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Willcox Historic Theater

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128 N Railroad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
520-766-3336

January 2018

Tom Mix: King of the Cowboys – Willcox

January 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Willcox Historic Theater, 128 N Railroad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Cowboy movie star Tom Mix was internationally famous, and many legends and tall tales have been told about his life. This presentation highlights some of the true stories about Mix and his connection to Arizona, debunking some of the Hollywood hype. What brought Mix travel that lonesome highway where he met his death south of Florence? Find out about his childhood, the early years in show business, his multiple marriages and divorces, his career path, his presence in Arizona  and…

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March 2018

Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona – Willcox

March 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Willcox Historic Theater, 128 N Railroad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 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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March 2019

Women of the Arizona State Prison (Willcox)

March 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Willcox Historic Theater, 128 N Railroad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Winnie Ruth Judd, Eva Dugan, Dr. Rose Boido, and Eva Wilbur Cruz all shared one thing in common. They were all incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in Florence. These women were players in both the sensational stories that made national headlines and local stories that made Arizona history. Who were these women and how did they end up in the Florence prison? How did their stories impact Arizona? Through the use of photographs, prison records and newspaper articles, their…

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