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    • Captain John Rhodes Radio Program

    • Captain John Rhodes Radio Program
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    • Rhodes, John J. (John Jacob), 1916-2003; United States. Congress. House -- Biography; Legislators -- United States -- Biography
    • Capt. John J. Rhodes, USAAF Participates in ""Uncle Sam Presents"" Radio Program Representing Williams Air Force Base, 1943.
    • John Rhodes at KSU

    • John Rhodes at KSU
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    • Rhodes, John J. (John Jacob), 1916-2003; United States. Congress. House -- Biography; Legislators -- United States -- Biography
    • Gamma Epislon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi, Kansas State University, ca. 1937. John Rhodes, Chapter President, 8th from Left.
    • 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Marín, on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs.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...
    • Dr. Christine Marín

    • Dr. Christine Marín
    • 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;...
    • Footage of Dr. Christine Marín, speaking on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs.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...
    • Video: David Lujan, Movin' Up Celebration 2010

    • Video: David Lujan, Movin' Up Celebration 2010
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Attorneys general; Attorneys general--United States--Biography; Attorneys general--United States--Congresses; Congressmen;
    • Latino Perspective Magazine's 2010 Movin' Up Celebration honors David Cavazos, Phoenix's city manager. Cavazos, who holds a master’s degree in management and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree in political...
    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011

    • Oral History with Francisco Escobar Sr., April 26, 2011
    • Escobar, Francisco Sr.
    • Douglas (Ariz.); Sierra Vista (Ariz.); Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Korean War, 1950-1953--Aerial operations, American; Computer technicians--United States--Biography
    • Francisco A. Escobar Sr. was born in 1931 and raised in Douglas, Arizona. His parents were originally from Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Escobar served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a radio operator in a B-29 bomber and later an EMC...
    • Oral History with José Burruel, April 22, 2011

    • Oral History with José Burruel, April 22, 2011
    • Burruel, José María
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--Arizona; Yakonan Indians; Mayo Indians; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Educators--Arizona--Biography; United States Commission on Civil Rights. Arizona Advisory Committee;
    • José Burruel was born in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1925. He relates what it was like growing up as a Mexican and Native American in a poor single-parent home in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mr. Burruel talks of the communities and neighborhoods he grew...
    • Thompson and Zache Family History

    • Thompson and Zache Family History
    • Elizabeth Thompson Zache
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Locomotive works-- United States -- History; Great Depression
    • Elizabeth Zache tells of her family coming to Miami, AZ and describes growing up in a mining community and culture. Her father was a locomotive brakeman, fireman and then engineer working for the mines. She met her husband when he was in the...
    • Stephanie Moya

    • Stephanie Moya
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Hospitality; Hospitality industry; Nutritionists; Nutritionists--United States--Biography; Veterans' Administration Medical Center (Phoenix, Ariz.);
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine 'Career' profile of dietician Stephanie Moya, who brings a wealth of nutritional expertise as head of food services at VA Medical Center.
    • Video: David Cavazos, Movin' Up Celebration 2010

    • Video: David Cavazos, Movin' Up Celebration 2010
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • City managers; City managers--United States; City managers--United States--Biography; Public service; City of Phoenix (Ariz); Phoenix (Ariz); Phoenix Children's Hospital;
    • Latino Perspective Magazine's 2010 Movin' Up Celebration honors David Cavazos, Phoenix's city manager. Cavazos, who holds a master’s degree in management and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree in political...
    • Oral History with Bill Gartside, February 17, 2011

    • Oral History with Bill Gartside, February 17, 2011
    • Gartside, Bill
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); Schools--Maricopa County; United States Postal Service--Employees--Biography;
    • Bill Gartside was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He grew up on a small farm on the outskirts of Phoenix. Mr. Gartside worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier. He talks about the post offices around Phoenix and various...
    • Maurel Family History

    • Maurel Family History
    • Milo Maurel
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Mining; Stone-masons; Aviation mechanics (Persons) Training of -- United States; Aviation careers
    • Milo tells of his French grandparents meeting and marrying in New York, of coming to Globe, AZ in the late 1800s, narrowly escaping an Apache massacre enroute. They homesteaded in Globe, and worked as a stone mason building many buildings in...
    • Larson Family History, Part 4

    • Larson Family History, Part 4
    • Larson, Jeff
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators, Indian; Arizona State Legislature; Mormons -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th Century; Mormon Women -- Political Activity -- United States --History; Mormon Pioneers...
    • Jeff Larson tells of his great grandfather Mons Larson's family emigrating from Sweden to the United States for the purpose of settling as Mormons in Arizona. They were in the first group from Utah to encounter the Grand Canyon in Northern...
    • Larson Family History, Part 3

    • Larson Family History, Part 3
    • Larson, Augusta
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona; Mormon women; Educators -- 20th Century -- Biography; Mormon women--Political activity--United States--History.
    • In Part 3, After Augusta Larson describes other early Lakeside residents, she briefly describes her career as an Arizona State Legislator.
    • Graciela Gil Olivarez: Government Official, Attorney, Activist

    • Graciela Gil Olivarez: Government Official, Attorney, Activist
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Copper miners--Arizona--Social conditions--20th century; Copper miners; Copper miners--Labor unions--Arizona; Copper miners, Mexican American; Bilingualism; Disc jockeys; Disc jockeys--Arizona--Phoenix; Disc jockeys--Biography;
    • Graciela Gil Olivarez grew up in a segregated mining town in Barcelona, Arizona and would rise to become Phoenix's first female disc jockey. Her capacity in radio gave her an opportunity to speak on behalf of destitute Mexican American families,...
    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos

    • Romana Acosta Bañuelos
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pan American National Bank; Food production and natural resources; Mexican Americans; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History; Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Florida--Biography;
    • Daughter of an Arizona copper miner, Romana Acosta Bañuelos would go on to found Ramona's Mexican Food Products, Inc., the Pan-American National Bank, and later be appointed to serve as U.S. Treasurer by President Nixon.

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