FORTY-FOURTH ANNUAL ARIZONA HISTORY CONVENTION



Convention Program

Fiesta Inn Resort

Tempe, Arizona

April 24 - 26, 2003

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Convention Sponsors


THURSDAY, April 24



3:00 p.m.--5:00 p.m - Registration.
Location : Conference Center Lobby..

Booksellers set up.
Location: Ponderosa and Cottonwoods rooms.

6:00 p.m. No Host Bar. Location: Arizona Historical Society Museum in Papago Park, 1300 N. College Avenue, Tempe. Dr. Doug Kupel and Dr. Philip Vandermeer will autograph their new books, Fuel for Growth: Water and Arizona's Urban Environmentand Phoenix Rising: Making of a Desert Metropolis, 1940-2000 The books will be available for purchase.
6:30 p.m. Westerner's Dinner. Arizona Historical Society Museum in Pagago Park
Program: Patricia N. Limerick, University of Colorado, Boulder.



FRIDAY, April 25


8:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m. - Registration. Location: Conference Center Lobby.

Book Displays. Location: Ponderosa and Cottonwoods rooms.

8:15 a.m.-- Opening Ceremony.

8:30 a.m.--9:45 a.m.

Session 1: - Reclamation Panel. Plenary Session.
Location: Galleria A, B & C, Fiesta Inn.

10:00 a.m.--11:15 a.m.

Session 2A: - Salt River Prophecies (or Lack Thereof): Varying Visions of the Salt River Valley. Location: Payson Room.

Chair: Scott Solliday, Mesa.

Session 2B: - The Army and the Indian.
Location: Prescott Room.

Chair: Douglas C. McChristian, National Park Service

Session 2C: - Opportunity and Mayhem on the Mercantile Frontier.
Location: Palo Verde Room.

Chair: Pete Dimas, Phoenix College.

Noon--1:30 p.m. - Arizona Historical Society Al Merito Luncheon.
Location: Galleria B & C.

2:00 p.m.--3:15 p.m.

Session 3A: - Settlement and Community Development.
Location: Payson Room.

Chair: William Broughton, Arizona Historical Society.

Session 3B: - Arizona Grows Where Water Flows.
Location: Prescott Room.

Chair: Toni Rae Linenberger, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Session 3C: - Three Looks into Scottsdale History.

Location: Palo Verde Room.

Chair: Richard Lynch, Phoenix.

3:30 p.m.--4:45 p.m.

Session 4A: - Public Utilities. Location:

Payson Room.

Chair: Andrew Honker, Arizona State University.

Session 4B: - Notable Women.
Location: Prescott Room.

Chair: Reba Wells Grandrud, Phoenix.

Session 4C: - Arizona Politics. Location:
Palo Verde Room.

Chair: Bill Phillips, Arizona State University.

Session 4D: - Coordinating Committee for History in Arizona (CCHA). History and Place in Tempe.
Location: Tempe Historical Museum.

Chair: James Garrison, Arizona Historic Preservation Office.

5:30 p.m.--7:30 p.m. Reception. Sponsored by Tempe Historical Society
Location: Tempe Historical Museum,
southwest corner of Rural Road and Southern. No Host Cocktails.


SATURDAY, April 26


8:00 a.m.--Noon. - Registration.
Location: Conference Center Lobby.

Book Displays.
Location: Ponderosa and Cottonwoods rooms.

8:30 a.m.--9:45 a.m.

Session 5A: - Salt River Project Experiences.
Location: Payson Room.

Chair: Ken Evans, SRP Heritage.

Session 5B: - Scripting Northern Arizona: The History of Tourism in Flagstaff's Buffalo Park, the San Francisco Peaks, and on River Trips in the Grand Canyon.
Location: Prescott Room.

Chair: Michael Amundson, Northern Arizona University.

Session 5C: - Public Health.
Location: Palo Verde Room.

Chair: Robert Kravetz, M.D., Phoenix.

10:00 a.m.--11:15 a.m.

Session 6A: - Arizona in the Cold War.
Location: Payson Room.

Chair: Chris Smith, Arizona State University.

Session 6B: - San Pedro River History.
Location: Prescott Room.

Chair: Beau McClure, U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Session 6C: - Arizona Crossings.
Location: Palo Verde Room.

Chair: Andrew Wallace, Northern Arizona University.

Noon--1:30 a.m. - Luncheon.
Location:
Galleria B & C.

2:00 p.m.-- 3:30 p.m.

Session 7A: - CCHA, History Meets Design: Creating the "Desert Cities" Exhibit.
Location: Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park Auditorium.

Chair: Anne Woosley, Arizona Historical Society, and Noel Stowe, Arizona State University.

Panelists

Session 7B: - Friends of Arizona Archives (FAzA), STILL Hopeful After All These Years: Trying Again for Arizona's State Archives.
Location: Payson Room.

Chair: Cindy Myers, FAzA president.

2:00 p.m.-- 5:30 p.m - Field Trips

6:30 p.m. - No-host cocktails.
Location: Galleria B & C.

7:00 p.m. - Awards Banquet.


SUNDAY, April 27


Field Trips:

SUNDAY, April 27 - Roosevelt Dam Tour. - Limited to 45 persons.

Convention attendees who wish to stay over on Sunday are invited to board shuttle buses for a tour of Roosevelt Dam. Box lunches will be provided. The buses leave the Fiesta Inn Resort at 9:00 a.m. and will return at 4:00 p.m. Limited to 45 persons.

Important: There will be a security check. Please include a photocopy of driver's license with your registration by March 20. Registrants must have a photo ID to board the bus.

Directions: Exit I-10 at Broadway Road eastbound to Priest Drive. Turn right on Priest. Or, exit Highway 202 at Priest Drive south to Broadway Road.



ACCOMMODATIONS:

Fiesta Inn Resort, 2100 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85282-1192. $90.00, plus tax, single or double. $10.00 for each extra person. Make reservations by April 7. (480) 967-1441, or 1-(800)-528-6481. www.fiestainnresort.com. Please identify yourself as attending the Arizona History Convention.

For information call Nancy Stonehouse or Bruce Dinges at (520) 628-5774. Or, visit the AHC website: www.arizonahistory.org

Directions: Exit I-10 at Broadway Road eastbound to Priest Drive. Turn right on Priest. Or, exit Highway 202 at Priest Drive south to Broadway Road. See Map