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  1. The Last of the Plainsmen

    Zane Gray (1872-1939) was an American author most popular for his western adventure books and novels. Many of his works were adapted for film and television, the most notable being The Lone Star Ranger (1915). Gray was also the author of The Last of the ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 15:07

  2. Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

    Mary Elizabeth Post (1841-1934) was an amateur historian, teacher and pioneer of education in Arizona. Originally from New York, Post moved to Yuma, AZ in 1872 and opened the third official school in the state. The collection contains a bound typescript ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 12:00