Arizona: A State Guide

Arizona: A State Guide

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The Arizona Guide seeks to tell the story of the wide-open spaces, the color that nature has generously splashed, of towns continuously inhabited prior to the coming of the white man, and of the missions. It contrasts the air-cooled-by-nature, pine clad northern area with the air-cooled-by-man desert area of central Arizona. It gives credit to the dry farmer raising beans and corn, to the farmer in the irrigated citrus, lettuce, cantaloupe, and alfalfa belt, and to the miners of gold, copper, and other minerals. The dude ranch and the cattle ranch, the modern city and the primitive Indian village, the public school, climaxing in the colleges of higher learning, and the private school are por trayed. Also gives information on the Battle of Apache Pass, Butterfield Station, and the Bascom Affair.One of KTARa#39;s outstanding programs is the annual Easter Morning sunrise service from the rim of the Grand Canyon, initiated in ... Arizonaa#39;s pioneer television station, KPHO-TV, began operations on Channel 5 in Phoenix, December 4, 1949.

Title:Arizona: A State Guide
Author:Federal Writers Project
Publisher:Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1940-01-01


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