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    • Photograph of Early Logging Train

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Early Logging Train. In the early days, lumbering, ranching and freighting were the only industries on the mountain. Lumbering camps owned by Southwest Forest Industries, such as Standard, sprang up into towns and then...
    • Photograph of Guests at Cooley Ranch

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph believed to be taken at Cooley ranch, south of Show Low in 1909. From left to right: Corydon E. Cooley, man in wagon behind Cooley is believed to be, George Smalley, a reporter for the Arizona Republican, Ernest Lewis, an...
    • Energy policy update: energy and environmental news

    • Arizona. Dept. of Commerce. Energy Office.
    • Energy policy--Arizona--Periodicals; Power resources--Arizona--Periodicals; Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. These digital items were created from the email subscription.
    • January 1

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    • Tombstone Consolidated Mines Company
    • Rising underground water and the low price of silver put an end to mining at Tombstone on this date in 1911. This photo shows the Consolidated Mines in Tombstone as they appeared in the year 1908.
    • January 3

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    • City Hall (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1917, the new city council of Tucson held its first session and discovered it lacked the funds to pay its current bills. The council decided to raise water taxes 30 percent. Tucson's city hall is pictured here.
    • January 2

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Drag racing-- Arizona-- Tucson
    • On this date in 1965, pit crews readied their dragsters for racing day at the Tucson Dragway.
    • January 7

    • Magee, Gene
    • Aerial photographs, Tucson
    • Realty Digest announced on this date in 1949 that 5,000 homes were built in Tucson in 1948. This undated image depicts the sprawl of development in Tucson.
    • January 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Jaastad, Henry O., 1872-1965; Mayors--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1932, Tucson Mayor Henry O. Jaastad tried to cut working hours and pay of city employees but ran into provisions of the city charter. Shown is a portrait of Mayor Jaastad taken by Buehman Studios in Tucson.
    • March 3

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    • Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.)--History.
    • On this date in 1865 the Colorado River Indian Reservation was established. The reservation included the Hualapai and Yavapai tribes. This undated photograph shows the agency building in Parker.
    • March 4

    • Unknown
    • United States--Boundaries--Mexico
    • The Arizona State Senate joined the House on this date in 1915 in asking the U.S. Congress to build a barbed-wire fence along the U.S.-Mexican border. This photo dated 1972 shows the border checkpoints between the two countries in Nogales.
    • March 5

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Express highways--Arizona--Tucson
    • Cranes installed girders on this date in 1959 to create an overpass on the Tucson's new controlled access highway at St. Mary's Road.
    • March 6

    • Unknown
    • Methodists--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1881, the building of a Methodist church was begun in Tucson under the auspices of Rev. G.H. Adams. This photo shows the church circa 1895 at the northeast corner of Stone and Pennington in Tucson.
    • March 7

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    • Fire stations--Arizona--Tucson--Photographs
    • On this date in 1922, it was announced that Tucson city firemen would be outfitted in new uniforms of olive drab with black ties and brass buttons bearing the letter F. Except for their badges, the firemen would pay for the uniforms themselves....
    • March 8

    • Unknown
    • Arizona Industrial School for Boys--Photographs
    • Construction began on this date in 1902 on a Territorial Reform School in Benson. This photo shows the school circa 1903. It later came to be known as the Arizona Industrial School for Boys.
    • March 9

    • Unknown
    • Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • Davis Monthan Air Base weather station equipment operators can be seen providing round-the-clock weather reports for the flying personnel at the base in this photo taken March 9, 1955.
    • March 10

    • Cheney, B. P.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Water rights--Arizona--Miscellanea
    • Arizona Gov. Benjamin Moeur on this date in 1934 sent two detachments of National Guardsmen up the Colorado River to patrol the Arizona shore where California wanted to build Parker Dam. The building of the dam and the use and allotment of river...
    • March 14

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • On this date in 1930, the city Planning and Zoning Commission laid out Phoenix to accommodate a population of 226,000 inhabitants. This photograph from the 1920s shows a portion of downtown Phoenix with Camelback Mountain in the distance to the...
    • March 15

