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Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire
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1:30 pm

Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire

September 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1942 WWII Executive Order 9066 forced the removal of nearly 125,000 Japanese-American citizens from the west coast, incarcerating them in ten remote internment camps in seven states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Government photographers Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Ansel Adams documented the internment, and artists Toyo Miyatake,... Read More

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2:00 pm

Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mohave County Library Bullhead City, 1170 E. Hancock Dr
Bullhead City , AZ 86442
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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... Read More

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