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    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • Oral History with  Bill Wooten, May 10, 2011

    • Wooten, Bill
    • Yavapai County (Ariz.)--History; Ford Motor Company; Automobile industry and trade--Quality control
    • Bill Wooten grew up in northern and western Arizona. He recounts his family’s ranch and history in the Prescott and Burro Creek areas. Mr. Wooten worked at the Ford Motor Company Proving Grounds in Yucca, Arizona and talks about the work he did...
    • Winnie Ruth Judd Reminiscences Letter

    • Winnie Ruth Judd
    • Judd, Winnie Ruth, 1905-1998; Trials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Murder -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Women murderers -- Arizona; Murderers -- Arizona
    • Handwritten reminiscences letter written by Winnie Ruth Judd while in the Arizona State Hospital.
    • 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...
    • Harry W. Hill, Commissioner, Arizona State Department of Public Welfare

    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-220. 5 pages (PDF version) file size: 354.90 KB. Letter to Harry W. Hill, Commissioner, Arizona State Department of Public Welfare, stating that Opel Risinger could not transfer her service credit nor her teacher's service credit to the...
    • Oral History with Anna Williams, December 16, 2010

    • Williams, Anna
    • Polygamy--Arizona--Short Creek--1950-1960; Polygamy--Arizona; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Children Family relationships; Short Creek (Ariz.); Religious tolerance
    • Anna Johnson Williams was born and raised near the Arizona/Utah Border. At the age of three, Anna, her mother, and her siblings were taken away from their homes during the raid of Short Creek, Arizona. After eight years apart, Williams and her...
    • Letter 6, William P. Jones to his father.  Hassampa Walkers Diggins.

    • William P. Jones
    • Jones, William P.; Mining;
    • Letter from William P. Jones to his father, Porter Jones, describing his enjoyment living in a beautiful setting and mining with a good group of men. He also explains that while others had experienced theft of horses by local Native Americans, he...
    • ADOT erosion and pollution control manual for highway design and construction

    • Wheat Scharf Associates
    • Roads--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Soil conservation--Arizona--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Road drainage--Arizona--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Water--Pollution--Arizona--Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
    • The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has adopted this manual to assist in developing erosion and pollution control during both design and construction of roadways.
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Wars; Apache Indians--Women;...
    • Part 1: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of their mother's grandparents, Corydon E. and Mollie Cooley. Corydon E. Cooley came west from Virginia when he was 20 years old, before the Civil War. He first moved to Santa Fe, but then followed...
    • Job linkages review: promise and challenge

    • Welch, Nancy;
    • Unemployed--Services for--Arizona; Manpower policy--Arizona; Occupational training--Arizona;
    • 29 pages (PDF verison). File size: 192.724 KB. "Submitted to City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development and Friendly House, February 2000"--Cover. Published by Morrison Institute for Public Policy. School of Public Affairs, College of...
    • 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...
    • An evaluation of Arizona's competitiveness: the Arizona-Sonora project

    • Walker, Marisa Paula.
    • International trade; Arizona--Economic conditions; Arizona--Economic conditions--Statistics; Arizona--Commerce--Mexico; Mexico--Commerce--Arizona; Southwest, New--Economic conditions; Southwest, New--Economic conditions--Statistics; Southwest, New...
    • 113 pages (PDF version). File size: 1133.365 KB. "December 2000."--Cover. Prepared for the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011

    • Villa, Alex
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953; American Legion--Arizona
    • Alex Villa was born and raised in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family history. His maternal grandfather had a homestead in Tempe before moving to Buckeye. Mr. Villa attended Arizona State University for one year and...
    • 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 Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin, March 31, 2011

    • Valentin, Trinidad; Valentin, Yolanda
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.)--History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Volunteer workers in libraries--Arizona--Sierra Vista;
    • Trinidad and Yolanda Valentin are members of the Sierra Vista Friends of the Library. Trinidad "Trini" Valentin was born in Hayden, Arizona in 1936. Yolanda was born in 1937 and raised in Superior, Arizona. They met while attending the University...
    • "Mine Inspector's Office" Exhibit

