Sign bids visitors welcome to Rillito north of Tucson in Sept. 1969. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen
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…
Farmworkers lived in dilapidated homes in Rillito in Sept. 1969. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen
The Tamplin's tiny three room shack in Marana, which housed two adults and 12 children. Photo by Bruce Hopkins / Tucson Citizen
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
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…
Students file into Arizona Stadium on May 31, 1967, for commencement. Photo taken looking north. The Santa Catalina Mountains are in the distance.
Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia received the Alumni Achievement Award from UA president Dr. Richard Harvill at the commencement on May 31, 1967.
Faculty and students file into Arizona Stadium for commencement on May 31, 1967.
El Con mall in January, 1972, shortly after it was enclosed
after more than 10 years as an open-air mall.