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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.
    • April 28

    • Unknown
    • Yuma Territorial Prison--History
    • The cornerstone of the Territorial Prison in Yuma was laid on this date in 1876. The first prisoners were received in June. This photograph shows how part of the Territorial Prison appeared in April of 1930.
    • April 12

    • Unknown
    • Yuma (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1902, the village of Yuma was incorporated as a town. This photograph from circa 1909 is identified as showing the corner of 2nd Street and the railroad tracks on Madison Avenue.
    • December 24

    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Young Women's Christian Association (Tucson, Ariz.)--Photographs
    • Members of the Tucson Y.W.C.A. participated in the "hanging of the greens" ceremony on this date in 1940. This photograph shows the ceremony which consisted of members and their friends going from window to window in the Y.W.C.A. building and...
    • 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.
    • June 18

    • Unknown
    • Yaqui Indians--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1914, residents of Nogales, Arizona, were alarmed by a report that armed Yaquis were advancing for an attack on the Mexican garrison across the border. This photograph from 1915 is identified as the border between the United States...
    • May 8

    • Fallis, Earl
    • Yaqui Indians--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1927, the U.S. Army held 38 Yaqui Indians who fled across the U.S. border after a bloody battle with Mexican troops. This photo is identified as Yaqui Indian soldiers surrendering to the 10th Cavalry for internment in 1929.
    • 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 25

    • Unknown
    • Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944
    • Organized Charities, directed by popular author Harold Bell Wright, distributed 1,200 Christmas baskets of food and toys to Tucson's poor on this date in 1931. Wright, seen in this 1926 portrait, was a popular fiction author.
    • October 25

    • Unknown
    • Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944--Photographs
    • Inspired by one of Tucsonan Harold Bell Wright's novels, a group of New Yorkers on this date in 1923 organized a $100,000 corporation to back a search for the lost "Mine With An Iron Door" in the Catalina Mountains. The mine is never found. This...
    • December 11

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1939-1945--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1941, following the United States declaration of war on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, Tucson businessmen and Davis Monthan officials met to plan wartime blackout arrangements for Tucson. Many buildings on the...
    • 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...
    • October 20

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1914-1918--War Work--Arizona
    • On this date in 1918, Arizona met its quota of selling Fourth Liberty Bonds. The bonds were sold to support World War I efforts. This undated photo shows a bond sale in Tucson.
    • August 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1914-1918--Soldiers--Arizona; University of Arizona
    • On this date in 1918, the University of Arizona campus was operating under its World War I declaration as a military establishment, and prostitution and gambling were outlawed within a ten mile zone. This photograph of the R.O.T.C. band practicing...
    • September 22

    • Unknown
    • World War, 1914-1918--Draft resisters--Arizona
    • On this date in 1917, the Nogales jail was overflowing with prisoners as draft dodgers from many states are trapped in the border city. This circa 1915 photograph shows a view of the border in Nogales.
    • August 5

    • Farquhar, J. Theo
    • World War, 1914-1918--Arizona
    • On this date in 1917, the first Arizona Regiment was drafted into the United States Army. By the end of World War I, 8,113 men in Arizona had entered the National Guard; 1,854 were in the regular Army; 1,269 men were in the Navy; and 147 men were...
    • 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.
    • February 12

    • Buehman Studios
    • Women--Suffrage--Arizona--History
    • The Fourth State Legislature on this date in 1920 held a one-day special session and voted to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution establishing women's suffrage. This photo shows a suffragist banner circa 1914 hanging in downtown...
    • December 14

    • Unknown
    • Wham Payroll Robbery, 1889
    • On this date in 1889, a Tucson jury acquitted all the defendants in the Wham Payroll Robbery case. This undated photo is a re-enactment of the scene of the robbery in which robbers attacked a U.S. Army payroll wagon which was being escorted by...
    • December 5

    • Buehman Studios
    • Western Union Telegraph Company Photographs
    • On this date in 1873, Tucsonans celebrated the completion of the military telegraph to the town. The telegraph was an important means of communication for Arizonans well into the 20th century. This undated photograph shows Western Union Telegraph...
    • November 24

    • Buehman Studios
    • Western riding--Arizona--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs
    • The Pioneer Hotel in downtown Tucson announced on this date in 1941 that it intended to build a Porter's Store on its premises. Porter's Stores carried Western equipment and supplies. This undated promotional photograph shows actor Roscoe Ates...
    • 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...
    • August 28

    • Unknown
    • Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923
    • Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his army were mustered out on this date in 1920. The men surrendered their arms and ammunition, and were given three months pay and transportation to their homes. This photograph of Pancho Villa is dated 1912.
    • January 14

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
    • On this date in 1967, protestors demonstrated against the Vietnam War draft along Scott Street in Tucson.
    • April 3

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements; University of Arizona
    • On this date in 1968, students gathered at the University of Arizona to protest the draft for the war in Vietnam.
    • September 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • Veterans' hospitals--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1927, a contract was awarded for the construction of the U.S. Veterans' Hospital in Tucson. This photo shows a courtyard in the completed structure circa 1930.
    • December 3

