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    • Aerial Of Farmland

    • Unknown
    • Aerial photography -- Michigan; Farms
    • "Fruit orchards, vineyards, small farms. S. Mich.-Lake Mich. just beyond."
    • Rogue River Valley

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    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Oregon -- Rogue River Valley (Klamath County-Curry County); Medford (Or.)
    • "Rogue R. Valley-10,000 A. in pear orchards. Medford ships 3,500 carloads annually. Regiments of pear trees near Medford, Ore."
    • Guide to agricultural PM10 best management practices

    • Arizona. Governor's Agricultural Best Management Practices Committee.
    • Agriculture--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Maricopa County; Air--Pollution--Arizona--Maricopa County;
    • 33 pages (PDF version). File size: 2133366 Bytes. From title page: "Second Edition, 2008"
    • 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...
    • Arizona Business Directory 1909-10 (Part 5 of 9) - Arizona Cities H-P

    • Gazetteer Publishing Co.
    • Arizona -- Directories; El Paso (Tex.) -- Directories; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories; Denver (Colo.) -- Directories;
    • This section of the Business Directory covers the cities Heber, Helvetia, Hereford, Hillside, Holebrook, Holmes, Hooper, Hot Springs, Houck, Huachua, Hubbard, Humboldt, Hunt, Huron, Indian Hot Springs, Iron King, Iron Springs, Jerome, Jersey,...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1978

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, May 1978

      Contents:

      4 The Honeymoon Trail For old trail buffs, an exciting look back to an era when 'honeymooning' for Mormon young men and women meant a long wilderness trek.
      16 Seeing Arizona Arizona -...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1978

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, June 1978

      Contents:

      A special 46-page salute to the Rim Country.
      2 The Marvelous Mogollon Rim Sights, sounds, personal adventures and warm recollections plus an informal guided tour of Arizona's unique...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2002

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, August 2002

      Contents:

      2 E-MAIL AND LETTERS
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 COVER Wet and Wild Lake Mead With nearly 700 miles of rugged shoreline,...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2002

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, May 2002

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS AND E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 HISTORY Sneak Attack A botched ambush leaves Apaches outnumbered by cavalry in the...
    • Arizona Highways, September 2002

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, September 2002

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS AND E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 Cochise's Bloody Ambush While Apache warriors shot arrows down on them, the...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2001

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, October 2001

      Contents:

      2 E-MAIL AND LETTERS
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 COVER Remembering Spider Woman Atop a spire in Canyon de Chelly lives a...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1976

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, June 1976

      Contents:

      2 Summer in the Mountains We take a look at Arizona's "other" summer, the one among the tall pines, cool air, lakes, and mountain streams.
      12 My 70 Summers in the Mountains Lakeside...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1976

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, November 1976

      Contents:

      2 Arizona's First Farmers Long before city planning commissions and union labor, the Hohokam dug the Phoenix area's first desert canals.
      8 Arizona - Cornucopia to the Nation Though...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1976

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, September 1976

      Contents:

      2 The Glory Road The Apache Trail zigzags its way along the Salt River's canyon, past lakes that sustain and refresh the desert dweller.
      8 Just One 'Goodfellow' in Tombstone "Doc''...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1977

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, May 1977

      Contents:

      2 The Lake Powell Grand Circle Tour A detailed 900-mile automobile tour of the splendors of six national parks, seven national monuments plus mile-high Monument Valley and the entire Glen...
    • State Seal

    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. Arizona Capitol Museum Division.
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • The state's key enterprises are symbolized on the Arizona state seal. In the background is a mountain range with the sun rising behind the peaks. At the right side of the mountain range is a storage reservoir and a dam. Irrigated fields and...
    • History of the Arizona State Seal

    • Department of State, Secretary of State’s Office
    • Arizona; Signs and symbols; Seals and labels
    • Document published by the Arizona Secretary of State describing the storied past of the State Seal of Arizona.
    • Arizona State Library Newsletter No. 05 January, 1937

    • State of Arizona Department of Library and Archives
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • This issue of the State Library Newsletter is dedicated to the Thirteenth Legislature.

      Table of Contents
      THE LIBRARIAN'S NOOK
      INDEX OF LEGISLATIVE FORMS
      LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING
      ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES
      STYLE SHEET
      ARIZONA...
    • The Thunderbird (magazine), Volume 02, Number 03

    • Southwest Airways, Inc.
    • Falcon Field (Mesa, Ariz.); Flight training--Arizona; Flight training--United States; Military operations, Aerial--American; Military operations, Aerial--British; Military operations, Aerial--Chinese; Southwest Airways--Periodicals; Southwest...
    • The Thunderbird magazine was published monthly by Southwest Airways, Inc. beginning in March 1943. The magazine documents the company's operations of four airfields across the Phoenix Valley, Thunderbird Field No. 1 (Glendale, Ariz.), Thunderbird...
    • Edith Smith harnesses  a farm goat

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Children were involved in the work and responsibilities of area homesteads. The Abraham Lincoln Smith family arrived in Sedona in 1915 to put their children in school. Edith was a Smith granddaughter, in this case taking a spin in a farm cart...
    • The Hart children haul wood

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • L.E. 'Dad' Hart and family arrived about 1909-10, and bought land and cattle. Although Dad's store would be the first to have electricity in town, that was almost 25 years into the future, so the Hart children were tasked with gathering wood for...
    • Henry Elmer Cook farming

