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What’s NewThe Many Personas of Stephen Shadegg
The Shadegg Collection at Arizona State University is significant, not only for documenting a remarkably diverse career, but also for capturing the culture and commerce of modern day Phoenix. From 1932 when he first came to Phoenix until the 1980s, Shadegg pursued a wide range of occupations: mail order salesman; newspaper columnist; radio, film script, and pulp magazine writer; historian, biographer and novelist; actor and theatre director; polygraph expert and sheriff's deputy; insurance agent and a pharmaceutical company owner. He also operated a longstanding public relations business representing such influential clients as the Salt River Project and the Phelps Dodge Corporation, and was considered an authority on Arizona water issues.
Spotlight OnVideo Histories of Arizona Jewish Residents
The collection of Video Histories of Arizona Jewish Residents consists of short video interviews of notable Jewish residents in the Greater Phoenix area. Important subjects such as Anti-semitism, family life, business, religion, and the vitality of the Phoenix Jewish community are discussed in the interviews. Subjects share memories which span from Arizona's admittance to the Union up until the collection's creation in 2008-2009. This collection was produced by the Arizona Jewish Historical Society with funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix. Additional funds were provided by the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix.
Visit Arizona Digital Newspaper Program
The years 1859-1922 represent a time when Arizona grew up. A broad documentation of this valuable history can be found in the newspapers of the day. In accordance with their mission to ensure that Arizona's history is documented and preserved, and in joint effort with the National Endowment for the Humanities and Library of Congress, The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records is proud to contribute to the National Digital Newspaper Program by digitizing select Arizona newspaper titles from this vital time in history in preparation for global online access. Visit http://adnp.azlibrary.gov/