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    • PDF of UA Poetry Center Celebrating 50 Years

    • 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,...
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1960s

    • 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.

    • China Lil's in downtown Scottsdale 1960s.
    • Unknown
    • 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  Booklet

    • Teresa "Terri" Cruz Booklet
    • 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

    • 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...
    • Cavalliere Blacksmith Float in 1960s Parada del Sol Parade.

    • Cavalliere Blacksmith Float in 1960s Parada del Sol Parade.
    • Unknown
    • 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. ...
    • Fifth Avenue sign - circa 1960s.

    • Fifth Avenue sign - circa 1960s.
    • Unknown
    • 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.

    • Howdy Dudettes at Valley Ho Hotel - 1960s.
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Hollywood and Politics II

    • Hollywood and Politics II
    • Unknown
    • 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

    • 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 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 Jeannette Diez-Martinez, February 12, 2011

    • Oral History with Jeannette Diez-Martinez, February 12, 2011
    • Diez-Martinez, Jeannette
    • San Luis (Ariz.); Agricultural laborers--Arizona; Post Offices--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Yuma County (Ariz.);
    • Jeannette Diez-Martinez grew up in San Luis, Arizona during the city’s rapid growth. Her father, Charles Archibald, was the first post master of San Luis, Arizona. Charles Archibald played an important part in founding the city of San Luis and...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011
    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011

    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011
    • Guerrero, Pedro E.
    • Mesa (Ariz.); Segregation in education--Arizona--Maricopa County; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial photography; Guerrero, Pedro E.; Photographer--Biography; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Calder, Alexander,...
    • Pedro E. Guerrero (1917-2012) grew up in Mesa, Arizona. In this interview he talks about growing up as a Latino in segregated Arizona and the prejudice he faced before and after integration. Mr. Guerrero talks about his family, especially his...
    • Oral History with Maxine Huff, May 11, 2011

    • Oral History with Maxine Huff, May 11, 2011
    • Huff, Maxine
    • Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); United States. Army--Officers; Dance teachers--Arizona; Dance Masters of America
    • Maxine Huff has lived many places around the world with her husband, who was a career U.S. Army officer. His last station was at Fort Huachuca, outside of Sierra Vista, Arizona. Mr. and Mrs. Huff retired in Sierra Vista in the 1960s, where she...
    • Oral History with Robert Kravetz, April 21, 2011

    • Oral History with Robert Kravetz, April 21, 2011
    • Kravetz, Robert
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix Indian Medical Center; Physicians--Arizona--Biography;
    • Dr. Robert Kravetz was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. He is a specialist in Gastroenterology (digestive diseases). Dr. Kravetz first came to Phoenix in 1961 as part of Public Health to work at the Phoenix Indian Hospital for two...
    • Oral History with Jackie Meck, February 18, 2011

    • Oral History with Jackie Meck, February 18, 2011
    • Meck, Jackie
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Local government--Arizona; Water rights--Arizona; Farming--Arizona
    • Jackie Meck was the Mayor of Buckeye, Arizona at the time of this interview. He had previously served as Mayor and on the City Council during the 1960s. Mr. Meck was born in Buckeye in 1941 and relates to Verlyne Meck, his wife, the history of the...
    • Oral History with Burton Carter, July 11, 2011

    • 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...
    • Groundbreaking Valley National Bank

    • Groundbreaking Valley National Bank
    • Markow Photography
    • Banking--United States--History;
    • A photograph of those present at the ground breaking ceremony for Valley National Bank in Carefree, AZ in the early 1960s. This bank location still stands, but has since changed names several times from Valley National Bank to Bank One and now to...

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