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Prescott, Arizona Photograph Collection, 1915-1920

MS 500

Collection Summary

Creator: Unknown
Collection Name: Prescott, Arizona Photograph Collection
Inclusive Dates: circa 1915-1920
Physical Description:0.5 linear feet
Abstract:Small, unidentified photographs of northern Arizona scenes including Prescott Frontier Days, camping, fishing, and hunting, and a few of Hopi, Navajo, and other people, ca. 1915-1920. The photographs are small and of poor quality but may be useful as a tourist’s view of the time and place.
Collection Number:MS 500
Language: Materials in English
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Historical Note

The origin of the photograph album is unknown but the subjects of the photographs suggest a tourist or someone visiting northern Arizona for their health.

Scope and Content Note

Small, unidentified photographs, which were taken about 1915 to 1920, of outdoor tourist activities in the Prescott, Arizona area and northern Arizona, and a few photographs of central Arizona and a Tucson rodeo. Subjects of images include Prescott Frontier Days rodeo and Smoki dancers, camping, fishing, and hunting, Navajo and Hopi people and homes, goats and sheep, logging and a cotton gin, radio actors for KNX station, a rifle club group, automobiles, and other miscellaneous topics.


This collection is organized into 1 series. This series has been kept in the original album arrangement although the photographs were removed from the album.



There are no restrictions on this collection


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Geographic Name(s)
Yavapai County (Ariz.) -- Photographs

Automobiles – Arizona -- Photographs

Genre Form(s)
Prescott Frontier Days (Prescott, Ariz.) -- Photographs

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Prescott, Arizona Photograph Collection, (MS 500)>. Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

Prescott, Arizona photographs
11 Camping, hunting, fishing, automobiles no date
12 Navajo, Hopi people and homes, cattle no date
13 Prescott Frontier Days rodeo, parade, a ferry no date
14 Prescott Frontier Days rodeo, camping, hunting no date
15 Sheep, swimming, parade, Navajo, logging no date
16 Cotton gin, date palms, picnic, hunting no date
17 Prescott Frontier Days, Montezuma’s Castle no date
18 Prescott Frontier Days, goats, hunting no date
19 Arizona Wranglers (radio KNX), rifle club no date
110 Frontier Days, Smoki dancers no date
111 Miscellaneous no date
112 Grand Canyon, Tucson rodeo, Navajo trading post no date
113 Miscellaneous no date
114 Camping, chickens no date
115 Prescott Frontier Days parade, Smoki dancers, hunting no date
116 Miscellaneous no date
116 Camping, sheep no date