Skip to main content
AMP Logo

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: B&W
(388 results)



Display: 50

    • 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).
    • January 8

    • Unknown
    • Anza, Juan Bautista de, 1735-1788; Garces, Francisco Tomás Hermenegildo, 1738-1781
    • On this date in 1774, Juan Bautista de Anza, whose statue is represented here, and Father Francisco Garces set out from Tubac with a party of thirty-four men to establish a route to California. They traveled to Monterrey by way of El Camino del...
    • September 12

    • Unknown
    • Apache Kid, b. ca. 1860
    • On this date in 1893, cattlemen and farmers of Cochise County were warned to go armed at all times as the Apache Kid was believed to be in the area. This circa 1888 photograph shows the Apache Kid as he appeared while a he was a prisoner in Globe....
    • November 30

    • Unknown
    • Apache Trail Historic Road (Ariz.)
    • The Apache Trail between Phoenix and Roosevelt Lake was opened to tourists on this date in 1927. This undated photo shows a motorist on the scenic trail.
    • January 27

    • Newcomer, E.D.
    • Arid regions agriculture
    • Crown Prince Amir Saud of Saudi Arabia toured the Salt River Valley on this date in 1947 to obtain ideas for agricultural development of his own country. This undated photograph shows farm workers harvesting onions.
    • June 19

    • Unknown
    • Arizona (Battleship)--History
    • On this date in 1915, seventy thousand people witnessed the launch of the USS Arizona at the New York Naval Yard. The ship was christened with a bottle of the first water to flow over the Roosevelt Dam and champagne. Cost of the ship: $13,000,000....
    • September 20

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--History
    • On this day in 1935, copper mines boosted production and job rolls were increased by 6,000 workers. This circa 1890 photograph shows workers at the Old Dominion copper smelter in Globe with molten copper flowing into forms.
    • February 14

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--History. Statehood (American politics)
    • On this day in 1912, President Taft signed the Statehood Bill making Arizona the 48th state of the United States.
    • October 3

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--Politics and government
    • On this date in 1933, Isabella Greenway was elected Arizona's first female member of Congress. This 1932 photo shows Greenway at the Democratic Convention in Chicago where she was Democratic National Committeewoman for Arizona.
    • November 3

    • Newcomer, E. D.
    • Arizona--Politics and government
    • On this date in 1933 Arizona voted heavily for Franklin D. Roosevelt in the presidential election. Democrats carried state and county tickets, R.C. Stanford was elected governor and one Republican was left in the legislature. This photo shows...
    • 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...
    • November 7

    • Feldman, Fred J.
    • Arizona--Politics and government
    • Thomas E. Campbell, shown in this undated portrait, defeated gubernatorial incumbent George W.P. Hunt by only 30 votes on this day in 1916 setting off a five month long legal battle.
    • November 26

    • Unknown
    • Arizona--Politics and government
    • Dr. R. B. Moeur, governor-elect, announced on this date in 1932 that he would set an example of sacrifice by cutting his salary to $1,500. Moeur, shown in this undated portrait, encouraged all state employees to do the same.
    • 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.
    • December 8

    • Buehman Studios
    • Arizona National Guard Armory (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1930, Tucson trade unions petitioned Gov. John C. Phillips to open the Armory buildings throughout the state and equip them with cots so that many unemployed will have a warm place to sleep. This undated photo shows the armory...
    • 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...
    • December 30

    • Unknown
    • Arizona Pioneer Historical Society
    • On this date in 1929, the annual meeting of the Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society was held in the society's new quarters in the University of Arizona stadium building. This undated photograph shows the APHS collection housed in spaces underneath...
    • January 11

    • Unknown
    • Arizona politics and government; Arizona legislature; Arizona State Library; Barbershops; Artesian wells
    • On this date in 1915, the second regular session of the state legislature convened. Legislative initiatives included diverse topics such as establishing a state library, appropriating $17,000 for drilling artesian wells in Greenlee and Mohave...
    • July 21

