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Arizona Centennial

Event to examine ballads, stories from Ariz. history

A few of the many events, people and stories unique to Arizona's history will be highlighted and brought to life Saturday by scholars, musicians and storytellers in a multimedia event.

June 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County pictorial history dovetails with centennial

Pima County pictorial history dovetails with centennial

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September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County pictorial history dovetails with centennial

Pima County pictorial history dovetails with centennial

A pictorial history of Pima County released last week celebrates Arizona's centennial.

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
100 days of science: Low helped pioneer infrared astronomy

100 days of science: Low helped pioneer infrared astronomy

Frank Low prepares his helium-cooled germanium bolometer for infrared observational research on stars and planets at a UA facility in the Catalinas.

June 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Some communities make centennial a yearlong event

NOGALES, Ariz. - Twenty-five people watch as author Cathy Hufault projects black-and-white pictures of six Boy Scouts onto a screen at the Pimeria Alta Historical Society.

April 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

BLM children's book: Tortoise journeys across Arizona

The Bureau of Land Management has produced a children's book about a tortoise that takes a 100-year journey across Arizona.

February 22, 2012 7:18 amLoading…

In search of the oldest car in Arizona

Who's got the oldest car in Arizona?

February 19, 2012 4:05 pmLoading…
For 101 naturalized here, 'it's a dream come true'

For 101 naturalized here, 'it's a dream come true'

Rosa Marie Cordova, left, Joaquin Meraz and Miguel Ruiz are sworn in as new citizens at the naturalization ceremony at Cholla High Magnet School.

February 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
For 101 naturalized here, 'it's a dream come true'

For 101 naturalized here, 'it's a dream come true'

For Imran Ata, the dream of coming to America meant hearts.

February 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Drachman cigar store, oldest in state, was sold

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Missouri-Pacific railroad man sang praises of Tucson

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Boy, 12, held in bike theft, was deemed an incorrigible

Leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Construction of new station boosted Clifton's workforce

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Miners, carpenters and others joined forces for labor union

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Pennies do matter - just ask Estes kids

Pennies do matter - just ask Estes kids

A Marana elementary school has landed in the state's record books.

May 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pennies do matter - just ask Estes kids

Pennies do matter - just ask Estes kids

Students at Estes Elementary School celebrate with the "Chicken Dance" during an assembly Friday for winning the state's grand prize for raising $1,309.70 during the Arizona CENTennial Penny Drive.

May 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Oral history project starting here

The Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, is gearing up to begin recording oral histories of old-timers from Marana, Avra Valley and Picture Rocks.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Tucson's happy 1911 events point to an even more prosperous 1912

Tucson's happy 1911 events point to an even more prosperous 1912

100 years ago: While doubtless many slumbered their way into the new year, scores of others smote the air with the discharge of shotguns, revolvers, rifles, toy cannon, the long blasts of whistles and the ringing of bells.

January 01, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

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