Listen to Jane Freeman as she tells about the beginning of the Sun Cities Area Historical Society, the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum, Jubilee – The 25th Anniversary of Sun City book, plus the early day of Sun City and so much more. VERY INTERESTING and INFORMATIVE!
DEVCO produced a 45 RPM Holiday record and made it available for residents to share with their friends back home. It was believed that happy residents were the very best sales people for the community. It’s really cute, so take a minute and have a listen.
A SUN CITY CHRISTMAS
The following interviews were done in the early 90's by Melanie Sturgeon, who collected, processed and preserved the oftentimes-rare documents that make up Arizona’s history for the Arizona Historical Foundation.
Wallace (Wally) Britton was V.P. of Construction and General Superintendent of DEVCO
Les Merydith was an active promotor of incorporation within Sun City
Jerry Svendsen was the Public Relations Director for DEVCO and later the owner and publisher of Sun Life Magazine.
See and hear about the beginning of the Sun Cities Area Historical Society from the founder herself.
A promotional video about Sun City, Arizona produced by Del E. Webb Corporation in about 1961. Great look at the 1960’s culture!
VALLEY OF THE SUN
hosted by Jack Douglas and featuring The Sun City Retirement Community (1962)
MR. DEL E. WEBB
as told by A.J. Kovac, on 5/17/2023, at the Del Webb Birthday party (coming soon to our Facebook page)
THE COMMUNITY THAT CHANGED A NATION!
as told by Bret McKeand, on 9/26/2023, at RISE (coming soon to our Facebook page)
We will be adding audio & video files as they become available.