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Burton Barr Central Library – Pulliam Auditorium

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1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
(602) 262-4636 https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr

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
Burton Barr Central Library – Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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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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Día de los Muertos Storytelling with Zarco Guerrero

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Burton Barr Central Library – Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Día de los Muertos is a highly celebrated and significant holiday held throughout Mexico, Latin America and the Southwest. It is a day when homage is paid with prayers, offerings of food and the building of altars to those who have gone before us. Join Zarco and his unique masked characters as they celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with hilarious and moving story telling. Among the characters making appearances are: the poetry spouting “El Vato Poeta,” the…

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