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    • Interview with John Driggs about the Restoration of the Rosson House

    • Walsh, Thomas
    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Oral interview with former Mayor of Phoenix John Driggs. He talks about the restoration of the Rosson House from the nail pulling ceremony to the opening of the Rosson House.
    • Rosson House Status Report, May 18, 1977

    • Craig, Carl E.
    • Junior League of Phoenix; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is the Rosson House Status Report from May 18, 1977. The report states the completion of the exterior of the Rosson House, contributors to the financial support, the agreement of the Junior League to restore the interior, and concerns...
    • Arizona Highways, December 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALONG THE WAY On a chilly December’s eve, about a year after the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, a train station in Ash Fork became a testing ground between hatred...
    • Comprehensive Report on Heritage Square Restoration

    • Scaceawater, L.B
    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is a summary report of the Heritage Square Restoration Project. Information includes a background of the Heritage Square restoration plan, status of the restoration of the Rosson House, and tasks that need completion.
    • Biographical Interview with John Driggs

    • Driggs, John
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th century
    • Interview with John Driggs conducted by Thomas Walsh. Interview is mostly biographical information about former Phoenix mayor John Driggs from his time of birth to his position as Phoenix mayor.
    • Rosson House Restoration Project Proposal

    • The Project Research Committee
    • Junior League of Phoenix (U.S); Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is the Rosson House Restoration Project Proposal. Information includes background of the Rosson House, Junior League of Phoenix entering into a partnership with the City of Phoenix, and the Silvia house project proposal.
    • Rosson House Report, May 9, 1975

    • Unknown
    • Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document summarizing the activities to be taken in the restoration of the Rosson House. Information includes, background of the Rosson House, purchase of the Rosson House, the architecture of the Rosson House, and members of the Rosson House...
    • Restoration Notes: Rosson House

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is an outline of tasks completed during the restoration of the Rosson House. The restoration did not begin until 1975. The tasks include all interior work needed for the restoration of the Rosson House such as wallpaper, electrical wiring,...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2008

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2008

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL Frank Kush talks ASU football, the Rock Springs Café sells pies that take the cake, and the Hotel...
    • Letter to Mayor Margaret Hance from Carl E. Craig

    • Craig, Carl E.
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th century; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is a letter to Mayor Hance from Carl E. Craig information Mayor Hance about the history of the Rosson House. Information includes security and status of the restoration of the Rosson House as of February of 1976.
    • Rosson House Restoration Committee Minutes, February 23, 1978

    • Craig, Carl E.
    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document summarizes issues discussed by the Rosson House Restoration Committee. Information includes, secure funding for the restoration of the southern houses of Block 14, purposes for Block 14, and discussion over whether or not the southern...
    • Rosson House Restoration Status Report June 28, 1974

    • Craig, Carl E.
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is a Rosson House status report regarding the purchase of the Rosson House, the relocation of the tenants of the Rosson House, and securing funding for the restoration of the Rosson House.
    • Arizona Highways, May 1984

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1984

      Contents:
      01 CONTENTS
      03 ARIZONA’S ARCHITECTURE. FROM HOMEGROWN GARDEN OF ALLAH TO GREAT AMERICAN TRANSPLANT by Lawrence W. Cheek.
      10 DENNIS NUMKENA: BUILDING ON AN ANASAZI HERITAGE by Vicky Hay....
    • Rosson House Restoration Notes, Heidel and Stevens

    • Heidel, Robert. J and Stevens, Ronald D.
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is a detailed description of the Rosson House exterior and interior during the time the Rosson family lived in the home in 1895. The document contains restorations notes to be considered when restoring the Rosson House such as what type of...
    • Heritage Square Activities & Use Subcommittee

    • Unknown
    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structures, etc.; Historic Preservation--Arizona Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document is a summary report discussing the potential uses of the houses on Block 14 (Heritage Square), established uses, and recommendations.
    • Rosson House, Prior to Restoration

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House prior to the restoration. The Rosson House is painted white. The add-on at the back of the house were not a part of the original architecture of the Rosson House and were removed during the restoration.
    • View of the Rosson House, North Side

    • Flynn, Jerry
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph showing the north side of the Rosson House prior to the restoration. The Rosson House is painted in white. There are palm trees in the north and west side of the Rosson House. The additional rooms constructed over the years can be on the...
    • Nail Pulling Ceremony

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the nail pulling ceremony at the Rosson House. This ceremony commemorated the beginning of the restoration of the Rosson House. In the image, the man with his hand in the air is former mayor of Phoenix, John Driggs. The woman behind...
    • Rosson House Back Porch

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the back porch of the Rosson House from the east side. This was taken prior to restoration. Photograph shows the modern addition to the back porch of the Rosson House and some laundry apparatus. The Rosson House is painted white. This...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1988

      Contents:
      04 ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS: MEMORIES OF VICTORIAN TOYS AND DECORATIONS by Anne Stephenson. Evoking the spirit of Christmases past, of gingerbread cookies and candlelit trees and the awe and...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1985

