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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

    • Unknown
    • 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, August 1981

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1981

      Contents:

      02 WHERE THE WIND BLOWS FREE There were three essentials to the settlement of the arid Southwest: barbed wire, six-shooters, and windmills.
      08 IMPRESSIONS OF A VILLAGE LIFE A quaint,...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1981

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1981

      Contents:

      03 THE FIRST SOUTHWESTERNERS Introducing the people of the past: the Hohokam, Mogollon, and Anasazi.
      08 ON THE ROAD TO RUINS A colorful and exciting guided tour of the places where...
    • Arizona Highways, November 1981

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 1981

      Contents:

      02 OUR WILDERNESS HERITAGE An introduction to Wilderness by Arizona’s Governor.
      05 AH WILDERNESS Personal adventures in Arizona’s wild lands.
      12 WILDERNESS SURVIVAL Some...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1980

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, August 1980

      Contents:

      02 Trek Along the Rio Verde A personal odyssey along the scenic Verde River.
      13 Colors—The Music of the Eyes A special color portfolio.
      28 Fiddle Fever Dueling and dancing at the...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1980

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, February 1980

      Contents:

      02 Legends in Levi's A close look at the Arizona cowboy of yesterday and today.
      12 Women of the West To live the life of the frontier ranch wife called for a special kind of...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1997

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, December 1997

      Contents:

      02 Letters
      03 Wit Stop What a terrible thing to do to a Fruitcake.
      04 MISSIONS Father Kino's Holy Chain "There were more than 20 missions in all, part of a chain built of mud...
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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...
    • Smudge pots

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Oak Creek orchardists used smudge pots to protect fruit from frost. The pots/heaters were brought to the field on a sled. At Walter Jordan's place, the sled was pulled by a caterpillar tractor. Once placed, the dampers were opened and cleaned,...
    • Erwin Schuerman's honey label

    • Unknown
    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • Bees to pollinate a fruit orchard are a necessity. As the orchards in the area grew larger, the orchardists began to bring in bee colonies to ensure enough bees to do the job. With the bee hives came the natural byproduct, honey, which then...
    • Orchards grow to commercial sizes

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    • Farms--Arizona--Sedona
    • The Jordan orchards would eventually boast over 1,500 fruit trees. During World War II, Walter had a contract with the government to ship apples to our troops. He made 8 trips to Phoenix to deliver the order for 1,000 boxes, driving all night 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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