Bisbee History

Bisbee Civil Union Fight Gets National Press

April 30, 2013
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Radley Balko, of the Huffington Post, writes about Bisbee and the current Civil Union ordinance passed by the Bisbee Council last March. Bisbee Mayor Adrianna Zavala Badal has led the Bisbee City Council into the forefront of Arizona civil rights, with the controversial ordinance.
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Thanksgiving – Norman Rockwell Again

November 22, 2012
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Thanksgiving – Norman Rockwell Again

Mother and son peel potatoes for Thanksgiving in 1945. Painting by Norman Rockwell.
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Veteran’s Day – Homecoming Marine by Norman Rockwell

November 12, 2012
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Veteran's Day - Homecoming Marine by Norman Rockwell
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Songs for the 99% – Merle Travis Sings Sixteen Tons

March 15, 2012
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You load sixteen tons what do you get? You get another day older and deeper in debt. Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go. I owe my soul to the company store.
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Arizona Statehood – One Hundred Years

February 14, 2012
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February 14th is Arizona Statehood Day. Congratulations and happy birthday, Arizona!
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Apaches Lost Their Reservation While in Indefinite Detention as POWs

January 17, 2012
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While the idea of "indefinite detention" of people determined to be "enemies" of the United States is currently being debated, for American Indians this is an old issue and one in which they have had a great deal of experience.
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Songs for the 99% – Arlo Guthrie & Emmylou Harris Sing Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)

January 7, 2012
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Arlo Guthrie and Emmylou Harris sing a song by Woody Guthrie. From “A Vision Shared: A Tribute To Woody Guthrie And Leadbelly”, 1988.
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Songs For The 99% – Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival – Ed Sullivan

December 30, 2011
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On November 16, 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival performed "Fortunate Son" and "Down on the Corner" on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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Bisbee Deportation Planned at Masonic Hall with Lawmen and Businessmen Targeting Wobblies

November 18, 2011
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Once upon a time in Bisbee, miners and sympathizers were forcibly evicted by a conspiracy of lawmen, businessmen and “good Masons” who met and planned the violent deportation at the Masonic Hall, which is now the Bisbee Mining and Historical Society.
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Veteran’s Day

November 11, 2011
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For Veteran's Day, Norman Rockwell - the Gillis Family Veterans...
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