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AZ United States

October 2022

Diggin’ in the Crates: The Role of Community Archives in Suburban History with Dr. Anthony Pratcher

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AZ United States

Historians try to represent the past as experienced by the people who lived it – as opposed through the lens of our present reality. However, academic scholars struggle to identify sources that document everyday experiences in suburban communities. Suburban Phoenix has transformed Arizona, primarily rural at the time of the Great Depression, into one of the most urbanized states in the Union. This talk illuminates the historical experience of Women’s Auxiliaries at the Maryvale Community Hospital to show the relationship…

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