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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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.);
    • 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...
    • Teresa "Terri" Cruz

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Community Service; Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC); Leadership and Education for...
    • Terri Cruz - Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Terri Cruz, recognized as the "mother" of Chicanos por la Causa.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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