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

More by Irene Messina

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
Meditation and Buddhist study

Meditation and Buddhist study @ Sky Island Zen

Tuesdays, Saturdays

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Joan Crawford dukes it out with her on and off-screen rival Bette Davis in this hilarious, disturbing,… More

@ Loft Cinema Fri., June 30, 10-11:45 p.m. and Sat., July 1, 10-11:45 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Trial Over TUSD's Mexican American Studies to Begin in Tucson June 26 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Look At All These Great Movies Coming Up This Week! (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. 'Repeal and Replace' Cuts Schools' Medicaid Funding (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Grand Glazed Opening (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Quick Bites: Wings of Desire (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation