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German POW Camp at Papago Park (access required)

View of the Papago Park German POW Camp from a macine-gun-equipped guard tower. The facility held 1,500 to 5,000 prisoners at any given moment during World War II.Next time you pass by 63rd and Oak streets in Phoenix, glance at the modest building housing Lodge No. 2148 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. ...

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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.