Tuesday, February 20 at 2:30 p.m. – Celebrate the beloved patriotic anthem, “America the Beautiful” by hearing biographer Melinda M. Ponder delve into the remarkable life of the woman behind this nationally treasured poem. Teacher, poet, community builder and patriot, Katharine Lee Bates challenged Americans to make their country the best it could become in its values and literature. Ms. Ponder’s biographical essays and articles appear in a variety of national publications and she is also author of two works on Nathaniel Hawthorne. For more information, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928.777.1526.
An online digital collection, part of the Arizona Memory Project, of materials left in tribute for the fallen Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots between June 30 and September 10, 2013.
Includes the digitized UMI Genealogy & Local History Collection, 1790-1930 U.S. Federal Census, the Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank records and Private Relief Actions, and Memorials and Petitions from the Lexis Nexis® U.S. Serial Set.