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Emails from Andrea Davis (daughter of Mayor Lew Davis)

Joe Burchell and Sarah Tully, “Former Tucson Mayor Lew Davis Dies aged 85,” Arizona Daily Star, Dec. 6, 1992

Abe and Clara Davis, 1910 Census (Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)

The Owl 1926 (University of Pittsburgh Yearbook)

“Finkelstein-Davis Wedding Announcement,” The Pittsburgh Press, October 6, 1931

Helen F. Davis v Lewis W. Davis divorce case, The Pittsburgh Press, February 14, 1942

“Beacon St. Man Wins Commission,” The Pittsburgh Press, September 12, 1942

1946 San Francisco, California. Plane Arrivals Index Card (Lewis Walter Davis Government Official)

“Widow Receives Inheritance,” Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, Oct. 5, 1946

“Deal Reported to Reopen Cramp Yard,” Philadelphia Inquirer, September 1, 1948

“Brandeis Group Celebrates Ms. Eleanor Roosevelt,” Arizona Daily Star, Nov. 8, 1953

“Brandeis Women List Additional Reservations,” Arizona Daily Star, Nov. 15, 1953

“Lunch Reception in Honor of Mrs. FDR,” Arizona Daily Star, Nov. 15, 1953

Clara Davis obit, The Pittsburg Press, January 17, 1954

Tillie Goldinger, naturalization certificate

Don Carson, “Frame 10: Bowling Grows With Old Pueblo,” Arizona Daily Star, Aug. 19, 1957

“MacGregor Buys Copa,” Arizona Daily Star, Apr. 24, 1959

“She prefers informal parties,” Tucson Daily Citizen, Aug. 11, 1961

“Realtor Lew Davis Seeks GOP Nod in Mayor’s Race,” Tucson Daily Citizen, July 7, 1961

“City Hopes for an Even Break in Slum Clearance,” Arizona Daily Star, Oct. 9, 1957

Southwestern Addition Plat Map

Alistair Cooke obit:

Alistair Cooke, “Alistair Cookes America, British Broadcasting Corp., 1973


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