"Politics, Labor and the War on Big Business", by David Berman, published by University Press of Colorado, 2012.
Credit Tom Check
Captain William O. O'Neill Rough Rider monument. Located at Prescott, Arizona in courtyard of the Yavapai County courthouse.
Credit George Grantham Bain
The State of Arizona's First Governor, George W.P. Hunt, 1916
Deportation of striking miners from Bisbee, Arizona, on July 12, 1917. The miners and others who have been rounded up are assembled at Warren Ballpark and are sitting in the bleachers while armed members of the posse stand in the infield.
Deportation of striking miners from Bisbee, Arizona, on July 12, 1917. Striking miners and others rounded up in the nearby town of Lowell, Ariz., are marched toward Bisbee, for deportation to New Mexico.
A cowboy in Arizona today is more likely to drive a pickup truck than ride a horse. But his dusty boots and sweat-stained hat brim can still be found statewide.
Ranches were here before statehood. One early Spanish land grant brought the Amados family to Southern Arizona in 1711. Henry Amado still has his great-grandfather’s branding iron. While it isn’t polite to ask a rancher the size of his herd, Amado has to call in a lot of neighbors during roundup not far from the town of Amado, named after his family.
Grand Canyon enthusiasts celebrated Arizona’s centennial recently with a History Symposium at the South Rim. And some of the most interesting research came from amateur historians in love with the Canyon.
Dennis Foster teaches applied macro-economics at Northern Arizona University. That’s his day job. He spends his free time studying Grand Canyon and its history. For the past 15 years Foster has been investigating the 1882 – 83 Charles Walcott expedition.