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Cook's 1912 homestead extended from the base of Table Mountain and spread across 160 acres of Grasshopper Flat. His son, Jay, homesteaded another 160 acres nearby that later become the Sedona West subdivision. When Henry and wife, Effie, moved...
    • Erwin and Fred Schuerman, ca. 1928

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Erwin was the Schuerman's eldest child. He homesteaded in 1908 and died in 1929. His widow, Mabel, married Albert Purtymun and they stayed on the place until her son, Fred, reached the age of majority (21 years) and took over the farm. Fred...
    • Apple cider party

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Cider presses were common at Oak Creek orchards. Apples were the most popular fruit for juicing, but the Dumas family also pressed blackberries. If the juice was allowed to ferment in a crock or barrel in a cool dry place, it would become cider.
    • The Jordan waterwheel, early 1930s

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Jordan brothers each built irrigation systems; George's included this large waterwheel. Walter researched the design and George patterned the wheel from a picture in a catalog. The overshot wheel, 20 feet in diameter, was powered by ditch...
    • The David Dumas farm

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Dumas family moved next door to the Schuermans in 1905. They grew peaches, apples, apricots, plums and blackberries in addition to large gardens. David and Margaret Dumas were known throughout the valley for their warm hospitality,...
    • Red Rock fruit display at the county fair, 1930

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Fruit from the Schuerman place, among others, was selected by fair organizers to make up this incredible display at the Yavapai County Fair. Note the photos of Courthouse Rock (now referred to as Cathedral Rock). Red Rock fruit and vegetable...
    • Walter  pruning in the orchard

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Orcharding required work in the field year round. Pruning was one of Walter's specialties. When the pruning was done, there was spraying for pests, spreading fertilizer, monitoring the weather for moisture and killing frost, smudging, caring for...
    • Mechanized  apple sorting machine

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The apple sorting machine in Walter's fruit packing shed was state of the art in 1948. It was not uncommon for it to run 8+ hours per day during harvest, stopping only for the packers to catch up when their bins became too full. Peaches were...
    • Will Steele and Joe Farley try out a new piece of equipment

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • In 1924, Joe Farley learned his old homestead was for sale, so he and Sarah moved back with their daughter, Minnie, and her husband, Will C. Steele. They split the purchased property, with the creek as the dividing line. The Steeles developed a...
    • The Walter Jordan place

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Many orchards are still visible in photos, especially aerial photos of Sedona, into the 1970s. But the influx of retirees in that decade brought a transition from an agriculture-based economy to one of development and tourism. Walter and Ruth...
    • The Schuerman Red Rock winery

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Unfortunately, Heinrich (Henry) Schuerman found out that what the previous owners occupied wasn't exactly what they owned due to a bad survey. Henry ended up buying some land from the railroad to straighten out the boundaries. He had settled...
    • Irrigation ditch work was everyday

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Schuerman and Dumas families were close neighbors and friends. Being next door neighbors, Dumas and the Schuermans worked together to build and maintain an irrigation system. Erwin (left), Henry and Dorette's son, works here on part of the...
    • Jerome miners provided a ready market for Oak Creek fruit and wine

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Schuerman ranch on Oak Creek was at the base of Courthouse Rock (now known as Cathedral Rock). The family grew apples, peaches, apricots, and quince to name a few. They produced Zinfandel wine made in the style of their German ancestry, along...
    • Pendley barn

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The area's earliest settlers were subsistence farmers, meaning they grew what they needed for their own use. Frank Pendley arrived in 1907. He came to fish in Oak Creek and ended up returning to establish 'squatters rights' on a piece of land,...
    • Pendley fruit crate label

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Pendley built over a mile of irrigation ditch that included sections of pipe and flume, some of it piercing rock in which he blasted holes to accommodate the gradual angle needed for gravity flow of the water. He grew corn, squash, and alfalfa,...
    • Joseph Farley farming

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Farley homesteaded on Oak Creek along Schnebly Hill Road in 1908. A man named Eiberger had camped there and planted a garden but moved on before it matured. Joe and his wife, Sarah Jane, used picks and shovels to build miles of irrigation ditch,...
    • Fruit boxes stacked to the packing shed roof

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The smooth concrete floor of Walter's new packing shed was popular with all the kids in town for roller skating. How disappointed they were when harvest time arrived and their skating rink was filled with boxes and workers.
    • Erwin Schuerman takes fruit to market, 1912

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Hauling produce and wine to market was an arduous task for Oak Creek farmers and orchardists. There was no railroad and only primitive roads for decades. A wagon and team would make the trip, sometimes taking 1-2 days, depending on if the market...
    • Jordan carrot crop

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Before their fruit trees produced, the Jordans grew carrots planted between the rows of immature fruit trees. Carrots were loaded on a Model A and 12 hours later the carrots would be in Phoenix where Ruth went directly to restaurants and hotels to...
    • Annual report: Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

    • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Affordable Housing Advisory Council.
    • Federal aid to housing--Statistics; Low-income housing--Arizona--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--California--Finance--Statistics; Low-income housing--Nevada--Finance--Statistics
    • This title contains one or more publications. Reports back to 1992 are available in microfiche through the Congressional Information Service's ASI microfiche library. Note: The Federal Housing Finance Board's FHLB bank system was created by the...

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