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From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:  "'z Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Tempe Historical Museum - Museum News
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 96 11:52:00 MST
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Tempe Historical Museum - 
Museum News - January February March 1996 (Volume III, Issue 2)

EXHIBITS

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS -  The Development of the Tempe Union High School 
District You can experience high school education of yesterday and 
today and find out how Tempe high schools developed from 1908 to 
the present.  Many of the District's students, faculty and 
administrators, from as early as 1929, have contributed to this 
project.  There are oral histories by students and faculty to 
listen to, as well as a memory wall of photos to enjoy.  Stroll 
down memory lane and relive your own high school memories as you 
explore this exhibit.
Open through Friday, July 26.

BUFFALOES, BULLDOGS AND BOWL GAMES -  100 Years of Football in 
Tempe Explore the colorful history of local high school and 
Arizona State University football programs from the 1890s to the 
present.  This exciting exhibit chronicles the growth of football 
in Tempe from the days when the Tempe I-ligh School Buffaloes were 
the only team in town and the ASU team was called the Normals to 
ASU's 1987 Rose Bowl victory.  Relive the championships and the 
rivalries.  See memorabilia collected especially for the exhibit 
from local players and coaches.
Open through Sunday, March 17.

PROGRAMS

GET IN THE FOOTBALL SPIRIT FOR SUPER BOWL
If you're a football fan, the Museum will be open especially for 
you the Friday before Super Bowl XXX.  On Friday, January 26, from
10 am to 5 pm, you can enjoy our special exhibit, Buffaloes, BuUdogs 
and Bowl Games. Bring a ticket from the NFL Experience and receive 
$ 1.00 off the price of admission.

CURATORIAL WALK WITH DR. AMY DOUGLASS
Tempe Historical Museum Administrator Dr. Amy Douglass will lead a 
curatorial walk in the Museum on Sunday, February 11, at 1:30 pm. Dr. 
Douglass will discuss "Community Iiistory - How Can You Get Involved?" 
Included in the price of admission.

ARIZONA STATEHOOD AT THE PETERSEN HOUSE
Visit the Petersen House Museum and participate in our Statehood 
Program to celebrate the anniversary of Arizona's statehood,
Wednesday, February 14, from 10 am to 2 pm.  This program is 
presented all Spring to fourth grade students but will be available 
to the public on this special day.  There is no admission fee, but 
donations are accepted.  Arizona Statehood Program for Fourth Graders 
starts Friday, January 26, and runs Fridays until May I 0.

GRANDPARENTS WEEKEND AT THE MUSEUM
Come share the Tempe Historical Museum with your grandchildren and 
record your history together.  On Saturday, February 24, from 10
am to 4 pm and Sunday, February 25, from I to 4 pm, there will be 
free admission for Grandparents.  You can create an oral history
with or for your grandchildren.  At stations set up in the Museum, 
we will supply the tape, recorder and some questions to help get
you started.  This is a great way to interest your grandchildren 
in their family history!

CURATORIAL WALK WITH SCOTT SOLLIDAY
Curator of History Scott Solliday will walk you through the exciting 
exhibit Buffaloes, Bulldogs and Bowl Games. This special look at one 
hundred years of football in Tempe will be on Saturday, March 9, 
time to be announced. Included in the price of admission.

Depression and the New Deal, a program for High School students, 
runs in February, March and April.

PRESERVING YOUR FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS AND ARCHIVAL OBJECTS
Richard Bauer, Curator of Photographs and Archives, will explain 
the causes of deterioration of photographic images and archival 
objects and  give you recommendations on their care, storage and 
display.  This workshop will be on Saturday, March 16, from 1 pm to 
4 pm in the Museum classroom.  FEE: $20 for residents and $30 for 
non-residents.  Registration is required and class size is limited.  
Please call 350-5100 for more information.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

HAVE YOU BEEN TO A HOUSE THAT IS 100 YEARS OLD?
The Petersen House is a two-story Queen Anne Victorian, built  in 
1892 by Niels Petersen, a Danish inunigrant.  The house is preserved 
as an example of period architecture, with gables, porches, balconies, 
bay windows and 12-foot ceilings.  Petersen House hours are Tuesday 
through Thursday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.  There is no 
admission fee.

ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITS IN OUR LOBBY
If you belong to an organization that is chartered, non-profit, all 
volunteer, based or operating in Tempe and enhances the quality of 
life in the city, we would like to recognize your group's special 
anniversary through a display in our lobby.  The Museum staff will 
work with you to design the exhibit.  For more information, please 
call Chad Phinney at 350-5100.

CALENDAR  OF IMPORTANT DATES - JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH  1996
Get in the Football Spirit for Super Bowl (1/26)
Statehood Program for Fourth Graders (fridays, 1/26 - 5/10)
Curatorial Walk with Dr. Amy Douglass (2/11)
Arizona Statehood at the Petersen House (2/14)
Grandparents Weekend (2/24 - 2/25)
Curatorial Walk with Scott Solliday (3/9)
Preserving Your Family Photographs and Archival Objects (3/16)
High School Days: The Development of the Tempe Union High School 
 District (10/25/95 - 7/26/96)
Buffaloes, Bulldogs and Bowl Games: 100 Years of Football in Tempe 
 (11/18/95  - 3/17/96)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEMPE! 125 YEARS OLD IN 1996!

Tempe Community Services Department
Tempe Historical Museum
809 E. Southern
Tempe, AZ 85282
(602) 350-5100

Museum Hours:
Monday through Thursday and Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM;
Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Dr. Amy Douglass, Museum Administrator
E-mail : amy_douglass@tempe.gov