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IF YOU CURRENTLY LIVE IN YAVAPAI COUNTY, PLEASE CALL THE SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO DO RESEARCH IN THE ARCHIVES (928.445.3122).
Please do not use web addresses (URLs)

Full name(s) (especially names used in the 1950s or 1962) of individual(s) you are filing for who has had cancer and lived in Yavapai County during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?:


Where in Yavapai County did cancer victim reside?


Cancer victim resided in Yavapai County...
Between January 21, 1951 and October 31, 1958
Between June 30, 1962 and July 31, 1962
Both

What are the names, beside their own, that cancer victim appeared under in city and phone directories for the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?


If the cancer victim or his/her parents or children attended Prescott High School during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962), what names would appear in the yearbooks?

And which years?


If the cancer victim or his/her parents or children attended Saint Joseph’s Academy during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962), what names would appear in the yearbooks?

And which years?


If the cancer victim or his/her parents or children attended Seligman High School during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962), what names would appear in the yearbooks?

And which years?


If the cancer victim or his/her parents or children attended non-Prescott Kindergarten through 9th grade schools in Yavapai County during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962), under what name should we be looking?


If the cancer victim or his/her parents at the Arizona Pioneers’ Home in Prescott during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962), what was the name of the resident at the home?


Was the cancer victim a member of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish in Prescott during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)? 
Yes     No

Do you need marriage records?  What are the names of the people married in Yavapai County that would assist in your claim?


Would the cancer victim’s name appear on anyone's funeral record in Yavapai County during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?  Who’s funeral record would they appear on?


Was the cancer victim in the hospital on Willow Creek Road for any reason during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?  Under what name?

And the exact month and year?


Would the cancer victim’s name appear on civil or criminal dockets during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?  Under what name?


Would the cancer victim’s name appear in the Prescott Courier newspaper during the eligible years (January 21, 1951 to October 31, 1958 or July of 1962)?  Under what name?

And the exact month and year?


Would the cancer victim's name appear in the locally published Chino Valley Shopper in July 1962? If so, under what name?


Are there any other records that we might have that could be checked (we do not have tax records, nor utility billing records, nor school records for children in Prescott)?



We will certify all the above mentioned materials with a letter along with copies of the useful records. If there is incomplete information on any of the above questions, we will be unable to help with those records.

It is important that you understand and agree to the following conditions.
·We will conduct a brief search free of charge and it may take up to two weeks for us to respond.
·We will make photocopies for $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for each additional page, and will not do any copying without advance payment. We accept donations to cover research time and postage charges.

You agree to abide by the laws of copyright on unpublished materials, including photographs, and agree to credit Sharlot Hall Museum for any and all materials held in that repository which you may publish or cause to be published, or which you use in a public manner. You understand that any photocopying done by you or for you by the staff is done at your specific request. You further understand that material copied from this repository represents a true copy of the material. We do not guarantee that information obtained here is completely accurate.
In order to comply with Federal Antiquities Act 16 USCA 433 and Arizona State Law, the Sharlot Hall Museum Director and members of the Museum’s archives staff may, at their discretion, refuse to divulge information contained in the Museum’s holdings if they have reason to believe that the information may be used for illegal purposes, or for a purpose not in keeping with the best interests of present and future generations.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies of other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, archives and libraries are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user will be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to allow a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


I have read and agreed to the above conditions. (required)

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It can take up to two weeks for a response, so please be patient.