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    • Ortha Belle Walter Cook (1903-1984)

    • Ortha Belle Walter Cook (1903-1984)
    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women -- Employment -- Arizona; Dry Cleaning Industry -- Arizona
    • Many of the women of the West are not mentioned in the history books. Orpha Belle Cook is one whose life is shared only through a few remaining photographs. Within these photographs she is revealed as a working woman unafraid to manage such diverse...
    • Portrait of Susana S. Paz

    • Portrait of Susana S. Paz
    • La Luna Studio
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Susana S. Paz taken by La Luna Studio in Tucson. The dedication on the back of the photograph (translated from Spanish to English) reads, "I dedicate this pleasant remembrance to my true friend as proof of friendship and love...
    • Portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson, circa 1925

    • Portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson, circa 1925
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This circa 1925 portrait of Dolores Pesquera de Hanson shows her seated by a large fountain, holding a parasol. Dolores Pesquera de Hanson is identified as the mother of Annie H. Mendoza.
    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, 1917

    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, 1917
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Soto Audelo dressed as a personification of Mexico for an Independence Day celebration, wearing a hat emblazoned with the word "Liberty." This photo is dated 1917. Maria was 17 years old at the time, wearing a sequined...
    • Portrait of Jesus Medina Dyke and Dog, circa 1920

    • Portrait of Jesus Medina Dyke and Dog, circa 1920
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of a seated Jesus Medina Dyke posed next to a table and a cut-out of the RCA Victor brand dog. This photo is dated circa 1920 and was taken in Tucson.
    • Portrait of Teresa Peyron Aragon, circa 1937

    • Portrait of Teresa Peyron Aragon, circa 1937
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a street photo of Teresa Peyron Aragon who was photographed as she did her shopping in downtown Tucson, circa 1937.
    • Rodeo Queen Candidate, Pauline Gomez Romo, circa 1947

    • Rodeo Queen Candidate, Pauline Gomez Romo, circa 1947
    • Unknown
    • Rodeos; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest; Beauty contests
    • This is a portrait of Pauline Gomez Romo, the first Mexican-American girl to run for Tucson Rodeo Queen, circa 1947. She finished in second place.
    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, circa 1981

    • Portrait of Maria Soto Audelo, circa 1981
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Soto Audelo taken in 1981. She is seen posing in her home next to a portrait of herself at age 17. In the framed photo she can be seen dressed as Mexico for Independence Day celebrations in Tucson in 1917.
    • Portrait of the Flin Sisters, circa 1918

    • Portrait of the Flin Sisters, circa 1918
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of the Flin sisters taken circa 1918. Included in the image are Monica, Frances, Louisa and Lydia Flin.
    • Portrait of Figueroa Women and Their Instruments

    • Portrait of Figueroa Women and Their Instruments
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Band (Instrumental group); Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of a group of women of the Figueroa family posing with their instruments in a lush garden. The women are identified as (seated, from left to right) Francisca Figueroa and Dolores Figueroa. Standing (left to right) are Luz...
    • Group portrait of Women, circa 1890s

    • Group portrait of Women, circa 1890s
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of a group of women in formal dresses, taken in the 1890s. The only woman identified in the image is Emilia Amado Gil (lower right).
    • Portrait of Josefa Leon and Company in Front of Adobe Home

    • Portrait of Josefa Leon and Company in Front of Adobe Home
    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This photograph is of Josefa Leon and an unidentified man standing with a dog in front of an adobe home in Tucson. The dedication on the back of the photo (translated from Spanish to English) reads, "I dedicate this humble reminder to my godmother...

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