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The Civil War: Way Out West (access required)

Originally commissioned by the self-styled father of Arizona Charles D. Poston to get more investments in his mining company, this sketch shows Picacho Peak circa 1865, just as the Union and Confederate soldiers involved in the conflict there would have seen it.April 15 means little more than tax day for modern Americans. However, for troops ...

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During World War I, there would have been no young men in this photo—most had been sent overseas. But by 1920, the boys were back, the economy was beginning to boom, dating was in style again and the Confection Den was one of the places to go.