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And they will make a joyful noise to welcome statehood

Leading up to Arizona's centennial today, we are reprinting a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Ranger predicted mining boom on forest land

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 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Change proceeded apace on city's Lawyers' Lane

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 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Your photos can document the centennial

Wanted: your photos of a day in the life of Arizona - taken on the state's 100th birthday Tuesday.

February 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Case was made for adopting a movable federal court here

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 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Photos: Mormon refugees fled Mexico in 1912

Photos: Mormon refugees fled Mexico in 1912

Thousands of refugees from the Mormon colonies of Chihuahua and Sonora left their homes in Mexico and came to the United States to leave the M…

February 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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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…

'Red-eyed wolf' got his comeuppance in a welter of blood

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 09, 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…

City leaders pursued effort to get military post established here

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 06, 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…

Housing at a premium in Miami

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 04, 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…

Tucson in 1912 boasted 7 parks, 13,125 people and 3 playgrounds

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 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Workers were checking statehood ballots

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.

January 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Local strikers pledged they wouldn't turn to violence vs. new workers

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.

January 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Confidence flowed in Casa Grande Valley water tussle

In 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.

January 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wealthy farmer considered call for new apartments

In 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.

January 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Power company started a scoring system for granting pay increases

In 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.

January 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wealthy NJ man eyed Tucson for brewery

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Theater manager invented advanced flying machine

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Doctor sets out with vaccine to protect against smallpox

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Work halted on territorial highway

Leading up to Arizona's centennial on Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen …

January 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sixth Street 'gun toters' were taken into custody

In 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.

January 21, 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…

'Red-eyed wolf' got his comeuppance in a welter of blood

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 09, 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…

City leaders pursued effort to get military post established here

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 06, 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…

Housing at a premium in Miami

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 04, 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…

Tucson in 1912 boasted 7 parks, 13,125 people and 3 playgrounds

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 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Workers were checking statehood ballots

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.

January 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Local strikers pledged they wouldn't turn to violence vs. new workers

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.

January 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Confidence flowed in Casa Grande Valley water tussle

In 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.

January 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wealthy farmer considered call for new apartments

In 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.

January 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Power company started a scoring system for granting pay increases

In 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.

January 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wealthy NJ man eyed Tucson for brewery

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Theater manager invented advanced flying machine

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Doctor sets out with vaccine to protect against smallpox

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Work halted on territorial highway

Leading up to Arizona's centennial on Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen …

January 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sixth Street 'gun toters' were taken into custody

In 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.

January 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wanted: Star front page from Feb. 14, 1912

Do you have an original front page of the Arizona Daily Star from statehood day, Feb. 14, 1912?

January 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

'Christian treatment' for inmates

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Buggy horse knocked over by trolley car

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Subway at 10th St. was proposed

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

In 1912, Fido and furry friends needed tags to keep dogcatcher's annual assault at bay

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Man died after coughing up a fish bone

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Parent was returned in chains for deserting troublesome son

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Fake officer made an arrest, but tables quickly turned

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

County collected $167,423 for 1912

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Oil drilling was soon to commence

In leading up to Arizona's centennial on Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citiz…

January 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Longtime resident lost out on an early fortune in Ohio

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Agents chased Chinese migrant

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Snowball fight erupted on street

Jan. 2, 1912

January 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Miners' benefit plan held a $13K surplus

In 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.

January 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Railroad man touted Tucson's farm potential

In 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.

January 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona copper mines among the nation's most productive

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Farmers on Rillito got a new postal route

In 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.

January 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Court approved Chinese resident's handling of estate

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Local goat settled in car, eventually negotiated exit with owner

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Mining discovery held potential for good gold output

In leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen…

January 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Plaintiff threatened to sue landlords in red-light area

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.

January 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Real estate deals anticipated 'big boom'

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Judge's injunction put a stop to house of prostitution

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 30, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Railroad manager impressed by growth in Casa Grande

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 29, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Pima was found to be one of state's healthiest counties

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Railroad was adding trains; roundhouse, depot being built

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 27, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Year's major real estate deals indicated prosperity in the Tucson area

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Philanthropic woman took in girl, 4

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Bricks of local rock were tested

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Road signs, culverts needed

In this year leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, 2012, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucs…

December 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…


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