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    • Landslide Destruction

    • Landslide Destruction
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • A view from Main Street of Hull Avenue after the major landslides of 1936-1937. The post office (center) and H & H Storage Garage are still standing, but many of the buildings on Main were destroyed. Note the post office's boarded-up windows.
    • Hull Avenue Before 1936

    • Hull Avenue Before 1936
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • This image looks up Hull Avenue before the massive 1936-1937 landslides. The Post Office is visible on the right, next to the H & H Storage Garage (a Shell Service Station). There are two pumps in front of the Shell Station; at left, also note the...
    • WPA Panel on the Grandstand at the Arizona State Fairgrounds

    • WPA Panel on the Grandstand at the Arizona State Fairgrounds
    • Unknown
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); WPA; Arizona State Fair Commission
    • This panel adorns the grandstand at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, where David Swing contributed 13 unique reliefs. A total of 23 reliefs by David Swing are still visible on the grandstand today.
    • Hull Avenue Post Office c. 1937

    • Hull Avenue Post Office c. 1937
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • This photograph looks northeast across Main Street to Hull Avenue after the massive 1936-1937 landslides caused by mining explosions (overshoot). Many buildings on Main Street and Hull were destroyed and the area was fenced off; event posters,...
    • Relief of Men Harvesting Citrus

    • Relief of Men Harvesting Citrus
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Citrus fruits--Arizona; Agriculture--Arizona.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts a citrus orchard where men are harvesting citrus and packing the...
    • Relief of a Man Harvesting Cotton

    • Relief of a Man Harvesting Cotton
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Cotton growing--Arizona.; Gin (Cotton machinery)
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts a man carting cotton in front of a cotton gin. Cotton is a major...
    • Relief of Oxen Pulling a Wagon

    • Relief of Oxen Pulling a Wagon
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Conversion--Christianity.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts a man leading an oxen-drawn wagon through the Sonoran Desert....
    • Relief of Missionary and Natives

    • Relief of Missionary and Natives
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Spanish mission buildings--Arizona.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts a missionary standing in front of Natives. Centuries before...
    • Relief of a Rancher with Livestock

    • Relief of a Rancher with Livestock
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Cattle--United States--Pictorial works.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts a rancher working with his livestock against a backdrop of...
    • Relief of Miners Working

    • Relief of Miners Working
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Copper mines and mining--Arizona; Gold mines and mining--Arizona; Silver mines and mining--Arizona
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts men operating machinery to process ores. Arizona mines many...
    • Relief of Two Men Branding a Calf

    • Relief of Two Men Branding a Calf
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Cattle branding.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts one man holding a calf while another man applies a branding...
    • Relief of 20th Century Progress

    • Relief of 20th Century Progress
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Architecture and technology--United States--History--20th century.; Transportation--United States--20th century.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts the technology and industry in Arizona. A car drives over a...
    • Relief of Three Men Jumping Horses

    • Relief of Three Men Jumping Horses
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Horse racing--Arizona.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts three men racing horses.
    • Relief of Three Men Racing Horses

    • Relief of Three Men Racing Horses
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Horse racing--Arizona.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts three men racing horses.
    • Relief of Three Men Racing Horses

    • Relief of Three Men Racing Horses
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Horse racing--Arizona.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts three men racing horses.
    • Relief of Men Making Adobe Bricks

    • Relief of Men Making Adobe Bricks
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Adobe brick; Building, Adobe--Southwestern States.
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts two men making adobe brick. Adobe brick can be made by hand with...
    • Relief of Two Men on Horses

    • Relief of Two Men on Horses
    • Swing, David (1864-1945)
    • Swing, David Carrick (1864-1945); Rodeo performers--United States
    • This relief is one of thirteen Works Program Administration (WPA) reliefs created by David Swing for the Arizona Exposition & State Fair. This relief, set into the grandstand, depicts two men riding horses. These men are probably in a rodeo, an...
    • Glendale Library Report, 1936-37

    • Glendale Library Report, 1936-37
    • Mrs. J.O. Teague
    • Librarians--Glendale, Az.; Libraries--Glendale, Az.
    • This report from the Glendale Public Library was submitted to the Mayor and City Council in 1937. This document was a request for an increased library budget and a much needed expansion to the building. The document used statistics to show...

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