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Arizona -- History

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War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona, 1942-1946

In this era of renewed concern over the potential impact of racial profiling, the University of Arizona Library's exhibit on the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II is a well-timed reminder of the inanity of such actions, to say nothing of their disruptiveness in the lives of (otherwise) ordinary American citizens. A splendid photo documentary, the exhibit captures arresting black...
Arizona State Museum

Located at University of Arizona, the Arizona State Museum features a variety of programs and exhibits, many of which offer an introspective look into the culture of the American Indian groups in the region. One of the main highlights of the site are the several online exhibits that feature objects and photographs from recent shows. The most recent of these is the "Connections Across Generations:...
Bisbee Deportation of 1917

In response to a strike called by the IWW among copper miners in the town of Bisbee, Arizona in 1917, local businessmen and law enforcement illegally rounded up over 1,100 striking workers, herded them into boxcars, and transported them over the Mexican border where they were abandoned. Created and maintained by the University of Arizona, this fine Web exhibit offers a wealth of primary and...
Through Our Parents' Eyes

How does an institution help tell the story of the community it is located in? This type of endeavor can take many approaches, and the University of Arizona seems to have found a fantastic way to do so. Working with a variety of organizations and individuals throughout the greater Tucson and Southern Arizona community. Through Our Parents' Eyes: History & Culture of Southern Arizona was started in...
Morris K. Udall: Oral History Project

Morris Udall served as a U.S. Representative for Arizona from 1961 to 1991, and he was known for his intelligence and wit. This intriguing collection created by The University of Arizona Library brings together dozens of spoken recollections "that illuminate the lives and careers of Congressman Udall and the Udall family." The topics covered within these interviews include Alaska wilderness...
Oury Family Papers

The Oury Family was an Arizona pioneer family, prominent in territorial political and military affairs. Their number included William S. Oury, who served as the first mayor of Tucson in 1864. He later purchased the "Arizonian" newspaper in Tubac and moved it to Tucson. Other family members contributed to the spirit and culture of the Arizona territory during the late 19th century as well. This...
J. Howard Pyle Radio Broadcasts, 1944-1952

The Arizona State University Libraries have created a great number of digital collections that deal with their own institution's history, the state of Arizona, geology, and other topics. This particular collection brings together 36 brief interviews and news stories primarily related to the actions of the United States military in the Philippines during World War II. They are part of the Howard...
Open Arizona

Open Arizona is a collection of open-access titles from the University of Arizona Press, part of the Humanities Open Book program, jointly sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The collection consists of 32 critical works from the press (including some that had gone out of print), but which are now available digitally. The topical focus woven...