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    • The Yuma, Portfolio 2, Plate 62

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Yuma Indians
    • “Yuma mythology points to the vicinity opposite Fort Mohave, on the California side of the Colorado river, as having been the place of origin of the various Yuman tribes now found along the river from the Grand Canon to the Gulf. The tribe bearing...
    • Yuma School District One multimodal planning study

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Yuma Elementary School District (Yuma County, Ariz.)--Transportation; School children--Transportation--Arizona--Yuma; Local transit--Arizona--Yuma--Planning.
    • Yuma School District (“District”) One is one of the oldest and largest districts in Yuma, encompassing the majority of Yuma city limits with currently: 12 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and over 9,000 students, covering several low to...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop and deploy...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011

    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five years old and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno

    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis, Rio Colorado Sonora when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her...
    • Oral History with Luis Marquez and Jose Marquez

    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in San...
    • Oral History with Jose and Luis Marquez, May 20, 2011

    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in San...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno, February 27, 2011

    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her...
    • Oral History with Louis Gradias, April 19, 2011

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • Oral History with Louie Gradias

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • 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.
    • Arizona youth survey 2006 fact sheet

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona; Youth--Arizona--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys;
    • 2 pages (PDF version). File size: 51.185 KB. November 2006.
    • Arizona youth survey 2002: high level overview/fact sheet

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Drug use--Arizona; Drug abuse surveys--Arizona; Youth--Arizona--Statistics; Youth--Arizona--Attitudes; High school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys; Middle school students--Substance use--Arizona--Surveys;
    • 2 pages (PDF version). File size: 110.054 KB. February 2003
    • 2002 Arizona youth survey gender study

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Arizona--Sexual behavior; Youth development--Arizona--Sex differences;
    • 20 pages (PDF version). File size: 221.564 KB.
    • Amphitheatre and Lower Pueblo

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.); Ruins.; Pueblo architecture.
    • Wupatki National Monument. Black Falls Group of Ruins, about 40 miles northeast of Flagstaff, AZ. Wupatki. The Amphitheatre and lower pueblo of Wupatki. [Forrest:] When I first saw this Amphitheatre in Aug. 1904 it had not been excavated and only...
    • Volcanic Blowout

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.); Ruins.; Pueblo architecture.
    • Wupatki National Monument. Black Falls Group of Ruins, about 40 miles northeast of Flagstaff, AZ, September 27, 1959. [Forrest:] Volcanic Blowout at the foot of the mesa on which the Citadel stands. The setting sun had cast most of the blowout in...
    • Nalakihu (House Standing Alone)

    • Forrest, Earle R. (Earle Robert), 1883-1969
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.); Ruins.; Pueblo architecture.
    • Wupatki National Monument, Coconino County, AZ. Nalakihu (House Standing Alone). [Forrest:] This is on the level plain at the foot of the Citadel Mesa. In 1904 when I was there first it was not visible, but it was excavated as seen now in 1934.
    • The CIC On Post-War Duty

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Counter Intelligence Corps. Japanese American soldiers.
    • Japanese Americans, known as Nisei during World War II, were often put in roles that capitalized on their language skills and cultural knowledge. This service to their nation was all the more incredible when considered against the backdrop of U.S....
    • ...The State of This Nation is Good

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
    • World War, 1939-1945. Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Presidents--United States--Messages.
    • This quotation closed Franklin D. Roosevelt's State of the Union address to Congress in 1943, a message of faith in the American people at a time when the outcome of the war was still very much in doubt. History is often viewed through the lens of...
    • Most Americans Comply with Rationing and Price Control

    • Office of Price Administration
    • World War, 1939-1945. Rationing--United States.
    • This poster implores Americans to turn in rationing and price control violators since it hurts the group as a whole. Both systems were intended to ensure staples (butter, gasoline) and basic luxuries (sugar, coffee, tobacco) were distributed as...
    • It Takes 2 to Make a Black Market

    • Office of Price Administration
    • World War, 1939-1945. Black market-United States. Rationing--United States.
    • This poster makes it clear that both sides of the transaction are in the wrong when avoiding price regulation and rationing. A ration stamp had to accompany your payment for any restricted goods to make sure there was enough to go around. Food and...
    • Oral history interview with Arlene (Noble) Saline

    • Saline, Arlene (Noble)
    • World War One; Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Arizona State University
    • Arlene talks about her early family settlers in Alpine, her family and education, and chores on the ranch.
    • 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.
    • Handcarved Wooden Sewing Box

    • Unknown
    • Wooden boxes; French Gratitude Train; Merci Train
    • Carved wood sewing box. Box contains two wood compartments with wooden hinges. The two compartments expand to the side when open. Carving on lid contains a profile image of a woman wearing a bonnet and man wearing a hat. Side of the boxes are...
    • Preva Fireman (1890-1968)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Preva was 16 years old when she immigrated to San Francisco in 1906, the year of the big fire. She married Samuel Fireman in 1910 and moved to Arizona in 1916. With their three children they moved from Superior to Prescott to Phoenix to Glendale....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Arizona wind energy assessment

    • Williams, Susan K.
    • Wind power--Evaluation--Arizona; Wind power industry--Evaluation--Arizona; Power resources--Evaluation--Arizona
    • 194 pages (PDF version). File size: 10319.202 KB. Prepared for the Arizona Wind Working Group (funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Powering America program.) Northern Arizona University is the lead organization responsible for managing...
    • 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...

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