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The Eight-Hour Day (access required)

Contingent of Arizona Rangers that eventually restored order at Clifton-Morenci.The Arizona Territorial 22nd Legislative Assembly passed an eight-hour law in 1903. The law required underground miners to work no more than eight hours a day. The miners had been paid $2.50 for a 10-hour work day. When mining companies in the Clifton-Morenci area refused to ...

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Luisa Ronstadt Espinel (access required)

This is Tucson pop star Linda Ronstadt’s great aunt in a publicity photo taken in the 1920s. Her stage name was Luisa Espinel. She was a national entertainer—a contralto who performed opera, sang Spanish folk songs and acted in movies.