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    • Arizona Globe Copper Company II

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    • Mining--Arizona; Mining--History; Copper Ore; Geology
    • Arizona Globe Copper Company: Geologic and economic reports, letters of inquiries and responses, geologic map, location map, stockholders prospectus.
    • Arid lands newsletter

    • University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies.
    • Arid regions--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Currently issued twice a year.
    • 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.
    • May 10

    • Zinn, Edward
    • Wagon trains; Apache Indian Wars
    • On this date in 1869, the Tully and Ochoa wagon train was attacked in Canyon del Oro by 300 Indians. Five men were killed and many more were wounded, mules were stolen and the wagons burned. This painting by Edward Zinn is identified as depicting a...
    • 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.
    • April 18

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Chiricahua National Monument (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1924, Chiricahua National Monument was established. This undated photograph of the park shows some of the formations which gave the park its nickname the "Wonderland of Rock."
    • February 2

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1951, Howard Hughes' company Hughes Aircraft, announced plans to build a multi-million dollar defense plant in Tucson and to hire as many as 8,000 employees. Hughes built the plant and then immediately sold it to the U.S. Air Force,...
    • September 4

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Navajo Indians--Photographs--20th century
    • On this date in 1924, the first Arizona Indian cast his ballot under the provisions of a congressional act granting citizenship to Native Americans. This undated photograph shows Navajo voters.
    • February 10

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Hi Jolly, d. 1903
    • The Greek camel driver, Hadji Ali, arrived in the United State on this date in 1857 with a shipload of camels destined to open the first wagon road along the 35th parallel across Arizona. Ali, shown in this undated photograph, became known as Hi...
    • February 17

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Cattle drives--Arizona--Photographs
    • On this day in 1926, it was reported in the Arizona Republic that three rustlers had shipped 237 head of cattle out of Arizona with forged certificates of ownership. Cattle ranching has had a long history in the economy of the state. This...
    • November 16

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Airplanes, Military--Photographs
    • On this date in 1945, Davis Monthan Air Base was selected as the storage site for B-29s. This undated photo shows a B-29 being moved across the Southern Pacific railroad tracks in Tucson.
    • July 9

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Tohono O'Odham Indians--Food; Fruit--Sonoran Desert
    • On this date in 1958, the Tohono O'odham people were engaged in their traditional harvest of saguaro fruit which they call bahidaj. Harvesters knocked or pulled the fruits off the tops of the saguaros using a tall pole made of saguaro ribs called...
    • July 18

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Steward Observatory; University of Arizona. Department of Astronomy
    • On this date in 1922, a huge 36-inch lens was installed at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory. This view of Steward Observatory is believed to have been photographed circa 1930-1940.
    • August 21

    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Hughes Aircraft Company; Aerospace industries--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1959, Tucson's biggest employer was Hughes Aircraft with 5, 200 employees. This photograph of the Hughes Aircraft Plant and workers is undated.
    • 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 19

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Roads--Arizona--Tucson; Motels--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1941, Miracle Mile development in Tucson showed rapid growth; new tourist courts were estimated to have cost $125,000. This photograph, showing Monterey Court Motel, was taken on June 9, 1939, and is identified as the view looking...
    • September 11

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
    • President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a button in Washington, D.C., on this date in 1936 and 12 huge valves opened at Hoover Dam to generate the first electrical power produced by the dam. This photo shows the water on that day shooting out of...
    • December 13

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
    • The highway over Hoover Dam was opened on this date in 1936. This photograph from 1936 shows motorists on the highway near the Arizona spillway.
    • December 9

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Wupatki National Monument (Ariz.)
    • Wupatki prehistoric ruins were made a National Monument on this date in 1924. This 1933 photo shows some of the structures at Wupatki.
    • December 18

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Newspapers
    • On this date in 1933, the Arizona Star was publishing its paper at the plant of its competitor the Tucson Citizen because a fire had destroyed the Star's building the previous week. This photograph shows the fire being fought on December 11.
    • July 19

    • Wallace, Norman G.
    • Road construction workers--Arizona; Bridges--Arizona--Design and construction; Federal aid--West (U.S.)--History--20th century
    • On this date in 1932, Governor Hunt asked Congress for $45,000,000 in federal aid under a federal relief bill to help build more highways and employ more unemployed workers. This photograph is identified as bridge construction on Highway 80 north...
    • High Tech Center 1 Interior

    • Viewpoint Photographers
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.)
    • Students on mainframe terminals and network computers in High Tech Center 1 (HTC1) located at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona. From its opening in January 1987, the open lab area was referred to as "The Pit." This wide-view...
    • Sodium Products Corporation, Camp Verde, Yavapai County

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    • Mining--Arizona; Mining--History; Salt Deposits; Geology; Verde Valley
    • Geologic reports complete with maps. Black and white panoramic photographs of Sodium Products Corp. mines. Best practices for harvesting sodium sulfate salts, ca. 1920.
    • 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.
    • March 3

    • Unknown
    • 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

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    • 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 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

    • Unknown
    • 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 14

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    • 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 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 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 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

    • Unknown
    • 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

    • Unknown
    • 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 21

    • Unknown
    • 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

    • Unknown
    • 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 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 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 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.
    • 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...
    • May 24

    • Unknown
    • Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902--Journeys--Arizona; Pioneers--Arizona--Grand Canyon
    • On this date in 1869, John Wesley Powell and his party began their historic exploration of the Colorado River. This undated photograph captures one view of the majestic canyon.
    • May 25

    • Unknown
    • Public schools--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1945, Tucson's Amphitheater High School graduated 29 students. This photograph shows Amphitheater School and students circa 1930.

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