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    • Arizona women's hall of fame

    • Arizona Historical Society
    • Women--Arizona--History; Women--Arizona--Biography
    • This title contains one or more publications.
    • 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 Maria Martinez Cienfugas and Virgina Martinez Terrazas, circa 1902

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Maria Martinez Cienfiegas (left) and Virginia Martinez Terrazas (right), taken circa 1902. The dedication on the back of the photo, which was translated from Spanish to English, reads, "Elizabeth Mc Clauslin, I dedicate this...
    • Portrait of Telefora Navarrette, circa 1887

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of Telefora (Tele) Navarrette, dated circa 1887. She was the wife of Antonio A. Navarrette and mother of Maria Navarrette Cordova. The image was taken in Casa Cordova, a historic home in Tucson.
    • Portrait of Adelaida Serna and Company, early 1900s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of Adelaida Serna (on the left) and a woman only identified with the last name of Gonzalez, early 1890's.
    • Portrait of Lupe Rivera and Company, 1890s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Lupe Rivera (center) and company. She was the grandmother of the wife of Dr. Juan Nunez.
    • Socorro Lovio and Alicia Morales Mendoza, circa 1940

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a street portrait of Socorro Lovio and Alicia Morales Mendoza walking in downtown Tucson, circa 1940. Notable is the fact that they are wearing jeans, which were still uncommon apparel for women at the time.
    • Portrait of Refugia Jimenes Coron, circa 1880s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of Refugia Jimenes Corona (mother of painter Salavador Corona) and is dated circa the 1880s.
    • Portrait of Rosa Ronquillo, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This portrait is of Rosa Ronquillo (left) holding her child and standing next to her mother, circa 1910.
    • Portrait of Jesus Medina Dyke, circa 1912

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Jesus Medina Dyke posing in an interior wall adorned with photographs and prints. This photo is dated circa 1912 and was taken in Tucson.
    • Portrait of Romero Women by Window, 1913

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Placido Romero de Varelas (left) and Maria Romero de Flores (right). The woman in the center is unidentified. This photograph was taken on July 13, 1913 in Tucson.
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Club Bohemia Baseball Team at Tucson High School

    • Unknown
    • Baseball teams; Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This photo shows the Club Bohemia baseball team at Tucson High School. Identified in the top row are (left to right): Celia Romero (Mrs. Ernest Ortiz), Sammy Gonzalez (Manager), and Stella Quiroz (Mrs. Diego Navarrette, Sr.). Middle row: Celia Diaz...
    • Adelina Ruelas Working at a Ranch in Box Canyon

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This photograph shows Adelina Ruelas dressed as a vaquera (or cowgirl) when she was 15 or 16 years old. She was working at a ranch in Box Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson. Ranching was a strong tradition amongst many Mexican...
    • Family near Acequia, late 1910s

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of unidentified family members of Carlos Serna Avila near an acequia. This photo was taken circa 1910 in Tucson. An acequia is a community-operated watercourse for irrigation.
    • Portrait of Carmen Huerta, circa 1908

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Carmen Huerta, taken circa 1908. In the image she is wearing a crown embellished with the word "Egualdad," the Spanish word for "Equality." She likely was participating in celebrations for Mexican Independence Day (September...
    • Portrait of Carmen Soto Vasquez, founder of Teatro Carmen, circa 1910

    • Unknown
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Women--Southwest
    • This is a portrait of Carmen Soto Vasquez, the founder of Teatro Carmen, a well-known theater devoted to presenting Spanish language performances in Tucson. Teatro Carmen's opening night on May 20, 1915 featured a performance of "Cerebro y...
    • Pauline Cushman (1833-1893)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women and War; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female; Women Spies -- United States
    • An aggressive and outspoken woman for her times, Cushman spent her Arizona years in Casa Grande managing her husband's saloon and livery business. Before coming to Arizona, she worked as an actress and as a Union spy infiltrating Rebel territory...
    • Rep. Donna Carlson on the Equal Rights Amendment

    • Carlson, Donna
    • Legislators -- Arizona; Law--Arizona--Interpretation and construction; Oral history--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government--Anecdotes; Arizona. Legislature. House of Representatives; Equal Rights amendments -- Arizona -- History; Women's rights...
    • Clip is 3 min. 5 sec. excerpt of 1 hr. 37 min. interview
    • Donna Carlson-West on the Equal Rights Amendment

    • Carlson-West, Donna
    • Legislators--Arizona; Law--Arizona--Interpretation and construction; Oral history--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government--Anecdotes; Arizona. Legislature. House of Representatives; Equal Rights amendments -- Arizona -- History; Women's rights...
    • Clip is 3 min. 5 sec. excerpt of 1 hr. 37 min. interview
    • Daniel Peaches on his role in ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

    • Peaches, Daniel
    • Legislators--Arizona; Law--Arizona--Interpretation and construction; Oral history--Arizona; Arizona--Politics and government--Anecdotes; Equal Rights amendments -- Arizona -- History; Women's rights -- Arizona -- History;
    • Clip is 3 min. 42 sec. excerpt of 2 hr. 46 min. interview
    • Lottie Whiteside

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women in Medicine -- Arizona
    • During Arizona's territorial period many women were recognized as "doctors." One such woman was Lottie Whiteside. Dr. Whiteside of Wickenburg did not possess a professional degree; however, she skillfully cared for the sick. Like many of the women...
    • 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;...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • Ruth Reinhold (1902-1985)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Reinhold, Ruth M.; Women Air Pilots -- Arizona
    • One of the first women pilots in Arizona, this great aviator's career in the field of aviation was wide ranging. She flew charter service, sold airplanes, was an instructor in the Civilian Pilot Training Program, and was involved in barnstorming...

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