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The sun rises on the University of Arizona (access required)

In 1885, the 13th Territorial Legislature approved $25,000 for establishing the University of Arizona at Tucson. The university had been created in accordance with the Morrill Act of 1862, which established land grant colleges and enabled universities to obtain federal funding for agriculture and mining schools. On Oct. 1, 1891, the University of Arizona opened ...

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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.