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    • Dr. Christine Marín: Archivist/Historian

    • Dr. Christine Marín: Archivist/Historian
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Dr. Christine Marín, on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at Arizona State...
    • Dr. Christine Marín

    • Dr. Christine Marín
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Footage of Dr. Christine Marín, speaking on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at...
    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos

    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pan American National Bank; Food production and natural resources; Mexican Americans; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Florida--Biography;
    • Daughter of an Arizona copper miner, Romana Acosta Bañuelos would go on to found Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc., the Pan-American National Bank, and later be appointed to serve as U.S. Treasurer by President Nixon.
    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos

    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pan American National Bank; Food production and natural resources; Mexican Americans; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Florida--Biography;
    • Biographical film on Romana Acosta Bañuelos, the daughter of an Arizona copper miner who would go on to found Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc., the Pan-American National Bank, and later be appointed to serve as U.S. Treasurer by President...
    • 1922 Rosa Ronquillo Letter of Application

    • 1922 Rosa Ronquillo Letter of Application
    • Norman J. Roberts
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Mexican American women--Employment--Southwestern States--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona--History.
    • 1922 reference letter from Postmaster Norman J. Roberts on Rosa R. Rhodes's behalf. Bottom portion reads "Although of mexican parantage, she speaks English, [and I] am of the opinion that she has had sufficient education to handle the office".
    • Oral History with Jack and Mary Song, January 27, 2011

    • Oral History with Jack and Mary Song, January 27, 2011
    • Song, Jack; Song, Mary
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; Chinese Americans--Arizona--Biography; Chinese restaurants--Arizona--Scottsdale; Bars (Drinking establishments)--Arizona--Scottsdale; Jazz musicians
    • Jack and Mary Song were restaurant owners in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jack Song was born in Chandler, Arizona in 1929 and moved to Scottsdale before he was a year old. He talks about growing up in Scottsdale, the schools he attended, and being the only...
    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011

    • Oral History with Alex Villa, May 26, 2011
    • Villa, Alex
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953; American Legion--Arizona
    • Alex Villa was born and raised in Buckeye, Arizona. In this interview, he talks about his family history. His maternal grandfather had a homestead in Tempe before moving to Buckeye. Mr. Villa attended Arizona State University for one year and...
    • Oral History with Elena and Ramon Quiroga, January 4, 2011

    • Oral History with Elena and Ramon Quiroga, January 4, 2011
    • Quiroga, Elena; Quiroga, Ramon
    • Patagonia (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Mining--Arizona;
    • Ramon and Elena (de la Rosa) Quiroga were interviewed by their son Herman Quiroga. Mrs. Quiroga is interviewed first. She was born in Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico in 1933 to Havalino and Angelia de la Rosa. She talks about living in Lochiel and then...
    • Oral History with Mary Stella Fisher Carrera, June 10, 2011

    • Oral History with Mary Stella Fisher Carrera, June 10, 2011
    • Carrera, Mary Stella Fisher
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Social Life and Customs; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Discrimination
    • Mary Stella (Fisher) Carrera was born in Buckeye, Arizona in 1933 and has lived there her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family, education (including attending a private school in Mexico), and learning to fly. She talks a great...
    • Oral History with Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010

    • Oral History with Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010
    • Celaya, Dolores Badilla
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Pima County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Farming--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dolores (Badilla) Celaya was born in 1927 and has lived in the Tucson, Arizona area her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family and life in the area. Her grandparents homesteaded in the Arivaca Valley. Ms. Celaya discusses...
    • Joe Eddie Lopez on early activism and creating Chicanos por La Causa

    • Joe Eddie Lopez on early activism and creating Chicanos por La Causa
    • Lopez, Joe Eddie
    • Legislators--Arizona; Law--Arizona--Interpretation and construction; Oral history--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government--Anecdotes; United Farm Workers of America; Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Chicanos por La Causa--History; Mexican...
    • Clip is 11 min. 51 sec. excerpt of 2 hr. 4 min. interview
    • March 3

    • March 3
    • Unknown
    • Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.)--History.
    • On this date in 1865 the Colorado River Indian Reservation was established. The reservation included the Hualapai and Yavapai tribes. This undated photograph shows the agency building in Parker.
    • May 8

    • May 8
    • Fallis, Earl
    • Yaqui Indians--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1927, the U.S. Army held 38 Yaqui Indians who fled across the U.S. border after a bloody battle with Mexican troops. This photo is identified as Yaqui Indian soldiers surrendering to the 10th Cavalry for internment in 1929.
    • September 19

    • September 19
    • Unknown
    • Yaqui Indians--History
    • A new law on this date in 1978 recognized Yaquis as an official tribe. This undated picture shows the Yaqui Community Center in the Old Pascua neighborhood in Tucson.
    • June 11

    • June 11
    • Unknown
    • Chiricahua Indians--Relocation; San Carlos Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1876, the Chiricahua Apache Indians were moved from their reservation in Cochise County to the San Carlos Reservation. This photograph is identified as San Carlos in 1887.
    • June 18

    • June 18
    • Unknown
    • Yaqui Indians--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1914, residents of Nogales, Arizona, were alarmed by a report that armed Yaquis were advancing for an attack on the Mexican garrison across the border. This photograph from 1915 is identified as the border between the United States...
    • Portrait of Susana S. Paz

    • Portrait of Susana S. Paz
    • La Luna Studio
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Susana S. Paz taken by La Luna Studio in Tucson. The dedication on the back of the photograph (translated from Spanish to English) reads, "I dedicate this pleasant remembrance to my true friend as proof of friendship and love...
    • Portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson, circa 1925

    • Portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson, circa 1925
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This circa 1925 portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson shows her seated by a large fountain, holding a parasol. Dolores Pesquera de Hanson is identified as the mother of Annie H. Mendoza.
    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, 1917

    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, 1917
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Soto Audelo dressed as a personification of Mexico for an Independence Day celebration, wearing a hat emblazoned with the word "Liberty." This photo is dated 1917. Maria was 17 years old at the time, wearing a sequined...

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