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    • "The Traveler" Glendale Community College Literary Magazine, 1998

    • Glendale Community College
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); College students' writings, American--Arizona--Glendale--Periodicals; Creative writing (Higher education)--Periodicals; Short stories, American--Periodicals; American poetry--20th...
    • The Traveler, 1998. Literary Sponsors: Jan Boerner; Betty Hufford; Joy Wingersky. Literary Staff: Co-editors: Gail Hicks; Theresa Franks. Readers: Christopher Lowe; Tyler Patterson. Literary Judges: Carmela Arnoldt; Mildred Fischer; Patrick Haas;...
    • 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, July 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 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 a man whose name is synonymous with the town of...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2007

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2007

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER Drawing inspiration from a tragic friendship.
      04 VIEWFINDER Uncovering secrets of those darned canyons.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities,...
    • 1979 Flagstaff City Directory part I

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1979 Flagstaff City Directory, pages 1 through 315. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street...
    • 1988 Flagstaff City Directory

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1988 Flagstaff City Directory. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street and Avenue Guide...
    • Arizona Buddhist Temple:  75 Years 1934-2009

    • Arizona Buddhist Temple
    • Religion; Social Organizations; Japanese American Citizens League--Arizona
    • Hardcover book describes the history of the Arizona Buddhist Temple from 1934-2009.
    • Oral History Interview with Alberta (Fortune) Nicolds

    • Nicolds, Alberta (Fortune)
    • Family History; Education; Pioneer History--New Mexico; Homemaking--1940s, Homemaking--1950s
    • Alberta (Fortune) Nicolds talks about what life was like growing up in Luna, New Mexico, in the 1940s and 1950s.
    • Clara Cornblith Samuels (1887-1970)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Born in Poland, Clara immigrated to the United States via Mexico, acquiring fluency in the Russian, Polish, Spanish, Yiddish and English languages. She married Samuel Samuels in El Paso, Texas in 1910 and moved to Arizona two years later. An...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with Danielle Stephens, April 29, 2011

    • Stephens, Danielle
    • Mohave County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona; Cofer, Irene Cornwall, 1891-1977
    • Danielle Stephens' family settled in the Signal area of Mohave County. Her grandmother, Irene Cornwall Cofer, wrote a local classic, "The Lunch Tree." Ms. Stephens reminisces about life on the family’s ranches.
    • Polly Hicks Brown 1883-1966

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Polly Hicks Brown and her husband, Harry Brown, ran a ranch and freighted ores for a mine in Miami. Her husband was crippled in a mining wagon accident, so Polly had to take over all aspects of the family businesses in addition to caring for their...
    • Hallie B. Hopkins 1885-1978

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Hallie Hopkins was an astute businesswoman and seamstress and particularly excelled in the traditionally male job of agricultural farming. From 1924 until 1931, she managed a cotton farm, trucking business and raised her daughter as a single...
    • Trinidad Meija Escalante Swilling: the Mother of Phoenix

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878. Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century. Canal construction.
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling was born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the Civil...
    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...

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