Arizona Route 66 Association gives $50,000 to NAU to preserve documents

The Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona announced Tuesday it created a $50,000 endowment to help Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff preserve and digitize Route 66 documents and photographs in the university's collection. From left, Sean Evans, Northern Arizona University's Cline Library, Angel Delgadillo, Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona president, Cynthia Ann Childrey, dean … Continue reading Arizona Route 66 Association gives $50,000 to NAU to preserve documents

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Louie the Lumberjack statue in Flagstaff beheaded

The Louie the Lumberjack statue inside Northern Arizona University's Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff was beheaded -- probably as a prank -- after it was taken down in September during stadium renovations. NAZ Today, which is run by the university's students, has the story: https://youtu.be/LROIs4wFqls The university's newspaper, Jack Central, said the headless statue was reported … Continue reading Louie the Lumberjack statue in Flagstaff beheaded

Angel Delgadillo archives given to university

Northern Arizona University announced Friday it accepted the archives of longtime Route 66 champion Angel Delgadillo to its collection. The announcement came in Delgadillo's hometown of Seligman, Arizona, on the 90th birthday of Route 66. Delgadillo, 89, known as the Guardian Angel of Route 66, founded the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona and lobbied … Continue reading Angel Delgadillo archives given to university