    • Unknown
    • Verde River Valley (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1933, about 15,000 people attended an enormous barbecue in Paradise Valley to celebrate the receipt of a federal grant for the Verde River Project. This 1932 photo shows the lower Verde River looking upstream to the proposed...
    • February 11

    • Unknown
    • Valley National Bank of Arizona
    • Consolidated National Bank merged with Valley Bank and Trust Company of Phoenix on this date in 1935 to become Valley National Bank. This photo shows a Valley National Bank branch building in Tucson in the 1990s.
    • October 19

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Steward Observatory
    • The University of Arizona on this date in 1916 received a gift of $60,000 for purchasing a 35-inch reflecting telescope. This circa 1928 photo shows one of the university's telescopes in the Seward Observatory. During the 20th century, Tucson...
    • October 23

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Library--History
    • The University of Arizona dedicated its new $450,000 library building on this date in 1927. The library had 60,000 volumes in its stacks. This photo from the late 1920s shows the outside front of the building. The building currently houses the...
    • May 14

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona. Board of Regents; University of Arizona--Faculty
    • On this date in 1933, the University of Arizona Board of Regents dropped 66 teachers and cut salaries of others from 5 to 15 percent in a cost-saving move. Tempe dropped 11, gave leave to three more, and saw its president resign. This photograph of...
    • October 1

    • Unknown
    • University of Arizona
    • The University of Arizona opened its doors on this date in 1891. This undated photograph shows Old Main, the university's first building.
    • September 1

    • Unknown
    • University of Arizona--Student housing
    • The University of Arizona cut room and board fees on this date in 1921 to $25 a month. This undated photo shows an early dormitory room on campus.
    • May 12

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona--Sports; Polo--Arizona--Tucson
    • The University of Arizona's famous polo team left campus for an invasion of the Eastern states on this day in 1931. This photograph of the University of Arizona polo team is undated.
    • July 2

    • Buehman Studios
    • University of Arizona --College of Agriculture
    • Roused by the efforts of Maricopa County to move the university's agricultural college from Tucson to Tempe, Pima County citizens threatened a referendum seeking removal of the state capital from Phoenix to Bisbee, Douglas or Globe. This undated...
    • August 1

    • Buehman Studios
    • United States. Navy--History; University of Arizona--History; World War, 1939-1945--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1944 the University of Arizona regained possession of Old Main as the U.S. Navy's training program prepared to evacuate 26 classrooms. This undated photograph is identified as a group from the Naval R.O.T.C. program on the...
    • August 7

    • Newcomer, E.D.
    • United States. Immigration Border Patrol--History
    • On this date in 1925, the U.S. Border Patrol, organized July 1, 1924, reported capture of 1,310 illegal entrants into Arizona in one year. Forty men covered a 320-mile beat from the New Mexico line to a point 35 miles east of Yuma. This undated...
    • 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.
    • June 7

    • Unknown
    • United States Highway 66--History
    • Northern Arizona rejoiced on this date in 1935 over news that $1,065,742 was earmarked for Highway 66 which was to cross Apache, Navajo, Coconino, Yavapai and Mohave Counties. This photograph, identified as the Reverse Curves on Highway 66, was...
    • March 4

    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • July 5

    • Unknown
    • United States--Boundaries--Mexico--History; Mexican-American Border Region--History--20th century; United States. Army--History
    • Eight thousand U.S. troops took up active duty on the Arizona-Mexico border on this date in 1916. This photograph shows the 6th U.S. Field Artillery Camp at Douglas, Arizona on May 3, 1915.
    • August 16

    • Buehman Studios
    • Underpasses--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1936, Tucson discovered that its new underpass on Stone Avenue became a lake after a heavy rain. The City Council named it Lake Elmira, after Elmira Doakes, a Safford School student who was first to swim in it. This undated...
    • October 17

    • Tucson Citizen
    • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Magnetic and Seismographic Observatory (Tucson, Ariz.)--Miscellanea
    • On this date in 1929, the completion of the U.S. Magnetic Observatory in Tucson was announced. The observatory was the first fully equipped facility for measuring atmospheric electricity in the United States and the third in the world. This 1968...
    • August 26

    • Buehman Studios
    • Typewriter--History
    • On this day in 1893, a Phoenix court reporter invented and applied for the patent on a center space bar for typewriters which would be operated by the thumb. This photograph shows Mary Hughston seated by her typewriter in the Consolidated National...
    • November 17

    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Tucson Racing Pigeon Club (Ariz.)--Miscellanea
    • The Catalina Racing Pigeon club met on this date in 1938 to discuss past young bird races, possible race rule changes and the possibility of participating in a pigeon show to be held during the rodeo. This 1940 photo shows club members releasing...
    • 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.
    • November 11

    • Buehman Studios
    • Tucson Opera House (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1897 the new Opera House opened in Tucson. This photo shows the facade of the Opera House circa 1929.
    • December 28

    • Magee, A.E.
    • Tucson International Airport--Photographs
    • On this date in 1940, a million dollar construction program began at Tucson's municipal airport. It included 128 buildings to house 3,000 U.S. Army Air Corps men. This undated photo shows the airport.

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