Phoenix and Arizona Historic Pictures

House Chamber inside of Old Arizona State Capitol

 

Bruce Yuanyue Bi / Getty Images 

Arizona historical photographs depicting scenes from earlier decades in the state's history. Enjoy these pictures of Phoenix and Arizona!

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Aerial Photo of Phoenix

Aerial Photo of Phoenix, Arizona - 1972
courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration

Aerial Photo of Phoenix, Arizona. 1972.
Photo from Environmental Protection Agency.

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Chandler, Arizona

Chandler, AZ, 1940
Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Division of Economic Information

Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona. Auto camp for cotton pickers. 1940.
Photo from Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Division of Economic Information.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the  U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Saguaro Cactus, 1950

Saguaro cactus on Sells Indian Reservation
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Saguaro cactus on Sells Indian Reservation, Sells, Arizona. Photo from Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Phoenix Area Office, Papago Agency,1950.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Nogales, AZ

Nogales, AZ 1890
Department of the Interior

Nogales, Santa Cruz Co. Showing boundary line between Arizona and Mexico. General view of center of town from hillside, looking west along International Street, ca. 1890~99. By W I Neumann. Photo from Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary of the Interior.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Phoenix, 1972

Phoenix, 1972
Environmental Protection Agency

Approaching Phoenix, 1972.
Photo from Environmental Protection Agency.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff, AZ
Department of the Interior

Flagstaff, Arizona Territory. Street view of post office, other buildings,
and people, with mountains in background, ca. 1899. By G. Ben Wittick.
Photo from Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary of the Interior.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Phoenix Military Parade

Parade in Phoenix
Department of the Interior

 A military parade down the main street of Phoenix, Arizona, ca. 1888
Photo from Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary of the Interior.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Phoenix Art Class

Phoenix Art Class, 1900
Department of the Interior

Art class, Phoenix Indian School, Arizona, 06/1900.
Photo from Department of the Interior. Office of Indian Affairs.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Lake Pleasant, 1972

Lake Pleasant, 1972
Environmental Protection Agency

Labor Day Boaters and Swimmers Enjoy the Holiday at Lake Pleasant, 1972.
Photo from Environmental Protection Agency.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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Salt River Dam

Salt River Dam
Department of the Interior

Salt River Project - Salt River Dam site - Arizona , ca. 1903.
Photo from Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center.

Phoenix and Arizona Historic Photos courtesy of the U.S. National Archives and Records and Records Administration.

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