Note from John Findlay: "Magic Kingdoms Western Cityscapes and American Culture since 1940."

Date:
1991
Creator:
John Findlay

This is Chapter 4 of Magic Lands by the author, John M. Findlay. Magic Lands is located in the library section of this website (307.76 Fin). Chapter 4 is strictly about Sun City, Arizona. The author discusses that Sun City is a new town for old folks, retirement and age-segregated housing in post-war America, the beginning of Sun City, the upgrading of Sun City, the retiree's community as hometown and Sun City and Phoenix as communities. Lists sources for information in document. Read more »

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
004\30776 Findlay.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"Vacation at a Retirement City", Ford Times, April 1964

Date:
April 1964

Ford Times, April 1964 - pg. 9 Article: Vacation at a Retirement City Article about various retirement cities including Sun City, Arizona

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 020.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

First National Banker, March 1975 Sun City

Date:
March 1975

First National Banker, March 1975 Sun City. If resort/retirement living is your desire, plan to settle in sunny Sun City, Arizona. Article about Sun City living with photos of residents playing miniature golf, at the pool, conducting business using golf cars and bicycles.

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 019-1.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"The City Where only Elderly Folk are Welcome - Sun City, USA" Family Radio & TV, July 12-18, 1982

Date:
July 1982

Family Radio & TV, July 12-18, 1982 Published in Durban, South Africa Article: The City Where only Elderly Folk are Welcome - Sun City, USA pg. 14 Focuses on Sun City Poms, Sheriff's Posse, model train, bicycling, dancing. Photos.

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 018-1.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Esquire magazine - September 1998

Date:
September 1998

Esquire Magazine, September 1998 Old - by Mike Sager pg. 113 Story about several residents including Glenn Brown Sanberg, Lee Starr, Clint Poertner, and Morris Berman

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 017.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"Pom Poms with panache", Empire Magazine, February 17, 1985

Date:
February 18, 1985

Empire Magazine Denver Post, February 18, 1985, pg. 14 Article: Pom Poms with panache by Claire Martin

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 016-1.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"The Last Act of the American Dream - Finding Utopia in Sun City, Arizona"

Date:
October 2, 1983

Empire Magazine The Denver Post - October 2, 1983 - pg. 10 The Last Act of the American Dream - Finding Utopia in Sun City, Arizona by Sandra Widener

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 015.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"Del Webb's Far-Flung Building Empire" Buildings Magazine, September 1963

Date:
September 1963

BUILDINGS - The Construction and Building Management Journal - September 1963 Del Webb's Far-Flung Building Empire - pg. 52-55; 85-88

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 012.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

"How Del E. Webb Development Co. Weathered the Worst Sales Slump Since the Depression", Builder-Architect Magazine October 1983

Date:
October 1983

Builder-Architect October, 1983 For Arizona Home and Apartment Builders Article: How Del E. Webb Development Co. Weathered the Worst Sales Slump Since the Depression - pgs. 11-13

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 010.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

'Ballroom Dance Magazine' April 1964

Date:
April 1964

Ballroom Dance Magazine, April 1964 Dancing's a Happy Pursuit for the "Retired but Active" pages 4-5; 25, 26

Location:
10801 Oakmont Drive Sun City, Arizona 85351
Identifier:
003\Mag 08.JPG
Institution:
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum