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    • Ortiz & Diaz General Blacksmithing Company, 1905

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    • Blacksmiths; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a photograph of Ortiz & Diaz General Blacksmithing in Tucson. William Flores Sr. is pictured in the center. This photo is dated February 5, 1905. The other services offered by the business are listed on the signage as woodworking and horse...
    • May 3

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    • Orndorff Hotel (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1934, the Orndorff Hotel was scheduled for demolition in Tucson. This photograph of the hotel is undated.
    • January 23

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    • Hotels -- Arizona --Tucson
    • On this date in 1934, crowds watched as firemen fought a blaze at Tucson's Hotel Congress, shown here in an undated photograph.
    • January 11

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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • June 27

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    • L. Zeckendorf & Co.--Explosions; Merchants--Arizona--Tucson
    • On this date in 1881, thirty thousand pounds of gun-powder exploded in Zeckendorf's powder magazine at the edge of Tucson, smashing windows and dishes and damaging buildings all over town. Churches were quickly filled with people who feared the end...
    • August 13

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    • 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 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...
    • El Charro Restaurant Waitresses, 1940s

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    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography; Employees
    • This is a photograph of El Charro Restaurant waitresses in Tucson, circa 1940s. The individuals pictured are identified as Rose Perkins, Lucy Desenz, Ray Marquez, Adela and Helen Martin.
    • Corral of El Charro Restaurant, 1930s

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    • Restaurants; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History; Portrait Photography
    • This is a picture of a woman in the corral of El Charro Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona. This picture is dated circa 1930s.
    • El Charro Employees, circa 1930's

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    • Portrait Photography; Restaurants--Employees; Tucson (Ariz.); Mexican Americans--History
    • This photograph shows El Charro restaurant employees in Tucson's old Placita, circa 1930s. Pictured from left to right: Mercy Tapia, Filomena Chavoya, and unknown.
    • 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...
    • 1955 Flagstaff City Directory

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1955 Flagstaff City Directory. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street and Avenue Guide...
    • 1958 Flagstaff City Directory

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1958 Flagstaff City Directory. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street and Avenue Guide...
    • 1961 Flagstaff City Directory part I

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1961 Flagstaff City Directory, pages 1 through 270. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street...
    • 1965 Flagstaff City Directory part I

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1965 Flagstaff City Directory, pages 1 through 235. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street...
    • 1973 Flagstaff City Directory part I

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1973 Flagstaff City Directory, pages 1 through 160. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street...
    • 1979 Flagstaff City Directory part II

    • Johnson Publishing Co.
    • Flagstaff (Ariz.)--City directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.)--Telephone directories; Flagstaff (Ariz.) History
    • The 1979 Flagstaff City Directory, pages 316 through 348. Covers Flagstaff and presents a slice of life at that time, including a brief history of Flagstaff and demographics, local attractions, clubs and organizations. They correlate with a Street...

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