Author discusses Navajo Code Talkers at Phoenix event

Laura Tohe, author of “Armed with Our Language, We Went to War: The Navajo Code Talkers” will speak 3 p.m. Friday, June 1, as part of the 2018 Arizona Author Series. “The Navajo language helped win World War II, and it lives on in this book, as the Code Talkers remember the war and reflect on […]

State Library, FamilySearch partner to make genealogy records accessible

Arizona has joined 35 other states in making the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records genealogy resources available online via, the website for FamilySearch International, a nationally recognized nonprofit family history organization, to make more genealogy research material available online for statewide access 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The initiative will make thousands of historical books of genealogical importance freely accessible online for family history researchers worldwide. The State Library and Archives also becomes an affiliate organization of FamilySearch, a designation which will give Arizonans greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources, according to a press release.