Black Woman Rising: African American Community Mothers in Phoenix

Casa Grande Public Library 449 N. Dry Lake St., Casa Grande, AZ, United States

  African American women have had a tremendous impact on the lives of Arizonans. In a project I’ve been working on for the past 20 years, I have had the […]

Akimel O’Odham Perspectives on Pueblo Grande in the Past and Present with special guest Barnaby Lewis, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Gila River Indian Community

Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Community Room 4619 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Barnaby Lewis will discuss Akimel O’Odham perspectives on the past and present of the homeland of the O’Odham (Pima) and PiiPaash/Pee Posh (Maricopa) people and their ancestors (central Arizona), with […]


Specters of the Past-Ghost Towns That Built Arizona with Jay Mark

Glendale Public Library - Foothills Library - Roadrunner Room 19055 N 57th Ave, Glendale, United States

In addition to an entertaining, visual display of the communities, towns and settlements that contributed to the early growth of the state, this presentation also focuses on respect for these […]


Arizona’s Vintage Signs: Lighting the Future with Marshall Shore

Apache Junction Library 1177 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ, United States

Arizona has become a hotbed of preserving vintage signage and neon. No wonder, with the rise of Arizona and automobile travel in the 40s, 50s and 60s. Thousands of people […]


Writers of the Purple Sage with Jim Turner

Sedona Public Library 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona, AZ, United States

This presentation covers five Arizona novelists: Zane Grey spent his honeymoon at the Grand Canyon and went on to be one of the first and most famous Western writers of […]


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