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    • 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...
    • Sheets of Congo Rubber

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    • Congo (Democratic Republic); Indigenous peoples -- Congo (Democratic Republic); Rubber industry and trade -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • "Dark wooly heads carry sheets of Congo rubber. When the white, doughy rubber has coagulated from the latex, pressed between rollers, and dried in smoke, these dark, door-mat-like sheets result. Grows wild, but a start being made in plantations....
    • Coiled basket (2004.09.6)

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham
    • Small basketry tray with a flat bottom and curved sides. Woven using wheat stitch, branched design repeating five times around the basket. Solidly stitched rim and basal start. Bundle foundation appears to be bear grass, stitches in yucca.
    • Coiled basket (2002.03.1)

    • Unknown
    • Tohono O'odham
    • Small basketry tray, combining close coiling and wheat stitch to create an open, slightly asymmetrical floral design, with black stitching on the rim. Center of base starts with three close coiled revolutions. Seven wheat stitch lines radiate...
    • Eagar, Apache County

    • Unknown
    • Arizona -- History -- To 1912; Postal service -- Arizona – History; Postmarks – Arizona; Cancellations (Philately) – Arizona; Covers (Philately) – Arizona; Postal stationery; Postcards -- Arizona
    • Cancelled postal card mailed from Eagar, Ariz., October 8, 1909. There is a receiving cancellation from Nutrioso, Ariz., October 8, 1909 as well. John Eager, with his brothers and the Robertsons, homesteaded in Round Valley about 1878. John moved...
    • 1930s aerial view - Main Street & Brown Avenue

    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Forty years after its settlement in 1888, Scottsdale remained a small farming community in the desert east of the city of Phoenix. At the start of the 1930s, Scottsdale's commercial district was concentrated along Main Street and Brown Avenue,...
    • Kimsey family picnic

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Kimsey family; Kimsey, William
    • Early Scottsdale residents, like the William Kimsey family, enjoyed picnics on the desert. Although the modest dress of the day was probably more formal than picnic attire of the 21st century, the rest and relaxation were just as welcome. The...
    • Scottsdale Residents in front of school house 1912.

    • Unknown
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Education - Arizona; Little Red Schoolhouse - Scottsdale (Ariz.)
    • For many years after it opened in 1909-10, the Scottsdale Grammar School/Little Red Schoolhouse was the public facility in the small, unincorporated farming community of Scottsdale. Scottsdale residents would often gather inside or in front of the...
    • The Start of the China Program

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1980 Dr. William Voris shakes hands with the Chinese representative of the Beijing Institute for Foreign Trade upon the occasion of the Thunderbird's agreement for a cooperative program with the Chinese university October 3, 1980. The Chinese...
    • International Flags

    • Unknown
    • Flags;
    • With colorful drama and fanfare, the parade of international flags opens the commencement ceremonies each semester, a tradition started by President Herberger. Foreign students carry the flags of their countries to start the procession. Each...
    • Group of Farmers during Post Project

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    • Marana (Ariz.)
    • This is a group of farmers and investors called the Cortaro Farms Investment Group. Edwin Post drove this effort. Marana was also called Postvale and Mr. Post and the investment group bought land and sold to many people to start their own farms....
    • Date Industry in Arizona

    • Unknown
    • Dates (Fruit); Agriculture -- Arizona
    • A brief history of the start of the date industry in Arizona.
    • Mariposa port of entry bottleneck study

    • University of Arizona. Office of Economic Development
    • Ports of entry--Arizona; Transportation and state--Arizona; United States--Commerce--Mexico; United States--Boundaries--Mexico;
    • 212 pages (PDF version). File size: 4364438 Bytes.

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