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    • Faces of Post 41: The 1940s

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Joe Quintanar, Zoot suiter, 1940s

    • 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

    • 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.
    • El Charro Restaurant Waitresses, 1940s

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Legacy of Courage The Story of Arthur Van Haren, Jr.

    • 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...
    • French Resistance

    • French Resistance
    • Unknown
    • Social movements; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Organized in 1940, the French Resistance supplied the Allies with vital intelligence reports and disrupted the Nazi supply and communication lines. By 1944, an estimated 100,000 members served in 60 intelligence cells. The Resistance donated these...
    • Shell Trench Art

    • Shell Trench Art
    • Unknown
    • Military; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Trench Art shell is engraved with a rooster standing on a helmet with the words "France Quand Meme" engraved above am entwined vine. Stamped or engraved text on bottom reads, "Pd.Ps 62 2.16" followed by a hallmark of the letter "L" in a circle...
    • Oral history interview with Bobby Fite

    • 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.
    • Winnie Ruth Judd  on Hospital Grounds

    • Winnie Ruth Judd on Hospital Grounds
    • Unknown
    • Trials (Murder) -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Photographs; Murder -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Photographs; Women murderers -- Arizona -- Photographs; Murderers -- Arizona -- Photographs
    • Winnie Ruth Judd (middle) with two guardians at the Arizona State Hospital.
    • June 19

    • June 19
    • Unknown
    • Arizona (Battleship)--History
    • On this date in 1915, seventy thousand people witnessed the launch of the USS Arizona at the New York Naval Yard. The ship was christened with a bottle of the first water to flow over the Roosevelt Dam and champagne. Cost of the ship: $13,000,000....
    • December 7

    • December 7
    • Kohler, John
    • Benedictine Sanctuary of Perpetual Adoration (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Visitors were invited on this date in 1940 to the newly completed Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration in Tucson. Silence was observed by nuns of the order during their work making communion wafers and first communion articles. This...
    • Portrait of Hector Irineo in a Zoot Suit, 1945

    • Portrait of Hector Irineo in a Zoot Suit, 1945
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Counterculture; Chicano heritage
    • This is a portrait of Hector Irineo wearing a Zoot Suit, taken on July 28, 1945. This style of dress was very popular during the 1940s for Mexican-American men an women all over the southwest. They called themselves Pachucos and Pachucas.

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