There's a long history of Black-owned and operated newspapers here in the US, and even in Arizona. Read more about it here.
By the Book
The first libraries in Phoenix were by subscription only, where members paid for access. Learn more about the history of libraries by reading our blog.
We weren't the first to dress up in Medieval costumes - the Victorians liked to, too! Learn more by reading our blog.
Sometimes the best things to look at during a Museum tour are right over our heads. Learn more about the beautiful, ornamental steel ceilings at Rosson House by reading our blog.
Immigrants - they get the job done! Learn how people who emigrated to the US impacted Heritage Square's history by reading our blog.
Dishing it Up
From different plates for everything from butter to beef, just how many dishes did Victorians use anyway?? Learn more here.
Victory Gardens have their history in World War I Liberty Gardens, but also the community gardens of the Great Depression and more.
On the Air
The most interesting question in the 1930 census asked about radio ownership. Find out more about radio history and who at Heritage Square owned one by reading our blog.
This is the way Victorians washed their clothes, and whew, does it make us happy to enjoy modern appliane technology!