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Cantinflas

Cantinflas

Foto de Archivo / Tucson CitizenCantinflas, haciéndola de torero, en el año 1959.

September 02, 2014 10:10 am
24 DeGrazia-p1.jpg

24 DeGrazia-p1.jpg

Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia in April, 1960, next to "Los Niños," which was chosen as the official Christmas card by UNICEF in 1960. Tucson Citizen file photo

August 26, 2014 11:31 am
Spanish Trail motel in its heydey

Spanish Trail motel in its heydey

Spanish Trail Motel, circa 1967.

April 26, 2014 4:46 pm
24 DeGrazia-p1

24 DeGrazia-p1

Late Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia stands next to his painting, “Los Niños,” which UNICEF chose as its official Christmas card image in 1960. More than 5 million boxes of cards bearing the image were sold worldwide. 

April 21, 2014 3:49 pm
Lew Murphy

Lew Murphy

Tucson Mayor Lew Murphy in 1986.

April 21, 2014 2:53 pm
RASTATTER, Chris

RASTATTER, Chris

Codirector Chris Rastatter at the Southern Arizona Basketball Officials Camp being held at Flowing Wells High .

March 22, 2014 7:53 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Old Pueblo Club and Physicians Building at 119 S. Stone Ave. in Tucson in Feb. 1963.

February 05, 2014 4:06 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the 100 block of East 10th Street in Tucson in June 1965. Located on this street was a finance company, beauty salon and the Club Esquire. At the extreme left is the back side of the Hotel Congress. (A sign is barely visible on the roof of the Hotel Congress.) This is the Southeast c…

February 05, 2014 4:06 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the 300 block of East Congress Street in Tucson in Feb. 1972. At far left is the Paramount, now known as the Rialto Theatre.

February 05, 2014 4:04 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the 200 block of East Congress Street, the north side looking east in June, 1965. There is the Federal Credit Clothing business along with Brott Jewelry, Posners art supply store and much further down the street, the Hotel Congress.

February 05, 2014 4:05 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

The City of Tucson as seen from A Mountain at dawn on New Years Day, 1953. The tall building downtown was the Valley National Bank, now the Chase building.

February 05, 2014 4:04 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the 200 block of East Congress Street in Tucson, south side looking east in June, 1965. An optometrist business anchors the corner and the rest of the stores are dotted with small businesses including an barber shop and shoe store.

February 05, 2014 4:04 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the Broadloom City building, a carpet and rug business. on the southeast corner of 6th Avenue and Pennington Street in June 1965. The MacArthur Hotel is on the far left.

February 05, 2014 4:05 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is East Pennington Street near North Stone Avenue in Tucson on June, 1965. Woolworth's, a retail five and dime store is in the middle of the block and Levy's department store is further down the street. This is the south side of street looking East.

February 05, 2014 4:05 pm
Downtown Tucson Then and Now

Downtown Tucson Then and Now

This is the southwest corner of North Stone Avenue and Alameda Street in 1955. It was vacated for construction of the Pima Federal Savings building. The Pima County Courthouse is to the far right. In the distance above the courthouse is "A" Mountain.

February 05, 2014 4:06 pm
Titan Missile

Titan Missile

Titan Missile lowered into silo, possibly near Three Points, Ariz., in Dec, 1962.

December 27, 2013 10:35 am
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan II Complex 09- An Airman wears a mask over his face. August 15, 1971.

December 13, 2013 12:21 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan II Complex 09- Launch Control Center. August 15, 1971.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan II Complex 09 - Combat Crew officer has a conversation on the phone. August 15, 1971.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

The first Titan base near Tucson is fortified with concrete in May, 1961, as workmen continuously pour around the clock. Huge buckets of concrete are swung by a crane to the top of the structure where the material is poured into the hole through pipes in a slipform operation.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Construction site west of Tucson in May, 1961, as works prepare to house the Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile. The dome will house the control center.

December 13, 2013 12:22 pm
Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan Missile sites around Tucson

Titan II Complex 09 - Priority 1 safe locked down. August 15, 1971.

December 13, 2013 12:21 pm
John P. Schaefer

John P. Schaefer

University of Arizona President John P. Schaefer led the effort to establish the Center for Creative Photography on the UA campus.

November 22, 2013 11:55 am
Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

People standing outside the American Airlines office in downtown Tucson listen to news of the assassination of Pres. Kennedy over a loudspeaker on Nov. 22, 1963.

November 21, 2013 12:33 pm
Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

Standing room only during a Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral in Tucson on Nov. 25, 1963, during services for Pres. Kennedy in Washington, DC.

November 21, 2013 12:33 pm
Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign in 1960

Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign in 1960

Senator John F. Kennedy at the Sunday Evening Forum, sponsored by the Catalina Methodist Church in Tucson on Feb. 24, 1958. When asked if a man his age could be president, Kennedy, at the time age 42, responded, “I don’t know about a 42-year-old man, but I think a 43-year-old man can.”

