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    • 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.
    • Photograph of Niels Samuel Hansen

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • 5.5" x 7" B&W Photograph of Niels Samuel Hansen, the father of Lakeside, AZ. While living in Show Low in 1903, Niels Hansen surveyed the ditch that brought water down from Lakeside with his homemade water level instrument. The instrument used...
    • 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.
    • July 27

    • Buehman Studios
    • Echols, Ed, 1879-; Cowboys--Arizona--History
    • "It's no place for a cowboy--it's too far east. There's not much coffee and too much tea," declared Ed Echols on this date in 1924 upon his return from a rodeo in London, England. This undated photograph shows Ed Echols riding Scooter, World's...
    • December 26

    • Buehman Studios
    • Drachman, Roy P., 1906-; Fox Theater (Tucson, Ariz.)--History
    • A 36-year dynasty came to an end on this date in 1939, when Roy Drachman quit the Fox Theatre for a position with the Sunshine Climate Club. Drachman's departure meant that for the first time since 1903, a Drachman family member was not connected...
    • October 13

    • Buehman Studios
    • Charities--Arizona--Tucson
    • A big charity ball for the benefit of St. Joseph's Orphanage was held on Columbus Day in 1917 in Tucson. The event was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Members of the Knights of Columbus at a gathering can be seen in this undated photo.
    • February 28

    • Buehman Studios
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--History
    • A Consolidated National Bank elevator operator working on this date in 1930 could travel 60 miles a day, up and down, during a 10-hour work day. This circa 1930 photo shows one of the two elevators in the bank building in Tucson.
    • February 18

    • Buehman
    • Dental medicine
    • A dentist's ad in the Arizona Gazette on this date in 1896 offered extractions for 50 cents, silver fillings for $1.50, gold fillings for $2 and plates from $7 to $10 with a Saturday Special of 25 cents for extractions. This photograph shows a...
    • May 30

    • Unknown
    • Prescott (Ariz.)
    • A group of residents along Granite Creek met on this day in 1864 and established the town of Prescott, named after historian William Hickling Prescott. This 1884 view is identified as Prescott, look west down Gurley Street.
    • January 28

    • Unknown
    • Railroad accidents--Arizona--Esmond
    • A head-on crash at Vail Station of the Southern Pacific east and west bound passenger trains killed 22 people and injured 45 on this date in 1903. This photograph of the wreckage from the collision (known as the Esmond Wreck) illustrates the...
    • April 26

    • Unknown
    • Poston, Charles D. (Charles Debrille), 1825-1902--Monuments
    • A monument honoring Charles Poston, the "Father of Arizona," was dedicated on Poston Butte near Florence on this date in 1925. This photograph shows, from left, C.M. Clark, President of the Arizona Pioneers Association, standing with Col. James H....
    • September 19

    • Unknown
    • Yaqui Indians--History
    • A new law on this date in 1978 recognized Yaquis as an official tribe. This undated picture shows the Yaqui Community Center in the Old Pascua neighborhood in Tucson.
    • 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...
    • November 18

    • Unknown
    • Sentinel Peak (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • A six year fight ended on this date in 1928 when the Department of the Interior recognized Tucson's claim to Sentinel Peak thus saving the giant "A" adorning the hillside. This undated photo shows the peak otherwise known as A Mountain. The "A" was...
    • December 31

    • Unknown
    • Legal Tender Bar (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • About 300 Arizona saloons did a rush business on this date in 1914 as they prepared to permanently close at midnight in accordance with the new prohibition amendment. This undated photograph shows a group of people at the Legal Tender Saloon in...
    • Aerial View February 2, 1966

    • Unknown
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.) -- History (1965 - 1966);
    • Aerial photo shows early construction (Spring 1966) of Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, AZ. View from SE to NW. Buildings clockwise, from left: Office Buildings 01 and 02; Instructional Materials Center (IMC); Office Building 03;...
    • June 9

    • Buehman Studios
    • Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • After an absence of 104 years, the Franciscan Order again occupied resident quarters in San Xavier del Bac Mission on this date in 1932. This photograph of San Xavier del Bac church was taken circa 1928.
    • September 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Rialto Theater (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • After being closed for two years, the Rialto Theater reopened, creating jobs for 25 Tucsonans on this date in 1933.
    • 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.
    • June 10

    • Risdon, Oliver A.
    • Flood damage--Arizona--Clifton
    • After two hours of torrential rain on this date in 1903, eleven people were known drowned and many others were missing in Clifton, Arizona. This undated photograph shows the aftermath of a flood circa 1900.
    • 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.
    • June 3

    • Buehman Studios
    • Alianza Hispano-Americana; Mexican American associations, institutions, etc.
    • Alianza Hispano Americana, founded in Tucson in 1894 as a fraternal benefits society, was celebrating its 50th year on this day in 1944. Alianza Hispano Americana had grown into one of the largest and best known Mexican-American sociedades...
    • December 15

    • Unknown
    • Tuberculosis patients--Arizona
    • All of Tucson turned out on this day in 1920 for a day of volunteer labor at Pastime Park where the federal government was erecting a tent city sanatorium for soldiers with tuberculosis. This undated photo shows an old veterans' hospital that was...
    • December 22

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1939-1945--Arizona--Tucson
    • An electric air raid siren was installed on the Sabino Canyon Road estate of Tucsonan Florence Pond on this date in 1941. The estate can be seen in this undated photograph. Other sirens were located throughout the Tucson area at the Southern...
    • Soleri Amphitheater Groundbreaking Ceremony May 4, 1995

