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    • 1975 Flagstaff Telephone Directory Yellow Pages part III

    • Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Telephone directory, Flagstaff and surrounding area; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History; The White and Yellow pages
    • The 1975 Flagstaff Telephone Directory yellow pages, S through Z.Includes Ash Fork, Cameron, Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Grand Canyon, Gray Mountain, Jerome, Lake Montezuma, Marble Canyon, Mormon Lake, Munds Park, Page, Sedona, Seligman, and...
    • 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;...
    • Aerial View February 8, 1971

    • Gustafson, John R.
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.) -- History (1970 - 1979)
    • Dated aerial photo (February 8, 1971) by MCJCD photographer John R. Gustafson.
    • 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 10

    • Buehman Studios
    • Sabino Canyon (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1910, eastern interests obtained a government concession for a dam in Sabino Canyon and hoped to sell water to Tucson. The concession was later withdrawn. This undated photograph shows visitors enjoying an outing in Sabino Canyon.
    • April 11

    • Unknown
    • Benson (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1903, Mr. A.H. Reynolds visited Benson for the purpose of establishing experimental tobacco farms in the San Pedro Valley. This photograph shows a Benson street scene circa 1900.
    • 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.
    • April 13

    • Unknown
    • Florence (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1917, the town of Florence turned on its first electric street lights. Shown is an undated photograph of a Florence street scene.
    • April 14

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Television--History
    • Television was coming to Tucson in 1952. The city received four channels on this date of that year. This photograph shows a closed circuit TV being viewed at the University of Arizona on December 12, 1958.
    • April 15

    • Unknown
    • Picacho (Ariz.)--History
    • On this date in 1928, the Arizona Historical Society and Southern Pacific Railroad erected a stone marker over the graves of Union soldiers who died in the skirmish with Confederate forces at Picacho Pass on April 15, 1862. This photograph shows...
    • April 16

    • Buehman Studios
    • Merchants--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1937, Tucson grocers moved to eliminate unfair merchandising methods. A minimum operation price was set at 6 percent over cost. This undated photograph shows Tucson's Central Market.
    • 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 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."
    • 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...
    • April 2

    • Unknown
    • Fort Whipple (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1922 the twelve new buildings and five additions which would become a government hospital at Fort Whipple were completed. This undated photos shows a view of the barracks at Fort Whipple.
    • April 20

    • Buehman Studios
    • Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)
    • Grand Canyon National Park was dedicated on this date in 1920. This photograph shows an unidentified couple visiting the Grand Canyon in 1923.
    • 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 22

    • Buehman Studios
    • Department stores--Arizona--History; Corsets; Steinfeld's Department Store (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Fashionable female residents of Tucson on this date in 1900 could choose from a wide range of corsets designed to help them achieve the desired "wasp-waisted" silhouette of the day. This photograph from circa 1900 shows a display of corsets,...
    • April 23

    • Magee, Gene
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc
    • On this date in 1947, eighty-five houses were in the process of being built in Broadmoor subdivision, a postwar housing project south of Broadway between Broadway Village and Tucson Boulevard. This undated photograph shows an aerial view of the...
    • April 24

    • Unknown
    • St. Mary's Hospital (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson was opened by the Sisters of St. Joseph on this date in 1880. This photograph shows how the new hospital looked in 1880.
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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 29

    • Markey and Mytton
    • Camp Grant massacre, 1871
    • The Camp Grant Massacre, in which a group of nearly 150 Anglo-American, Mexican-American and Tohono O'odham men ambushed and killed a group of 118 Pinal and Aravaipa Apaches, mostly women and children, took place on this date in 1871. This...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • April 5

    • Unknown
    • Desert Sanatorium (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1944, newspapers reported that the Tucson Medical Center would open soon in place of the Desert Sanatorium. This photograph shows the Desert Sanatorium as it appeared in 1935.
    • April 6

    • Maxey, Ben
    • Old Tucson Studios
    • On this date in 1967, Old Tucson Studios completed sets for a new TV series "High Chaparral." The series about an Arizona Territory rancher in the 1870s, which was filmed primarily at Old Tucson Studios, aired from 1967-1971.
    • April 7

    • Unknown
    • Fires--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1970, a fire started at the Southern Pacific Ice House that took 26 hours to extinguish. The man at the top of the ladder in this photo is Richard Moreno who later became Tucson's fire chief.
    • April 8

