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    • Arizona youth tobacco survey 2005 report

    • University of Arizona. Evaluation, Research, and Development Unit.
    • Youth--Tobacco use--Arizona;
    • 60 pages (PDF version). File size: 206.392 KB. "November 2006."--Cover.
    • 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...
    • September 19

    • Unknown
    • Yaqui Indians--History
    • A new law on this date in 1978 recognized Yaquis as an official tribe. This undated picture shows the Yaqui Community Center in the Old Pascua neighborhood in Tucson.
    • 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...
    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • Oral History with George Proctor, May 19, 2011

    • Proctor, George
    • World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Local government--Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)
    • George Proctor was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1918 and grew up on ranches in the Santa Ritas Mountains area. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in range ecology and was drafted into the U.S. Army for World War II. Mr. Proctor...
    • December 11

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1939-1945--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1941, following the United States declaration of war on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, Tucson businessmen and Davis Monthan officials met to plan wartime blackout arrangements for Tucson. Many buildings on the...
    • December 22

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1939-1945--Arizona--Tucson
    • An electric air raid siren was installed on the Sabino Canyon Road estate of Tucsonan Florence Pond on this date in 1941. The estate can be seen in this undated photograph. Other sirens were located throughout the Tucson area at the Southern...
    • October 20

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1914-1918--War Work--Arizona
    • On this date in 1918, Arizona met its quota of selling Fourth Liberty Bonds. The bonds were sold to support World War I efforts. This undated photo shows a bond sale in Tucson.
    • August 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1914-1918--Soldiers--Arizona; University of Arizona
    • On this date in 1918, the University of Arizona campus was operating under its World War I declaration as a military establishment, and prostitution and gambling were outlawed within a ten mile zone. This photograph of the R.O.T.C. band practicing...
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Female Workers during World War II

    • Unknown
    • World War II; Portrait Photography; Railroads; Women--Southwest; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Railroads--Employees; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • This is a portrait of female Southern Pacific Railroad company employees during World War II, in the early 1940s. Identified in the photograph are Celia Morelos Pain, Brijida Vasquez, Rebeca Andrade, Ramona Herran Robles, Lily Valenzuela Liu, and...
    • 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...
    • Learning Packet: Work

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Working class -- Arizona -- History; Technology -- Social aspects -- Arizona -- History; Occupations -- Arizona -- History.
    • The "Work" learning packet is designed to encourage the user to define work and employment in its past and present forms, as well as to promote discussion of the varying ways of life of the different cultures present in the Sonoran Desert region....
    • Performance audit, State Compensation Fund

    • Arizona. Office of the Auditor General.
    • Workers' compensation--Arizona; Workers' compensation--Law and legislation--Arizona; Employee fringe benefits--Arizona; Employee fringe benefits--Law and legislation--Arizona;
    • 109 pages (PDF version) 4128.006 KB. A report to the Arizona State Legislature December 1988, Report No. 88-10.
    • Letter from Pauline Colodny to Mary S. Boyd January 31, 1917

    • Colodny, Pauline
    • Women's Suffrage; Government; Politics
    • Colodny reponds to Boyd's request for election statistics. Of the registered voters in Pinal County, about 80% of them turned out to vote. About 2,000 women are registered to vote in Pinal County and most of them voted. With the support of thee...
    • November 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Women in aeronautics
    • Aviatrix Katherine Stinson flew over Tucson on this date in 1915 and dropped Arizona's first official air mail letters near the Tucson Post Office. This undated photo shows Stinson in front of her plane.
    • February 12

    • Buehman Studios
    • Women--Suffrage--Arizona--History
    • The Fourth State Legislature on this date in 1920 held a one-day special session and voted to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution establishing women's suffrage. This photo shows a suffragist banner circa 1914 hanging in downtown...
    • Pearl Hart (1871-?)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Female Offenders -- Arizona
    • When Pearl Hart decided to rob a stagecoach outside of Globe with Joe Boot, she started a chain of events that brought her national notoriety. The tabloids of 1899 had a field day with the image of the petite "Girl Bandit" as a posse hunted them...
    • Lewis Wolfley, 1889-1891

    • Besser, William
    • Wolfley, Lewis, 1839-1910; Governors--Arizona--Pictorial works;
    • Lewis Wolfley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 8, 1839 to Lewis and Elenor (Irwin) Wolfley. He never married. Wolfley served in the 3rd Kentucky Calvary of the Union Army during the Civil War and was known as “Sherman’s Fighting...
    • A Passion for Politics:  The Life of Mulford Winsor

    • Maxwell, Margaret F.
    • Winsor, Mulford; Arizona history; Arizona libraries;
    • A Passion for Politics: The Life of Mulford Winsor is a history of Arizona's first State Librarian, and Director of the Department of Library and Archives from 1932 until his death in Phoenix on November 05, 1956.
    • Small wind electric systems: an Arizona consumer's guide

    • U.S. Dept. of Energy. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
    • Wind power -- Arizona; Consumer education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Winds -- Speed -- Arizona -- Maps; Renewable energy sources -- Arizona;
    • 27 pages (PDF version). File size: 2135.35 KB. Includes map of Arizona yearly electricity production, information for those thinking of installing such systems, and glossary of terms. Small wind electric system consumers guides available for...
    • Charley Williams, 1849-19??

    • Unknown
    • Williams, Charley; Banjo Dick; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Charley Williams, also known as "Banjo Dick." He was born in Virginia and lived in California until 1872 when he came to Tucson as a domestic servant. In 1891 he went to Nogales and put up a shoe shining parlor, and played the...

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