Science & Science Fiction
The first known story about space travel dates back over 2,000 years. Find out more about the history of science and science fiction by reading our blog.
During the late 1800s, the US had a roller skating craze, and rinks were built all over the country, including in Arizona. Find out more by reading our blog.
Arizona at War – World War I
America supported the war effort during World War I with war work, Liberty Bonds, and self-sacrifice. Learn more by reading our blog.
People were exploring electricity in nature as early as 600 BCE. Learn about electrical discoveries and inventions throughout history by reading our blog.
Spin the Bottle
C is for Cattle – A History of Ranching in Arizona
Ranching in the Americas dates back to the 1500s, and owes its roots to Spain and Mexico. Learn more by reading our blog.
Going through a museum collection is a little like a treasure hunt. Find out what treasures hide in the Heritage Square collection by reading our blog.
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.