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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.

    • 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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.
    • 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. ...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Groundbreaking Valley National Bank

    • Markow Photography
    • Banking--United States--History; Carefree, Arizona
    • A photograph of those present at the groundbreaking 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...
    • Rodeo Club Member

    • Unknown
    • Cochise College (Douglas, Ariz.); Cochise College (Douglas, Ariz.) – History; Rodeo
    • Spencer Soles was a member of the Rodeo Club in the late 1960s.
    • Douglas Campus, 1960s

    • Unknown
    • Cochise College (Douglas, Ariz.); Cochise College (Douglas, Ariz.) – History
    • The Charles DiPeso Library and Classroom Building 200 viewed from the Administration Building.
    • Pete Bernardo Bidegain Oral History Interview

    • Bidegain, Pete Bernardo
    • Empire Ranch (Ariz.); Ranches--Arizona; Babacomari Ranch (Ariz.)
    • Pete Bernardo Bidegain was born in Flagstaff, Arizona, the son of a Basque sheepherder. He was four or five years old when his family moved to Willcox, Arizona, where they ranched in the Winchester Mountains. Later, the family moved to a ranch on...
    • McKusick Family Oral History

    • Robert McKusick
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Ceramic tiles; Mining; history of Gila County; Agent Orange contaminant: dielectric resonator; Radiation shielding;
    • Robert McKusick tells of his family migrating to the Globe-Miami area during the Great Depression. His grandfather was the Presbyterian minister in Miami. His father and brother were local and renowned home builders. Bob tells of his childhood...
    • McGowen Family History Part 4

    • McGowan, Ben and Carol Lee
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Globe (Ariz.)--History; Globe (Ariz.)--social conditions; Biography; Mining;
    • In Part 4, Ben McGowan answers David Freu's questions about the area, including the Tonto Forest, the Experimental Farm and old C.C.C. Camp, old mining operations and residents of the area since the 1930's to present. Ben tells us of colorful...
    • Ancient Ruins of Wupatki

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.); Ruins.; Pueblo architecture.
    • Wupatki National Monument. Coconino County, AZ. Ancient Ruins of Wupatki about 35 miles northeast of Flagstaff. [Forrest, circa 1960s:] This is now a national monument. Bob Brown, right and his Dad, Tom Brown, left.
    • Ancient Ruins of Wupatki

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.); Ruins.; Pueblo architecture.
    • Wupatki National Monument. Coconino County, AZ. Ancient Ruins of Wupatiki about 35 miles northeast of Flagstaff. [Forrest, circa 1960s:] This is now a national monument. Bob Brown standing at right and his Dad, Tom Brown sitting on the ladder....
    • Kagnew Station

    • U.S. Army
    • Cold War. Ethiopia. United States. Army Security Agency.
    • STONEHOUSE was a program for listening in on Soviet space transmissions; in the case of Kagnew Station in Asmara, Ethiopia, specifically the transmissions of Soviet deep space probes. An enormous parabolic antenna with an 85 foot diameter can be...
    • Framed Photograph of Eb Lewis holding Burden Basket

    • Lewis, Lucinda
    • Personal Artifacts: Gear: Basket, Burden
    • Color photograph of Eb Lewis holding one of the many American Native artifacts he collected throughout his career, a large White Mountain Apache burden basket, circa 1960s. Native American women used burden baskets to carry grasses, nuts, pine...
    • Alvin Cotton Brown - Parada del Sol

    • Unknown
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Brown, Alvin; Parades - Scottsdale (Ariz.);
    • Alvin Cotton Brown, grandson to Scottsdale rancher and businessman E.O. Brown and son of rancher E.E. Brown, is shown on his horse in a Scottsdale Jaycees Parada del Sol parade, likely in the 1950s or early 1960s. The Brown family helped give...
    • Girls Entering Little Red Schoolhouse Library - 1960's

    • Unknown
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Little Red Schoolhouse (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
    • The Scottsdale Public Library traces is origins to an all-volunteer run library at the Adobe House community center, starting in 1955. In the early 1960s, the city took over operation of the public library, and in 1963 moved it into the...
    • Red Dog Saloon Entry from Scottsdale Road 1960s.

    • Unknown
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Red Dog Saloon and Restaurant;
    • Bill Bird and Don Stewart opened the Red Dog Saloon & Restaurant on Scottsdale Road in 1959. Keeping with the West's Most Western Town theme, the restaurant featured the nude portrait of a old-time saloon girl, Red Dog Rosie. The Red Dog closed in...
    • Tico Taco Restaurant downtown Scottsdale 1950s or 1960s.

    • Unknown
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Tico Taco Restaurant - Scottsdale (Ariz.);
    • The Contrearas opened Tico Taco Restaurant in downtown Scottsdale circa the early 1950s. Popular with tourists and local residents, son of the late President Franklin D. Roosevent, Elliot Roosevelt, was a friend of Mr. Contrearas from World War II...
    • Cavalliere Blacksmith Float pieces for the Parade del Sol Parade float.

    • 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.
    • AIFT Coffee Shop

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • The Thunderbird Coffee Shop in the 1960s reflected the international culture of the school with posters from many countries lining the walls.
    • Student Enrollment Increases in the 1960s

    • Unknown
    • Students; Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management;
    • This 1969 photo shows the growing student body on the Thunderbird Campus. From the School's beginning in 1946 to 1964, enrollment had stayed between 250 and 300. In 1964-65, enrollment in the fall was 261, up 12% over the previous year. In the...
    • DC Warren

    • Unknown
    • Marana (Ariz.)
    • DC Warren was born in Huntsville, Texas, and moved to Rillito, Arizona in 1952. He worked as a cowboy at area ranches. He also played in a number of movies filmed in Old Tucson during the 1950s through 1960s era, often working as a stunt-man. He...
    • President John F. Kennedy seated with members of his Cabinet

    • Unknown
    • Udall, Stewart L.; Kennedy, John F.; Cabinet officers--United States; Warren, Earl, 1891-1974;United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963; Kennedy, Robert F.; Johnson, Lyndon B.
    • Photograph of President John F. Kennedy seated at table with members of his Cabinet, including Stewart Udall, Lyndon Johnson and Robert F. Kennedy
    • Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson and his Cabinet

    • Unknown
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; Udall, Stewart L.; United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
    • Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson standing at the head of a table with members of his Cabinet seated around it, April 1967
    • The Quiet Crisis book signing

    • Unknown
    • Udall, Stewart L; University of Arizona
    • Photograph of Stewart Udall and his mother Louise Udall at a book signing for The Quiet Crisis, 1963
    • Mr. Conservation and Beautification

    • Unknown
    • Udall, Stewart L.; Conservation of natural resources--United States
    • The Hubert Humphrey's, Mrs. Johnson and Stewart Udall at the Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C. Spring 1967 or 1968
    • Oral History with Jeannette Diez Martinez

    • 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...

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