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The day the Shah came to the Valley of the Sun (access required)

The Shah of Iran visiting John Jacobs’ farm in 1949.It was in early December 1949 that his Imperial Majesty, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shahinshah of Iran came to visit Phoenix farms. He chose to visit the Valley of the Sun because its climate closely resembled that of his native country, and he wanted to observe the ...

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