    • Buehman Studios
    • Local transit -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History
    • On this date in 1913, Tucson posted warnings stating that state speed laws limiting vehicles to 10 miles an hour in the business district had to be observed. This circa 1917 photograph shows the downtown business district looking west on Congress...
    • April 9

    • Unknown
    • Hall, Sharlot Mabridth, 1870-1943
    • Sharlot Hall, Prescott historian known as Arizona's poet laureate, died on this date in 1943. Born October 27, 1870, she traveled with her family from Kansas to the Arizona Territory in 1882. In addition to writing 10 books and more than 500...
    • 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.
    • 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 10

    • Unknown
    • Fort Crittenden (Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1867, the United States Army established Fort Crittenden between Sonoita and Patagonia to protect settlers from Apaches. The fort was officially abandoned in 1873, in part because of the high rates of malaria transmitted by the...
    • August 11

    • Buehman Studios
    • St. Augustine Cathedral (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this day in 1885, the San Agustín church had been standing for nearly 20 years facing west on Tucson's Church Plaza. When the new and larger St. Augustine cathedral was constructed in 1896, the old church was converted into a hotel....
    • 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...
    • August 13

    • Unknown
    • Tucson (Ariz.)--Newspapers
    • On this date in 1940, Tucson was blacked out by a storm that flooded the power plant. A hand-set, hand-printed Arizona Daily Star edition carries news of the deluge. This photograph shows newspaper workers Martin Landros, George Cooke and Sherry...
    • August 14

    • Unknown
    • Capital punishment--Arizona--Tucson; Executions and executioners--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1908, the last man to be hanged in Tucson, murderer Edwin W. Hawkins, chose to remain on the gallows for twenty-five minutes awaiting an expected message from his wife or mother.
    • August 15

    • Unknown
    • Floods--Arizona--Nogales
    • On this date in 1928, flood waters from mountains of Mexico swirled down on Nogales, Arizona, and wiped out 30 houses and one bridge. This photograph is identified as Nogales circa 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...
    • 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...
    • August 18

    • Tucson Citizen
    • Construction industry--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1969, workers at downtown Tucson's El Presidio Garage site began assembly of a crane described as the "biggest of its type in Arizona." The crane was approximately 105 feet high with a horizontal boom of 170 feet. This photograph...
    • August 2

    • Scavone family
    • Cost and standard of living--Arizona
    • On this date in 1937, a Works Progress Administration (WPA) survey showed the average family of four in Tucson lived on $1,287 per year, somewhat higher than the national average. This photograph of a home in Tucson is undated.
    • August 20

    • Unknown
    • Presidio (Tucson, Ariz.); O'conor, Hugo; Spaniards--Arizona--Tucson--History
    • On this date in 1775, the site of the Presidio de San Augustin de Tucson was selected and laid out by Lt. Colonel Don Hugo O'Conor of the Royal Spanish Army. This photograph shows a diorama reconstruction of the Presidio circa 1869.
    • 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.
    • August 22

    • Buehman Studios
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Arizona
    • On this date in 1933, the Southern Pacific Railroad offered a roundtrip fare from Phoenix to Tucson for $2.45. This photograph of a Southern Pacific locomotive is undated.
    • August 23

    • Unknown
    • Lowell Observatory--History; Lowell, Percival, 1855-1916; Mars (Planet)--Observations
    • On this date in 1924, astronomers at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff speculated that the only water on Mars comes from melting snows on the polar caps. This undated photograph shows Percival Lowell who founded Lowell Observatory in 1894.
    • August 25

    • Unknown
    • Geronimo,1829-1909; Gatewood, Charles B.; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Apache Indians--Wars, 1883-1886
    • On this date in 1886, Lt. Charles B. Gatewood, accompanied only by two Apache scouts, entered an Apache camp in the Sierra Madre Mountains south of the Mexican border and persuaded Geronimo to surrender to General Nelson A. Miles. This photograph...
    • 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...
    • August 27

    • Buehman Studios
    • Graf Zeppelin (Airship)
    • The airship Graf Zeppelin sailed over Tucson on its around-the-world journey on this date in 1929. Citizens watched from their rooftops as the bells of St. Augustine Cathedral were rung.

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