Category Archives: Arizona Digital Newspaper Project

Book Curses

Libraries have long employed book curses to protect their volumes, and the State Research Library is no exception! However, instead of calling upon ravens to pluck out the thieves’ eyes, ours invoke honor, history, and money. Mulford Winsor, State Librarian … Continue reading

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99 Years Ago Today: The Bisbee Deportation

On July 12 1917, Sheriff Harry Wheeler and 2,000 deputies arrested over a thousand Bisbee men. Members of the International Workers of the World, these striking miners were forced at gunpoint onto a train and then left in the desert … Continue reading

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