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Archive Tucson: Growing up next to the university

Georgiana Boyer talks creepy taxidermy and more, sharing stories from her childhood in the '30s and '40s.

Archive Tucson: Jazz on Meyer Avenue

Cass Preston talks segregation, music on Meyer Avenue and growing up in the '30s and '40s.

Archive Tucson: Moving into a white neighborhood

Joel Turner describes the interactions he experienced moving into a white neighborhood in midtown Tucson in the 1960s.

Archive Tucson: Life in a 1930s mining camp

Today, Ruby is a ghost town, but Tallia Cahoon remembers community, pastimes and the occasional knife fight.

Archive Tucson: Eating the brined jackrabbit

Jackrabbits and riding the rails to school — growing up in Sasco, Arizona, now a ghost town.

Archive Tucson: Picking cotton and going to school

Stella Jacobs spent her middle school years picking cotton in Marana and learning English.

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