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Territorial and Early Statehood Arizona Postcards
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    • 1912 Suffrage postcard

    • 1912 Suffrage postcard
    • Colby, Clara Dorothy Bewick, 1846-1916.
    • Women—Suffrage—United States
    • This card was sent to Arizona State Senator Frances Munds in Nelson, Arizona, from Clara Bewick Colby shortly after Arizona women won the vote. It is postmarked Prescott and was forwarded to Nelson, Arizona, December 1912. It also has a Washington,...
    • A water wagon, Bisbee, Arizona

    • A water wagon, Bisbee, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Donkeys
    • This postcard was sent to Miss Mary Fischer of Toledo, Ohio and postmarked October 1906.The image on this card shows a common method of transporting water to the camps and mines near Bisbee, Arizona -- by donkey.
    • An Arizona freight train

    • An Arizona freight train
    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage—Arizona; Donkeys
    • This postcard was addressed to Miss Pearl Lewis of San Francisco, California. Postmark is from Aztec, Arizona, May 1908. Postcard shows donkeys carrying freight - primarily corrogated metal panels. Message reads: "I am headed for Aztec tonight...
    • Ancient ruins on the Santa Cruz River

    • Ancient ruins on the Santa Cruz River
    • Unknown
    • Ruined buildings—Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This postcard was sent to Mrs. J. Francis Smith of Chicago, Illinois and is postmarked Tucson, Arizona. The misinformed sender of this postcard wrote: "This is supposed to be 600 years old." In fact, the Mission San Agustin complex was built along...
    • Arizona "Wildcats" 1916 - eat the "Aggies" Friday Nov. 17th

    • Arizona "Wildcats" 1916 - eat the "Aggies" Friday Nov. 17th
    • Unknown
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    • University of Arizona Wildcats football team of 1916 on a postcard advertising the upcoming game with the New Mexico Aggies. The postcard is postmarked November 1916 and addressed to Oney Anderson of Tucson, Arizona. Pre-printed message reads:...
    • Barracks, Fort Huachuca

    • Barracks, Fort Huachuca
    • Unknown
    • Fort Huachuca (Ariz.)
    • This card was sent to Mr. Frank Horner of Shelby, Ohio and is postmarked Fort Huachuca, Arizona, October, 1911. Message reads "This is just 3 sets of quarters, John Coulter."
    • Big Arizona

    • Big Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Arizona—History—Caricatures and cartoons
    • This postcard was sent to Miss Agnes Heart of Springfield, Missouri and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri, June 1911. Caption on card says "Tucson, Ariz 06." The image is a cartoon of a big Arizona cowboy with knife and guns hovering over a...
    • Bisbee flood

    • Bisbee flood
    • Unknown
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Fires—Arizona
    • In 1908 Bisbee experienced two disasters in quick succession. In August, excessive rainwater running down the mountains caused a flood which damaged homes and local businesses, and in October 1908, a fire destroyed much of the town's commercial...
    • Bisbee miners

    • Bisbee miners
    • Unknown
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Miners
    • This image shows three men climbing a ladder in a mineshaft. The postcard was sent from Bisbee, Arizona to Mrs. J.P. Hilyard of Superior, Nebraska, postmarked June 1907. Message reads: "This is under ground. Rec'd your card today. I will send you...
    • Bound for Yuma to celebrate Xmas

    • Bound for Yuma to celebrate Xmas
    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.); Dome (Ariz.); Arizona—Photography
    • This postcard shows a group traveling (presumably to Yuma) in a horse drawn wagon. It appears to be a real photo postcard, possibly made from a photograph taken on a Kodak camera, as mentioned in the message. The postcard was sent to Mrs. L.L...
    • Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona

    • Brewery Gulch. Bisbee, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Bisbee (Ariz.)
    • Brewery Gulch is one of the major streets in Bisbee, and this image shows a number of retail and dining establishments including Blue Store Clothing; The Old Kentucky Home Saloon; Megdigovich & Nobile General Merchandise; and The Calumet saloon.
    • Bronco buster

    • Bronco buster
    • Unknown
    • Ranch life—Arizona; Cowboys
    • Card is addressed to Miss Vinola Marquis, Ocean Park, California and is postmarked June 1908 from Kelvin, Arizona. Message reads "June 6, 1908. Do you remember this gent? Quite a bronco buster you ought to see him. Received your card. How I...
    • Carnegie Library

    • Carnegie Library
    • Uknown
    • Carnegie libraries; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This postcard is addressed to Miss Lillie Bishop of Solomonville, Arizona and is postmarked Pearce, Arizona, 1906. Message on card reads "Is Cochrane still inventing. Sharkey. Pearce 11/30/06" Caption on the front of the postcard indicates that...
    • Center of fire zone, Bisbee.  Oct. 14-08

    • Center of fire zone, Bisbee. Oct. 14-08
    • Unknown
    • Bisbee (Ariz.); Fires—Arizona
    • Much of Bisbee's commercial district was destroyed by a fire in 1908. The fire is said to have started in the Grand Hotel - a three story structure on Main Street. According to an article in the AZ Capitol Times (12/16/2005) "thousands of men in...
    • City Hall, Phoenix, Ariz.

    • City Hall, Phoenix, Ariz.
    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.); City halls
    • This postcard of the old Phoenix City Hall was sent to Miss Jennie Barr, Esparto, California and is postmarked Buckeye, Arizona, November 1907. Message reads: "John is at home but haven't seen him yet. Ava C."
    • Congress Street, Tucson, Ariz.

    • Congress Street, Tucson, Ariz.
    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.); Cities and towns—Growth
    • View of Congress Street Tucson, shows businesses including J. Ivancovich and El Principe de Gales Cigars. Caption on the front of the card indicates that it was either published or photographed by R. Rasmessen. The postcard is postmarked Tucson,...
    • Cowboy, ready to throw

    • Cowboy, ready to throw
    • Unknown
    • Cowboys; Canille (Ariz.); Ranch life—Arizona
    • Note manuscript (hand) cancel on stamp. This postcard was sent to Dora Fundy, Portland, Oregon, and has a Portland, Oregon postmark of June 1910 . Message reads "Canille, Ariz. June 2 1910. Dear sister, Why don't you write to us! I have looked...
    • East Main Street. Benson, Arizona

    • East Main Street. Benson, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Benson (Ariz.)
    • View of East Main Street, Benson, showing businesses including Cosby General Merchandise, Meat Market and Benson Merchantile Co. Caption on the front of the card indicates published by S. Friedman. The postcard is postmarked Benson, August 1911 and...
    • Entrance to the University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona

    • Entrance to the University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • University of Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)
    • This postcard, with a Twin Buttes, Arizona postmark of March 1910, shows the Main Gate at the University of Arizona and is full of "hugs and kisses." The card is written to Mrs. A.M. Dillie, Tucson, Arizona. Message reads: "I received your pretty...

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