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    • Plácida Elvira García Smith

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.); Salt River Project; Americanization; San Luis (Yuma County, Ariz.); University of Utah; University of California at Berkeley; League of United Latin American Citizens; United Service Organizations (U.S.);
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith’s place in Phoenix history is during post-World War I at Friendly House, established in 1920. Disturbed by the poverty and racism she witnessed within the Mexican and Mexican-American community in south Phoenix, Plácida...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Public sculpture and urban blight are often the same horse with a different color.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. THE CASE OF THE BUMBLING BANDITS When neophyte train...
    • Plácida Elvira García Smith

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Ariz.); Salt River Project; Americanization; San Luis (Yuma County, Ariz.); University of Utah; University of California at Berkeley; League of United Latin American Citizens; United Service Organizations (U.S.);
    • Vignette of the life of Plácida Elvira García Smith, whose place in Phoenix history lies during post-World War I at Friendly House, established in 1920. Disturbed by the poverty and racism she witnessed within the Mexican and Mexican-American...
    • María García

    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1940s

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • Latinos contribute to World War II, from Luzon and Corregidor to Normandy and Germany.
    • Placida Garcia Smith 1896-1981

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • Placida Elvira Garcia Smith became a teacher in 1915 and taught for most of her life. In 1931 she became director of the Friendly House which taught immigrants about their new country. She helped these immigrants learn English and skills that would...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Faces of Post 41: Setting the Stage

    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • The early history of Arizona, and some of our early Latino contributors to military history.
    • Arizona women's hall of fame

    • Arizona Historical Society
    • Women--Arizona--History; Women--Arizona--Biography
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    • Whole Quilt and Plaque 1985b

    • Arizona Quilter's Guild
    • Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
    • A custom-made quilt depicting, left to right and top to bottom Arizona Women's Hall of Fame inductees Mary Russell Ferrell Colton, Laura E. Herron, Placida Garcia Smith, Jane H. Rider, Ida Redbird, Anna Moore Shaw, Ana Frohmiller, Grace M. Sparkes,...
    • 1929 Flagstaff City Directory

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1929 Flagstaff City Directory. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street and Avenue Guide...
    • The Thunderbird, Winter 1981

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...
    • 50th Anniversary 1995

    • Thunderbird School of Global Management; Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management; Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Graduate...
    • Thunderbird alumni magazine; Thunderbird annual report.
    • The Thunderbird alumni magazine collection contains archival issues of the school’s main publication aimed at informing and connecting the Thunderbird community, especially alumni. Feature articles, profiles, interviews, news, events and alumni...

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