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    • May 3

    • May 3
    • Unknown
    • Orndorff Hotel (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1934, the Orndorff Hotel was scheduled for demolition in Tucson. This photograph of the hotel is undated.
    • January 23

    • January 23
    • Unknown
    • Hotels -- Arizona --Tucson
    • On this date in 1934, crowds watched as firemen fought a blaze at Tucson's Hotel Congress, shown here in an undated photograph.
    • January 11

    • January 11
    • Unknown
    • Arizona politics and government; Arizona legislature; Arizona State Library; Barbershops; Artesian wells
    • On this date in 1915, the second regular session of the state legislature convened. Legislative initiatives included diverse topics such as establishing a state library, appropriating $17,000 for drilling artesian wells in Greenlee and Mohave...
    • April 22

    • April 22
    • Buehman Studios
    • Department stores--Arizona--History; Corsets; Steinfeld's Department Store (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Fashionable female residents of Tucson on this date in 1900 could choose from a wide range of corsets designed to help them achieve the desired "wasp-waisted" silhouette of the day. This photograph from circa 1900 shows a display of corsets,...
    • December 5

    • December 5
    • Buehman Studios
    • Western Union Telegraph Company Photographs
    • On this date in 1873, Tucsonans celebrated the completion of the military telegraph to the town. The telegraph was an important means of communication for Arizonans well into the 20th century. This undated photograph shows Western Union Telegraph...
    • June 27

    • June 27
    • Unknown
    • L. Zeckendorf & Co.--Explosions; Merchants--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1881, thirty thousand pounds of gun-powder exploded in Zeckendorf's powder magazine at the edge of Tucson, smashing windows and dishes and damaging buildings all over town. Churches were quickly filled with people who feared the end...
    • August 13

    • August 13
    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Newspapers
    • On this date in 1940, Tucson was blacked out by a storm that flooded the power plant. A hand-set, hand-printed Arizona Daily Star edition carries news of the deluge. This photograph shows newspaper workers Martin Landros, George Cooke and Sherry...
    • August 26

    • August 26
    • Buehman Studios
    • Typewriter--History
    • On this day in 1893, a Phoenix court reporter invented and applied for the patent on a center space bar for typewriters which would be operated by the thumb. This photograph shows Mary Hughston seated by her typewriter in the Consolidated National...
    • Corral of El Charro Restaurant, 1930s

    • Corral of El Charro Restaurant, 1930s
    • Unknown
    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a picture of a woman in the corral of El Charro Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona. This picture is dated circa 1930s.
    • El Charro Employees, circa 1930's

    • El Charro Employees, circa 1930's
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Restaurants--Employees; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History
    • This photograph shows El Charro restaurant employees in Tucson's old Placita, circa 1930s. Pictured from left to right: Mercy Tapia, Filomena Chavoya, and unknown.
    • Ortiz & Diaz General Blacksmithing Company, 1905

    • Ortiz & Diaz General Blacksmithing Company, 1905
    • Unknown
    • Blacksmiths; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a photograph of Ortiz & Diaz General Blacksmithing in Tucson. William Flores Sr. is pictured in the center. This photo is dated February 5, 1905. The other services offered by the business are listed on the signage as woodworking and horse...
    • El Charro Restaurant Waitresses, 1940s

    • El Charro Restaurant Waitresses, 1940s
    • Unknown
    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography; Employees
    • This is a photograph of El Charro Restaurant waitresses in Tucson, circa 1940s. The individuals pictured are identified as Rose Perkins, Lucy Desenz, Ray Marquez, Adela and Helen Martin.
    • 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...
    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller

    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford
    • 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...
    • Mary Rose Wilcox

    • Mary Rose Wilcox
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; first Mexican American woman elected to Phoenix City Council and first Mexican American woman elected to Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
    • Born in Superior Arizona in 1949, Mary Rose Wilcox left eh copper mining town to purse a degree in social work from Arizona State University. “I cam down to the Valley and it was cultre shock,” she said. “There were only three Hispanics in...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • 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...
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1950s

    • Faces of Post 41: The 1950s
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • An account of the Arizona Latino contribution to the Korean War, and the growing influence of American Legion Post 41 in its fight against segregation in Schools of Arizona.

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