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AZ Heritage Center

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1300 N. College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
480-929-0292 http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/museums/tempe/

October 2016

Signs of the Times: Arizona’s Golden Age of Neon & Signs

October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AZ Heritage Center, 1300 N. College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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The rise of car travel in the 40s, 50s and 60s meant that thousands of people were traversing the broad expanses of the Southwest looking for new landscapes and adventure. As the cars sped past, restaurants, motels, curio shops and gas stations needed large, bright signs to make an impression. This informative and entertaining visual presentation explores the social significance of the rise of commercial neon signs, and references the designers whose signs became iconic images that defined the West…

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January 2018

Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona – Tempe

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AZ Heritage Center, 1300 N. College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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For a state that has been home to Geronimo, Wyatt Earp, César Chavez and Wonder Women, you would think Arizona earned some respect. Yet achieving statehood was a 50-year struggle, which finally ended on February 14, 1912. Jana borrows from both her work for True West Magazine and her work for Phoenix Magazine to put the 48th state into perspective. She shares some of the secrets prissy folks would rather forget. You will learn why this small state has had…

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May 2018

2018 Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – Tempe

May 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AZ Heritage Center, 1300 N. College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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More details here: https://www.azwhf.org/2018-ceremony/ RSVP through eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-arizona-womens-hall-of-fame-induction-ceremony-tickets-44161253498?aff=eac2 The Arizona Women's Hall of Fame is delighted to honor and celebrate the 2018 Living Legacy and Legacy inductees into the Hall of Fame. The public Induction Ceremony will take place on May 3, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe, Arizona. A reception follows.. The 2018 Inductees are: Living Legacy: Mary Jo West, Media category; Alison Levine, Sports category Legacy: Erma Bombeck, Josefina Franco, Maria Garcia, Margaret Injasoulian, the Honorable Bridgie…

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