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    • 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;...
    • 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Marín, on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs.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

    • 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speaking on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs.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

    • 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

    • 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 Nixon.
    • 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 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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
    • A History of the Tucson Museum of Art Block 1775-1975

    • Lyons, Bettina
    • Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art Block (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Historic Houses; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; 1775-1975; The Presidio, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; La Plaza Militar, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Manuel Carrillo...
    • Booklet written by Bettina Lyons, Curator of Historic Sites, Tucson Museum of Art, in 1977 on the history of the Tucson Museum of Art Block, from the foundation of the Presidio in 1775 until 1977. Describes the Presidio's history as well as...
    • The History of Arizona Volume One

    • Farish, Thomas Edwin
    • Arizona; History
    • "Arizona - The name is significant. Its derivation is uncertain; all that is known of it is that in the latter part of the seventeenth century it was given to a range of mountains across the border in Northern Sonora, in what was then known as...
    • Anna Maria Chavez

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Girl Scouts of U.S.A.; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Eloy (Ariz.); Yale University Alumni; Intergovernmental Affairs, Janet Napolitano Administration
    • Anna Maria Chavez, Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honore Anna Maria Chavez, the first Hispanic woman selected to serve as President/CEO of the Girl Scouts...
    • Amanda Aguirre

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Health and welfare; Yuma (Ariz.); Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Senator, Amanda Aguirre; Regional Center for...
    • Amanda Aguirre - Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Amanda Aguirre, the first Latino to represent the Yuma area in the State Legislature in over 130 years.
    • Elizabeth "Liz" Archuleta

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Northern Arizona University Alumni; Hisapanic Mother-Daughter Program at NAU; Coconino County Board of Supervisors
    • Liz Archuleta, Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Liz Archuleta who became the first Latina elected to the Coconino County Board of Supervisors in 120...
    • Amanda Aguirre

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Health and welfare; Yuma (Ariz.); Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Senator, Amanda Aguirre; Regional Center for...
    • Amanda Aguirre - Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Amanda Aguirre, the first Latino to represent the Yuma area in the State Legislature in over 130 years.
    • 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.

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