Discover how the quest for gold and silver in Southern Arizona created boom towns that attracted hard-living men and shady ladies. View the dusty streets of Tombstone where the Earp family fought the Clantons. Discover dude ranches where famous people dressed like their favorite movie-star cowboys and cowgirls, and enjoy humorous postcards made for early tourists. Follow the development of historic Tucson from adobe barrios to the modern-day city where Arizona’s first university was built. Look inside the Yuma Territorial Prison (known as the “Hell Hole”) where prisoners endured temperatures over 120 degrees and escape was unknown. Take a journey back into time as 295 color images tell Southern Arizona's early history.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.48(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.47(d)|
About the Author
Victoria Clark has written poetry and short stories about life in Tucson in the early 1950s. She lives in Sedona, Arizona, with her husband Mike. This is her second book with Schiffer Publishing.