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    • 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, 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 Oscar Reynaga

    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas. He settled in Yuma and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga remembers...
    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga, April 7, 2011

    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas, California. He settled in Yuma, Arizona and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga...
    • Oral History with Gloria Duarte

    • Duarte, Gloria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Immigration and Naturalization Service
    • Gloria Serrano Duarte is a field worker from San Luis, Arizona. Born in San Luis, Mexico, Ms. Duarte immigrated to the United States with her parents at a young age. Because of the laws at the time, howerver, she was forced to return to Mexico,...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lt. General Barton Kyle Yount

    • Unknown
    • Yount, Barton Kyle
    • Under the direction of the School's first president, retired Lt. General Barton Kyle Yount, the School opened its doors on Oct. 6, 1946 as American Institute for Foreign Trade. Yount, former head of the Army Air Training Command, had been...
    • Original Wood Beam

    • 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. [Forrest:] An original wood beam found in place during excavation and left in place. It was placed there by the builders about 900 years ago.
    • Direction Finder

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Armored Division, 3rd. Radio direction finders.
    • A sergeant of the 3rd Armored Division operates a radio direction finder. What a difference 20 years makes! This same unit, now the size of a small chest, took up an entire truck in World War I. Individual vehicles could carry a radio direction...
    • Victory - Now You Can Invest in It!

    • Cornwell, Dean
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds. Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960.
    • Created by Dean Cornwell, a hugely successful illustrator and oil painter, this poster exhorts Americans to "invest" in victory. War bonds typically cost 75% of what they returned after 10 years (i.e. a bond bought for $18.75 paid out $25), so...
    • ...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...
    • Don't Pay Above Price on Any Tag

    • Office of Price Administration
    • World War, 1939-1945. Rationing--United States.
    • Even after the end of World War II, price controls continued. While the nation's manufacturing base had returned to producing goods for the civilian market, but could hardly make things fast enough to meet demand. The auto industry, for instance,...
    • Can All You Can

    • Office of War Information
    • World War, 1939-1945. Canning and preserving.
    • Growing your own food and canning it was strongly encouraged during World War II; those who were unable often had much less well-rounded diets during the war years. World War II, like World War I before it, often fed soldier via a variety of canned...
    • Signal Intelligence Service

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1914-1918. United States. Army. Signal Intelligence Service. Friedman, William F. (William Frederick), 1891-1969.
    • The successor to the Herbert Yardley run MI-8, the Signal Intelligence Service (SIS) took over the role of cryptanalysts for the Army in 1929. Credited with one of the major intelligence coups of World War II, SIS broke "Purple," a machine used to...
    • 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.
    • Dr. Charles Woolf, University Portrait

    • Arizona State University
    • Woolf, Charles; Genetics -- Study and Teaching; Arizona State University -- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Charles Woolf left the University of Utah to join the ASU faculty in 1961. He taught biology, zoology, and genetics in addition to running ASU’s biology research laboratory. His genetics research has taken him from the study of flies, to horses,...
    • Sections 2 and 15 of Article VII of the Constitution of Arizona

    • N/A
    • Women's Suffrage; Voting; Politics;
    • Amendment to the Arizona Constitution that allows equal suffrage for women. It states "No person shall be entitled to vote at any general election, or for any office that now is, or hereafter may be, elective by the people, or upon any question...
    • Speech by Congressman Mondell regarding women voting in Arizona

    • Mondell, Frank Wheeler
    • Women's Suffrage; Government; Politics
    • Women have taken a lively interest in all the local elections which have taken place in Arizona since their enfranchisement, the percentage of eligible women voting about equalling that of eligilble men. in the legislative session of 1912-19113...
    • Grace M. Sparkes (1893-1963)

    • Bloom
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Yavapai County (Ariz.) -- History; Prescott (Ariz.) -- History
    • Prescott would not have been the same without the efforts of Grace Sparkes. During the 34 years she worked for the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, Grace was instrumental in developing good roads across the state, building a first class hotel in town,...
    • 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...
    • Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Women Legislators -- Arizona
    • Surely one of the first women in Arizona to believe that she could "have it all," Nellie Bush pursued many different careers during her lifetime. After receiving a teacher's diploma at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), she taught...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Clara Cornblith Samuels (1887-1970)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Born in Poland, Clara immigrated to the United States via Mexico, acquiring fluency in the Russian, Polish, Spanish, Yiddish and English languages. She married Samuel Samuels in El Paso, Texas in 1910 and moved to Arizona two years later. An...
    • 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...
    • Virginia Finney Lowdermilk

    • Edward Kemp
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Dude Ranch -- Arizona; Women in Tourism -- Arizona
    • Known as the "Flower of the Frontier," Virginia Lowdermilk was born and raised in the Southwest and pursued ranch life for many years in Arizona before developing a business in tourism. With her husband Romaine she owned and operated the Soda...
    • Helen Hamlin Allen (1884-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Barbers -- Arizona
    • Born in Phoenix, Mary Helen Hamlin dropped her first name sometime after she married James H. Allen in 1910. A stockowner, avid theatergoer, and Republican representative to the Election Board, she is chiefly known for her 35 years as a barber at...
    • Lewis Wolfley, 1889-1891

    • Besser, William
    • Wolfley, Lewis, 1839-1910; Governors--Arizona--Pictorial works;
    • Lewis Wolfley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 8, 1839 to Lewis and Elenor (Irwin) Wolfley. He never married. Wolfley served in the 3rd Kentucky Calvary of the Union Army during the Civil War and was known as “Sherman’s Fighting...

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