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    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878; Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century; Canal construction;
    • Film on Trinidad Escalante Swilling, born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the...
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878. Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century. Canal construction.
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling was born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the Civil...
    • Luisa Ronstadt Espinel

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Folk songs--Mexico; Spanish monologues; Monologues. Music--Mexico; Mexican American musicians; Tucson Region (Ariz.)--History; Spanish art;
    • Biographical film of Lu¡sa Ronstadt Espinel, from the city of Tucson in Arizona, who inherited her love of Mexican and Spanish music from her parents at a young age. Her appreciation of Hispanic culture lead her to begin a music career and tour the...
    • Luisa Ronstadt Espinel

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Folk songs--Mexico; Spanish monologues; Monologues. Music--Mexico; Mexican American musicians; Tucson Region (Ariz.)--History; Spanish art;
    • Luisa Ronstadt Espinel, from the city of Tucson in Arizona, inherited her love of Mexican and Spanish music from her parents at a young age. Her appreciation of Hispanic culture lead her to begin a music career and tour the United States,...
    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pan American National Bank; Food production and natural resources; Mexican Americans; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Florida--Biography;
    • Biographical film on Romana Acosta Bañuelos, the daughter of an Arizona copper miner who would go on to found Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc., the Pan-American National Bank, and later be appointed to serve as U.S. Treasurer by President Nixon.
    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pan American National Bank; Food production and natural resources; Mexican Americans; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Florida--Biography;
    • Daughter of an Arizona copper miner, Romana Acosta Bañuelos would go on to found Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc., the Pan-American National Bank, and later be appointed to serve as U.S. Treasurer by President Nixon.
    • Graciela Gil Olivarez

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Copper miners--Arizona--Social conditions--20th century; Copper miners; Copper miners--Labor unions--Arizona: Copper miners, Mexican American; Bilingualism; Disc jockeys; Disc jockeys--Arizona--Phoenix; Disc jockeys--Biography;
    • Biographical film on Graciela Gil Olivarez, who grew up in a segregated mining town in Barcelona, Arizona and would rise to become Phoenix's first female disc jockey. Her capacity in radio gave her an opportunity to speak on behalf of destitute...
    • Graciela Gil Olivarez

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Copper miners--Arizona--Social conditions--20th century; Copper miners; Copper miners--Labor unions--Arizona; Copper miners, Mexican American; Bilingualism; Disc jockeys; Disc jockeys--Arizona--Phoenix; Disc jockeys--Biography;
    • Graciela Gil Olivarez grew up in a segregated mining town in Barcelona, Arizona and would rise to become Phoenix's first female disc jockey. Her capacity in radio gave her an opportunity to speak on behalf of destitute Mexican American families,...
    • Francisca Montoya

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Labor union democracy--United States; Labor union democracy--United States--History; Labor union members, Hispanic American; Labor union members--History--20th century; Labor union members, Mexican American; Labor union members--North America;...
    • Film on how Francisca Montoya, from a family of migrant agricultural workers, struggled to maintain a family, pursue an education, and remain actively committed to farm workers' rights.
    • Francisca Montoya

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Labor union democracy--United States; Labor union democracy--United States--History; Labor union members, Hispanic American; Labor union members--History--20th century; Labor union members, Mexican American; Labor union members--North America;...
    • How Francisca Montoya, from a family of migrant agricultural workers, struggled to maintain a family, pursue an education, and remain actively committed to farm workers' rights.
    • Dr. Christine Marín

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Footage of Dr. Christine Marín, speaking on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at...
    • Dr. Christine Marín

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Dr. Christine Marín, on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at Arizona State...
    • Julia Cecilia Cuesta Soto Zozaya

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Mohave County (Ariz.)--History; Mohave County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Asturias (Spain); Retinitis pigmentosa; Sarah Coventry, Inc; League of United Latin American Citizens; Arizona-Mexico Commission; American Women in Radio and Television...
    • Vignette of the life of Julia Cuesta Soto Zozaya, who exemplified a moral courage and strong will to succeed. As a teenager, Julia was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa; by the age of 27, she was legally blind. Despite her loss of vision, Julia...
    • Julia Cecilia Cuesta Soto Zozaya

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Mohave County (Ariz.)--History; Mohave County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Asturias (Spain); Retinitis pigmentosa; Sarah Coventry, Inc; League of United Latin American Citizens; Arizona-Mexico Commission; American Women in Radio and Television...
    • Julia Cuesta Soto Zozaya exemplified a moral courage and strong will to succeed. As a teenager, Julia was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa; by the age of 27, she was legally blind. Despite her loss of vision, Julia pursued a series of successful...
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.); Salt River Project; Americanization; San Luis (Yuma County, Ariz.); University of Utah; University of California at Berkeley; League of United Latin American Citizens; United Service Organizations (U.S.);
    • Vignette of the life of Plácida Elvira García Smith, whose place in Phoenix history lies during post-World War I at Friendly House, established in 1920. Disturbed by the poverty and racism she witnessed within the Mexican and Mexican-American...
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.); Salt River Project; Americanization; San Luis (Yuma County, Ariz.); University of Utah; University of California at Berkeley; League of United Latin American Citizens; United Service Organizations (U.S.);
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith’s place in Phoenix history is during post-World War I at Friendly House, established in 1920. Disturbed by the poverty and racism she witnessed within the Mexican and Mexican-American community in south Phoenix, Plácida...
    • Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History; Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History--19th century; American Federation of Teachers; Social Security Administration (U.S.); Stenographers;
    • Vignette of the lives of sisters Dora and Alicia, fifth-generation descendents of a pioneer Mexican family that helped establish Wickenburg, Arizona in 1863. After a long career in nursing, Dora became a teacher at the Veda B. Frank Elementary...
    • Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History; Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History--19th century; American Federation of Teachers; Social Security Administration (U.S.); Stenographers;
    • Sisters Dora and Alicia are fifth-generation descendents of a pioneer Mexican family that helped establish Wickenburg, Arizona in 1863. After a long career in nursing, Dora became a teacher at the Veda B. Frank Elementary School in Guadalupe and...
    • Dr. Anna Marie Ochoa O'Leary

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona Border Rights Project; Morenci Miners Women's Auxiliary; University of Arizona; Mexican studies; Fulbright scholars;
    • Vignette of the life of Anna Marie Ochoa O'Leary, an assistant professor in the Department of Mexican American and Raza Studies at the University of Arizona, where she also earned her B.A. in political science and her Ph.D. in anthropology. Her...
    • Dr. Anna Marie Ochoa O’Leary

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona Border Rights Project; Morenci Miners Women's Auxiliary; University of Arizona; Mexican studies; Fulbright scholars;
    • Anna Marie Ochoa O’Leary is an assistant professor of practice in the Department of Mexican American and Raza Studies at the University of Arizona, where she earned her B.A. in political science and her Ph.D. in anthropology. Her research and...

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