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    • Oral History with Betty Jo Benton, March 8, 2011

    • Oral History with Betty Jo Benton, March 8, 2011
    • Benton, Betty Jo
    • Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Schools--Arizona--Maricopa County; Insurance agents--Arizona; Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Civil rights workers--Arizona; Segregation--Arizona;
    • Betty Jo Benton spent her early years in Phoenix before moving to California. She relates her mother’s time as a violinist with the predecessor to the Phoenix Symphony. Mrs. Benton moved back to the city in 1949 with her husband, Robert Benton,...
    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011

    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011
    • Chavez, Roy
    • Superior (Ariz.)--history; Mining--Arizona--Pinal County; Segregation in education--Arizona--Pinal County; Barbers--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Roy Chavez has lived his entire life in and around Superior, Arizona. His Mother, Yolanda (Castro) Chavez, taught school and his father, Raymond Chavez, had a barber shop on Main Street. Mr. Chavez talks about growing up in Superior, his education...
    • Pete Rios on Childhood Segregation

    • Pete Rios on Childhood Segregation
    • Rios, Pete
    • Legislators Arizona; Law--Arizona--Interpretation and construction; Oral history--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government--Anecdotes; Arizona Segregation in Education
    • Clip is 7 min. 11 sec. excerpt of 9 hr. 9 min. interview
    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011

    • Oral History with Pedro Guerrero, May 14, 2011
    • Guerrero, Pedro E.
    • Mesa (Ariz.); Segregation in education--Arizona--Maricopa County; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial photography; Guerrero, Pedro E.; Photographer--Biography; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Calder, Alexander,...
    • Pedro E. Guerrero (1917-2012) grew up in Mesa, Arizona. In this interview he talks about growing up as a Latino in segregated Arizona and the prejudice he faced before and after integration. Mr. Guerrero talks about his family, especially his...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 1

    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 1
    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; McNary, (Ariz.) -- History; Timber -- Ariz.; Segregation; Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Apache and Sitgreaves National...
    • Diana Wilson Butler is the grand daughter of James G. McNary, the banker who invested in the timber industry of Northeastern Arizona in the early to mid-1900s. She describes the landscape and culture of the sawmill town of McNary, Arizona, and the...
    • Special study, desegregation expenditures

    • Special study, desegregation expenditures
    • Arizona. Office of the Auditor General.
    • Segregation in education--Arizona--Costs--Auditing; School districts--Arizona--Finance--Auditing;
    • 72 pages (PDF version). File size: 2742.849 KB. A report to the Arizona State Legislature December 1990, Report No. 90-11.
    • Promise of Brown v. Board of Education

    • Promise of Brown v. Board of Education
    • Terry Goddard, Arizona Attorney General
    • Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States; Segregation in education--Law and legislation--Arizona; Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka; Miscegenation--Arizona; Intermarriage; Race discrimination; Arizona--History;
    • 13 pages (PDF version). File size: 1953 KB
    • Arizona State Tax Commission

    • Arizona State Tax Commission
    • Conway, Joe
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 40-095. 1 page (PDF version) file size: 93.71 KB. Letter to the Arizona State Tax Commission, stating that when a segregation of materials and labor charge is made the imposition of a sales tax on personal property is for the materials...
    • R.A. Holy, Superintendent, Casa Grande Public Schools

    • R.A. Holy, Superintendent, Casa Grande Public Schools
    • Conway, Joe
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 42-068. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 163.73 KB. Letter to R.A. Holy, Superintendent, Casa Grande Public Schools, Casa Grande, addressing the issue of segregation in public schools. The opinion cites 1939 Ariz. Code Anno. §§54-416,...
    • Mr. Robert H. Renaud, Deputy County Attorney

    • Mr. Robert H. Renaud, Deputy County Attorney
    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 51-127. 3 pages (PDF version) file size: 157.89 KB. Letter to Deputy County Attorney Robert H. Renaud stating that under 54-908 ACA 1939 the Gila Bend High School District is required to make whatever facilities it now operates available...
    • Behind the camera

    • Behind the camera
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • Dr. Pete Dimas has created a documentary about Arizona Latino Veterans of the Second World War, and the formation of Post 41 to fight segregation.
    • 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.
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1940s

    • 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.
    • Faces of Post 41: The 1960s

    • Faces of Post 41: The 1960s
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • As the Civil Rights Movement gains momentum, so does the Vietnam war. Veterans relate their brave and heartbreaking experiences in battle, while Post 41 members gain influence in local politics and activism.
    • Faces of Post 41: 1970 to 2008

    • Faces of Post 41: 1970 to 2008
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Veterans
    • American Legion Post 41 pushes into the new century as a local icon of Phoenix. Latino soldiers gain in respect and position, as Operation: Desert Storm and the new Iraq war bring a new generation of troops to the battlefield.
    • Latinos Who Serve inaugural event

    • Latinos Who Serve inaugural event
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona -- Latino -- Military Service
    • American Legion Post 41 "Thunderbirds" of Phoenix is honored, along with Dr. Pete Dimas for their work in the community.
    • Legacy of Courage The Story of Arthur Van Haren, Jr.

    • Legacy of Courage The Story of Arthur Van Haren, Jr.
    • Renolds, Jean; Raul Castro Institute; Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • World War II; Mexican America Military Service; U.S Navy; Military Aviation
    • Arthur joined the ranks of the few Mexican American men from Phoenix to be given public acclaim as decorated war heroes, although many from the city’s Mexican community served in World War II with distinction. Other young men who received public...

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