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Civil rights--Arizona
    • Civil rights marchers, shown in this photograph, protested in Tucson on this date in 1965.
    • March 16

    • Unknown
    • Tucson Public Library--Photographs
    • On this date in 1890, Tucson received $25,000 from Andrew Carnegie to build a library. This photo circa 1900 shows the library that was built downtown and is now currently the Tucson Children's Museum.
    • March 11

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Civil rights demonstrations--Arizona--Tucson--Photographs
    • Civil rights demonstrators in Tucson on this date in 1966 protested the visit of Selma, Alabama, Sheriff James Clark whose talk was sponsored by a new group named the Tucson Committee to Support Your Local Police.
    • March 17

    • Unknown
    • Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Santa Rita Mountains
    • The Arizona Daily Star on this date in 1904 reported the discovery of a large body of onyx in the Santa Rita Mountains. The mountains, shown in this undated photo, are located southeast of Tucson.
    • March 18

    • Buehman Studios
    • Saguaro--Photographs
    • On this date in 1901, the Arizona Territorial Legislature adopted the saguaro cactus blossom as the official state flower. The white and yellow flowers, shown in this undated photograph, can bloom from late spring through early summer.
    • March 12

    • Winn, Frederic
    • Sabino Canyon Dam (Tucson, Ariz.)--Miscellanea
    • The building of Sabino Canyon Dam got underway on this date in 1936. This undated photograph shows part of the construction which was done by Works Progress Administration workers.
    • January 15

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
    • President Eisenhower landed at Davis-Monthan Airport on a visit to Tucson on this date in 1957.
    • March 19

    • Unknown
    • Fort Lowell (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • On this date in 1873, the Tucson army camp was moved to a site on Rillito Creek where a permanent post was built and named Fort Lowell. This photo shows what was called Officers Row in 1888.
    • March 20

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    • Stagecoach robberies--West (U.S.)--History.
    • On this date in 1889, the Atlantic & Pacific train was held up at Canyon Diablo, 26 miles west of Winslow. This undated photograph shows the posse, including Sherrif Bucky O'Neill (second from right), that apprehended the train robbers in Utah...
    • March 13

    • Unknown
    • Snow--Arizona--Tucson--Photographs
    • On this day in 1922, Tucsonans woke up to a 7-inch blanket of snow that can be seen in this picture of the University of Arizona Main Gate area taken that morning.
    • March 22

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    • Prisons--Arizona--Florence--Miscellanea
    • On this date in 1907, the Territorial Legislature moved the Territorial Prison from Yuma to Florence. This undated image shows the prison in Florence.
    • March 23

    • Unknown
    • Citrus fruit industry--Arizona--History.
    • On this date in 1952, the smell of orange blossoms wafted across cities in Arizona as one of Arizona's Five Cs - citrus - was a cornerstone of the state's economy. This undated photograph shows a citrus grove in Tucson.
    • March 24

    • Newcomer, E. D.
    • Lumber trade--Arizona--Photographs
    • On this date in 1926, the Clifton-Springerville highway through Apache National Forest opened, paving the way for growth in Arizona's lumber industry. This photograph dated August 1948 shows the Southwest Lumber mill in McNary, Arizona.
    • March 25

    • Fly, C. S.
    • Mines and mineral resources--Arizona--Tombstone
    • Water appeared on this date in 1881 in the rich silver mines of Tombstone. This photo from the early 1880s shows a pack train pulling a load of ore from a Tombstone mine.
    • March 21

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    • Arizona Rangers
    • Gov. Nathan Murphy on this date in 1901 authorized the establishment of the Arizona Rangers. One company of rangers was to be raised, consisting of a captain, a sergeant and not more than twelve privates. This photo shows Ranger John Mc K. Redmond...
    • March 27

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    • Radio broadcasting--Arizona--Tucson--History
    • Jacinto Orozco, pioneer of Spanish language radio and television programs in Arizona died on this date in 1971. This photo, dated circa 1940, shows Orozco at KVOA during the middle of his 30-year career in broadcasting.
    • March 28

