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    • María García

    • María García
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview

    • JY "EC" Otondo Oral History Interview
    • Otondo, JY "EC"
    • Glendale, AZ: Arizona Communities; Basque Community; Los Angeles, CA; Great Depression; Sheep Ranching;
    • “EC” Otondo was part of one of the first, if not the first sheep families to live in Arizona. He remembers herding his sheep down the trail from northern Arizona to Gilbert. Moving along the San Francisco Peaks into the valley. During this...
    • May 14

    • May 14
    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Board of Regents; University of Arizona--Faculty
    • On this date in 1933, the University of Arizona Board of Regents dropped 66 teachers and cut salaries of others from 5 to 15 percent in a cost-saving move. Tempe dropped 11, gave leave to three more, and saw its president resign. This photograph of...
    • October 22

    • October 22
    • Buehman Studios
    • Department stores--Arizona--Tucson--History
    • Jacome's downtown Tucson department store was packed with customers on this date in 1931 after a remodeling. This late 1930s photo shows the front windows of the store.
    • December 4

    • December 4
    • Unknown
    • Bowie (Ariz.)--History
    • The town of Bowie announced oil had been found in commercial quantities at 1,400 feet on this date in 1927. This photo shows oil well digging in the area during the 1930s.
    • June 26

    • June 26
    • Buehman Studios
    • Bakers and bakeries--Arizona
    • On this date in 1933, bakers raised the price of bread from eight to nine cents a loaf. This photograph of Stonecypher's Bakery in Tucson was taken in the early 1930s.
    • February 1

    • February 1
    • Buehman Studios
    • Hotels -- Arizona --Tucson
    • On this date 1904, the Santa Rita Hotel opened at midnight in downtown Tucson. The largest hotel in Arizona at the time, the five-story Santa Rita had 200 rooms with their own baths, a roof-top garden and a ground-floor, courtyard patio. This...
    • Corral of El Charro Restaurant, 1930s

    • Corral of El Charro Restaurant, 1930s
    • Unknown
    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a picture of a woman in the corral of El Charro Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona. This picture is dated circa 1930s.
    • Aguilar Children on Top of Table, circa 1930s

    • Aguilar Children on Top of Table, circa 1930s
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Children
    • This photo (in order from left to right) is of Alice Aguilar Ballesteros, Nellie Aguilar Mariscal (standing), Bertha Aguilar Soto, Adalberto "Wimpy" Aguilar, Jenny Aguilar Allison and Frank Aguilar. This photo is dated circa 1930s.
    • Statue of Virgen de Guadalupe, circa 1930s

    • Statue of Virgen de Guadalupe, circa 1930s
    • Unknown
    • Catholic; Mexican Americans--History; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint; Arizona
    • This picture is of a statue of the Virgen de Guadalupe. Maria Carrillo Soto had a vision: she said that the Virgin Mary appeared to her while she was resting. Her children bought her a statue and built the Grotto in the 1930s at the site of the...
    • Richard W. Smith at Sahuaro Ranch in the 1930s.

    • Richard W. Smith at Sahuaro Ranch in the 1930s.
    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History
    • Richard W. Smith, along with his wife Charlotte Sands Smith, purchased Sahuaro Ranch in 1927. Here he is sometime in the late 1930s. Trained as a lawyer, Richard W. Smith was also a skilled mason. He built some of the buildings at Sahuaro Ranch,...
    • Cattle and chickens in barnyard at Sahuaro Ranch in the 1930s.

    • Cattle and chickens in barnyard at Sahuaro Ranch in the 1930s.
    • Unknown
    • Glendale (Ariz.)--History; Glendale (Ariz.)--Buildings, Structures, etc.; Agriculture--Ariz.
    • Cattle feeding in the barnyard at Sahuaro Ranch in the 1930s. Several chickens are also visible. The view shows some of the various pens in the barnyard, as well as structures for holding and distributing food.
    • Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store in 1930s

    • Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store in 1930s
    • Leslie C. Terry and John W. Lawson
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Oracle General Merchandise and Post Office building in the 1930s. Signs advertise "Cold Drinks," "Rest Room," and "Ladies Rest-Room." The Thunderbird Kiva occupied the right side of the building and sold Native American artifacts.
    • Redington School in the 1930s

    • Redington School in the 1930s
    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Photograph of the Redington School in the 1930s. Families pictured include: Moreno, Rhodes, Bingham, Valdez (Avelino), Montaño (Lucy, Sylvia), and Smallhouse (Chuck, Jackie).
    • Redington School (late 1930s)

    • Redington School (late 1930s)
    • Mr. Mickleson
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Teachers--Arizona--History;
    • Redington School in the late 1930s. The school was expanded to two rooms and they had two teachers: Mrs. Bourne and Mr. Michelson- one of Berta's favorites. Ben Rhodes is pictured on the far right. Mr. Michelson later taught math to Berta's...

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