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The 1950s-vintage Arizona Motel sign in Tucson, Arizona

The 1950s-vintage Arizona Motel sign in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Stained-glass window at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Arizona

Stained-glass window at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Ariz...

The mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson was rebuilt from earlier interations in 1897. The original plans called for a Gothic structure, but the spires were never completed. In 1928 the brick s... More

Mural in an Arizona city one can identify by looking at this creation

Mural in an Arizona city one can identify by looking at this creation

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Mural artist: Titus Castanza. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith... More

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Suggested address, Mission Road, not verifiable in documentation. Less common element keywords for complex include: conventos, canales, cimborios, grotoes, & sacroriums. Significance: Date of Erection, 1797. A... More

[Woman posing with the Tucson Ring meteorite at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.]

[Woman posing with the Tucson Ring meteorite at the Smithsonian Museum...

Public domain photograph, 1910s-1920s portrait, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The reverse side of the city's famous "Tucson" sign (carrying that word) in Tucson, Arizona. This side denotes the famous Miracle Mile entryway to Tucson, lined with family "motor courts" with their own colorful neon signs. That strip is a few blocks from this sign, but the entire area is now designated as the Miracle Mile historic neighorhood

The reverse side of the city's famous "Tucson" sign (carrying that wor...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Suggested address, Mission Road, not verifiable in documentation. Less common element keywords for complex include: conventos, canales, cimborios, grotoes, & sacroriums. Significance: Date of Erection, 1797. A... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, is a large, tree-sized cactus species native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and an extremely small area of California. The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Ari... More

Classic neon sign in Tucson, Arizona, near the "Miracle Mile" gateway of what were once classic motor courts with distinctive neon signs in the days of two-lane, cross-country family travel

Classic neon sign in Tucson, Arizona, near the "Miracle Mile" gateway ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Patio at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in Tucson, Arizona

Patio at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in Tucson, Arizona

Built in 1930-31 by Isabella Greenway who became Arizona's first female representative to the U.S. Congress in 1932, the Spanish Colonial Revival main building was designed by Tucson architect Merritt Starkweat... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airplane "boneyard" of nearly 4,400 aircraft, the world's largest such aircraft graveyard, on a 2,600-acre site at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Boneyards are either kept for storage with some maintenance or have their airplanes' parts removed for reuse or resale. Boneyard facilities are generally located in deserts, such as this one in the Southwestern United States, since the dry conditions reduce corrosion, and the hard ground does not need to be paved

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airp...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Scene at the Asian Lantern Festival at the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. The zoo partnered with the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc., and Tucson Chinese Cultural Center to bring more than 400 colorful, customized lantern displays to the zoo park

Scene at the Asian Lantern Festival at the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Ar...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Peacock in full display at the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1967, the facility is a 24-acre city-owned and operated non-profit zoo that features more than 500 animals

Peacock in full display at the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. Found...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, is a large, tree-sized cactus species native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and an extremely small area of California. The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Ari... More

The "Goddess of Agave" mural, painted by Rock "Cyfi" Martinez in 2017 as part of the Tucson, Arizona, Mural Arts Program, covers the entire side of an old moving-and-storage company warehouse

The "Goddess of Agave" mural, painted by Rock "Cyfi" Martinez in 2017 ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. According to the "This is Tucson" online site, the mural depicts Martinez's girlfriend, Brandi Watkins. Title, date and keywords based... More

147 West Kennedy Street (House), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

147 West Kennedy Street (House), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: This hip-roofed Anglo-Territorial style dwelling is unique in that it is constructed of stone. Built in 1906-1907, it is more recent than the other buildings on the block, and is the only residen... More

Art deco-style sign for an unnamed hotel (at least on the sign) in Tucson, Arizona. It belongs to a vintage property that now (2018) is a Quality Inn property

Art deco-style sign for an unnamed hotel (at least on the sign) in Tuc...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

View of low mountains outside the Old Tucson theme park on the edge of Tucson, Arizona

View of low mountains outside the Old Tucson theme park on the edge of...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Suggested address, Mission Road, not verifiable in documentation. Less common element keywords for complex include: conventos, canales, cimborios, grotoes, & sacroriums. Significance: Date of Erection, 1797. A... More

Panorama of Tucson & vicinity, Arizona

Panorama of Tucson & vicinity, Arizona

H125299 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; April 3, 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Los Angeles, Cal.

