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Sharlot Hall Award Recipient 1988
 

Billy is a long-time supporter of history and historical preservation in Arizona. She is a charter member and five-time president of the Pinal County Historical Society, was appointed to the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission, worked on Governor Bruce Babbitt's Task force on Parkways, Scenic and Historic Roads, and is the 1988 recipient of the Governorís Award for Historic Preservation.

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Sharlot Hall Award Recipient 1987
 

Historian, researcher, writer, Constance Altshuler was born in Chicago, Illinois. She received her college education at the University of Chicago as well as receiving a degree from the University of Michigan. Connie worked as a reporter on the Chicago Sun-Times as well as writing fiction.

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Sharlot Hall Award Recipient 1986
 

Journalist and author, Thelma Margaret Heatwole began her journalistic career in 1946 as a reporter for the Glendale News Herald. Before joining the staff of the Arizona Republic, Heatwole served as a "stringer" for the Phoenix Gazette. During her 16-year career as a reporter for the Arizona Republic, she covered the news of eight cities, as well as Luke Air Force base.

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Sharlot Hall Award Recipient 1985
 

Clara Lee (Fraps) Tanner, (b. 1905 - d. 1997) an anthropologist, archaeologist, writer and teacher, was considered at one time to be the one of the most knowledgeable people alive on the subject of Southwest Indian arts and crafts. Born in Biscoe, North Carolina on May 28, 1905, Ms. Tanner was an Arizona resident for 90 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology at the University of Arizona and was one of the first three students to receive a Master's Degree in Archaeology there in 1928.

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Sharlot Hall Award Recipient 1984
 

The first Sharlot Hall Award for outstanding contributions to “the understanding and awareness of Arizona and its history” was presented to Byrd Howell Granger on October 13, 1984, at the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame luncheon.

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