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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Ben J. McKinney Oral Interview / 1963 February 9

    Ben J. McKinney, born in 1883, was a Pioneer cattleman who owned and operated the Ventana Ranch on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation from 1919 to the early 1930's. Interview covers events, personalities, pioneer life and family enterprises. ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-28 08:50

  2. George H. Marshall Papers

    George H. Marshall was a teacher at the Havasupai Indian School in Arizona in1903. This collection contains his diaries for 1899, 1903, and 1906; articles by Marshall; list of Indian pupils, 1903; photographs of scenery and Havasupai; and other materials ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 11:42

  3. Guadalupe, Arizona, Townsite Papers

    This collection contains the earliest information about the founding (c. 1910) of a Yaqui Indian settlement southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, now a Yaqui-Mexican town. Included in this collection is a holograph and typescript (photocopy) of names ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 12:10

  4. Memoirs of James McCarthy

    Holograph memoirs of experiences as a Tohono O'Odham on the reservation, at Indian schools, service in World War I and later life. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:02

  5. Diary and Scrapbook of Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Holograph and typescript (photocopy) of Father Bonaventure's private diary and scrapbook describing early 1900's at the mission. Includes photographs of Tohono O'Odham Indians' life, housing, ceremonies. Early entries list baptisms. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:54

  6. Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, Ariz. This collection contains a typescript compilation, 4 vols., of newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County, Ariz.; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850-1911. Vol. 4 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:58

  7. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    Typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a culture, also referred to as Toboso, that he has named the Big Bend Basket-Makers, because of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:42

  8. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:41

  9. The Rainbow Bridge

    A 19-page typescript that relates the Navajo prayer for rain and the legend about Rainbow Bridge, as told to Hoffman Birney by Ast'hon Sosi (the Slim Woman) at Kayenta. Includes original photographs of Rainbow Bridge, Navajo sandpaintings, the ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 12:12

  10. Lantern Slide and Glass Plate Photograph Collection

    An artificial collection of lantern slides and glass plate negatives from the University of Arizona and various donors, taken between 1910 and 1941 but mostly from the 1920s to the 1930s. Highlights include University of Arizona Extension Service lantern ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2016-12-20 12:38

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