Historic Photos of Tucson
The name Tucson originates from a Spanish word meaning "Black Base," a reference to the mostly volcanic mountains on the west side of the city. From 1867 to 1879, Tucson was the capital of the Arizona Territory and the University of Arizona, located in Tucson, was founded in 1885.
This book follows life, government, events and people important to Tucson history and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must-have for any long-time resident or history lover of Tucson!