    • Shonto : a study of the role of the trader in a modern Navaho community

    • Adams, William Y. (William Yewdale)
    • Trading posts -- Arizona. Trading posts -- Utah. Navajo Indians -- Economic conditions. Navajo Indians. Shonto (Ariz.) Navajos (Indios) Adams, William Y. (William Yewdale), 1927-
    • Includes 10 plates. Due to the limitations of the imaging program, only partial text is available.
    • Oral History with Basilio Aja, March 3, 2011

    • Aja, Basilio; Aja, Irene
    • Buckeye (Ariz.); Sheep--Arizona; Ash Fork (Ariz.)
    • Basilio Aja has been a resident of Buckeye, Arizona for sixty years. In his interview, he talks of his childhood, education, and family. Both of his parents immigrated from Spain. Mr. Aja discusses his family’s involvement in the sheep industry in...
    • 1964 Thunderbird (yearbook)

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird School of Global Management)
    • Thunderbird class yearbook; Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • This yearbook chronicles the 1963-1964 academic year at the American Institute for Foreign Trade and is dedicated to Professor John David Campbell. The publication includes individual photographs of administration, staff, faculty, students and...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1972

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1972

      Contents:
      1. Editor’s Letter: From Arizona With Love, by Joseph Stacey.
      4. The Institute of American Indian Art: Where a renaissance is preparing to emerge. By Lloyd New.
      6. London Bridge at Home...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including an old-time prospector who’s still hoping to...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including one of the healthiest places to eat in...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including an interview with race-car-driving supermodel...
    • Arizona Highways, September 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including the spirited owner of Rosie’s Den near...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER/TRAVEL: THE PLEASURES OF GRAPEVINE CANYON This wild, colorful chasm in the Bradshaw...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 ENVIRONMENT: FOSSIL CREEK GOING WILD AGAIN By the end of December, this scenic stream in central-Arizona will revert to a natural state as...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 COVER/ADVENTURE: CLASSIC WOODEN BOATS RIDE THE BIG RIVER A group of eccentric and fanatic admirers of old-style wooden boat designs prove...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2012

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2012

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a piece of Flagstaff history you may have never...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2012

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2012

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a place we like to call “Dog Heaven” down in...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2013

    • Blake, Elizabeth (ed.); Jones, Scott (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2013 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
      Table of Contents...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, 2014

    • Blake, Elizabeth, Editor
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in 2014 Arizona Authors Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay/True Stories, Novel, Poetry, Short Story and in published categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Literature.
    • Oral History with William Bond, January 14, 2011

    • Bond, William
    • Schools--Arizona--Cochise County; Schools--Arizona--Santa Cruz County; Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Arizona Humane Society
    • William Bond was born and raised in New Mexico. He moved to Arizona about 1971 to take a teaching position at Pearce Elementary School in Cochise County. Mr. Bond also taught at Duncan and Saint Johns before going to the University of Arizona for...
    • Katherine Born - 2 Oral Histories

    • Born, Katherine
    • David W. Shivers Family--Chino Valley, Arizona--J.L. Fisher Family (First Husband)--Morris Goldwater Family(Second Huband)--Yavapai Cow Belles--Echoes of the Past Book--Goldwater Store--Prescott Historical House Resortation
    • There are 2 oral history interviews with Katherine Born (b. September 25, 1920 – d.) one from October, 17 1990 and another from July 15, 2009. The 1990 interview covers Born's memories There are 2 oral history interviews with Katherine Born (b....
    • History of the Lehi, Arizona Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, vol. 5 pt. 2

    • Boyle, Alice Pace
    • LDS Church history, Arizona - Lehi; Arizona History - Lehi; Arizona, Salt River Valley, early settlement - Lehi; LDS Church Relief Society - Lehi;
    • Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake History, Volume #5, Compiled by Alice Pace Boyle, History of Lehi Stake Relief Society - 1877-1957;

      The volumes here represent the earliest history of the Lehi Stake. This entire history is in 110 volumes, other...
    • Oral History with Ruth Brydon, March 17, 2011

    • Brydon, Ruth
    • Lake Havasu City (Ariz.)--History; Museum exhibits--Planning; Museums and community--Arizona; History--Societies, etc.--Arizona; Teachers--Arizona--Biography
    • Ruth Brydon moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1989. She has worked at the high school, city, and college libraries and now teaches history at the college. Ms. Brydon is a former director of the Lake Havasu City Historical Society Museum. She...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Rose Cabat 2011-09-03

    • Cabat, Rose, 1914-2015
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Pottery--20th century
    • Rose Cabat describes her career as a potter and an artist. Cabat, a native New Yorker, moved to Tucson in 1942. She describes working as a riveter at Davis-Monthan Air Force base during WW2 and describes Tucson in the ‘40s. Cabat gained fame for...
    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • Carter, Burton
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona; Boy Scouts--Arizona; Explosions--Railroad facilities--Arizona--Kingman
    • Burton Carter grew up in Saint George, Utah and moved to Kingman, Arizona shortly after getting married in the 1960s. Mr. Carter discusses his tax, insurance, and securities business, his involvement in the Boy Scouts, and in the Latter Day Saints...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with Raul Castro 2011-07-22

    • Castro, Raul H., 1916-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Castro, Raul H. 1916- Mexican-American Border Region--History, Local; Arizona; Governor (1975-1977, Castro) Ambassadors--United States--Anecdotes
    • Former Arizona Governor and United States Ambassador, Raúl Castro recounts his childhood in Southern Arizona, and describes his early struggles as a Mexican-American youth attempting to get an education. Castro also describes his lifelong political...
    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011

