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An important part of Through Our Parents' Eyes are the many digital versions of original documents found in area archives, and electronic texts of printed histories and journal articles. In addition, digital presentation of scholarly and professional conferences offer unique resources to students and researchers investigating the people of the U. S. Southwest and northwestern Mexico.
E-Texts -- Articles
Journal of the Southwest articles
- Hiakim: The Yaqui Homeland, v. 34, 1 (Spring 1992)
This special issue brings forward historical and cultural events with photographs from the 1940s and 1980s.
- The Elders' Truth: A Yaqui Sermon v. 35, 3 (Autumn 1993)
Miki Maaso's WAA YO'ORA LUTU'URIA, presented in Yaqui with a transcribed, translated and annotated version in English by Felipe S. Molina and Larry Evers.
The Journal of Arizona History articles
- Byrkit, James W. "The I. W. W. in Wartime Arizona." The Journal of Arizona History. 18.2 (1977): 149-170.
- Dorich, Thomas J. "This is a Tough Place to Work: Industrial Relations in the Jerome Mines, 1900-1922." The Journal of Arizona History. 38.3 (1997): 233-256.
- Eppinga, Jane. "Henry O. Flipper in the Court of Private Land Claims: The Arizona Career of West Point's First Black Graduate." The Journal of Arizona History. 36.1 (1995): 33-54.
- Fong, Lawrence M. "Sojourners and Settlers: The Chinese Experience in Arizona." The Journal of Arizona History, 21.3 (1980):1 -30.
A look at the experience of Chinese pioneers who settled in Arizona in the context of the diverse economic, political and social climate they encountered.
- Hu-Dehart, Evelyn. "Immigrants to a Developing Society: the Chinese in Northern Mexico, 1875-1932." The Journal of Arizona History, 21.3 (1980): 49- 86.
Describes the contributions made by the Chinese in Mexico. Hu-Dehart shows that in the first quarter of the twentieth century, they had become an important social and economic group in northern Mexico. But by the late twenties and early thirties thousands were expelled from Mexico largely ending their social and economic presence.
- Lee, Katie. "Gail Gardner and the Sierry Petes." The Journal of Arizona History, 15.3 (Summer 1977): 209-222.
- Lyons, Bettina. "Mr. Steinfeld Is In Sole Control: The Celebrated Case of Louis Zeckendorf vs. Albert Steinfeld and the Silver Bell Copper Company." The Journal of Arizona History, 41.2 (2000): 149-180.
Lyons article describes the details of a celebrated legal battle between Albert Steinfeld and Louis Zeckendorf. It provides a window into the personal and business affairs of a pioneer Jewish merchant family in southern Arizona.
- McBride, James D. "Gaining a Foothold In the Paradise of Capitalism: The Western Federation of Miners and The Unionization of Bisbee." Journal of Arizona History, 23.3 (1982): 299-316.
- Overstreet, Daphne. "On Strike! The 1917 Walkout at Globe, Arizona." The Journal of Arizona History, 18.2 (1977): 197-218.
- Park, Joseph F. "The 1903 'Mexican Affair' at Clifton." The Journal of Arizona History, 18.2 (1977): 119-148.
- Pugsley, Andrea."'AS I KILL THIS CHICKEN SO May I BE PUNISHED IF I TELL AN UNTRUTH' Chinese Opposition to Legal Discrimination in Arizona Territory." The Journal of Arizona History, 44.2 (2003): 170-190.
An examination of the many legal hurdles the Chinese in Arizona faced in the 19th century and their efforts to use the justice system to challenge them.
- Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "CHARLEY HONG, RACISM, AND THE POWER OF THE PRESS IN JEROME, ARIZONA TERRITORY, 1909." The Journal of Arizona History, 44.2 (2003): 133-146.
A review exposing racial tensions in the waning days of the mining frontier, in Jerome, Arizona.
- Santiago, Mark. "Eighteenth-Century Military Policy In Northern New Spain: A Review Essay." The Journal of Arizona History, 37.3 (1996): 283- 290.
- Underhill, Karen J. "I REMEMBER Depression-Era Students at Arizona State Teachers College."
The Journal of Arizona History, 37.2 (1996): 163- 180.
- Walz, Eric. "THE ISSEI COMMUNITY IN MARICOPA COUNTY: Development and Persistence in the Valley of the Sun, 1900-1940." The Journal of Arizona History, 38.1 (1997): 1-22.
- Wang, Wensheng. "The First Chinese In Tucson: New Evidence on a Puzzling Question." The Journal of Arizona History, 43.3 (2002): 369-380.
An interesting article researching details of the early Chinese presence in the Old Pueblo.
- Watson, Fred. "Still on Strike: Recollections of a Bisbee Deportee." The Journal of Arizona History, 18.2 (1977): 171-184.
- Wilson, Marjorie Haines. "Governor Hunt, the 'Beast' and the Miners." The Journal of Arizona History, 15.2 (1974): 119-138.
- Powell, Lawrence Clark. "Heart of the Southwest: A Selective Bibliography of Novels, Stories and Tales Laid in Arizona and New Mexico & Adjacent Land." Originally published in 1959 by Dawson's Book Shop; printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at The Plantin Press, Los Angeles.