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    • September 14

    • Atlantic and Pacific Photograph Company
    • Baseball--Arizona--History
    • On this date in 1899 the Tucson Grays, shown in this circa 1902 photo, were scheduled to play a game against a Los Angeles team. The Grays were not in a regular league, but played games with teams from Arizona towns and military bases as well as...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • January 9

    • Bovee, B.R.
    • Donkeys; Taxation--Arizona
    • On this date in 1912, tax assessors of Arizona, meeting at Douglas, spent most of the day in a stormy session debating the taxable worth of burros, of which two examples are pictured here. After considerable argument, a tax of $5 per head was...
    • Scottsdale Mayor Herb Drinkwater Opens Historical Museum

    • Brad Armstrong - Scottsdale Progress
    • Scottsdale (Ariz.) - History; Scottsdale Historical Society - History; Drinkwater, Herbert R.;
    • Until it finally found a permanent home in the vintage Little Red Schoolhouse in 1991, the Scottsdale Historical Society moved its collection of artifacts, photographs and documents to several temporary locations. Here, Scottsdale Mayor Herb...
    • February 18

    • Buehman
    • Dental medicine
    • A dentist's ad in the Arizona Gazette on this date in 1896 offered extractions for 50 cents, silver fillings for $1.50, gold fillings for $2 and plates from $7 to $10 with a Saturday Special of 25 cents for extractions. This photograph shows a...
    • Portrait of Francisco Encinas and Family, circa 1880s

    • Buehman and Hartwell Studio
    • Portrait Photography; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona
    • This is a portrait of Francisco Encinas (center) and two unidentified persons. Francisco was the father of Luz Encinas. He was born in Ures, Sonora, Mexico. The image was taken in the 1880s by the Buehman and Hartwell Studio in Tucson.
    • March 28

    • Buehman Studios
    • Photographers--Arizona--Tucson
    • Albert Buehman, noted early Arizona photographer and son of Henry Buehman, was born on this dated in 1886. Buehman is shown in this circa 1910 portrait.
    • 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...
    • June 20

    • Buehman Studios
    • Automobiles--Arizona.
    • The Phoenix Arizona Republican on this date in 1910 announced a boom in auto sales as one company sold three machines in a single week. This photograph dated circa 1915 shows an early iteration of an automobile.
    • 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,...
    • May 15

    • Buehman Studios
    • Desert Sanatorium (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1943, the Desert Sanatorium in Tucson closed its doors. This photograph shows a view of one of the Desert Sanatorium's wards circa 1930.
    • May 17

    • Buehman Studios
    • Chinese Americans Arizona Tucson
    • On this day in 1901, Arizona's Chinese residents faced much discrimination, despite their many contributions to the development of the Territory. A 1901 Arizona law prohibited Chinese from marrying Anglos, stating "the marriage of a person of...
    • June 2

    • Buehman Studios
    • Automobiles--Arizona
    • Auto prices were cut and Ford sedans sold in Arizona on this date in 1930 for $495. This photograph of an auto show is dated circa 1930.
    • 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 6

    • Buehman Studios
    • Strikes and lockouts--Copper mining--Arizona; Arizona Rangers
    • On this date in 1903, Governor Brodie ordered the Arizona Rangers to Morenci and Clifton where miners were striking. This photograph from circa early 1903 shows a group of Arizona Rangers at Morenci.
    • Predicted nitrate and arsenic concentrations in basin-fill aquifers of the southwestern United...

    • Anning, David W.
    • Water quality management--Southwestern States; Nitrates--Environmental aspects--Southwestern States; Arsenic--Environmental aspects--Southwestern States; Water--Pollution--Southwestern States
    • This title contains one or more volumes. Appendix 2 is available from the U.S. Geological Survey's office at Utah Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 2329 Orton Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84119-2047 or can be downloaded as an Excel...

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