Historic "iron horse" steam engine at Old Tucson, a movie studio and theme park just west of Tucson, Arizona

Historic "iron horse" steam engine at Old Tucson, a movie studio and t...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1939 for the movie "Arizona" in 1940, Old Tucson has been used for the filming of several movies and television westerns sinc... More

"Vergiss," a mural in Tucson, Arizona, by the "on-conformist urbanstencil artist" Fin DAC. Tucson is replete with such vivid murals

"Vergiss," a mural in Tucson, Arizona, by the "on-conformist urbansten...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Sunset silhouettes a saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert, near Marana, north of Tucson, Arizona

Sunset silhouettes a saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert, near Marana...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Official map of Pima County, Arizona.

Official map of Pima County, Arizona.

Scale ca. 1:200,000. Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. "Copyrighted by George J. Roskruge, Tuscon, Arizona, 1893." "Adopted as the official map of Pima County by resolution of Board of Supervisors,... More

Saguaro cacti outside Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro cacti outside Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona
Saguaro cacti pepper a hillside outside Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro cacti pepper a hillside outside Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, whose blossom is Arizona's state flower, is native to, and grows in any abundance only in, Arizona's Sonoran Desert and the adjacent Mexican state of Sonora and a limited range in neighboring Calif... More

Convivial mural on a building along historic, turned trendy, Fourth Avenue in Tucson, Arizona

Convivial mural on a building along historic, turned trendy, Fourth Av...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Mural artist: name not given. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith... More

Old Main, the signature building on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona

Old Main, the signature building on the University of Arizona campus i...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Constructed in 1891, it was designed in a style often referred to as "territorial hybrid" and sunk six feet below the surface so the c... More

Controversial Party Banner in Tucson, Ariz[ona], 1916

Controversial Party Banner in Tucson, Ariz[ona], 1916

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of street in Tucson with banner raised up across, "Women voters vote against Wilson-Ashurst-Hayden. Their party opposes national woman suffrage. National Woman's... More

Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro cacti at sunset outside Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, Arizona. The "armed" cacti, which can grow to 40 feet in height or more, are found only in this small portion of the United States and nearby surrounding areas in Arizona, California, and northern Mexico

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, A...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

A saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert, near Marana, north of Tucson, Arizona

A saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert, near Marana, north of Tucson, ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airplane "boneyard" of nearly 4,400 aircraft, the world's largest such aircraft graveyard, on a 2,600-acre site at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Boneyards are either kept for storage with some maintenance or have their airplanes' parts removed for reuse or resale. Boneyard facilities are generally located in deserts, such as this one in the Southwestern United States, since the dry conditions reduce corrosion, and the hard ground does not need to be paved

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airp...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona view, photochrome print postcard.

San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title on inventory list: San Xavier Mission, Tucson. Similar image in LOT 9052. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53878". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More i... More

400 West Simpson Street (Commercial Building), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

400 West Simpson Street (Commercial Building), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Survey number: HABS AZ-73-46 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78000565

Indian Mission Village of Bac, House No. 6, Tucson, Pima County, AZ
Union 76 gas station, 4th & Stone, Tucson, Arizona

Union 76 gas station, 4th & Stone, Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Margolies categories: Tile and Deco stations; Gas stations. Purchase; John Margolies 2007 (DLC/PP-2007:125). Credit line: John Margoli... More

This sign and the motel buildings it advertises remain (in 2018), but the place is long out of business in Tucson, Arizona

This sign and the motel buildings it advertises remain (in 2018), but ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the University of Arizona campus, football stadium and arena, and surrounding area

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the Universi...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Suggested address, Mission Road, not verifiable in documentation. Less common element keywords for complex include: conventos, canales, cimborios, grotoes, & sacroriums. Significance: Date of Erection, 1797. A... More

Saguaro cactus at the White Stallion Ranch, a dude ranch on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona. The guest ranch's entrance signs read, "Where the Pavement Ends and the West Begins"

Saguaro cactus at the White Stallion Ranch, a dude ranch on the outski...

The ranch was built in 1900 as the working CB cattle ranch. For a decade in the mid-1900s, it was a cattle, turkey, and chicken-raising operation (with 30,000 birds) and gradually converted into a guest ranch w... More

The "Tucson Greeting Card" mural in Tucson, Arizona

The "Tucson Greeting Card" mural in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The mural was created in 2017 by traveling artists Victor Ving and Lisa Beggs as part of a cross-country mural project called the "Gre... More

Alice and Steven True pause between two saguaro cacti on a ride at the White Stallion Ranch, a guest ranch outside Tucson, Arizona

Alice and Steven True pause between two saguaro cacti on a ride at the...

The ranch, which sometimes uses the slogan, "Where the pavement ends and the West begins," was built in 1900 as the working CB cattle ranch. For a decade in the mid-1900s, it was a cattle, turkey, and chicken-r... More

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, Arizona. The "armed" cacti, which can grow to 40 feet in height or more, are found only in this small portion of the United States and nearby surrounding areas in Arizona, California, and northern Mexico

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, A...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Mission Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Suggested address, Mission Road, not verifiable in documentation. Less common element keywords for complex include: conventos, canales, cimborios, grotoes, & sacroriums. Significance: Date of Erection, 1797. A... More

An Apache / Buehman & Hartwell, Congress Street, Tucson, A.T.

An Apache / Buehman & Hartwell, Congress Street, Tucson, A.T.

Photograph showing head-and-shoulders portrait of an Apache man, facing left, wearing a bandana around his head. Written in pencil on back: "Included in: 1890, Apr. 7 letter, D. Dorchien to E.W. Halford." On m... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, is a large, tree-sized cactus species native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and an extremely small area of California. The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Ari... More

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro Cactus near Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, is a large, tree-sized cactus species native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, and an extremely small area of California. The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Ari... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airplane "boneyard" of nearly 4,400 aircraft, the world's largest such aircraft graveyard, on a 2,600-acre site at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Boneyards are either kept for storage with some maintenance or have their airplanes' parts removed for reuse or resale. Boneyard facilities are generally located in deserts, such as this one in the Southwestern United States, since the dry conditions reduce corrosion, and the hard ground does not need to be paved

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on a giant airp...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Hoff House, West Franklin Street, Tucson, Pima County, AZ
45-51 Miltenburg Street (House), 45-51 Council Street, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

45-51 Miltenburg Street (House), 45-51 Council Street, Tucson, Pima Co...

Miltenburg Street was renamed Council Street. Survey number: HABS AZ-97

Feldman House, First Avenue & Second Street, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Feldman House, First Avenue & Second Street, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Survey number: HABS AZ-94 Public domain photograph of terrace, cafe, open space, building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Childhood's end? Growing up in the 70's
'Old Main' at the University of Arizona, which opened in 1871 as the first building at Arizona Territory's pioneer college in the Sonoran Desert

'Old Main' at the University of Arizona, which opened in 1871 as the f...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Lobby, James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse, Tucson, Arizona

Lobby, James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse, Tucson, Arizona

Architect: James A. Wetmore. Built between 1929-1930. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Phot... More

Shoe store at dusk in Tucson, Arizona

Shoe store at dusk in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse, Tucson, Arizona

James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse, Tucson, Arizona

Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title and date provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Print... More

Sanctuary details at the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation. The mission was founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Kino

Sanctuary details at the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a historic Spanis...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Stained-glass window at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Arizona

Stained-glass window at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Ariz...

The mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson was rebuilt from earlier interations in 1897. The original plans called for a Gothic structure, but the spires were never completed. In 1928 the brick s... More

Trellised bougainvillea on a cottage in the Bario Viejo historic neighborhood of Tucson, Arizona

Trellised bougainvillea on a cottage in the Bario Viejo historic neigh...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Late-day shadows play on riding horses at the White Stallion Ranch, a guest ranch outside Tucson, Arizona

Late-day shadows play on riding horses at the White Stallion Ranch, a ...

The ranch, which sometimes uses the slogan, "Where the pavement ends and the West begins," was built in 1900 as the working CB cattle ranch. For a decade in the mid-1900s, it was a cattle, turkey, and chicken-r... More

Façade detail at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Arizona

Façade detail at the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Tucson, Arizona

The mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson was rebuilt from earlier interations in 1897. The original plans called for a Gothic structure, but the spires were never completed. In 1928 the brick s... More

The Wayward Winds Lodge, once a stop along Tucson, Arizona's, gateway "Miracle Mile" entryway into town that, in 2009, was converted into a homeless shelter

The Wayward Winds Lodge, once a stop along Tucson, Arizona's, gateway ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Large decorative lamp at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in Tucson, Arizona

Large decorative lamp at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in T...

Built in 1930-31 by Isabella Greenway who became Arizona's first female representative to the U.S. Congress in 1932, the Spanish Colonial Revival main building was designed by Tucson architect Merritt Starkweat... More

Scene in the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum outside Tucson, Arizona

Scene in the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum outside Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Colorful Tucson, Arizona, is a city replete with murals, including several of gigantic proportions. This one, though, is smaller and almost hidden in a little picnic area in an out-of-the-way neighborhood north of downtown

Colorful Tucson, Arizona, is a city replete with murals, including sev...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Library at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in Tucson, Arizona

Library at the Arizona Inn, a historic resort hotel in Tucson, Arizona

Built in 1930-31 by Isabella Greenway who became Arizona's first female representative to the U.S. Congress in 1932, the Spanish Colonial Revival main building was designed by Tucson architect Merritt Starkweat... More

Even a sculpted gila monster appears to be into reading near a Little Free Library (also known as a "birdhouse library") in the modest Dunbar Spring neighborhood of Tucson, Arizona

Even a sculpted gila monster appears to be into reading near a Little ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Little Free Libraries, now found in thousands of American neighborhoods, are book repositories where anyone and everyone is invited to... More

Bougainvillea explode with color outside this Tucson, Arizona, cottage, which, like many modest homes in town, turn mundane, sun-dried adobe bricks into dazzling painted backdrops

Bougainvillea explode with color outside this Tucson, Arizona, cottage...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Saguaro cacti pepper a hillside outside Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro cacti pepper a hillside outside Tucson, Arizona

The saguaro, whose blossom is Arizona's state flower, is native to, and grows in any abundance only in, Arizona's Sonoran Desert and the adjacent Mexican state of Sonora and a limited range in neighboring Calif... More

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Yousef Mosque in Tucson, Arizona

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Yousef Mosque in Tucson, Arizona

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a fast-growing, reformist international movement within Islam. Founded in 1889, the Community spans more... More

Cactus garden at the Hacienda Del Sol, a historic resort in Tucson, Arizona

Cactus garden at the Hacienda Del Sol, a historic resort in Tucson, Ar...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Spanish Colonial-style property got its start in 1929 as a boarding school and, later, a college preparatory school for girls. In... More

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, Arizona. The "armed" cacti, which can grow to 40 feet in height or more, are found only in this small portion of the United States and nearby surrounding areas in Arizona, California, and northern Mexico

Saguaros on a hillside in Tucson Mountain Park, just outside Tucson, A...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the Omni Tucson National Resort golf course and surrounding neighborhoods to the north of downtown

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the Omni Tuc...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a distant view of the city from the south

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a distant view of the c...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

"Cancer, There's Hope" Memorial in the Cancer Survivors Park near the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. The memorial was sculpted by Richard and Annette Bloch

