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    • The Pueblo of Sia, New Mexico

    • White, Leslie A.
    • Zia Indians. Indians of North America -- New Mexico. Zia Pueblo (N.M.)
    • Includes 12 plates. Due to limitations of program, full text is not available.
    • William Zeckendorf, 1842-1935

    • Unknown
    • Zeckendorf, William
    • Studio portrait of William Zeckendorf. William Zeckendorf was a member of the 8th Legislature of Arizona.
    • Yuma Indian Hut

    • Unknown
    • Yuma Indians; Indians of North America
    • "Yuma Indians - Indian Hut."
    • Yuma School District One multimodal planning study

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Yuma Elementary School District (Yuma County, Ariz.)--Transportation; School children--Transportation--Arizona--Yuma; Local transit--Arizona--Yuma--Planning.
    • Yuma School District (“District”) One is one of the oldest and largest districts in Yuma, encompassing the majority of Yuma city limits with currently: 12 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and over 9,000 students, covering several low to...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop and deploy...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five years old and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop...
    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga, March 30, 2011

    • Lizarraga, Guillermo
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Guillermo Lizarraga was born in Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico. He moved with his family to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1949 and began crossing the border to work in San Luis, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Lizarraga talks about the hard life of a migrant farm...
    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga

    • Lizarraga, Guillermo
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Guillermo Lizarraga was born in Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico. He moved with his family to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1949 and began crossing the border to work in San Luis, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Lizarraga talks about the hard life of a migrant farm...
    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga

    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas. He settled in Yuma and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga remembers...
    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga, April 7, 2011

    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas, California. He settled in Yuma, Arizona and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga...
    • Oral History with Gloria Duarte

    • Duarte, Gloria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Immigration and Naturalization Service
    • Gloria Serrano Duarte is a field worker from San Luis, Arizona. Born in San Luis, Mexico, Ms. Duarte immigrated to the United States with her parents at a young age. Because of the laws at the time, howerver, she was forced to return to Mexico,...
    • Oral History with Maria Murrieta

    • Murrieta, Maria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Maria Murrieta lives in San Luis, AZ. She was born in Merida, Yucatan. Her father Bartolome Hau accepted a job as a bracero and they immigrated to Yuma, AZ in 1959. Ms. Murrieta discusses her life growing up in the United States and the culture...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno

    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis, Rio Colorado Sonora when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her...
    • Oral History with Luis Marquez and Jose Marquez

    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in San...
    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes

    • Reyes, Ruben
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Ruben Reyes was born and raised in Durango, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States as part of the Bracero Program that imported Mexican agricultural laborers to cover the shortage of farm workers. In this interview Mr. Reyes discusses his...
    • Oral History with Jose and Luis Marquez, May 20, 2011

    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in San...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno, February 27, 2011

    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her...
    • Oral History with Maria Murietta, May 20, 2011

    • Murietta, Maria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Maria Murrieta lives in San Luis, Arizona. She was born in Merida, Yucatan. Her father, Bartolome Hau, accepted a job as a bracero and they immigrated to Yuma, Arizona in 1959. Ms. Murrieta discusses her life growing up in the United States and the...
    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes, June 29, 2011

    • Reyes, Ruben
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Ruben Reyes was born and raised in Durango, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States as part of the Bracero Program that imported Mexican agricultural laborers to cover the shortage of farm workers. In this interview, Mr. Reyes discusses his life...
    • Oral History with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011

    • Frauenfelder, Dick; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History Interview with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen

    • Frauenfelder, Dirk; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History with Louis Gradias, April 19, 2011

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • Oral History with Louie Gradias

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • Birds eye view of Yuma, Arizona

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.)
    • Aerial view of Yuma showing housing and businesses. Caption on the reverse of the card indicates the card was published by J. Homer Smith, Yuma, Ariz. The postcard is addressed to Catherine Spencer, Big Sandy Montana. Message reads: "Your letter...
    • April 12

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1902, the village of Yuma was incorporated as a town. This photograph from circa 1909 is identified as showing the corner of 2nd Street and the railroad tracks on Madison Avenue.
    • Arizona youth tobacco survey 2005 report

    • University of Arizona. Evaluation, Research, and Development Unit.
    • Youth--Tobacco use--Arizona;
    • 60 pages (PDF version). File size: 206.392 KB. "November 2006."--Cover.
    • Arizona youth survey 2006 fact sheet

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona; Youth--Arizona--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys;
    • 2 pages (PDF version). File size: 51.185 KB. November 2006.
    • Arizona youth survey 2002: high level overview/fact sheet

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona; Youth--Arizona--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys;
    • 2 pages (PDF version). File size: 110.054 KB. February 2003
    • The Arizona factbook on youth

    • College of Human Services, Arizona State University West
    • Youth--Arizona--Statistics
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • 2002 Arizona youth survey gender study

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Arizona--Sexual behavior; Youth development--Arizona--Sex differences;
    • 20 pages (PDF version). File size: 221.564 KB.
    • December 24

    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Young Women's Christian Association (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • Members of the Tucson Y.W.C.A. participated in the "hanging of the greens" ceremony on this date in 1940. This photograph shows the ceremony which consisted of members and their friends going from window to window in the Y.W.C.A. building and...
    • Portrait of The Mexican YMCA, 1925

    • Unknown
    • YMCA; Mexican Americans--History; Miami (Ariz.); Portrait Photography
    • This is a photograph of the The Mexican YMCA - Boy's Department in Miami, Arizona, circa 1925. Those identified in the picture are: 1.Eugenio Santellanes, 2. Canizales, 3. Tiburcio Reveles, 4.Enedino Ramirez, 5.Tomas Trujillo Landa, and 6. Pedro...
    • Comprehensive annual financial report / Yavapai County Community College District

    • Yavapai County Community College District.
    • Yavapai County Community College District--Auditing; Community colleges--Arizona--Finance--Statistics;Yavapai County Community College District--Appropriations and expenditures; Community colleges--Arizona--Yavapai County--Finance--Statistics;
    • This title contains one or more publications.
    • Oral History with  Bill Wooten, May 10, 2011

    • Wooten, Bill
    • Yavapai County (Ariz.)--History; Ford Motor Company; Automobile industry and trade--Quality control
    • Bill Wooten grew up in northern and western Arizona. He recounts his family’s ranch and history in the Prescott and Burro Creek areas. Mr. Wooten worked at the Ford Motor Company Proving Grounds in Yucca, Arizona and talks about the work he did...
    • 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.
    • December 25

    • Unknown
    • Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944
    • Organized Charities, directed by popular author Harold Bell Wright, distributed 1,200 Christmas baskets of food and toys to Tucson's poor on this date in 1931. Wright, seen in this 1926 portrait, was a popular fiction author.
    • Save Waste

    • Koerner, Henry
    • World War, 1939-1945.
    • Part of a program to obtain glycerine for explosives, bringing in a pound of fat was worth a few cents (and later on, a couple ration points). This program was not a sweeping success, however, since the reuse of fat was a common cooking practice at...
    • We'll Have Lots to Eat This Winter, Won't We Mother?

    • Parker, Al
    • World War, 1939-1945. Canning and preserving.
    • A mother and daughter can fruits and vegetables. While no longer a common activity for most Americans, growing your own food and canning it was a way for Americans to supplement their rationed diet during World War II. Government encouraged canning...
    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...

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