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Awards Presented at the
Arizona History Convention 2001
Pinetop, Arizona
April 26 - 28, 200l


Awarding Winning Papers

DON BUFKIN PRIZE

Best Paper on Territorial Arizona

Victoria A.O. Smith for "Destroying Angels: The Evolution of Indian Scouting in Arizona, 1860-1870s,"

BARRY M. GOLDWATER BEST PAPER PRIZE

Cynthia A. Wood "Army Laundresses and American Civilization on the Arizona Frontier."

COLLEGIATE PRIZE Best Graduate Student Paper

Steve Amerman, Arizona State University. "Keepers of the Elk: The White Mountain Apache And Elk Management 1974-1981"

HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY ESSAY

Miss Jacklyn Wickham, The Foothills Academy, Cave Creek "The History of Mining in Arizona". Supervising teacher - Mr. L. Mark Sweeney.


ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AL MERITO AWARD

This year, the Al Merito Award was presented to two people who have made significant contribution to the preservation 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."

Joan Baeza

JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY PRIZES

C. L. SONNICHSEN AWARD FOR BEST Journal of Arizona History ARTICLE

Andrew H Fisher, "Working in the Indian Way: The southwest Forest Firefighter Program and Native American Wage Labor" (Summer 2000)

JAMES F. ELLIOTT II AWARD FOR BESTJournal of Arizona History ARTICLE BY A NON-PROFESSIONAL HISTORIAN

Eric Berg, "'Big Boom Predicted': Oil Exploration and Speculation in Northern Arizona, 1900-1930." (Spring 2000)

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