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Isabelle Hunt Pine Public Library Activity Room

6124 W. Randall Place
Pine, AZ 85544 United States
(928) 476-3678 http://www.pinepubliclibrary.com/home.htm

February 2015

Arizona’s Civilian Conservation Corps and Our National Parks and Forests

February 23, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Isabelle Hunt Pine Public Library Activity Room, 6124 W. Randall Place
Pine, AZ 85544 United States
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In 1933, at the nadir of the Great Depression, the CCC was born. The program was designed to help unemployed and untrained young men learn new skills and earn money to support their families. CCCers fervently claim that the skill-building experiences forever changed their lives. These men built the roads, trails, picnic areas, ranger stations, fire lookouts and public campgrounds that we still use and appreciate today.  This presentation will provide a brief history of the Great Depression, the CCC…

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October 2015

Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in Arizona

October 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Isabelle Hunt Pine Public Library Activity Room, 6124 W. Randall Place
Pine, AZ 85544 United States
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John Wayne was born in Iowa and lived for most of his adult life in California. Yet, he spent many years exploring, living, and investing in Arizona, where he produced his own films, raised cattle, operated a game ranch, and was seemingly everywhere at once. Wayne remains an iconic presence in American popular culture. In this talk, Gregory McNamee, who often writes about film and western history alike for such publications as the Encyclopaedia Britannica and The Hollywood Reporter, looks…

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July 2016

Boarded Up: Social and Historical Interpretations of the American Indian Boarding School Era

July 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Isabelle Hunt Pine Public Library Activity Room, 6124 W. Randall Place
Pine, AZ 85544 United States
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This presentation will impart a social interpretation of how life among Indian Nations began to change due to the plight American Indian people were forced into in the name of education.  American Indians are the only ethnic group in the U.S. who were subjected to forced education by the federal government for generations.  Children were taken by force, placed in a boarding school, kept there for several years, and were not allowed to speak their language or practice their culture.…

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