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1985

      Contents:
      04 PIONEER JEWS
      13 CANOEING THE GRAND CANYON
      18 ARIZONIQUES
      20 CLOUDS - A PORTFOLIO
      28 SANTA CATALINA MOUNTAINS
      38 MINIATURE MUSEUMS
      46 BOOKSHELF
      48 YOURS...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1981

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1981

      Contents:

      02 ARIZONA LIFE-STYLES Living up to a heritage of leisure.
      06 HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT The desert offers a blueprint for the good life.
      16 R&R IN ARIZONA Making play a part of...
    • Nail Pulling Information

    • Driggs, John D.
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--20th Century; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Document consists of information about the nail pulling ceremony. The nail pulling ceremony has former mayor John Driggs and Mayor Hence remove excess nails from the Rosson House.
    • West Side View of the Rosson House

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House taken on the west side prior to the restoration. The yard is full of shrubs, bushes, and trees, palm trees that were completely removed during the restoration. There is a chain link fence surrounding the area...
    • Rosson House Restoration Committee

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House Restoration Committee in front the Rosson House. This photo was taken on the west side of the house prior to the restoration. The man in the gray suit standing at the center of the image is former Mayor of Phoenix,...
    • Rosson House, View Along South Wall

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the south side of the Rosson House during restoration. The discarded wood on the bottom left of the image is probably from the removal of the additions to the back of the house. The degradation of the paint and wood of the exterior...
    • Removal of the Addition to the Rosson House

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House showing the south face. Photograph shows piles of wood being removed. The wood is from additions added to the Rosson House over time. The additions were removed during the restoration.
    • View of Rosson House, South Side

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona
    • Photograph showing the south facade of the Rosson House. The two windows at center are the house's solarium. Front porch and ladder are also visible. Photograph highlights roof peaks. The exterior of the Rosson House is painted white.
    • Rosson House After Re-Painting and Removal of Additional Rooms

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House from the west side. The Rosson House is painted brick red. When first constructed, the house was not painted. During the restoration, a non-damaging method of paint removal could not be found, so the house was...
    • Rosson Wall Paper

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the original wallpaper exposed in the Rosson House. Multiple layers of paint and wallpaper were scraped to expose the original layers. Samples of the original were sent for authentication and reproduction. This reproduction paper was...
    • Rosson House West Side (After Repainting)

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House from the west side. The Rosson House is painted brick red. When first constructed, the house was not painted. During the restoration, a non-damaging method of paint removal could not be found, so the house was...
    • Junior League Responsibilities

    • Unknown
    • Junior League of Phoenix; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.);
    • Document lists responsibilities of the Junior League Committee tasks needing completion, and suggested order of wallpaper to be hung according to the room in the Rosson House.
    • Rosson House, Early Restoration

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House from the northwest corner. Restoration is underway as shown by the scaffolding on the left side of the image. House is still painted white. Construction worker and truck visible.
    • Removal of a Rosson House Addition

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of a worker removing an addition from the Rosson House. The worker is pulling wooden material from the house using a rope.
    • Rosson House, Mid-Restoration

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House from the north side. Shows progress about half way through the restoration. The house is half white and half red. The left side of the image shows construction scaffolding.
    • Rosson House, Southwest Side

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House from the southwest side. House has been repainted brick red. A chain link fence surrounds the site, with a sign laying in the yard.
    • Attic of Rosson House

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Building, structures, etc; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the attic of the Rosson House prior to restoration.
    • Mayor Driggs and Workers

    • Unknown
    • Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structure, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of former Mayor of Phoenix John Driggs and workers in the bathroom of the Rosson House. Driggs is standing on the left of the image while the workers are standing behind a decorated toilet. The toilet was decorated to add levity after a...
    • Rosson House and Jones House

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Rosson House, Jones house and block building. The right side of the photograph shows the Jones house, later used as an apartment building. At the center, is a small block building. Both the Jones house and the block building were...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      03 LETTERS
      04 FISHING. JOURNAL OF A REPENTANT TROUT FISHERMAN Text by Don Dedera. A former editor and longtime...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1989

      Contents:
      04 WINTER Text by Don G. Campbell. Shall we go swimming, hiking, or skiing? Take your choice from our winter weather menu: a sunny desert stay; cool, clear days in the uplands; or the classic...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1984

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1984

      Contents:
      ”AMERICA! GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE” holiday issue.
    • Aerial View of Heritage Square Prior to Restoration

    • Unknown
    • Heritage Square Site (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph showing an aerial view of Heritage Square, view to the north. Heritage Square lays on the bottom right corner of the image. The Rosson House, still painted white, can be seen on the upper west corner of the block. All the other houses of...
    • Wallpaper Scraping

    • Unknown
    • Historic Preservation--Arizona; Phoenix (Ariz.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rosson House (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Photograph showing two member of the Junior League removing degraded wallpaper in the Rosson House. Removing layers of wallpaper and identifying the the original wallpaper was a main responsibility of the Junior League Committee.

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