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Chandler Museum

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300 S. Chandler Village Drive
Chandler, AZ 85226 United States
480-782-2717 https://www.chandleraz.gov/explore/arts-and-culture/museums-and-galleries/chandler-museum

July 2022

They Beat the Heat: How Arizonans Survived the Desert Heat in the Days Before Air Conditioning with Christine Reid

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive
Chandler, AZ 85226 United States
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Drawing from multi-cultural influences of the variety of people who helped build Arizona, discover how creative adaptations in lifestyle, architecture, building materials, town planning and even humor all contributed to surviving intense desert temperatures. What have we forgotten and what can we learn from the wisdom of those who came before as climate becomes a vital and daily issue in life today? Using newspaper clippings, anecdotes, and photographs, the story is told how Arizonans adjusted to life in the desert…

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