Tag Archives: Fun Friday

Flashback Friday

2 Oct

Flashback Friday!

This is a photographs of Captain Miller in 1907 at the Laguna Dam.

We hope you have a relaxing weekend!


Photo Identifier: #19156


Fun Friday: Happy Birthday, Linda Ronstadt!

17 Jul

Beloved Tucson native and rock goddess Linda Ronstadt turned 69 years old this week (July 15th)! To celebrate we’re sharing this concert poster from our collection, which promotes a 1968 performance at Palo Verde High by the musician and her Baroque pop band, The Stone Poneys.


The poster’s psychedelic design features a beautiful, stylized portrait of the birthday girl herself, and you can purchase your very own digital copy from the AHS Library and Archives. A digital scan of this or any other selected poster is $29. Scans of selected maps are also available for $35. Stop by the reading room to peruse all the posters we have for sale.*

We are open Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm. You may also contact the library at ahsref@azhs.gov or (520) 617-1157, if you’re interested or have any questions.

*Scans are for personal use only, not for publication

How we Celebrate National Donut Day in The Archives!

5 Jun

It’s Friday and today is National Donut Day!

We are celebrating with this photograph of the La Costa del Pacifico Panaderia [Bakery], owned by J.C. Moreno and was located on 508 S. Meyer Street.


How will you be celebrating?

The photo identifier is PC-1000-Places-Tucson-Business-Bakery [Photo File] #61058

Fun Friday — Mother’s Day Card

8 May

For this fun Friday we want to share this Mother’s Day card that was given to Dorothy Burkhart. Burkhart was president of the Arizona Parent Teacher Association in 1956 – 1958 and collected the history of the organization including photographs and clippings. To find this card and Parent Teacher Association materials, please see MS 1296 – Dorothy Burkhart Collection 1946 – 1995


Fun Photo Friday!

10 Apr
Happy Friday!
For this Fun Friday, we want to share with you this photograph of Alberto Soza and his goat. He stated, “We raised this goat at the time (an Agora Goat). We use the hair to make quilts for the whole family. when the Wilson’ss came to there (on the ranch) they taught mother to make quilts set on a frame propped on chairs.”
Original card from Mrs. Maria Gonzales, dated – 1939.

Photo Identifier – Portrait – Soza, Antonio J. Sr. #6759