    • Unknown
    • Arizona Rangers--History; Mossman, Burton C., 1867-
    • On this date in 1901, Burton Mossman was named Captain of the Arizona Rangers and was authorized to raise a company of ten or twelve men to hunt cattle rustlers and other criminals. This photograph of a group of Arizona Rangers in Morenci is dated...
    • 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...
    • June 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1933, hot weather drove legislative committees out of the State Capitol to the comfort of Phoenix air-cooled hotel parlors. This undated photograph shows the Arizona state capitol building in Phoenix.
    • July 30

    • Barnes, Will C.
    • Arizona State Fair; Campbell, Thomas Edward, 1878-1944
    • Governor Thomas E. Campbell on this date in 1921 canceled the State Fair to save Arizona taxpayers $90,000. This photograph is identified as an aerial view of the fair in Phoenix taken from a hot air balloon circa 1909.
    • April 21

    • Ban Sing
    • Arizona State Hospital; Arizona State Prison
    • On this date in 1919, the State Prison, Pioneers' Home and State Hospital for the Insane were without funds. The Governor ordered emergency drafts to fund the institutions. This circa 1915 photograph shows members of the Ban Sing family from Tucson...
    • April 4

    • Mountain States Telephone Company
    • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1952, work was underway on Tucson's new Desert Museum. This photograph from 1963 shows the exhibits in what was then the "world's only tunnel-museum." The park also featured outdoor displays, a bird sanctuary, a watershed...
    • September 26

    • Unknown
    • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum received its millionth visitor on this date in 1958. This undated photo shows a gathering of visitors at the museum.
    • July 20

    • Unknown
    • Arizona. National Guard--History.
    • On this date in 1917, lightning struck a tent occupied by I Company of the First Arizona National Guard at Naco, Arizona, splintering the stock of a rifle and causing several cartridges in a cartridge belt to melt and become soldered together,...
    • February 6

    • Unknown
    • Ashurst, Henry Fountain, 1874-1962; Northern Arizona Normal School
    • On this date in 1899, Henry Fountain Ashurst, youngest member of the Territorial Legislature of Arizona and Speaker of the House, introduced House Bill 41 which created the Northern Arizona Normal School, now Northern Arizona University in...
    • August 3

    • Carpenter, Edwin F.,
    • Astronomical observatories--Arizona--Tucson--History; Traffic engineering--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1933 it was reported that Tucson's mayor and city council killed an ordinance which would have changed the zoning on the northeast corner of Speedway and Campbell from a residential to a commercial zone. Opposition to the ordinance...
    • Winslow looking westward from tanks to east of second round house

    •  
    • Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company; Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company - History; Railroads - Arizona; Railroads - New Mexico; Railroads - Southwest - History
    • from Apache Ave. & roundhouse / shop area, panorama looking south to north; shows original Harvey House; main line & yard looking west with freight house, ice plant in the distance, round house #2 & it's power plant in the foreground.; 47.5 inches...
    • Elks Follies

    • Bostell, Gallup, NM
    • Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company; Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe, Railway Company - History; Railroads - Arizona; Railroads - New Mexico; Railroads - Southwest - History
    • taken from tracks, looking at Railroad Ave. / First Street; ?? street on photo left to Williamson St. photo right. lady on diving tower.; 38 inches W x 11 inches H
    • August 29

    • Unknown
    • Automobile license plates--Arizona
    • On this date in 1912, a new state law required that every owner of a motor vehicle pay $5 per year for a license. License number 1 was issued to Dr. Hiram Fenner of Tucson. This undated photograph is identified as Mrs. Kitt with an automobile in...
    • November 2

    • Unknown
    • Automobile racing--Arizona--Photographs
    • On this date in 1919, 16 of 37 automobiles participating in a race from El Paso to Phoenix arrived in Bisbee. Only six of them finally finished the race in Phoenix. This undated photo shows an early race car and its drivers.
    • 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.
    • July 25

    • Buehman Studios
    • Automobiles--Arizona; Traffic regulations--Arizona
    • Tucson cracked down on speeding autos on this date in 1923. Police patrols picked up 21 cars and drivers on the first day. This photograph shows the view looking to the west from Congress Street at 6th Avenue circa 1917.

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK