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Led Zeppelin plays Tucson in 1972

Led Zeppelin plays Tucson in 1972

Led Zeppelin, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest rock bands of all time, performed at the Tucson Community Center in June 1972 after t…

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Some areas around Tucson look much as they did 50 years ago while others have seen dramatic change, sometimes two or three times over. Arizona…

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Throwback: The jet age comes to Davis-Monthan

Throwback: The jet age comes to Davis-Monthan

In 1953, the Strategic Air Command brought the jet age to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson with dozens of Boeing B-47 Stratojet bombers …

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Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

See Tucson Citizen photographer Lew Raizk's photos from 1959.

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Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Virginia Woodard's first day of teaching first grade at TUSD's Mission View Elementary School in 1960 was no different than a new teacher in 2…

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Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

An elegant steel span 1903-vintage Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash was so badly damaged after a derailed freight crashe…

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Throwback Thursday: UFO's hover over Gleeson

Throwback Thursday: UFO's hover over Gleeson

One August night in 1968, Pearl Christiansen, then 71, reported that she spotted UFO’s hovering over Brown’s Peak near Gleeson, her home for …

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Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

The Tucson Citizen called the Twin Flames a "fancy nitery" when it opened in 1955 at 5150 E. Speedway. It featured a well-stocked bar, soft ch…

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Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Tucson Citizen photographers Mark Godfrey and Dan Tortorell documented soldiers training for deployment to Vietnam at Ft. Huachuca in 1966 and…

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Student photographers walk with nature

Student photographers walk with nature

The hardest part of nature photography is putting the viewer in the photographer’s shoes — really capturing the majesty of what they’re photographing.

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