the great Seal of the State of arizona The State Seal of Arizona shows some of the important industries of early Arizona. Those key industries are cattle raising (shown by livestock in the lower right), farming (shown by the irrigated crop land and orchards) and mining (shown by a miner and a processing plant on the left). A dam to control the water of Arizona’s rivers and the sun rising over mountains in the background completes the scene. what is a “State Seal”? A State Seal is the official stamp of a state. It is placed on all official documents and papers of the state. The official seal is kept in the office of the Secretary of State. The Official State Motto—“Ditat Deus”—means “God Enriches.” 1912 is the year Arizona became the 48th state of the United States. The state seal State SongS: Arizona March Song and Arizona Arizona has two official state songs. The first song is the Arizona March Song. It was written in 1915 by Margaret Rowe Clifford with music composed by Maurice Blumenthal. It was made the Official Arizona State Song in 1919. The second song is Arizona. It was written and composed in 1981 by Rex Allen Jr. It was made a second official Arizona state song in 1982. Official Symbols of the State of Arizona  175