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  • San Luis Takes its Place in Arizona's History: The Migrant Worker Experience - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    District This collection of oral histories and photographs provides insight into a part of the history of Yuma County Arizona that has been overlooked The interviewees are Mexicans and Anglo Americans who settled in the southern towns of Yuma County primarily in San Luis They came to farm the land as Braceros migrant field workers and homesteaders and they stayed to play an important role in the history and development

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1917.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Library This collection contains large scale detailed maps from 1867 into the early 20th century depicting the commercial industrial and residential sections of many Utah cities They were designed in 1866 by surveyor D A Sanborn to assist fire insurance agents in determining the risk associated with insuring a particular property The map surveyors meticulously documented the structural evidence of urbanization building by building block by block and community by

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1173.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Sanpete County (Utah). County Clerk Birth Register - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    by Utah State Archives These records contain birth registers recorded from 1898 through 1905 Each entry includes an assigned number sex color race date and place of birth parent s names and residence attending physician and remarks Sanpete County Birth

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1600.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Sax and Fryer Collection - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County MT The material in the Sax and Fryer Collection is comprised of material donated to the Fryer family documenting the events families and towns in Park County Montana primarily from the 1890s through the 1960s The Sax and Fryer Store museum began with Frank Fryer s personal collecting in the 1940s The collection does not document the daily operations of the Sax and Fryer

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/2010.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Schools of the Salt Lake Valley (UT) - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    UT Published by Utah State Historical Society Newell Beeman took these photographs in about 1916 The originals are mounted in a photo album titled State University of Utah High Schools and Grade Schools of Salt Lake City Utah Wasatch School

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1191.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Scottsdale (AZ) History in Images - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Search GO Collection Scottsdale AZ History in Images Published by Scottsdale AZ Public Library An essential portion of Scottsdale history is contained in a photograph collection located in the Scottsdale Room This collection showcases the history and growth of what has changed from a small farming community into a world class city The collection s time period spans the late 1800s to the mid twentieth century and beyond Browse all

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1759.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Seal and Symbols of Arizona - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    About Get Involved Search all items Search all items Advanced Search GO Collection Seal and Symbols of Arizona Published by Arizona Secretary of State and Arizona Capitol Museum Browse all records in Seal and Symbols of Arizona Search within the

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1885.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Select Photos from Arizona Native Basketry Traditions - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    as photographed by Helga Teiwes On April 12 1973 Helga Teiwes visited the Gila River Indian Reservation near Bapchule Arizona to document Julia Francisco s basket making processes She photographed the gathering cleaning drying and stripping of basket making supplies such as willow devil s claw and martynia as well as the creation of a woven basket depicting a squash blossom design Helga later returned on August 17 1973 to observe the Cattail Harvest at Stanfield Ditch where she documented Julia Francisco cutting and collecting cattail a plant commonly used in her basket making In May 1984 Helga photographed various basket making processes of the Apache culture of Whiteriver and San Carlos During this trip she photographed the gathering locations where common plant materials are collected for use in basket making She also documented Joanna Taylor cutting and collecting willow for use in basket weaving and Viola Taylor preparing materials and intricately weaving willow baskets On the same trip she highlighted the basketry of Cecilia Henry from Peridot Arizona and Minnie Narcisco from Cibecue Arizona who proudly display their burden baskets Helga Teiwes worked for the Arizona State Museum from 1964 1993 documenting Southwest American Indian culture and arts archaeological

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1697.php (2016-02-18)
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