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    • A History of the Tucson Museum of Art Block 1775-1975

    • A History of the Tucson Museum of Art Block 1775-1975
    • Lyons, Bettina
    • Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson Museum of Art Block (Ariz.) -- History; Tucson (Ariz.) -- Historic Houses; Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; 1775-1975; The Presidio, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; La Plaza Militar, Tucson (Ariz.) -- History; Manuel Carrillo...
    • Booklet written by Bettina Lyons, Curator of Historic Sites, Tucson Museum of Art, in 1977 on the history of the Tucson Museum of Art Block, from the foundation of the Presidio in 1775 until 1977. Describes the Presidio's history as well as...
    • Old Mission Church - Our Lady of Perpetual Help

    • Old Mission Church - Our Lady of Perpetual Help
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Churches -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Hand-built in 1933 by volunteers from Scottsdale's Hispanic immigrant families, the Old Mission Church was originally constructed using some 14,000 adobe bricks. Prominent local architect R.T. Evans assisted with the design of the Spanish Colonial...
    • Taliesin West - Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

    • Taliesin West - Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Wright, Frank Lloyd,1867-1959
    • After visiting the Valley of the Sun in the early 1930s and staying at the Scottsdale area Jokake Inn, famed midwest architect Frank Lloyd Wright decided to build a winter home and a School of Architecture in 1937 in the foothills of the McDowell...
    • Buell Family History, Part 2

    • Buell Family History, Part 2
    • Buell, Ed and Buell, Ted
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Pinetop-Lakeside (Ariz.) -- History; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.); Whiteriver (Ariz.);
    • In Part 2 Ed and Ted Buell continue remembering growing up in Pinetop, Arizona during WWII, and of attending high school in nearby McNary, Arizona. When Ed graduated, the Korean War was on, so he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and became a flight...
    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller

    • Manuela Sánchez Sotelo and María Sotelo Miller
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Manuela Sanchez Sotelo and Maria Sotelo Miller

    • Manuela Sanchez Sotelo and Maria Sotelo Miller
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tempe (Ariz.)—History; first Mexican family to settle in Salt River Valley area (Ariz.)--History
    • Unimaginable hardships faced the settlers from Mexico and the eastern United States who began becoming to the Salt River Valley in the 1860s and 1870s. The unforgiving terrain challenged farming skills, required homesteading talents and presented...
    • Harvesting Barley on Miller Ranch

    • Harvesting Barley on Miller Ranch
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Charles Miller bought what was once part of Chaplain Winfield Scott's ranch in 1913 and established Miller Ranch on the north side of Indian School Road between Scottsdale Road and a street eventually named for him, Miller Road. Miller and other...
    • Scottsdale Ginning Company Cotton Gin

    • Scottsdale Ginning Company Cotton Gin
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Cotton was Scottsdale's largest cash crop from about 1913 through World War II. Cotton had become so important to Scottsdale farmers that local businessman and rancher E.O. Brown, with partners, built Scottsdale its own cotton gin circa 1920. ...
    • Browns Ranch

    • Browns Ranch
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Browns Ranch, also known as the Upper Ranch, was part of the sprawling, 44,000-acre DC Ranch - Browns Ranch cattle operation established by E.O. Brown and partners in 1916 and later run by his son E.E. Brown and partners. The Upper Ranch was north...
    • Scottsdale Grammar School - Little Red Schoolhouse

    • Scottsdale Grammar School - Little Red Schoolhouse
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Education -- Arizona -- History
    • Scottsdale Grammar School, also known as the Coronado School and the Little Red Schoolhouse, was built and occupied in 1909 and formally dedicated February 26, 1910. In May 1909 voters in the Scottsdale School District had approved a $5,000.00...
    • Original Scottsdale one-room wooden schoolhouse

    • Original Scottsdale one-room wooden schoolhouse
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Education -- Arizona -- History
    • On a Sunday afternoon in 1896, the townsfolk of Scottsdale, built the town's first schoolhouse. It offered classes in the elementary grades until 1909 when a more permanent, larger brick schoolhouse was erected. The location of this first school...
    • Scottsdale Grammar School/Loloma School

    • Scottsdale Grammar School/Loloma School
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Education -- Arizona -- History
    • To accommodate growth in student population, the Scottsdale School District opened the Scottsdale Grammar School in September 1928 on the southwest corner of Second Street and Marshall Way. Local architectural firm Lescher and Mahoney designed the...
    • Scottsdale High School

    • Scottsdale High School
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Education -- Arizona -- History
    • Scottsdale High School opened in September 1923. The new school was located on the north side of Indian School Road on land previously owned by Scottsdale businessman and rancher Charles Miller, who also served on the Scottsdale School Board. ...
    • Winfield Scott, Helen Scott on mule, Old Maud

    • Winfield Scott, Helen Scott on mule, Old Maud
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Scott, Winfield, 1837-1910; Scott, Helen Louise
    • Retired U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield S. Scott and his wife Helen pose in 1900 with their mule "Old Maud" in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they established a homestead in 1888.
    • Arizona Canal, Arcadia and Camelback Road Aerial

    • Arizona Canal, Arcadia and Camelback Road Aerial
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Canals -- Arizona -- Scottsdale
    • This aerial view shows the path of the Arizona Canal as it heads east. Although now fully developed with houses and businesses, this 1926 view shows citrus and date groves that gave the Arcadia area its cachet. Camelback Road cuts across the...
    • Scottsdale's First General Store-Post Office

    • Scottsdale's First General Store-Post Office
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Mr. J. L. Davis opened Scottsdale's first commercial establishment -- a combination general store and post office -- in 1897. Located near the intersection of what is today Main Street and Brown Avenue in downtown Scottsdale, the store was...
    • 1930s aerial view - Main Street & Brown Avenue

    • 1930s aerial view - Main Street & Brown Avenue
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • Forty years after its settlement in 1888, Scottsdale remained a small farming community in the desert east of the city of Phoenix. At the start of the 1930s, Scottsdale's commercial district was concentrated along Main Street and Brown Avenue,...
    • Scottsdale Service Co. - Kimsey Garage

    • Scottsdale Service Co. - Kimsey Garage
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • The Scottsdale Service Company was a gasoline station and car repair shop operated by Mort Kimsey at the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Main Street during the 1920s and 1930s. It faced onto Main Street. It also housed the Scottsdale...
    • Brown's General Store on Main Street

    • Brown's General Store on Main Street
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • E. O. Brown moved from Janesville, Wisconsin to Scottsdale in 1904 to help his sister-in-law Sarah Coldwell Thomas run the General Store and Post Office she had purchased from its founding owner J. L. Davis. Brown enlarged the store, which was...
    • Great Depression-Era store

    • Great Depression-Era store
    • Unknown
    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs
    • One of only a few mercantiles, or shops, along Brown Avenue and Main Street in the unincorporated farming village of Scottsdale during the 1930s, this view shows an NRA (National Recovery Act) sign in the upper right corner of the photo. Like...

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