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“Hyenas in Petticoats”–How Women Struggled Against Every Dirty Trick in the Books to Win the Vote!
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11:00 am

“Hyenas in Petticoats”–How Women Struggled Against Every Dirty Trick in the Books to Win the Vote!

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
McFarland State Historic Park, 24 W. Ruggles St
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
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As we celebrate the 100th birthday of the 19th Amendment in 2020, it’s time to look back at the enormous effort it took for women to be granted full citizenship and the vote. History has downplayed suffrage, as if it were just a footnote in American history, when in fact, it was the nation’s largest... Read More

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2:00 pm

The Spirit of Spirituals: Famous and Stirring Songs of Faith, and their Stories

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Cesar Chavez Library, 3635 W Baseline Rd
Laveen Village, AZ 85339 United States
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People the world over express Divine Devotion through humbly coming together and creating blessed sounds, blending their energies and hearts to help bridge that sometimes narrow, sometimes great, divide between us, as temporal beings, and the Infinite. One example of this bridge is African American sacred music: Negro Spirituals, and the Gospel tradition. Many have... Read More

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 W. Beale St.
Kingman, AZ 86401 United States
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During World War II over one thousand women served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), freeing male pilots for combat roles at a critical time during the war. The WASP ferried planes from factories to embarkation points; performed engineer test flying of repaired aircraft and did target towing for gunnery training. By the spring of... Read More

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3:00 pm

Arizona’s Great Escape

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agave Library, 23550 N. 36th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85310 United States
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During the night of Christmas Eve in 1944, twenty-five Nazi German prisoners of war escaped from Papago Park POW camp on the outskirts of Phoenix and headed towards Mexico. These men were hardcore Nazis, ex U-boat commanders, and submariners, who had successfully dug a nearly 200-foot underground tunnel that took four months to complete. Many... Read More

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