Friday, October 5, 2012

Take a Peek at What Tucson Used to Look Like

Posted By on Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 3:31 PM

9780738595313.jpg

With the "Images of America" series, Arcadia Publishing does a great job giving readers a pictorial look back in time to celebrate the history of neighborhoods, towns and cities in the United States.

For the series on Pima County, photographic archives were pulled from the Arizona Historical Society. Jill McCleary of AHS, and Linda Mayro and Simon Herbert of Pima County each worked on the book. (128 pages, $21.99)

The photos below are used with permission from Images of America: Pima County by Pima County and the Arizona Historical Society. Available at www.arcadiapublishing.com, or by calling (888) 313-2665.

Clara Fish Roberts, the University of Arizonas first student, captured this photograph of the university  in 1898.
  • AHS PC111 95616
  • Clara Fish Roberts, the University of Arizona's first student, captured this photograph of the UA in 1898.

The Rialto Theatre in 1928.
  • AHS B39189
  • The Rialto Theatre in 1928.

A view from A Mountain, taken around 1950.
  • AHS 56423
  • A view from "A" Mountain, taken around 1950.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments (7)

Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Irene Messina

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Saturday Tour & Tasting

Saturday Tour & Tasting @ Hamilton Distillery

Saturdays, 3-5 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

@ Mission Garden Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 24 Corner of Grande Avenue and Mission Lane.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Saving the Sanctuary: Tucson City Council Pushes for Historic Status for Midtown Benedictine Monastery as Development Battle Intensifies (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. The Evolution and Devolution of Diane Douglas (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Cinema Clips: Cargo (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. I Know I Said I Wouldn't Give Teachers Advice, But . . . (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. UA's 'Freedom School' Isn't Free Of Costs Or Hiring Restrictions (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation