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Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys – Sun City

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Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys – Sun City

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Cowboy movie star Tom Mix was internationally famous, and many legends and tall tales have been told about his life. This presentation highlights some of the true stories about Mix and his connection to Arizona, debunking some of the Hollywood hype. What brought Mix travel that lonesome highway where he met his death south of Florence?  Find out about his childhood, the early years in show business, his multiple marriages and divorces, his career path, his presence in Arizona  and the final hours of his life. A wide range of photographs and newspaper articles illustrate this larger than life legend.

Reid, Christine 400x265Christine Reid is intrigued by Arizona’s diverse and rich western heritage as a writer and researcher at the Pinal County Historical Society and Community Scholar for the ASU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She continues that deep interest while serving on many of the town of Florence’s heritage projects and agencies. Committed to sharing history in a lively manner, she presents the sometimes hidden or forgotten aspects of Arizona’s characters and history.

Details

Date:
January 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Sun City Branch Library
Sun City Branch Library 16828 N. 99th Ave.
Sun City, 85351 United States
Phone:
602-652-3000
Website:
http://mcldaz.org/custom/branches/suncity.aspx