How Arizonans Survived the Desert Warmth
Earlier than Air Conditioning
Speaking Free Presentation in AZ
County’s LHC Library
MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (January 23, 2023) — Mohave County Library hosts “They Beat the Warmth” hosted by Arizona historian and creator Christine Reid on Saturday, January 28, at 2:00 p.m. at Group Rooms A/B. doing.
Drawing on the multicultural influences of the varied individuals who helped discovered Arizona, contributors will uncover how inventive diversifications in way of life, structure, constructing supplies, city planning and even humor have contributed to the area’s survivability from the extraordinary desert temperatures.
As local weather turns into an important and day by day difficulty of life immediately, what have we forgotten and what can we be taught from the knowledge of those that got here earlier than? Utilizing newspaper clippings, anecdotes, and pictures, it is how Arizonans bought used to life within the desert earlier than air conditioners got here alongside.
Reid is an creator/researcher on the Pinal County Historic Society and a Group Specialist for Anthem at Merrill Ranch, a lifelong studying program. In her presentation she reveals a few of Arizona’s numerous and wealthy western heritage. He continues this deep curiosity whereas serving in lots of heritage initiatives and companies of town of Florence. Dedicated to sharing historical past vividly, it presents typically hidden or forgotten elements of Arizona’s many characters and historical past.
This free program was made potential by a grant from the Arizona Humanities and is supported by the Pals of the LHC Library. As a consequence of potential seating restrictions, these tickets are actually accessible on the County Lake Havasu Metropolis Library. Registered seats won’t be allowed. Additionally, misplaced tickets can’t be changed. Ticket holders should be seated by 15:15 on Saturday. At the moment, all vacant seats will then be given to anybody who’s left with no ticket.
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