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Ruined Raid on Short Creek (access required)

Arizona National Guard troops fed women and children following the 1953 raid on Short Creek.Prior to dawn on a summer morning in 1953, Arizona staged the largest police action in its history. It was a costly, controversial venture that made headlines across the nation but produced no tangible results.Short Creek — today called Colorado City ...

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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.