Tag Archives: 1900s

Happy Halloween

30 Oct

Today we are flashing back to 1912 to Mrs. E.N. Smith’s Pumpkin Patch. We hope you have a fun and safe Halloween!

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Photo Identifier #29169

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Closure Announcement – Labor Day

24 Aug

The Arizona Historical Society – Library & Archives will be closed Monday September 7, 2015 for the Labor Day Holiday. We will re-open Tuesday September 8, 2015.

We also wanted to share with you this photograph of a Labor Day Parade at Globe in 1902.

Photo Identifier PC61F6_62426

Photo Identifier PC61F6_62426

¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! — Happy Mexican Independence Day!

15 Sep

¡Feliz día de la Independencia de México! 

Happy Mexican Independence day!

Mexican Independence Day Celebration, Tucson, before 1912. Original card print by Haynes Tucson, A.T. Photo # 2907

Mexican Independence Day Celebration, Tucson, before 1912. Original card print by Haynes, Tucson, A.T. Photo # 2907

September 16th marks the 204 years of Mexico’s Independence. “El Grito” or the cry from the priest Miguel Hidalgo declaring their independence from Spain was the beginning of a ten year war.

Invitation to a Mexican Independence Day Party. Location - Places--Arizona--Tucson--Celebrations--Mexican Independence Day [Ephemera File]

Invitation to a Mexican Independence Day Party. Location – Places–Arizona–Tucson–Celebrations–Mexican Independence Day [Ephemera File]

This week we encourage you to think about the rich and diverse history of Mexico.

Mexican Independence Day Float Tucson, Arizona -- September 16, 1905. with Fire Department. Original card print carries name of Greg Martinez. Photo # 44623.

Mexican Independence Day Float Tucson, Arizona — September 16, 1905. with Fire Department. Original card print carries name of Greg Martinez. Photo # 44623.