November 21, 2013 12:33 pm
Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign in 1960

Kennedy-Johnson presidential campaign in 1960

Sen. John F. Kennedy has a laugh with Rep. Stewart Udall, D-Ariz., during a fundraiser on April 9, 1960, in Tucson.

November 21, 2013 12:33 pm
Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

Tucson reaction to Pres. Kennedy's death

News of Kennedy’s murder was disseminated by an electronic bulletin board over the Bank of Tucson, 143 N. Stone Ave.

November 21, 2013 12:32 pm
Discount book on sale for Tucson attractions

Discount book on sale for Tucson attractions

An aerial view of the Biosphere 2 complex north of Tucson.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am
Discount book on sale for Tucson attractions

Discount book on sale for Tucson attractions

The Biosphere 2 complex north of Tucson.

September 20, 2013 6:23 pm
Living history in Tombstone

Living history in Tombstone

We went to our archives for photos of Tombstone’s more recent past. In this shot, taken in 1963, a “victim” in the re-enactment of the Gunfight at the OK Corral finds a soft, grassy resting place.

August 27, 2013 6:06 pmLoading…
University of Arizona in history

University of Arizona in history

ARCHIVE PHOTO - Aerial view University of Arizona, Bear Down building and field. Taken at 9:55 am. February 14, 1929. 

August 22, 2013 11:04 am
3. Mike Scurlock, ATH, 1990

3. Mike Scurlock, ATH, 1990

Safety Mike Scurlock is one of only two Cholla graduates to play in the NFL. He appeared in 65 games for the St. Louis Rams and Carolina Panthers. Scurlock made his mark at Cholla as a running back. After transferring from Sunnyside as a junior, Scurlock led the 4A Kino Division with 751 yar…

July 31, 2013 5:28 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels (hat off, left) and band whoop it up at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels preforms one of his many hits with band on stage at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Fans explode in cheer for Charlie Daniels Band at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels fans cheer the singer on at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band back-up singers preforming at Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels (right) with bandmate sings one of his hits at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Charlie Daniels Band concert

Charlie Daniels Band concert

Two female Charlie Daniels fans dance in the isle at the Tucson Community Center on July 27, 1980.

June 25, 2013 1:05 pm
New shade of green

New shade of green

Sabino Canyon Parkway, looking north from the Alpine Lodge (at left). Top: 1975. Second photo: 2003 during the Aspen Fire while crews evacuate Summerhaven. Third photo: Days after the fire burned the Alpine Lodge. Fourth photo: Today. The lodge was never rebuilt.

June 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Priest, author, sociologist, critic Andrew Greeley dead at 85

Priest, author, sociologist, critic Andrew Greeley dead at 85

Andrew Greeley taught sociology at UA, spending half the year in Tucson and the other half in Chicago.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
50 years ago today, gas explosion killed 7, leaving Tucson in shock

50 years ago today, gas explosion killed 7, leaving Tucson in shock

Dead and injured victims were removed from Supreme Cleaners after the gas explosion 50 years ago today. Seven people died in the blast at Grant Road and Stone Avenue.

March 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
50 years ago today, gas explosion killed 7, leaving Tucson in shock

50 years ago today, gas explosion killed 7, leaving Tucson in shock

Rescue workers struggle to dig out Supreme Cleaners co-owner Harris Salonic, who told officials before he died that he was in the fur vault when he flipped a light switch that threw a spark and ignited the blast.

March 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Supreme Cleaners explosion

Supreme Cleaners explosion

Rescue workers and volunteers dig out co-owner Harrison Salonic Supreme Cleaners, 2232 N. Stone Ave, in Tucson, after a gas explosion on March 29, 1963. Tucson Citizen file photo

March 28, 2013 11:34 am
Supreme Cleaners explosion

Supreme Cleaners explosion

Civilians and rescue workers comb through the rubble of Supreme Cleaners, 2232 N. Stone Ave, in Tucson, after a gas explosion on March 29, 1963. Tucson Citizen file photo

March 28, 2013 11:34 am
Supreme Cleaners explosion

Supreme Cleaners explosion

Dead and injured victims are removed from Supreme Cleaners, 2232 N. Stone Ave, in Tucson, after a gas explosion on March 29, 1963. Tucson Citizen file photo

March 28, 2013 11:34 am
Supreme Cleaners explosion

Supreme Cleaners explosion

Civilians help with the search for victims as Tucson firefighters dump water on the smoldering ruins of Supreme Cleaners, 2232 N. Stone Ave, in Tucson, after a gas explosion on March 29, 1963. Tucson Citizen file photo

March 28, 2013 11:34 am

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