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    • Faces of Post 41: The 1940s

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • Latinos contribute to World War II, from Luzon and Corregidor to Normandy and Germany.
    • 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...
    • 100 Years of Public Service

    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records;
    • 100 Years of Public Service, a book that celebrates the history and achievements of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
    • Joe Quintanar, Zoot suiter, 1940s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Counterculture; Chicano heritage
    • This is a portrait of Joe Quintanar wearing the Zoot Suit style, taken circa 1940s. This style of dress was very popular during the 1940s for Mexican-American men and women all over the southwest. They called themselves Pachucos and Pachucas.
    • Oral History Interview with Alberta (Fortune) Nicolds

    • Nicolds, Alberta (Fortune)
    • Family History; Education; Pioneer History--New Mexico; Homemaking--1940s, Homemaking--1950s
    • Alberta (Fortune) Nicolds talks about what life was like growing up in Luna, New Mexico, in the 1940s and 1950s.
    • Legacy of Courage The Story of Arthur Van Haren, Jr.

    • Renolds, Jean; Raul Castro Institute; Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • World War II; Mexican America Military Service; U.S Navy; Military Aviation
    • Arthur joined the ranks of the few Mexican American men from Phoenix to be given public acclaim as decorated war heroes, although many from the city’s Mexican community served in World War II with distinction. Other young men who received public...
    • El Charro Restaurant Waitresses, 1940s

    • Unknown
    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography; Employees
    • This is a photograph of El Charro Restaurant waitresses in Tucson, circa 1940s. The individuals pictured are identified as Rose Perkins, Lucy Desenz, Ray Marquez, Adela and Helen Martin.
    • Acothley, Mary Lou

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts; Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • Photo of Mary Lou Acothley taken in the 1940s when she was competing in a contest.
    • Oral history interview with Bobby Fite

    • Fite, Bobby
    • Civil War; Old Susanberg Trail; Beaverhead Lodge; Hannigan Meadow Lodge
    • Bobby Fite talks about when his family originally came to Alpine, what Alpine was like in the early 1920s, and his family ranch.
    • Oral history interview with Greg Thompson

    • Thompson, Greg
    • US Forest Service; Beaverhead Lodge
    • Greg Thompson talks about growing up and going to school in Alpine, Arizona; his family history; the Escudilla Fire.
    • A Passion for Politics:  The Life of Mulford Winsor

    • Maxwell, Margaret F.
    • Winsor, Mulford; Arizona history; Arizona libraries;
    • A Passion for Politics: The Life of Mulford Winsor is a history of Arizona's first State Librarian, and Director of the Department of Library and Archives from 1932 until his death in Phoenix on November 05, 1956.
    • Oral History with Phillip Ganley, June 23, 2011

    • Ganley, Phillip
    • Buckeye (Ariz.); Funeral homes--Arizona; Undertakers and undertaking--Arizona
    • Phillip M. Ganley is the funeral director and mortician for the Buckeye Funeral Home in Buckeye, Arizona. He was born in 1933 to Paul and Mary Ganley. His family moved to Buckeye, Arizona in 1939 where his father, Paul Ganley, opened a funeral home...
    • Oral History with Janice Hoeschler, March 18, 2011

    • Hoeschler, Janice
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Social life and customs
    • Janice (Hunter) Hoeschler born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. In this interview, she talks about her family, schooling, neighbors, and growing up in Phoenix in the 1940s and 1950s. She met her husband, Terry Hoeschler, while attending the...
    • Cowboy’s Dream

    • Megargee, Alonzo (Lon), 1883-1960
    • Painting
    • Megargee moved to Arizona from Philadelphia in 1896, where, after a decade of cowboying around the territory, he had a successful career as an artist, highlighted by painting the murals for the Arizona State Capitol. He created four versions of...
    • 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...

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