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  1. Records of the Tucson Council for Civic Unity

      Tucson Council for Civic Unity (TCCU) was dedicated "to foster and promote better understanding and relations among people of various racial, religious, social and national backgrounds in Arizona and to promote better conditions among all groups wi ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:58

  2. Jacome’s Department Store Records

      Jacome's Department Store began in 1896 as La Bonanza General Store. Company founder Carlos C. Jacome initially partnered with Loreto Carrillo and opened a store located at 84 West Congress Street, Tucson, Arizona. Jacome then partnered with Genaro ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 13:06

  3. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association Records

    When the National Park Service was created in 1916, several nonprofit organizations (cooperating associations) were formed to support park programs and projects not covered by government funding. By 1936 cooperating associations were formally recognized b ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 16:39

  4. Papers of David A. and Leona G. Bloom

      David A. Bloom (born in 1917) and his wife Leona G. Bloom have been active members of Tucson's business, religious, and social service communities for decades, as well as serving as amateur historians for Tucson's Jewish community. David A. Bl ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-02 12:01

  5. Papers of Floyd S. Fierman

      This collection was compiled between 1949-1989 by Rabbi Floyd Fierman, Ph.D. (1917-1989), who served Temple Mount Sinai of El Paso, Texas from 1949 to 1979. His leadership in the community extended far beyond the temple. He was actively engaged in comba ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-02 12:03

  6. Ronstadt Family Collection

      A prominent pioneer family of Tucson, AZ; the Ronstadts of Tucson originated with Frederick J.M. Ronstadt's arrival in Tucson from Mexico in 1882 to work as an apprentice in the Dalton and Vasquez Wagon Shop. In 1888 he opened his own shop, serving ...

    castanoe - 2013-06-17 10:16

  7. Greene Cattle Company Collection

    William Cornell Greene had come to the fertile lands of Wisconsin to build a farm. Upon the death of his father Townsend Greene, the family moved back to New York State where William stayed until about 1872 when news of rich mineral strikes near Tombstone ...

    castanoe - 2013-07-16 11:56

  8. Capin Business Records

    Hyman Capin (nee Kapinski), was born in Ponevezh, Lithuania, in 1874. In 1892, when he was 18, Hyman emigrated to the United States and settlered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1906, the Capin family, now numbering seven, moved to Tucson, Arizona. Here H ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:50

  9. Charles Jesse Jones Collection

    Charles Jesse Jones lead the life of the quintessential pioneer cowboy. Jones' life story serves as an allegory for the experience of American expansionism on the western frontier. Charles J. Jones' unique role in this westward movement was his ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:09

  10. Letters of Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill was an American scout and showman. William Frederick Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, operated Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and other business enterprises from 1883 on. Collection includes three letters to Merrill P. Freeman, dated March 6, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:04

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