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General Membership Meeting

Date: 3/1/2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM



The March General Membership business meeting, catered lunch $18 (optional), and presentation will be held on Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe.  Prepay for lunch at this website, or send a reservation to JRMurray6@cox.net.   Lunch reservations are required, and the deadline is February 25, 2021.  Prepayment serves as a reservation, and acknowledgement of the prepayment and reservation will be received via return email. 

After lunch Li Yang will explore the true story of Tombstone’s “China Mary,” a character made famous in the TV western “Wyatt Earp.”   Li’s research into this figure explores the reality of her life, as well as of the other Chinese who lived in Tombstone during the exclusion period. Li, who received a doctorate in East Asian Studies from the University of Arizona in 2004, has written extensively on Chinese history and Chinese-American history, with articles appearing in both Taiwan and the United States. In 2011 she received the C.L. Sonnichsen Award for best article in “The Journal of Arizona History.”