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    • Nelson Mitchell, Jr. Video Oral History Interview

    • Mitchell, Nelson, Jr.
    • Luke AFB; WWII; Navy; African American Armed Forces; Pearl Harbor; Phoenix, AZ
    • Video oral history interview with Nelson Mitchell, Jr. where he discusses his career in the US Navy during WWII.
    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011

    • Guerrero, Pedro E.
    • Mesa (Ariz.); Segregation in education--Arizona--Maricopa County; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial photography; Guerrero, Pedro E.; Photographer--Biography; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Calder, Alexander,...
    • Pedro E. Guerrero (1917-2012) grew up in Mesa, Arizona. In this interview he talks about growing up as a Latino in segregated Arizona and the prejudice he faced before and after integration. Mr. Guerrero talks about his family, especially his...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1986

      Contents:
      02 SAN BERNARDINO RANCH
      12 SINGING WIND RANCH BOOKSTORE
      14 AUTUMN ON THE CORONADO TRAIL
      20 THE SEASON OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER
      28 ARIZONA’S UNIQUE THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL
      30 A...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Oral History with Paul Sapp, January 28 and February 3, 2011

    • Sapp, Paul
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Airplane ambulances--Arizona; Swimming pool industry--Arizona;
    • Paul Sapp grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family, the animals they raised, and the many people and businesses he knew growing up. Mr. Sapp graduated from North High School in 1958 and talks some about his school...
    • Oral History with Helen Vance, April 22, 2011

    • Vance, Helen
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Police--Arizona
    • Helen Vance was born in Mexico City in 1930. She talks about living and attending school in Mexico, where her father was a coffee buyer. Mrs. Vance and her husband, Reed Vance, moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Vance worked for the Sierra...
    • Oral History with  Dorothy Webb, February 15, 2011

    • Webb, Dorothy
    • Ranching--Arizona; World War, 1939-1945; Teachers--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; San Carlos (Ariz.)--History; Arizona Cattle Growers' Association; Art patrons--Arizona
    • Dorothy (Moore) Webb and her husband, Milton D. "Bud" Webb, were heavily involved in the ranching industry in Arizona. Mrs. Webb was born in 1921 and moved to Arizona when she was 4 years old. Her father worked for the railroad and moved the family...
    • Dale Huss Interview

    • Huss, Dale
    • Huss, Dale; World War II Aviation; World War II Training; B-17s; B-24s; Luke AFB; World War II
    • Interview with Dale Huss includes audio file and transcript.
    • Arizona Highways, March 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 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 a look back at Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit to a...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 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 an incredible cabin on the North Rim, our...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 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 profile of Silas Aiken, the man who lives...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 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 impressive makeover of a dumpy motel on...
    • 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, 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, July 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2013

      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 fastest land animal in North America; why...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2013

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2013

      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 colorful history of the Westward Ho; a look...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, A Little Bit of Plain Tree Talk Brings Results, by James Tallon.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 A Journey on the Gila: Searching for Yesterday on a Haunted River,...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, For Kids in Territorial Days Life Was Lived on the Wild Side, by Chips Muehl.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 City Slickers Cowboy Adventure: Riding, working cattle,...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Wit Stop, The Catastrophes of Holidays Past, by Gene Perret.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 Caroling with the Pima Indians at Sacaton, by Tom Kuhn.
      p. 10 The Miner’s Daughter...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Training to become a cowboy can have moments of pure hilarity as well as solid satisfaction.
      03 LETTERS
      04 SPECIAL SECTION. RETREAT TO THE COOL COUNTRY Each summer...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Mexican folklore allows that spirits wander dry riverbeds at sundown. Maybe that accounts for this strange tale.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. LOOKING FOR YESTERDAY IN THE...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Lillian Wykoff—Jerome’s unheralded heroine.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL ADVENTURE. JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN This desolate track through 250 miles of waterless desert where...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 HIGH COUNTRY SNOW SURVEY Text by Lawrence W. Cheek. Photographs by Richard Weston. Maintaining optimum water levels in desert reservoirs requires...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Palm Trees: Natives and Otherwise.
      03 LETTERS
      04 GUNFIGHTERS. BILLY THE KID Text and illustrations by Bob Boze Bell. Hundreds of books and articles have re-created the...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 PAINTED MAGIC: ROCK ART OF THE ARIZONA STRIP by Ron McCoy. An Arizona Highways exclusive. Two astonishing rock art galleries filled with prehistoric...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1985

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1985

      Contents:
      02 HIKE ARIZONA by Robert Whitaker.
      12 THE MAN WHO WALKED THROUGH TIME by Colin Fletcher.
      22 STALKING WILDLIFE WITH BINOCULAR AND CAMERA Text and photography by James Tallon.
      30...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1983

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1983

      Contents:
      02 PETRIFIED FOREST - ARIZONA’S OTHER NATIONAL PARK New scientific findings are proving our park to be a veritable storehouse of treasures from the Dawn Ages.
      20 ACCENTUATING THE POSITIVE...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1982

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1982

      Contents:
      02 FLAGSTAFF Northern Arizona’s growing vital community where the people are friendly, the air is clean, and the climate is great.
      12 THE MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA This beautiful gem of the...
    • Arizona Highways,  March 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP: Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 RECREATION. Sycamore Canyon, a Special Oasis: Just west of Nogales, this lush and...
    • Arizona Highways, December 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 2005

