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    • Indian Wars display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • Indian Wars in Arizona Territory

      The stage line brought many more whites through the Pima villages, but the Civil War had an even greater effect. Far from the center stage, the major impact of the war in Arizona slowed the pace of white...
    • Arizona territory display.

    • Abodeely, Joseph
    • Arizona Military Museum; Military Museums--Arizona--History
    • EARLY ARIZONA TERRITORY

      The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ended the Mexican-American War in February 1848, but tensions between the Governments of Mexico and the United States continued over the next six years. The two countries...
    • 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, April 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 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 the latest on a man named Wallace, why a night...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2010

      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 Yarnell couple whose home is crawling with...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2010

      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 Phoenix barber who looks a lot like Ernest...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2010

      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 Q&A with country-music legend Tanya...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

      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 visit with Babe Ruth’s daughter, an olive...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

      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 café in Southern Arizona where mesquite meal...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2004

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

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER: A STORY OF NAVAJO SURVIVAL A writer walks into desolate sandstone canyons of...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2004

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

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS AND E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 EVENTS: A SHOW OF GOLD: 50TH ANNIVERSARY The Tucson Gem and Mineral Society...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2004

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

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 GEOLOGY: AN AERIAL VIEW OF ARIZONA Seen from high above, the state’s mountain ranges,...
    • 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, August 2004

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

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 SPECIAL INDIAN ARTS SECTION: NATIVE AMERICAN ORIGINALITY There’s a quiet, unique world in Arizona where artisans go about the tedious work...
    • Arizona Highways, November 2004

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

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 INDIANS/COVER: HIKING THROUGH CANYON DE CHELLY’S HISTORY A guided journey on foot through the spellbinding scenery of Canyon de Chelly...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2012

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

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      04 LASTING IMPRESSIONS Thoughts on growing up in the 48th state. By Sandra Day O’Connor.
      06 MY ADOPTED HOME “I am glad I wasn’t born in Arizona. I might have taken...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2012

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 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 Flagstaff family that puts out some of the...
    • 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 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.
    • 1939 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, 1939
    • 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
    • 1949 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, 1949
    • Arizona Pageant of Progress

    • Jackson, Guy L.
    • Murals; Mural painting and decoration; Arizona--History; Datus, Jay; Arizona State Library;
    • Arizona Pageant of Progress was an article from the Arizona Highways magazine and later printed as a separate booklet in commemoration of the state's Centennial in 2012. The booklet gives descripitions of the murals by Jay Datus housed in the...
    • McGowen Family History Part 4

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • In Part 4, Ben McGowan answers David Freu's questions about the area, including the Tonto Forest, the Experimental Farm and old C.C.C. Camp, old mining operations and residents of the area since the 1930's to present. Ben tells us of colorful...
    • Learning Packet: Play

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Play -- Arizona; Play -- Mexico -- Sonora; Festivals -- Arizona; Festivals -- Mexico -- Sonora
    • "Play" is a learning packet designed to inspire literacy and encourage cultural education by exploring the different ways that the many cultures in the southwest use games and playtime to engender values and instill knowledge. This learning packet...
    • Learning Packet: Clothing and Costume

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Clothing and dress; Costume -- Arizona.
    • "Clothing and Costume: Learning Packet for Group and Individual Study" is a learning packet which looks back at the history of clothing and costumes in the Sonoran Desert region and explores how clothing evolved from necessary protection from the...
    • Learning Packet: Destiny

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Urbanization -- Arizona -- Tucson; Utopias -- Bibliography; Chinese -- Mexico -- History; Chinese -- Arizona -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Maps.
    • "Destiny" is a learning packet designed to educate the user in the history of and the way that our surroundings develop and adapt over time. This packet contains articles and exercises about this topic. Included in the packet but not scanned is the...
    • Arizona State Library Newsletter No. 13 - July, 1940

    • 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 Biennial Report of the Department of Library and Archives. The report contains details of the condition of the Library, its activities, and the disposition of moneys expended...
    • Arizona State Library Newsletter No. 06 April,  1937

    • State of Arizona Department of Library and Archives
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • This issue of the State Library Newsletter includes facts and figures of the 13th Legislature, session laws of 1937, and a summary of a bill passed pertaining to the Department of Library and Archives.
    • Arizona State Library Newsletter No. 08 July, 1938

    • State of Arizona Department of Library and Archives
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • This issue of the State Library inlcudes the Twelfth Biennial Report of the Department of Library and Archives. The report contains details of the condition of the Library, its activities, and the disposition of moneys expended in its maintenance.
    • The Man on the Seal

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "The Man on the Seal," North Valley Magazine
    • Land of Superlatives

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Land of Superlatives," North Valley Magazine. "Sunbaked Arizona beckons with a beguiling mix of myths, legends, and truths."
    • Vernon Tuckey

    • Tuckey, Vernon
    • Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz.) -- Beach; Arizona Canal -- swimming; FBI; Glendale Union High School
    • Vernon Tuckey, a former FBI agent, attended Glendale Grammar School and Glendale Union High School. He was a star athlete and fondly remembers the Sands family passing out stockings filled with fruit, nuts and candy to every child at Glendale...
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- Literary collections. West (U.S.) in literature.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • 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...
    • "Mine Inspector's Office" Exhibit

    • Unknown
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • In nearly all of the western states and territories mining has been an integral part of the economy. Much of the population increase in these areas was fueled by the mining industry attracting workers for large mines or independent prospectors. The...
    • "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...
    • Prospectors Camp

    • Unknown
    • Mining camps -- California -- Photographs
    • "Prospectors Camp"
    • Alaska Prospecting Party

    • Unknown
    • Schiefflin, Ed; Prospectors--California; Farciot, Charles O. Young, Jack; Schiefflin, Eff. Sauerbrey, Charles;
    • Photograph of a group of Tombstone (Ariz.) citizens on their way to Alaska, via San Francisco (Calif.). The group included Ed Schiefflin, the founder of Tombstone, Charles Faciot, Jack Young, Sauerbrey, Charles and Eff. Scheifflin
    • Prospectors and burro

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Three prospectors and their burros. Possibly in the Hualapai or Cerbat Mountain ranges of Mohave County about 1915.
    • Prospectors on Front Street in front of Arizona Stores Company

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Prospecting outfitters, J.H. Harry Knight and Raymond H. Carr were two early Mohave County pioneers who arrived in the 1890's and involved themselves in mining and business ventures. In 1916 Carr was a candidate for State Representative and...
    • Klondyke, Graham County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Post office buildings -- Arizona
    • Cancelled envelope mailed from Klondyke, Ariz., July 16, 1909. Prospectors returning from Alaska settled at this point and named it to commemorate their experiences in the Klondike. The post office was established on July 22, 1907 with John...

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