History

History

The Harvey Girls: Taming the American West

They weren’t allowed to hunt husbands, wear makeup or chew gum, but Fred Harvey’s “girls” made a mark on the West.

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Territorial Trollops

They weren’t put on a pedestal, but ladies of the evening played a major role in settling the West, especially in places like Tombstone.

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Lost Gold Mines

Are they really?

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Candy’s Dandy

Who knew that the famous slogan, “Melts in your mouth, not in your hand,” found its roots on the field of battle?

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The Wild West Pioneer Experience and Jerome

By 1890, most towns in Arizona had calmed down and assumed some semblance of civilization. But Jerome apparently didn’t get that memo.

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Watch for Burning Balloons

Lt. Frank Luke Jr. WW I Ace

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Leopold’s Legacy

Aldo Leopold is regarded as the father of wildlife conservation. He is from the Midwest, but his beliefs were born 100 years ago in Eastern...

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Barry Treasured: A Barry Goldwater Profile

Politics aside, most everyone respected the way in which Barry Goldwater would get to the point–even when it came to the presidential election

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Point and Shoot at the Ok Corral

If you’re going to have a gunfight, you might as well make it memorable — 127 years ago this month, the Earps, et al. did...

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