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    • January 18

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    • African American students; Minorities -- Education -- United States
    • Tucson's first school for African-American children was establish on this date in 1917. The school was named for poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. This undated photograph shows the front of Dunbar School.
    • Indian Country: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- Literary collections. West (U.S.) in literature.
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “Inventing the American Indian,” by Bernard L. Fontana and “From Bad Guy to Good Guy: The southwestern Indian in Fiction,” by C. L. Sonnichsen, examining the changing American perception of the Native...
    • Down Mexico Way: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Mexico – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); Mexico – Description and Travel; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections;
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “The Mexican in Popular Literature 1875-1925" by Juan R. Garcia and “American Writers in Mexico 1875-1925,” by Cecil Robinson, which examine the changing American attitudes and perceptions of Hispanic...
    • Anne Waldman 1982

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Anne Waldman taken in 1982 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Anne Waldman read for the Poetry Center at the Tucson Festival of Books nearly 30 years later, on March 14, 2010, as well as in 2011. A recording of her 2010 reading may...
    • Alice Notley 1981

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Alice Notley taken in 1981 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Alice Notley read for the Poetry Center nearly 30 years later, on February 24, 2007, as well as in 2010. A recording of her 2010 reading may be accessed on the Poetry...
    • Dick Shelton 1970

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Richard Shelton taken in 1970 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Richard Shelton, who directed the Poetry Center in its first decade, read for the Center on numerous occasions, most recently in 2010. Recordings of his readings may...
    • Galway Kinnell 1970

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Galway Kinnell taken in 1970 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Galway Kinnell read for the Poetry Center on October 20, 1970, as well as in 1968, 1977, and 1992. Recordings of his readings...
    • Gary Snyder 1964

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Gary Snyder taken in 1964 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Gary Snyder read for the Poetry Center on December 9, 1964, as well as in 1969 and 2010. Recordings of his readings may be...
    • Jon Anderson 1972

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Jon Anderson taken in 1972 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Jon Anderson taught in the University of Arizona Creative Writing Program from 1978-2007; he read for the Poetry Center on...
    • Nathaniel Mackey 1994

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Nathaniel Mackey taken in 1994 by LaVerne Harrell Clark.
    • Robert Duncan 1962

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Three photographs of poet Robert Bly taken in 1962 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Robert Duncan read for the Poetry Center on December 5, 1962.
    • Steve Orlen 1967

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Steve Orlen taken in 1967 by LaVerne Harrell Clark on the University of Arizona campus. Steve Orlen helped to found the University of Arizona Creative Writing Program; he read for the Poetry Center on November 21, 1967 and...
    • Will Inman 1979

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Will Inman taken in 1979 by LaVerne Harrell Clark.
    • May Swenson 1965

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet May Swenson taken in 1965 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. May Swenson read for the Poetry Center on February 24, 1965, as well as in 1974.
    • Ted Berrigan 1982

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Two photographs of poet Ted Berrigan taken in 1982 by LaVerne Harrell Clark.
    • Agha Shahid Ali 1985

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Photograph of poet Agha Shahid Ali taken in 1985 by LaVerne Harrell Clark at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. This photo was taken when Agha Shahid Ali was a Master of Fine Arts candidate in the University of Arizona Creative Writing...
    • Leslie Marmon Silko 1992

    • Clark, LaVerne Harrell
    • American poetry--20th century.
    • Photograph of poet Leslie Marmon Silko taken in 1992 by LaVerne Harrell Clark. Leslie Marmon Silko read for the Poetry Center on April 6, 1992, as well as in 1974, 1993, 2000, 2007, and 2011. A recording of her 1974 reading may be accessed on the...
    • Oral History with Janie Ellis, April 12, 2011

    • Ellis, Janie
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.); Artist colonies--Arizona--Scottsdale--History; Curtis, Philip C.; Costume design--Arizona; Carpentry--Arizona
    • Janie Ellis was born in 1942 to George and Rachel (Murdock) Ellis. Her parents founded the Cattle Track Arts Compound in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Ellis talks about the many artists who have spent time at Cattle Track. She also talks about her...
    • Oral History with Molly McKasson, January 12 and February 15, 2011

    • McKasson, Molly
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Teachers--Arizona--Tucson; City council members--Arizona--Tucson; Arizona Theatre Company
    • Molly McKasson served on the Tucson City Council, representing Ward 6. She is a former teacher in Tucson and currently acts with the Arizona Theater Company (ATC) and writes. In this interview, Ms. McKasson talks about her family history, growing...
    • Oral History with Patricia Myers, January 13, 2011

    • Myers, Patricia
    • McElfresh, Patricia Myers, 1933- ; Scottsdale (Ariz.)--History; Journalism--Arizona; Civic improvement--Arizona--Scottsdale
    • Patricia Myers is an author and long-time resident of Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Myers came to Arizona from Ohio in the 1960s and soon began working as a writer for the "Scottsdale Progress." It was during her time at the "Progress" that Ms. Myers...

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