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    • PDF of UA Poetry Center Celebrating 50 Years

    • The University of Arizona Poetry Center
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Essays on the history of the University of Arizona Poetry Center edited by Poetry Center Executive Director Gail Browne and former Senior Librarian Rodney Phillips. This volume was published concurrently as a printed book. Note: the essay "People,...
    • Arizona Buddhist Temple:  75 Years 1934-2009

    • Arizona Buddhist Temple
    • Religion; Social Organizations; Japanese American Citizens League--Arizona
    • Hardcover book describes the history of the Arizona Buddhist Temple from 1934-2009.
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1960s

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • As the Civil Rights Movement gains momentum, so does the Vietnam war. Veterans relate their brave and heartbreaking experiences in battle, while Post 41 members gain influence in local politics and activism.
    • China Lil's in downtown Scottsdale 1960s.

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Restaurants - Scottsdale (Ariz.);
    • China Lil's was one of downtown Scottsdale's favorite restaurants in the 1960s. Run by Jack Song, it was located on land that is part of today's Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. After the Civic Center Mall was built in the late 1960s and early 1970s,...
    • 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.
    • Narcisa Monreal Espinoza

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Civil Rights; Winkleman, AZ; Salt River Indians; Williams AFB; United Latin American Citizens; Equal Employment Opportunities Commission; Title VII; Arizona Women's Political Caucus; National Organization for women; League of Mexican American Women
    • Throughout her life Narcisa Monreal Espinoza has broken the mold of traditional roles for Latinas from her generation. Narcisa and her twin sister Sofia were born in 1923 in the mining town of Winkelman, Ariz. The Monreal family finally settled...
    • 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 Sharon Smith

    • Smith, Sharon
    • Sahuaro Ranch; Glendale, AZ; Luke Air Force Base;
    • Oral history interview with Sharon Smith where she discusses Sahuaro Ranch and family life on the Ranch.
    • Fifth Avenue sign - circa 1960s.

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History
    • By the 1960s, visitors from around the world were coming to Scottsdale's Fifth Avenue to shop and dine. Gas lamps were installed throughout the downtown Scottsdale area in the 1950s, and some called Scottsdale the Gas Lamp Capital of the World.
    • Howdy Dudettes at Valley Ho Hotel - 1960s.

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Valley Ho Hotel; Howdy Dudettes;
    • As the goodwill ambassadors for the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, the Howdy Dudettes were frequently called upon to greet meetings and convention groups at local hotels and resorts, such as the Valley Ho Hotel.
    • Cavalliere Blacksmith Float in 1960s Parada del Sol Parade.

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    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Jaycees - History; Parada del Sol Parade;
    • The Cavalliere Blacksmith Shop, Scottsdale's oldest, continuously operating business (established in 1910), featured members of the Cavalliere family on its horse-drawn float in Scottsdale Jaycees' Parada del Sol parade sometime in the 1960s. ...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Patricia Preciado Martin

    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Latino; literature
    • Patricia Preciado Martin has tirelessly spent the last 30 years documenting Arizona's Mexican American history and culture through non-fiction and fiction short stories. She has written six books: Beloved Land: An Oral History of Mexican Americans...
    • Hollywood and Politics II

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    • Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998
    • Photograph is signed "To Barry my love from Granny." Irene Ryan was a popular TV star in the 1960s as the crusty grandmother in The Beverly Hillbillies.
    • February 2

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1951, Howard Hughes' company Hughes Aircraft, announced plans to build a multi-million dollar defense plant in Tucson and to hire as many as 8,000 employees. Hughes built the plant and then immediately sold it to the U.S. Air Force,...
    • Ziskin Interview

    • Ziskin, Sarah and Hadassah
    • Phoenix; Jewish Community; Jewish Education;
    • Sarah and Hadassah Ziskin talk about moving to Phoenix from Chicago. They discuss the Jewish education provided in the 1960s by Temple Beth-El. The talk about living in a modern world while still being an observant Jew.
    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • Carter, Burton
    • Kingman (Ariz.)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona; Boy Scouts--Arizona; Explosions--Railroad facilities--Arizona--Kingman
    • Burton Carter grew up in Saint George, Utah and moved to Kingman, Arizona shortly after getting married in the 1960s. Mr. Carter discusses his tax, insurance, and securities business, his involvement in the Boy Scouts, and in the Latter Day Saints...

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