Photographs of mostly buildings; many designed by Rockfellow. The buildings designed by her include the El Conquistador Hotel, private residences in Tucson, Safford School, Tucson Indian Training School, La Fonda Hotel, and the YWCA. Included is a photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for the YWCA building, 1930. Other images in Tucson include views of Tucson Mountain Park, views of Tucson from the Congress Hotel, 1929, Hotel Arizona, Lee Tan Co. Grocers and other businesses on S. Meyer, and photographs of the Fort Lowell ruins, 1921. There are photographs of Patagonia including school children, burros, and the Commercial Hotel, and of Nogales, including the railroad depot and the Hotel Lujan. Photographs on a 1925 trip to the Papago Indian Reservation depict the Indian school and hospital at Sells, a church in Little Tucson, a church at Cowlie, an arrasta, and Father Fredericks and St. Catherine's Church at Topawa.
Summary: Photographs primarily of Tucson buildings and homes designed by Merrit Starkweather, mostly from the 1930s to the 1950s, including images of the Pima County Courthouse and surrounding street; interior and exteriors of Dr. Don Campbell's dental office at 1145 N. Campbell; many views of Arizona Inn interiors, grounds and buildings; interiors of Paulos Cafe at 55 W. Congress; Rincon Stables on East 8th St.; Martin Drug Co. at 6th Street and Tucson Blvd.; Montgomery Wards on North Stone Ave.; Ryan Evans Drug Store soda fountain and counter; Fort Lowell School; Drachman School; Doolen School; Mission View School; Mansfield School; St. Mary's nurses residence and other buildings; homes in the University Manor subdivision and many homes in the El Encanto Neighborhood showing interiors and exteriors. There are interior and exterior views of the Amerind Foundation Museum; interiors of the Harold Bell Wright guest house; the French House on Ina Road which was incorporated into the ... Read More
Summary: Small collection of snapshots and copy prints of mission buildings, interior architecture, and historic sites including Caborca, Calabasas, Imuris, Tubatama, Oquitoa, Pitiquito, San Ignacio, and Tumacacori. There are photographs of Easter at Tumacacori, and copy prints of older photographs and drawings including floor plans. One image shows a park ranger drilling or coring a beam at Calabasas for tree-ring dating purposes.
Summary: Architectural drawings, for public and private buildings and additions, created by the Reid & Hazard architectural firm between 1949 and 1974. The finding aid contains a complete list of projects represented. Highlights include buildings or additions in the Flowing Wells School District, Valley National Bank, Pasqua Yaqui village housing and church, Reid Park Zoo polar bear enclosure, the University of Arizona's Environmental Research Center, Van Buskirk School, Sahuarita Elementary School, the Humane Society of Tucson, Vail Elementary School, Walter Douglas Elementary School, La Fuente Restaurant, Magee Middle School, Flowing Wells Junior High, Old Adobe Patio Restaurant, El Rapido Tortilla Factory, Amphitheater School, First Evangelical Free Church, and residences of various people including S. P. Goddard, Jr., David K. Wolfe, Norman Hillberry, Gibson Hazard, Peter Gianas and others.
Small collection of photographs taken in the 1930s by the Buehman Studio. The collection includes many Tucson buildings including the Desert Sanitorium, St. Mary's Hospital, University of Arizona buildings, a grocery interior, and several hotels including the Arizona Inn, and interiors of the Santa Rita Hotel and the Pioneer Hotel. The Pioneer Hotel game and reading room interior exhibits several entertainments of the period. Also present is a birds-eye-view image of the St. Augustine Cathedral and surrounding area.
This is a small collection of photographs of the Sills family, friends, and excursions taken mostly in the Tucson area between 1907 and 1914. There are images of horse-drawn carriages, homes of brick, adobe and grass including their home on S. 3rd Avenue and the Manning house on Paseo Redondo, the Santa Cruz Valley ice plant wagon, a woman newspaper carrier on a bicycle, a woman cooking outdoors, and boys playing baseball. A few of the photographs were taken in Colorado.
Summary: Small collection of photographs of interiors and exteriors of prominent ranch houses in the southern Arizona area. Includes images of homes of the seven ranches highlighted in the book including Pete Kitchen, Sierra Bonita, Empire, Faraway, Tanque Verde, San Bernadino, and San Rafael Ranches as well as additional ranch homes at the Fitch house, Rail X, La Osa, Babocomari, Canelo, and Bellota ranches. Architectural details are the focus of the images. The Sierra Bonita Ranch house includes an image of a bathroom.
Color sketches and black-and-white photographs of mission scenes, the Hickok family, and Navajos at the mission. There are photographs of mission buildings, Dr. Kennedy and Mary Nickelsen, and visitors to the Mission. Photographs of Navajo men, women and children include snow scenes, girls with dolls, student groups, family groups, interiors and exteriors of hogans, a missionary preaching to a weaver, and a bread oven.
Chiefly family studio portraits, images of the Martins at their cabin in Madera Canyon, home interiors and the Martin Drug Co. There are also groups of buinessman, and group photographs of members of the Arizona National Guard, American Legion and Rotary. The portraits were taken by photographer such as E.A. Bonine, Buehman Studios, Roy Caples, Sam Levitz, Ray Manley, Jack Sheaffer, Ben D. Gross, and Al Grasberger.