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    • Zulu Warrior

    • Unknown
    • Zulu (African people)
    • "A Zulu Warrior, Natal, South Africa"
    • 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.
    • April 28

    • Unknown
    • Yuma Territorial Prison--History
    • The cornerstone of the Territorial Prison in Yuma was laid on this date in 1876. The first prisoners were received in June. This photograph shows how part of the Territorial Prison appeared in April of 1930.
    • The Yuma, Portfolio 2, Plate 62

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Yuma Indians
    • “Yuma mythology points to the vicinity opposite Fort Mohave, on the California side of the Colorado river, as having been the place of origin of the various Yuman tribes now found along the river from the Grand Canon to the Gulf. The tribe bearing...
    • 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 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 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...
    • Pilot Knob Hotel, Yuma

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.); Hotels—Arizona
    • The Pilot Knob Hotel released a number of versions of this postcards which advertises "Free Board Every Day the Sun Doesn't Shine." A sign in front of the hotel says "3127 Miles West of Broadway, Yuma, Arizona" and a poster in the foreground of...
    • Bound for Yuma to celebrate Xmas

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.); Dome (Ariz.); Arizona—Photography
    • This postcard shows a group traveling (presumably to Yuma) in a horse drawn wagon. It appears to be a real photo postcard, possibly made from a photograph taken on a Kodak camera, as mentioned in the message. The postcard was sent to Mrs. L.L...
    • I'm stuck on the country here

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.); Climate—Arizona
    • Postcard shows cartoon of man sitting on a cactus. The message on the front of this card reads "Yuma. 120° in the shade. P.S. Where's the shade." Postcard is addressed to G.W. Switzer of Los Angeles, California and is postmarked Yuma, 1907. ...
    • Yucca pump house

    • Unknown
    • Yucca (Ariz.)
    • This photo postcard has a Yucca, Arizona postmark of November 1910. It is addressed to Mrs. Bill Weddle, Nebo, Illinois. Message reads: "This is Wayman and I, Ma and [Cay?] taken in front of the pump house. Your niece Helen Main."
    • Arizona youth survey City of Scottsdale, Maricopa County

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona--Scottsdale; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona--Scottsdale; Youth--Arizona--Scottsdale--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Scottsdale--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Scottsdale--Surveys; Middle school...
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • Arizona youth survey, City of Phoenix, Maricopa County

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona--Phoenix; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona--Phoenix; Youth--Arizona--Phoenix--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Phoenix--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Phoenix--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance...
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • Arizona youth survey: city of Chandler, Maricopa County, Profile Report

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona--Chandler; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona--Chandler; Youth--Arizona--Chandler--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Chandler--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Chandler--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance...
    • This title contains one or more publications
    • 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...
    • Yavapai Club

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Yavapai Club (Prescott, Ariz.) -- Photographs.
    • Men playing cards in the saloon at the Yavapai Club.
    • Yavapai Club

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Yavapai Club (Prescott, Ariz.) -- Photographs.
    • Kitchen at the Yavapai Club.
    • Yavapai Club

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Yavapai Club (Prescott, Ariz.) -- Photographs.
    • Men in sitting room at the Yavapai Club.
    • Yavapai Club

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Yavapai Club (Prescott, Ariz.) -- Photographs.
    • Dining room at the Yavapai Club.
    • Archeology of the Yakutat Bay area, Alaska

    • De Laguna, Frederica
    • Yakutat (Alaska) -- Antiquities. Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Yakutat -- Antiquities. Tlingit Indians -- Alaska -- Yakutat -- Antiquities. Excavations (Archaeology) -- Alaska -- Yakutat.
    • Includes 19 plates. Due to limitations of program, full text is not available.
    • 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.
    • October 25

    • Unknown
    • Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944--Photographs
    • Inspired by one of Tucsonan Harold Bell Wright's novels, a group of New Yorkers on this date in 1923 organized a $100,000 corporation to back a search for the lost "Mine With An Iron Door" in the Catalina Mountains. The mine is never found. This...
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • Helguera, Leon
    • World War, 1939-1945. Uncle Sam (Symbolic character).
    • Uncle Sam admonishes Americans to avoid discussing potentially important information such as troop movements; concern over Axis spies learning information like departure times for convoys or equipment shortages was genuine. Uncle Sam is still a...
    • ...The State of This Nation is Good

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
    • World War, 1939-1945. Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Presidents--United States--Messages.
    • This quotation closed Franklin D. Roosevelt's State of the Union address to Congress in 1943, a message of faith in the American people at a time when the outcome of the war was still very much in doubt. History is often viewed through the lens of...

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