    • Buehman Studios
    • Photographers--Arizona--Tucson
    • Albert Buehman, noted early Arizona photographer and son of Henry Buehman, was born on this dated in 1886. Buehman is shown in this circa 1910 portrait.
    • March 26

    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Girl Scouts--Arizona--Tucson
    • Tucson Mayor Henry O. Jaastad (right) on this date in 1939 bought the first four boxes of cookies from Tucson Girl Scouts who were starting a citywide sales project.
    • March 29

    • Randall, A.F.
    • Geronimo, Apache chief, 1829-1909
    • After surrendering to General George Crook, Geronimo and 20 of his warriors escaped from U.S. troops on this date in 1885.
    • March 30

    • Unknown
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--History.
    • On this date in 1890, fire destroyed an entire business block in Flagstaff. This 1882 photograph shows the town of Flagstaff before the fire.
    • April 1

    • Unknown
    • United States. Army. Cavalry, 10th; United States. Army African American troops
    • The United States 10th Cavalry, known as Buffalo Soldiers, was transferred from Texas to Arizona on this date in 1885. This photograph shows a group of 10th Calvary troops at Fort Apache, circa 1890.
    • April 3

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements; University of Arizona
    • On this date in 1968, students gathered at the University of Arizona to protest the draft for the war in Vietnam.
    • April 8

    • Buehman Studios
    • Local transit -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History
    • On this date in 1913, Tucson posted warnings stating that state speed laws limiting vehicles to 10 miles an hour in the business district had to be observed. This circa 1917 photograph shows the downtown business district looking west on Congress...
    • April 10

    • Buehman Studios
    • Sabino Canyon (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1910, eastern interests obtained a government concession for a dam in Sabino Canyon and hoped to sell water to Tucson. The concession was later withdrawn. This undated photograph shows visitors enjoying an outing in Sabino Canyon.
    • April 17

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Roads--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1937, a project to widen the approach to Oracle Road got under way. This photograph from 1939 is identified as the view to the south with Drachman Street on the right.
    • April 27

    • Unknown
    • Spanish-American War, 1898--Regimental histories--United States--1st Cavalry (Volunteer)
    • On this date in 1898, Arizonans enlisted in the Rough Riders for service in the Spanish American War. This 1898 photograph is identified as the Rough Riders after their return from Cuba. Note Theodore Roosevelt seated in the center.
    • May 1

    • McCleneghan, L.T.
    • Tombstone (Ariz.)--History--Periodicals
    • On this date in 1880, John P. Clum printed the first issue of the Tombstone Epitaph in a tent. This photo of the later headquarters of the newspaper is dated 1951.
    • May 3

    • Unknown
    • Orndorff Hotel (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1934, the Orndorff Hotel was scheduled for demolition in Tucson. This photograph of the hotel is undated.
    • May 6

    • Buehman Studios
    • Swimming pools--Arizona--Tucson--Photographs.
    • On this day in 1918, the government announces that it will cancel summer tourist rates to cooler spots. The Arizona Corporation Commission objects stating that Arizonans need the opportunity to escape brutal heat. This 1925 photograph of the campus...
    • May 7

    • Tortorell, Dan
    • Kitt Peak National Observatory
    • On this date in 1959, Kitt Peak planned to install a solar telescope. This undated photograph shows a view of the structure intended to house the solar telescope.
    • May 14

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Board of Regents; University of Arizona--Faculty
    • On this date in 1933, the University of Arizona Board of Regents dropped 66 teachers and cut salaries of others from 5 to 15 percent in a cost-saving move. Tempe dropped 11, gave leave to three more, and saw its president resign. This photograph of...
    • January 23

    • Unknown
    • Hotels -- Arizona --Tucson
    • On this date in 1934, crowds watched as firemen fought a blaze at Tucson's Hotel Congress, shown here in an undated photograph.
    • January 24

    • Unknown
    • Arizona National Guard
    • A revolt broke out on this date in 1917 in the Arizona National Guard encampment at Naco, with Company M parading up and down the Company Street, shouting that it wanted to go home. This undated photo shows the squad of the 1st Arizona Infantry...

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