    • Unknown
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.); Soleri, Paolo, 1919-
    • Architect and sculptor Paolo Soleri at groundbreaking ceremony for the Soleri Amphitheater at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona on May 04, 1995. See related articles in student newspaper, The Voice: May 08, 1995, p.1; October...
    • November 20

    • Unknown
    • Outlaws--Arizona--History--19th century
    • Arizona bandit Pearl Hart was tried and convicted of robbery on this date in 1889 in Florence. She was sentenced to five years in prison. This undated photo shows Hart with her guns.
    • 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...
    • January 31

    • Buehman Studios
    • Cattle drives--Arizona
    • As of this date in 1890, Empire Ranch started driving 1,000 head of cattle to California to escape excessive freight rates. This photograph shows a circa 1890 Arizona cattle drive.
    • October 16

    • Unknown
    • Santa Cruz Valley Ice Plant (Ariz.)--Photographs
    • Astounded Tucsonans observed "icebergs" floating in the Santa Cruz River near San Xavier Mission on this date in 1929. The phenomenon was explained when it was learned that the driver of an ice wagon had forgotten to put up his tailgate and when...
    • Performing Arts Center Grand Opening November 13, 1977

    • Unknown
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.) -- History (1970 - 1979)
    • Attendants at Performing Arts Center Grand Opening at Glendale Community College (GCC) at Glendale, Arizona on November 13, 1977. Exterior view from S to N shows architectural design that echoes original 1965 design of the campus.
    • June 2

    • Buehman Studios
    • Automobiles--Arizona
    • Auto prices were cut and Ford sedans sold in Arizona on this date in 1930 for $495. This photograph of an auto show is dated circa 1930.
    • February 19

    • Unknown
    • Air pilots--Arizona--Photographs
    • Aviator Charles K. Hamilton flew his bi-plane to Tucson on this date in 1910 for an aviation exhibition at the Elysian Grove race track.
    • November 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Women in aeronautics
    • Aviatrix Katherine Stinson flew over Tucson on this date in 1915 and dropped Arizona's first official air mail letters near the Tucson Post Office. This undated photo shows Stinson in front of her plane.
    • 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...
    • Photograph of Logging by Horses

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of early logging by horses. Sawmills began operating in the White Mountains around 1880, making lumber and shingles to build houses for early settlers. Logs were first hauled by team and wagon, and then brought in by train.
    • 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 four-room school house built in 1919

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of four-room school built in 1919 to upgrade from the old church house where school was previously held. There were three teachers, one per room, and the fourth room was used for band or orchestra. By 1926, grades included to the...
    • Photograph of Freight Wagons

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Freight Wagons. Freighting was the occupation of many men who needed to supplement their living as subsistence farmers. Freight was hauled from Holbrook, where the railroad went through, to the stores in the communities of...
    • Photograph of the Huning Bunkhouse

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of Henry Huning's bunkhouse, located on the west side of Show Low Creek, first sheltered the ranch hands of Cooley's Ranch. As the ranch passed from Cooley to Huning, and then from Huning to the Mormon pioneers, Willard and Emma...
    • Photograph of Lillie and George Woolford

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of Lillie and George Woolford taken on October 30, 1909 in Pinetop on their honeymoon. Lillie Hall Woolford met George Woolford at a dance while she was working for the B.I.A. in Whiteriver. Two young Indian girls she worked with...
    • Photograph of the Stratton Trading Post

    • Unknown
    • Structures: Building: Store
    • B&W Photograph of Stratton Trading Post. James A. Stratton opened the Trading Post in about 1942 on what was (and still is) the main street in Show Low, just down from Bill's Bar. Service was mainly a restaurant and gas station, but for a while...
    • Photograph of The Old LDS Church

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photograph
    • B&W Photograph of the first ward building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Show Low Ward. Prior to 1915, the LDS meeting place was one of the original buildings of Cooley and Huning, a barn that belonged to Bishop James C....
    • Photograph of William J. Flake

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • B&W Photograph of William J. Flake. After Henry Huning purchased Corydon Cooley's Ranch in 1888, he attempted to extend his empire by fencing North and East of the Show Low Valley. In 1901 the railroad contested his right to fence the open land...
    • May 13

    • Unknown
    • Automobile racing--Arizona
    • Barney Oldfield, famous racing driver, narrowly escaped death when his car overturned on the highway near Winslow on this date in 1929. This photo of Oldfield at Steinfeld's Racetrack is dated March 20, 1915.
    • August 12

    • Unknown
    • Coaching (Transportation)--Arizona--History; Robbery--Arizona
    • Both the Florence to Globe stage and the Prescott to Ash Fork stage were held up on the same night in 1883. The shotgun messenger on the Florence to Globe stage was killed. This photograph showing a typical stage coach is identified as the...
    • November 4

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--Politics and government
    • Campaigning on the pledge "Back to Prosperity With the Democratic party," former Gov. W.P. Hunt defeated incumbent John C. Phillips and becomes governor for the seventh time on this date in 1930. This undated portrait shows Hunt, who won by 2,644...
    • February 29

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona
    • Carlos Ronstadt was named the president of the Arizona Cattle Growers Association on this date in 1948. Ronstadt, a rancher, is shown in this undated portrait.
    • June 24

    • Unknown
    • Poston, Charles D. (Charles Debrille), 1825-1902
    • Charles D. Poston, known as the "Father of Arizona"for his lobbying efforts in favor of the creation of the Arizona Territory, died in poverty in Phoenix on this date in 1902. Charles D. Poston was also the founder of the Society of Arizona...
    • 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.

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