Student Projects

  1. Barrio Anita

    Barrio Anita

      The Barrio Anita Neighborhood is a historic district in Tucson, Arizona. It is located west of Stone Avenue, east of Interstate 10, south of Drachman Street and north of St. Marys Road. [view map] The Neighborhood's major landmarks include the Oury Park Cultural Center and the Davis… [read more]
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    Del Corazón

    Del Corazón: Mariachi & Folklorico Heritage in Tucson is a collaborative project between the University of Arizona and the Amphitheater High School. Students involved in the mariachi band and folklorico dance group will interview Mexican American community members on the importance of mariachi… [read more]
  3. Kids at play

    Huellas del Pasado… Footprints from the Past

                A bilingual school and community oral history collection by the students of Davis Bilingual Magent School 2002     English Spanish Content     Introduction     The Beginning: Tucson, Arizona Students from the third grade ask… [read more]
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    Looking into the Westside: Untold stories 1900-1970

    We have done research investigating our heritage, our neighborhoods and our terrain. Gathering this research and carrying it through is sacred to our people and very important to where we all grew up. We have encountered the stories of "A" mountain, our families, local art and artists, neighborhood… [read more]
  5. Music of the Southwest

    Music of the Southwest

    The Music of the Southwest Web site is a tribute to the many performers, volunteers, and organizers of the Tucson Meet Yourself Festival. It is dedicated especially to its founder, Dr. James S. (Big Jim) Griffith, without whom none of these unique resources would be available to us and the… [read more]