Bud Howton wasn’t one to be bothered by heights, it seemed, when in February 1972 he made his monthly check of the lights in the time-and-temperature display atop the Tucson Federal Savings Tower, 32 N. Stone Ave., now occupied by Pima County Legal Services.
With the rancor of the 1964 election behind them, Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, left, and former president Lyndon Johnson, center, share the stage at the funeral for Arizona Senator Carl Hayden. Both men spoke at the services held in Tempe on January 29, 1972.
Rock star Steve Miller gets a light before performing on Feb. 8, 1977, at the Tucson Community Center. The Steve Miller Band was here to promote its “Fly Like an Eagle” album and 9,000 fans saw the concert that evening. In an interview, Miller said "I don't think I've made my major contribut…
Parents' feelings were clear at this 1978 board meeting at Tucson High School. That was the year U.S. District Judge William Frey ordered the district, then known as Tucson School District No. 1, to begin desegregation.