Discover our collection of local history books on the state of Arizona.
Arizona is one of several states that make up the Wild West in the United States. Arizona became a territory in 1863 and was later admitted into the Union on...
Arizona’s geologic riches share more than 1,000 years of history with the state’s agricultural development. Hundreds of years before the Spanish arrived, Native Americans mined and farmed Arizona’s bountiful terrain....
Arizona is a visual delight: a ruggedly beautiful state with a rich history and abundant photographic opportunities of not only its exquisite landscape, but its abandoned past. From dusty ghost...
When Route 66 came to Arizona, the state was less than fifteen years old. But Arizona embraced the Mother Road, clinging to it long after any other state and then...
Discovered by Henry Wickenburg in 1863, the Vulture Mine was one of the greatest gold strikes in Western history, and went through many owners during its long life. The first...
American Prisoner of War Camps in Arizona and Nevada describes the impact of the large number of prisoners of war on the populations of Arizona and Nevada, as well as...