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  • Arizona Archives Historic Photographs - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    by Arizona State Library Archives and Public Records Arizona Archives Historic Photographs focus upon the unique cultural heritage of the state and territory of Arizona beginning in 1863 The collection includes about 90 000 images including photographs slides negatives glass

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1678.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona Attorney General Opinions - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    for private citizens nor does it offer legal advice to private citizens The first two digits of each opinion indicate the year the opinion was issued I99 indicates the year the opinion was issued in 1999 and the next three digits indicate the order in which the opinion was issued For example I99 003 is the third opinion issued in 1999 The number in parentheses e g R98 025 refers to the year and request order for an opinion Opinions and letters before 1937 are identified by a date e g 1892 JUL 31 rather than by opinion number Certain opinions such as opinions ending with an L e g 63 1 L were written as letter opinions while opinions ending with ESC e g 53 1 ESC were written to the Employment Security Commission Legal custody of pre 1937 Attorney General Opinions resides with History and Archives of Arizona State Library Archives and Public Records Legal custody of Attorney General Opinions from 1937 to the present resides with the Attorney General s office Opinions and letters from 1937 1998 were microfilmed in the condition they were received from the Attorney General s Office and saved in PDF format by

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1679.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona Aviation History: The Ruth Reinhold Collection - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Library and Archives Tempe Ruth Reinhold 1902 1985 an aviation pioneer was one of the first woman pilots in Arizona She marked many milestones from barnstorming to teaching pilots to fly four engine bombers during World War II These images were selected from the 1200 photographs researched and collected for her book Sky Pioneering It is a remarkable survey of aerial landscapes pilots aircraft airports landing fields and aviation events

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1664.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona Bushmasters - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    There were as many as 111 954 guardsmen along the border at the end of August 1916 Douglas Arizona was one of the four assembly points for the guard units The Arizona National Guard was called into active federal service with Col Alexander McKenzie Tuthill as regimental commander Besides units stationed at Naco there were elements at Ajo Nogales Fort Huachuca Douglas and other border outposts Arizona s First Infantry Regiment was drafted into Federal Service for World War I on August 5 1917 as part of the 40th Division The Regiment was re designated as the 158th Infantry Regiment on October 3 1917 and sent overseas in July and August 1918 In France the 158th Infantry was assigned to a division that furnished replacement personnel to other units The 158th Infantry was honored to act as guard of honor to President Wilson during his residence in France in 1918 and the 158th Infantry Band was chosen as Wilson s honor band On September 16 1940 with the declaration of National Emergency the 158th Infantry joined its parent organization the 45th Division at Ft Sill Oklahoma The troops trained for five months moving to Camp Barkley at Abilene Texas on February 28 1941 Following the December 7 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor the 158th Infantry Regiment was removed from the 45th Division becoming a separate Regiment January 1942 found the Regiment embarking at the Port of New Orleans and disembarking in the Panama Canal Zone In Panama they trained in jungle warfare Becoming famous for newly acquired jungle fighting skills the Regiment took the name of the Bushmasters after the deadly bushmaster snake which became the distinguishing shoulder patch of the fighting 158th Regimental Combat Team The name Bushmasters became well known through the nation s press General Douglas MacArthur personally requested that the Bushmasters be sent to his command in the Southwest Pacific Theater They were on their way to Australia by January 2 1943 landing two weeks later at Brisbane Queensland When General Walter Krueger s headquarters moved to Milne Bay and on to Goodenough Island the 2nd Battalion 158th Infantry became the security force for his headquarters On Christmas Day 1943 Safford s Company G embarked for Arawe It was there that the 158th Infantry had its baptism of fire A short time later the remainder of the 2nd Battalion arrived under command of LTC Frederick R Stofft of Tucson Arizona After the landing on Wakde Sarmi in Dutch New Guinea they fought the Japanese 6th Tiger Marine Division from May 17 to June 12 1944 The Regiment traded 77 officers and men for 3000 of the enemy They were relieved on 12 June by the 6th Infantry Division which spoke well for the regiment as it took an entire division to replace them With only a brief rest on the morning of 2 July the Regiment went ashore at Noemfoor with the mission to destroy the enemy and construct an airstrip that would handle B 29

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1676.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona City and Business Directories - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    The directories document the population and businesses of 19th century Arizona and are used on a daily basis by researchers In addition to a list of residents and businesses researchers can find occupations if a woman was a widow or head of household or whether the resident owned or rented the property Many directories contain a history of the city state and region information on the climate topography and natural

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/2076.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Collection - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Rhodes Papers consist of correspondence reports financial and travel records and printed matter The collection documents Rhodes congressional career from 1953 1983 and significant portions of the collection concern the Central Arizona Project Indians water campaign activities legislation sponsored by Rhodes energy policy Watergate and the Barry Goldwater presidential campaign The collection has been divided into eighteen series The first fifteen series concern each of the US Congresses from 1953

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1699.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona County and Local Publications - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Library Archives and Public Records The Arizona County and Local Publications collection has been contributed by the Arizona State Library Archives and Public Records Law and Research Library Digital publications produced by and for Arizona counties and cities are available

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1680.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Arizona Executive Orders - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    which could amend or supersede any of the Executive Orders in the listing Each item includes the following fields The number if any assigned to the Executive Order by the Governor s Office followed by any additional edition or document type designations necessary to make an Executive Order uniquely identifiable and retrievable A title if any which was found on the Executive Order Additional information noted in the Executive Order

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1681.php (2016-02-18)
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