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    • Arizona Buddhist Temple:  75 Years 1934-2009

    • Arizona Buddhist Temple
    • Religion; Social Organizations; Japanese American Citizens League--Arizona
    • Hardcover book describes the history of the Arizona Buddhist Temple from 1934-2009.
    • Lescher and Mahoney Microfilm List

    • Arizona Historical Society, Tempe
    • Architectural Drawings
    • List of Lescher and Mahoney architectural drawings from 25 rolls of 70 mm microfilm.
    • Dr. Robert Ashe

    • Ashe, Dr. Robert
    • Glendale (Ariz) -- Newspaper; Glendale, AZ; Glendale (Ariz) --Social life and customs; Glendale (Ariz) -- Glendale Union High School
    • In the 1940s, Dr. Robert Ashe was the former Superintendent of Glendale and Peoria High School Districts, during a period of great growth. He was instrumental in transforming Glendale School District from a small farming town school district, to a...
    • Oral History with William Bond, January 14, 2011

    • Bond, William
    • Schools--Arizona--Cochise County; Schools--Arizona--Santa Cruz County; Elementary school teachers--Arizona--Biography; Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)--Social life and customs; Arizona Humane Society
    • William Bond was born and raised in New Mexico. He moved to Arizona about 1971 to take a teaching position at Pearce Elementary School in Cochise County. Mr. Bond also taught at Duncan and Saint Johns before going to the University of Arizona for...
    • April 16

    • Buehman Studios
    • Merchants--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1937, Tucson grocers moved to eliminate unfair merchandising methods. A minimum operation price was set at 6 percent over cost. This undated photograph shows Tucson's Central Market.
    • Don Wah, 1876-1961

    • Buehman Studios
    • Chinese Americans -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Portraits; Don Wah -- Photographs.
    • Studio portrait of Don Wah. Don Wah was a successful Tucson merchant for about 50 years after opening a small retail grocery store at the corner of Meyer and 17th Streets in the early 20th century.
    • Oral History Interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne

    • Byrne, Ruth Sparks
    • Sahuaro Ranch; Glendale, AZ; Agriculture; Williams, George; Glendale Historical Society; Phidaleons; Glendale Women’s Club
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Sparks Byrne where she discusses the history of Sahuaro Ranch beginning in the 1940s.
    • Oral History with Mary Stella Fisher Carrera, June 10, 2011

    • Carrera, Mary Stella Fisher
    • Buckeye (Ariz.)--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Social Life and Customs; Mexican Americans--Arizona--Discrimination
    • Mary Stella (Fisher) Carrera was born in Buckeye, Arizona in 1933 and has lived there her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family, education (including attending a private school in Mexico), and learning to fly. She talks a great...
    • Castillo Velasquez Family History Part 2

    • Castillo Velasquez, Carmen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.)--History; Mexicans--Arizona; Mexicans--Attitudes; Mexicans--Employment--Arizona;
    • Part 2: Carmen Castillo married Rudy Velasquez at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in McNary. Rudy is older than Carmen, so had already been to the Korean War when they met on a blind date. Rudy's family had been living at Fort Wingate, New Mexico...
    • Oral History with Dolores Badilla Celaya, December 17, 2010

    • Celaya, Dolores Badilla
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Pima County (Ariz.); Ranching--Arizona--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Farming--Arizona--Tucson
    • Dolores (Badilla) Celaya was born in 1927 and has lived in the Tucson, Arizona area her entire life. In this interview, she talks about her family and life in the area. Her grandparents homesteaded in the Arivaca Valley. Ms. Celaya discusses...
    • Oral History with Roy Chavez, March 23, 2011

    • Chavez, Roy
    • Superior (Ariz.)--history; Mining--Arizona--Pinal County; Segregation in education--Arizona--Pinal County; Barbers--Arizona; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Roy Chavez has lived his entire life in and around Superior, Arizona. His Mother, Yolanda (Castro) Chavez, taught school and his father, Raymond Chavez, had a barber shop on Main Street. Mr. Chavez talks about growing up in Superior, his education...
    • Minutes: August 8, 1910

    • City of Glendale City Council
    • Municipal Government Publications - - Arizona - - Glendale
    • Close stores on Sunday; Close meat market at ten o'clock on Sunday; tax protest; committee to negotiate a meeting place for council; jail committee progress report; Finance committee appointed; Streets and Alley committee appointed; Public...
    • Order releasing exhibits

    • Cochise County Clerk of Superior Court
    • Arizona -- History, Local.; Bisbee (Ariz.); Bisbee Deportation
    • Court order releases state's exhibits "C," "D," and "E" to their owner, Marco Benderach. "C" is a pass issued Aug. 27, 1917, stating "pass the bearer, Marco Benderach, through the guards to remain. "D" is a permit issued Aug. 17, 1920, in Bisbee...
    • Oral History Interview with John L. Conovaloff

    • Conovaloff, John L.
    • Conovaloff, John L.; Glendale, Arizona; Russian Community; Molokan Church; Salt River; Arizona State Fairgrounds; Pendergast Elementary School; Farming; Tolleson
    • Russian immigrant, John Conovaloff was member of the Russian community which settled in Glendale, Arizona around 1910. In the 1920s he watched as many members of the Russian colony moved to California, due to the Cotton Crash and because of the...
    • John Coury Oral History Interview

    • Coury, John
    • Glendale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Coury's Market; Grocery Business; Valley National Bank; Labanese-American Community; WWII
    • John, a Syrian [Lebanese] immigrant whose family fled Syria [Lebanon] to escape the Turkish War and persecution of Christians, first settled in Ray, Arizona around 1910 and later moved to Glendale. He graduated from University of Arizona in May...
    • Oral History with Art de Cabooter, March 31, 2011

    • de Cabooter, Arthur W.
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Scottsdale Community College; Educators--Arizona--Biography
    • Art de Cabooter was born and raised in the Midwest. He attended catholic schools, eventually earning his PhD. Mr. de Cabooter came to Arizona in the late 1970s as the President of Scottsdale Community College. In this interview, he talks about his...
    • Oral History with Frank De la Cruz, February 5, 2011

    • De la Cruz, Frank
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Chicano movement--Arizona--Tucson; Libraries and community--Arizona--Tucson; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Frank De la Cruz was the librarian at the El Rio Neighborhood Center on the West Side of Tucson, Arizona. In this interview, Mr. De la Cruz talks about how the El Rio Neighborhood Center came to be in the 1970s and how it serves the communities of...
    • Oral History with Karl Deffenbaugh, February 24, 2011

    • Deffenbaugh, Karl
    • Superior (Ariz.); Mining; Agriculture; Cultural Diversity; Business
    • Karl Deffenbaugh was born and raised in Superior, Arizona, and has lived all of his life in Arizona. After retiring from the Sears Corporation, Mr. Deffenbaugh moved from Phoenix back to Superior. In this interview, Mr. Deffenbaugh tells about the...
    • Oral History with Harvey Dietrich, April 7, 2011

    • Dietrich, Harvey
    • Stockyards--Arizona; Meat--Packing industry--Arizona; Meat--Packing industry--California; Livestock--Arizona
    • Harvey Dietrich discusses how he got started in the meat packing and cattle industry in Los Angeles during the 1950s. He talks about some of the companies he has worked for, including the Globe Packing Company in Los Angeles and Highland and...

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