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    • 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.
    • October 29

    • Buehman Studios
    • (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • The Tucson Weekly Citizen reported that brick is beginning to replace adobe as a building construction material on this date in 1882. This undated photo shows the Palace Hotel in Tucson, a two-story brick building.
    • January 7

    • Magee, Gene
    • Aerial photographs, Tucson
    • Realty Digest announced on this date in 1949 that 5,000 homes were built in Tucson in 1948. This undated image depicts the sprawl of development in Tucson.
    • June 12

    • Unknown
    • Aeronautics, Commercial--Arizona--Tucson
    • Tucson celebrated the completion of the Greater Airport at the Davis-Monthan field on this date in 1930. This photograph is identified as an American Airlines Fokker tri-motor taking off in June 1933.
    • 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,...
    • May 16

    • Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation
    • Aerospace industries--Arizona--Tucson; Aircraft industry--Arizona--Tucson
    • The Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation of Tucson advertised on this date in 1944 that its B-24 Liberator planes carried many tons of aircraft parts and supplies that were urgently needed by American airmen based halfway around the world....
    • January 18

    • Unknown
    • African American students; Minorities -- Education -- United States
    • Tucson's first school for African-American children was establish on this date in 1917. The school was named for poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. This undated photograph shows the front of Dunbar School.
    • October 14

    • Unknown
    • Agriculture--Arizona
    • On this date in 1930, the Census Bureau reported a 32.9 percent increase in the number of farms in Arizona during the previous decade from 9,975 to 13,260. This undated photo shows a grape farm in the Phoenix area.
    • June 21

    • Buehman Studios
    • Air conditioning--History
    • On this date in 1936, I.A. Eddy of Yuma developed the first home evaporative cooler, a device which promised to provide Arizonans some longed-for relief from the intense heat of summer. This photographic portrait of an evaporative cooler by...
    • September 15

    • Newcomer, E. D.
    • Air pilots--Arizona--Photographs
    • The tri-motored Fokker plane named "Arizonan" owned by Southwest Air Service and piloted by Jack Frye, an aviation pioneer, set an altitude record of 23,200 feet on this date in 1929. This photograph shows Frye (left) in 1928 at the Phoenix Airport...
    • 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 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.
    • September 23

    • Buehman Studios
    • Airports--Arizona--Tucson
    • Col. Charles A. Lindbergh arrived in Tucson in his plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" on this date in 1927 to dedicate the Tucson Municipal Airport. Large crowds turned out to catch a glimpse of the famous aviator.
    • October 30

    • Unknown
    • Aldrich, Mark A., 1801-1873
    • Mark Aldrich, Probate Judge of Tucson, resigned in disgust on this date in 1860, when Miller Martlett killed Willam Beattie and no citizen entered a complaint about the felony. This is an undated portrait of Aldrich.
    • 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...
    • June 15

    • Unknown
    • Allen, John B. (John Brackett), 1818-1899
    • The death of John B. "Pie" Allen occurred on this date in 1899 in Tucson. Allen first came to Arizona in 1857 to mine placer gold in Yuma. He served in the Territorial Legislature and was a prominent builder and businessman in Tucson. This...
    • February 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • American National Red Cross. Tucson Chapter--Miscellanea.
    • On this date in 1917, Arizona Red Cross Chapters were told to prepare for war efforts. This undated photograph shows a typical Red Cross Health Center in Southern Arizona in the early part of the 20th century.
    • June 29

    • Unknown
    • American Red Cross--History
    • The first Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross was organized in Phoenix on this date in 1916. This undated photograph is identified as the Red Cross Division marching in a parade during World War I (1914-1918).

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