Category Archives: Genealogy

Researching Property History in Arizona, Part 5: Flood Control District Aerial Photos

(This is Part 5 of a series written by team member Chris Seggerman. Read Part 1. Read Part 2. Read Part 3. Read Part 4.)  What was in a vacant lot, in the time before it became vacant? Was there ever anything there? Photographs … Continue reading

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Researching Arizona’s place names

Questions regarding colorful Arizona place names often take place on the highways, where exit signs point to places like “Bloody Basin Road.” If curiosity survives the miles, where can someone look up how these places get named? There are two … Continue reading

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Arizona Territorial Census Records Now Available Online!

A significant group of valuable Arizona historical record collections, provided through a partnership with the Arizona State Archives and Ancestry.com, are now available on-line and free to residents of the State of Arizona through Ancestry.com.  This includes the Arizona territorial … Continue reading

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Just ASK!

Check out the all new Arizona State Knowledge (ASK) Center Catalog created by the State Archives. ASK allows unprecedented access to the collections at the State Archives, putting finding aids for many collections at your finger tips. If you’re interested … Continue reading

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Congratulations Chris!

Chris Seggerman, Genealogy Researcher was recognized at today’s meeting of the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records Advisory Board meeting for rising to the occasion and ensuring a smooth transition of the genealogy collection to the Polly Rosenbaum History … Continue reading

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