    • Chavez, Roy
    • Superior (Ariz.)--history; Mining--Arizona--Pinal County; Segregation in education--Arizona--Pinal County; Barbers--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Roy Chavez has lived his entire life in and around Superior, Arizona. His Mother, Yolanda (Castro) Chavez, taught school and his father, Raymond Chavez, had a barber shop on Main Street. Mr. Chavez talks about growing up in Superior, his education...
    • Oral History with Rob Chilcoat, January 21 and 28, 2011

    • Chilcoat, Rob
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Aeronautics--Arizona--History
    • Rob Chilcoat was born and raised in the Kingman, Arizona area. He talks about the places his family lived while his father worked for the Santa Fe Railroad. Mr. Chilcoat joined the U.S. Air Force in 1977 and was stationed in England. He is the...
    • Oral History with Clyde Cobbin, March 25, 2011

    • Cobbin, Clyde
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Floods--Arizona--Maricopa County--1970-1980; Cotton pickers--Arizona
    • Clyde Cobbin moved to Arizona in the 1950s to work in the cotton camps around Buckeye. He talks about Allenville floods in the 1970s and the creation of Hopeville.
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1991

    • Conzelman, Karen (ed.); Greening, Cynthia L. (ed.)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries from the 1991 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Short Story, Poetry, and Essay.
      Table of Contents:
      First Place
      Short Story: Hero Of The Gap by H. Lee Barnes 5
      Poetry:...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Oral History with Doris Cunningham, July 7, 2011

    • Cunningham, Doris
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Credit unions--Mohave County (Ariz.)
    • Doris Cunningham and her husband, John Cunningham, moved to Kingman, Arizona in the 1950s. Mr. Cunningham was one of the first persons hired at the Ford Motor Proving Grounds. In this interview, Mrs. Cunningham talks about her family, growing up in...
    • Oral History with Hank Diaz, May 13, 2011

    • Diaz, Hank
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Physical fitness centers--Arizona; Bodybuilding--Competitions
    • Hank Diaz is the founder and owner of Buena Health and Fitness Center in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. Diaz talks about how he got involved in body building competitions after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1950s. He...
    • Oral History with Janie Ellis, April 12, 2011

    • Ellis, Janie
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Artist colonies--Arizona--Scottsdale--History; Curtis, Philip C.; Costume design--Arizona; Carpentry--Arizona
    • Janie Ellis was born in 1942 to George and Rachel (Murdock) Ellis. Her parents founded the Cattle Track Arts Compound in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Ellis talks about the many artists who have spent time at Cattle Track. She also talks about her...
    • Ellsworth Family History, Part 4

    • Ellsworth, Pete
    • Oral histories; Show Low (Ariz.)--History; Cowboys--Arizona--Humor; Rodeos--Arizona; Bull riding; Lion hunting; Bear hunting;
    • Part 4: Pete continues storytelling, now about lion hunting with Gary Hatch and bear hunting experiences with Boyd and Gib Brewer in Corduroy Canyon. Then he goes back to the terrible winter of 1932, when the snow caved in the barn and his older...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Perspectives of the Past-Oral history interview with LaVona Evans 2012-01-21

    • Evans, LaVona, 1912-
    • Centenarians--United States--Interviews; Oral history--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Anecdotes; Mormon families—Anecdotes
    • LaVona Evans recounts her life in Southern Arizona. Evans was born in Thatcher, Arizona on February 14, 1912. Evans talks about her childhood in Thatcher and Mesa and her experiences raising a family in Binghampton, a Mormon settlement that has...
    • Oral History with George Fass, January 26, 2011

    • Fass, George
    • World War II; Kingman (Ariz.); Mohave County (Ariz.); Children and family; Ranching; Mining-Arizona
    • George Fass was born in 1929 and raised in Kingman, Arizona and has lived most of his life there. In this interview, Fass relates some of the changes in Kingman as it grew from a small town with only one stop sign and surrounded by ranches, to the...
    • The Iroquois eagle dance : an offshoot of the Calumet dance

    • Fenton, William N. (William Nelson)
    • Eagle dance. Iroquois dance. Iroquois Indians -- Rites and ceremonies. Iroquois Indians -- Music. Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005.
    • Includes 28 plates. Due to the limitations of the imaging program, only partial text is available.
    • Letter of Condolence from Irene Fernandes

    • Fernandes, Irene
    • Wildfire fighters; Forest fires--Arizona--Yarnell; Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots; Letters
    • Copies of media clippings of poems written by Irene Fernandes, Taunton. One is titled "Boston Marathon tragedy" and the other is titled "Remembering Arizona's fallen 19".
    • 1957 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1957
    • 1958 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1958
    • 1964 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1964
    • 1969 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1969
    • 1974 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1974
    • 1941 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1941
    • 1950 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1950
    • Oral History with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011

    • Frauenfelder, Dick; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History Interview with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen

    • Frauenfelder, Dirk; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History with Donna Gaab, May 20, 2011

    • Gaab, Donna
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Library administration--Cochise County (Ariz.)
    • Donna Gaab is a retired Director of the Cochise County Library District, a position she held for 30 years. She was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Arizona in 1974. Ms. Gaab obtained her Masters from the library school at the University of...

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