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AHS Arizona History Museum

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949 E 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States

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August 2016

AHM First Fridays: Goldie Richmond Quilt Celebration

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Goldie Tracy Richmond, a prize-winning quilt maker, operated a trading post on the Tohono O’Odham Reservation in the 1940s and 1950s. Her quilts tell the story of the people and natural surroundings she saw every day. The Arizona History Museum recently acquired The Saguaro Harvest. Noted quilt historian Carolyn O’Bagy Davis, who spearheaded the fundraising effort to acquire the quilt, will talk about her research on Goldie Tracy Richmond. Please join us for a special First Friday program August…

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September 2016

AHM First Fridays: Book discussion and signing with Elsie Szecsy

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Arizona author Elsie Szecsy as she discusses her new book, The Cadet Nurse Corps in Arizona. The new  book details momentous local challenges and achievements from this pivotal era in American medicine. When Congress established the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II to meet the high demand for medical care,  the first federal women’s education program was created. The trailblazing cadets and innovative healthcare practices at the five participating teaching hospitals in Arizona left a lasting national…

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