Early crowd waiting around for Elton John concert on October 1, 1975.
Early crowd waiting for Elton John concert on October 1, 1975.
Several old buildings had to be destroyed to make way for the new county jail, which was to be built behind the existing facility on West Silverlake Road, so it was decided that Tucson firefighters could get rid of the buildings and get in some practice at the same time. On August 22, 1981 t…
Jesse Parker (32), here running for the UA, was the third player in Arizona high school history to rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back years.
A Parade All-American in 1972 as a senior, Parker led the Southern Division in rushing, total offense and scoring with 1,284 yards and 13 touchdowns and was named the Tucson Press Box Association Back of the Year. The 6-foot, 185-pound running back racked up 3,049 yards and 29 scores in thre…
The skies over the Tucson valley will have bursts of red, white, blue and about every other color in the spectrum during tonight's fireworks shows.
Linda Ronstadt at Tucson Community Center on Sept. 16, 1976.
Northern Arizona University president
The Tucson Community Center complex under construction in April, 1973.
Having enough snow at the University of Arizona for a snowball
fight was rare enough in 1976; it might be more so now as what's
Flooding like this, near 22nd Street and Park Avenue, is still
frequent during the monsoon, though "normal" annual rainfall has
been cut slightly.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' quest to recover her language
skills captivates those learning to talk again.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
This photo of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was taken while consulting with doctors before cranioplasty on May 17, 2011, at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texas. It was released to the Arizona Daily Star on June 11, 2011.
Winterhaven Festival of Lights in 1974.
Johnny Gibson, cutting hair in his barber shop in 1980.