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The Arizona Rangers (access required)

The Arizona Rangers scan for cattle rustlers from a hilltop.In March of 1901, the 21st Assembly of the Arizona Territorial Legislature authorized Gov. Nathan Murphy to form the Arizona Rangers. The Rangers only consisted of 14 men; a captain, a sergeant, and 12 privates; and were charged with enforcing the law where local lawmen were ...

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The Blizzard of 1916 (access required)

This is Main Street in Bisbee on January 21, 1916, the day after the biggest snowfall in city history. The storm began on January 19 with heavy winds that tore off roofs in the Warren District. The wind abated, the sky cleared briefly—then it began to rain. The streets soon ran like rivers. The sky cleared again in the afternoon, but by 5 p.m. snow began to fall, increasing throughout the night until by morning all of southern Arizona from Benson to the Mexican border was blanketed.