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Vietnam War protests in Tucson

Vietnam War protests in Tucson

A University of Arizona student mails back his draft card to the Selective Service System while other anti-war demonstrators watch on October 20, 1967. The draft protest in front of the local Selective Service office at 129 S. Scott Ave. brought out about 60 demonstrators.

June 18, 2014 5:27 pm
Vietnam War protests in Tucson

Vietnam War protests in Tucson

University of Arizona Dean of Men, Robert Svob, speaks to protestors against Dow Chemical on November 2, 1967.

June 18, 2014 5:27 pm
Vietnam War protests in Tucson

Vietnam War protests in Tucson

Protestors against Dow Chemical, who are the same ones that picketed the local draft board, gathered in the U of A mall, and outside the Administration Building on November 2, 1967.

June 18, 2014 5:27 pm
Tucson Rodeo Parade

Tucson Rodeo Parade

Hopefully, this parade participant walking along Church Ave. in the 1974 Tucson Rodeo Parade found what she was seeking.

February 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Tucson Rodeo Parade

Tucson Rodeo Parade

Club de Charros de Tucson performs during the 1974 Tucson Rodeo Parade in downtown Tucson.

February 20, 2014 1:02 pm
Tucson Rodeo Parade

Tucson Rodeo Parade

The Willcox High School marching band on Church Ave during the 1974 Tucson Rodeo Parade.

February 20, 2014 1:02 pm
Tucson Rodeo Parade

Tucson Rodeo Parade

Feb. 26, 1968 Tucson Rodeo Parade equipment custodian Harry Blacklidge, 85 years old and Tucson-born, takes over the reins of the artificial horses hitched to the famous Maximilian coach as its storage site at the Parade Museum.

February 19, 2014 6:06 pm
Erni and Rose Cabat

Erni and Rose Cabat

Erni and Rose Cabat enjoyed 58 years of marriage together. He died in 1994.

February 05, 2014 5:23 pm
Heavy December rains

Heavy December rains

SAbino Canyon — 1972Heavy rains flooded Sabino Canyon on Dec. 29, 1972. Forty-four people were evacuated from the canyon and search teams rescued a 15-year-old from the floodwaters.

December 20, 2013 11:59 am
Downtown Tucson buildings

Downtown Tucson buildings

The old YMCA building at Court and Congress on Oct. 7, 1966. It was demolished to make way for the new Pima County complex, including Superior Court and county administration.

December 20, 2013 10:36 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Sign bids visitors welcome to Rillito north of Tucson in Sept. 1969. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

John Arnold, left, director of Pima County poverty program, sits with Ronnie Tamplin in the bedroom of his family's home in Rillito. Arnold did a census of families in rural poverty in 1968, He found that farmworkers were constantly on the move between Santa Cruz and Pima counties. He estima…

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Farmworkers lived in dilapidated homes in Rillito in Sept. 1969. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

The Tamplin's tiny three room shack in Marana, which housed two adults and 12 children. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Mrs. Wincher, an aide with the Marana Community Council, sorts through clothes at a thrift shop in Sept. 1969, in this photo that was published in the Tucson Citizen's series on poverty. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen poverty series in 1968-69

Katherine Tamplin in the kitchen of her family's home in Marana, along I-10 north of Tucson, in Sept, 1969. She and husband David and 12 children lived in a three room home. One of those rooms was the kitchen. There was no hot water and a community toilet outside. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tu…

August 01, 2013 10:45 am
University of Arizona commencement

University of Arizona commencement

Students file into Arizona Stadium on May 31, 1967, for commencement. Photo taken looking north. The Santa Catalina Mountains are in the distance.

May 10, 2013 1:20 pm
University of Arizona commencement

University of Arizona commencement

Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia received the Alumni Achievement Award from UA president Dr. Richard Harvill at the commencement on May 31, 1967.

May 10, 2013 1:20 pm
University of Arizona commencement

University of Arizona commencement

Faculty and students file into Arizona Stadium for commencement on May 31, 1967.

May 10, 2013 1:20 pm
EL Conqustador Hotel

EL Conqustador Hotel

El Con mall in January, 1972, shortly after it was enclosed after more than 10 years as an open-air mall.

August 19, 2011 10:00 am

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