"Cancer, There's Hope" Memorial in the Cancer Survivors Park near the ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a view of the city's low skyline and downtown area

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a view of the city's lo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the Mission ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the neighorhoods to the northeast of town, beneath the Tortolita Mountains

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the neighorh...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the city's compact downtown area

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the city's c...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Cactus garden at the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation. The mission was founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Kino

Cactus garden at the Mission San Xavier del Bac, a historic Spanish Ca...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the neighorhoods to the northeast of town, beneath the Tortolita Mountains

Aerial view of the Tucson, Arizona, area, with a focus on the neighorh...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Barbara Barrett; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:112) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive. C... More

Preciado House, 148-150 West Kennedy Street , Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Preciado House, 148-150 West Kennedy Street , Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: One of the oldest houses in the Barrio, this simple adobe row house exhibits the recessed doors and flat roof characteristic of early Sonoran structures. It is set flush with the street and conti... More

Tucson Plant Material Center, Machinery Shed, 3241 North Romero Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Tucson Plant Material Center, Machinery Shed, 3241 North Romero Road, ...

Survey number: HABS AZ-159-A Building/structure dates: 1936 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1938 Subsequent Work Building/structure dates: 1963 Subsequent Work

Tucson Plant Material Center, 3241 North Romero Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ
47 East Alameda Street (House), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

47 East Alameda Street (House), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Survey number: HABS AZ-93 Public domain photograph of car, historic place, automobile, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Tucson Plant Materials Center, Superintendent's Cottage, 3241 North Romero Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Tucson Plant Materials Center, Superintendent's Cottage, 3241 North Ro...

Survey number: HABS AZ-159-D Building/structure dates: 1936 Initial Construction

Leon Ranch House, Silver Bell Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Leon Ranch House, Silver Bell Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-3 Survey number: HABS AZ-4 Building/structure dates: ca. 1856 Initial Construction

Tucson Plant Materials Center, Administration Building, 3241 North Romero Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Tucson Plant Materials Center, Administration Building, 3241 North Rom...

Survey number: HABS AZ-159-B Building/structure dates: 1935 Initial Construction

Leopoldo Carrillo House, 1005 Mission Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Leopoldo Carrillo House, 1005 Mission Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4 Survey number: HABS AZ-5 Building/structure dates: before 1867 Initial Construction

San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson

San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson

(DLC/PP-1933:0011). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Along the Mexican Border" by Ernest Peixotto, Scribner's magazine, 59:346 (March 1916).

519-527 South Convent Avenue (Apartments), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

519-527 South Convent Avenue (Apartments), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: This row of five apartments, built in 1929, is the latest structure on this section of South Convent Avenue. Built of adobe in a Mission Revival style, the sculptured parapet is similar to that o... More

519-527 South Convent Avenue (Apartments), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

519-527 South Convent Avenue (Apartments), Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: This row of five apartments, built in 1929, is the latest structure on this section of South Convent Avenue. Built of adobe in a Mission Revival style, the sculptured parapet is similar to that o... More

Desert Botanical Laboratory, Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Desert Botanical Laboratory, Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: The Desert Botanical Laboratory is important as the first center for the study of desert plant ecology, and for the outstanding scientists who paved the way for further development in the study of... More

Diaz House, 483 South Convent Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Diaz House, 483 South Convent Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: This Mission Revival style dwelling with enclosed front porch adds a distinctive flavor to this portion of South Convent Avenue. Built about twenty years later than the row of Transitional Sonora... More

Bernal House, 571 South Meyer Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Bernal House, 571 South Meyer Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Significance: This L-shaped adobe house with attached porch stands out through its non-characteristic shape and its relationship to the street. Built in a Late Transitional Sonoran style, the gabled and hipped... More

Tucson Plant Materials Center, General Utility Building, 3241 North Romero Road, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Tucson Plant Materials Center, General Utility Building, 3241 North Ro...

Survey number: HABS AZ-159-C Building/structure dates: 1936 Initial Construction

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