For Researchers

OTM-Winslow-PreColumbianThe Old Trails Museum has collections related to a variety of topics, as well as a reading room with titles on the history of Winslow, Arizona, the West, Native Americans, and more.

OTM also has five permanent collections on the Arizona Memory Project, the Arizona State Library’s online repository that allows greater public access to the unique collections of Arizona’s cultural institutions. OTM’s collections include:

OTM welcomes appointments with professional, press, and family researchers.

If you’d like to request an electronic version of a photograph ($5), or are unable to come to OTM to do your research, download a OTM-WHS Research Request-Agreement and send it to us. As OTM has only one part-time staff member and relies heavily on volunteers, we appreciate your patience as we fulfill your request as soon as possible.

The Winslow Mail, Winslow’s hometown newspaper from 1894 through 2008,  is archived at the Winslow Public Library. It’s also searchable through a paid subscription to

You can also try these links for doing family research: