Veterans of Washington-Escobedo Community Featuring Bruce Nelson

Live Presentation via Zoom
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Showings

Virtual Screening Room Wed, Nov 10 6:00 PM
Arizona / Mountain Standard Time

Description

Join the Arizona Historical Society and Curator/Filmmaker Bruce Nelson for a presentation about the Veterans of Washington-Escobedo Community. Learn about the brave, inspiring, and determined veterans from the once segregated community in Mesa, known as the Washington-Escobedo neighborhood. Explore powerful stories from Black Arizona history that all people and veterans of Arizona will enjoy. These stories are curated into a new exhibition that will be on display November 8-13, 2021 at the Mesa Veterans Resource Center (165 N Centennial Way #101, Mesa, AZ 85201).

 

Watch a trailer for the exhibition.

https://youtu.be/wJM5G2wd-vI 

 

More info about exhibit 

https://www.facebook.com/veteranswashingtonescobedo

 

You are welcome to choose from two admission options:
• Free
• Supporter $10

Your support is dearly appreciated and provides funding for future viritual programs. 

 

 

Additional Information

This is an online viritual event.  A Zoom link to join the presentation will be sent to you by email in your registration confirmation.


Your financial support of the Arizona Historical Society promotes our work sharing  Arizona’s rich history through education and outreach programs, collection preservation, partnerships, grants and our statewide network of museums.  Support is especially meaningful as the Arizona Historical Society recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic.