Arizona Historical Convention 2000

Awarding Winning Papers

DON BUFKIN PRIZE

Bob Lenon for "Discrepancies in the Interpretation of Explorers' Routes: Kino and Manje at Yuma Crossing," and in recognition of his lifetime contributions to Arizona's cartographic history.

BARRY M. GOLDWATER BEST PAPER PRIZE

Jerry D. Thompson. "Captain Samuel Peter Heintzelman and the Founding of Fort Yuma."

COLLEGIATE PRIZE

Gerhard Grytz, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. "The Yavapai of the Prescott Area: Cultural Transformation from 'White Contact' to the Establishment of the Yavapai-Prescott Reservation."

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY ESSAY

Randy Besich, student of teacher Mark Duplesis, Tempe High School.


ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AL MERITO AWARD

Fred Jones for his dedicated service to the cause of Arizona history.

SHARLOT HALL AWARD
Awarded annually by the Sharlot Hall Historical Society "to a living Arizona woman who has made a valuable contribution to the understanding and awareness of Arizona and its history."

Mona Lange McCroskey

JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY PRIZES

C. L. SONNICHSEN AWARD FOR BEST ARTICLE

Mary Melcher, "Times of Crisis and Joy: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering in Rural Arizona, 1910-1940." (Summer 1999)

JAMES F. ELLIOTT II AWARD FOR BEST ARTICLE BY A NON-PROFESSIONAL HISTORIAN

Tom Prezelski, "Lives of the Californio Lancers: The First Battalion of Native California Cavalry, 1863-1866." (Spring 1999)

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