      Contents:
      02 ALL WHO WANDER
      04 VIEWFINDER
      06-45 SPIRIT OF PLACE For the December issue, we asked our writers and photographers to illuminate the spirit of place by describing special...
    • Arizona Highways,  January 2006

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2006

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER Snowplowing into sibling rivalry.
      04 VIEWFINDER The land connects photographer and a friend.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities,...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2007

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

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER The gift of the Canyon.
      04 VIEWFINDER Arizona’s best campsite is revealed.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities, attractions and...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2007

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

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 EDITOR’S LETTER
      04 VIEWFINDER Photo ops in your own back yard.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      08 CHASING COCHISE...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2008

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2008

      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 Scottsdale woman who’s selling wine to...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 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 a medicine woman who works miracles in the...
    • Five shoes waiting to drop on Arizona's future

    • Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
    • Hispanic Americans--Education; Education--Arizona--Finance; Arizona--Economic conditions; Arizona--Social conditions;
    • 52 pages (PDF version). File size: 2032.151 KB. "October 2001"--Cover. Published by Morrison Institute for Public Policy, College of Public Programs, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University.
    • 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,...
    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011

    • Wilson, Sister Michael
    • Winslow (Ariz.); Navajo Indian Reservation; Education--Navajo County (Ariz.); Teaching; Interpersonal relations and culture; Siena Heights University; Powwows
    • Sister Michael Wilson is a Dominican nun who moved to Arizona in 1972 to teach. In this interview, Wilson shares how spending her childhood and beginning her career as a teacher in Michigan helped prepare her for working in the West. Wilson...
    • Oral History with Elena and Ramon Quiroga, January 4, 2011

    • Quiroga, Elena; Quiroga, Ramon
    • Patagonia (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Mining--Arizona;
    • Ramon and Elena (de la Rosa) Quiroga were interviewed by their son Herman Quiroga. Mrs. Quiroga is interviewed first. She was born in Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico in 1933 to Havalino and Angelia de la Rosa. She talks about living in Lochiel and then...
    • Oral History with Betty Jo Benton, March 8, 2011

    • Benton, Betty Jo
    • Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Schools--Arizona--Maricopa County; Insurance agents--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Civil rights workers--Arizona; Segregation--Arizona;
    • Betty Jo Benton spent her early years in Phoenix before moving to California. She relates her mother’s time as a violinist with the predecessor to the Phoenix Symphony. Mrs. Benton moved back to the city in 1949 with her husband, Robert Benton, and...
    • 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...
    • Oral History with José Burruel, April 22, 2011

    • Burruel, José María
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--Arizona; Yakonan Indians; Mayo Indians; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Educators--Arizona--Biography; United States Commission on Civil Rights. Arizona Advisory Committee;
    • José Burruel was born in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1925. He relates what it was like growing up as a Mexican and Native American in a poor single-parent home in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mr. Burruel talks of the communities and neighborhoods he grew up...
    • Oral History with Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010

    • Celaya, Dolores Badilla
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Pima County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Farming--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dolores (Badilla) Celaya was born in 1927 and has lived in the Tucson, Arizona area her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family and life in the area. Her grandparents homesteaded in the Arivaca Valley. Ms. Celaya discusses...
    • Oral History with Betty Grounds, July 8, 2011

    • Grounds, Betty
    • Kingman (Ariz.); Mohave County (Ariz.)--History; Mohave County (Ariz.)--Pioneers; Ranching--Arizona
    • Betty (Clark) Grounds was born in 1918 to the Clark family, a pioneer family in the Kingman area. She recounts her life growing up on a dairy ranch and attending school there. She married into another pioneer family, the Grounds.
    • Oral History with Patricia Myers, January 13, 2011

    • Myers, Patricia
    • McElfresh, Patricia Myers, 1933- ; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; Journalism--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Scottsdale
    • Patricia Myers is an author and long-time resident of Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Myers came to Arizona from Ohio in the 1960s and soon began working as a writer for the "Scottsdale Progress." It was during her time at the "Progress" that Ms. Myers...
    • Oral History with Willia Stone, May 10, 2011

    • Stone, Willia Mae
    • Liberty (Ariz.)--History; Teachers--Arizona; Teachers--Alaska
    • Willia Mae (Van Lier) Stone was born and raised in Liberty, Arizona. Her parents were Peter and Carrie Etta (Beloat) Van Lier. Her father was a veteran of the Spanish American War, a farmer in Liberty, and served on the School Board and the Buckeye...
    • Oral History Interview with John L. Conovaloff

    • Conovaloff, John L.
    • Conovaloff, John L.; Glendale, Arizona; Russian Community; Molokan Church; Salt River; Arizona State Fairgrounds; Pendergast Elementary School; Farming; Tolleson
    • Russian immigrant, John Conovaloff was member of the Russian community which settled in Glendale, Arizona around 1910. In the 1920s he watched as many members of the Russian colony moved to California, due to the Cotton Crash and because of the...
    • Oral History Interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne

    • Byrne, Ruth Sparks
    • Sahuaro Ranch; Glendale, AZ; Agriculture; Williams, George; Glendale Historical Society; Phidaleons; Glendale Women’s Club
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne where she discusses the history of Sahuaro Ranch beginning in the 1940s.
    • Oral History Interview with Sharon Smith

    • Smith, Sharon
    • Sahuaro Ranch; Glendale, AZ; Luke Air Force Base;
    • Oral history interview with Sharon Smith where she discusses Sahuaro Ranch and family life on the Ranch.

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