Quantcast
Home / Author Archives: Arizona Capitol Times Staff (page 3)

Author Archives: Arizona Capitol Times Staff

Feed Subscription

Year in Review: 2015 Photos of the Year (access required)

Year in Review: 2015 Photos of the Year <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Capitol protesters voiced their views on subjects from education to midwives. Sen. Carlyle Begay drew a crowd of supporters when he changed parties from Democrat to Republican. Secretary of State Michele Reagan reached out to a younger generation of potential voters. Those and other scenes were captured in the top photos of 2015.

Read More »

First Bisbee Graduates (access required)

First Bisbee Graduates <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

These young women attended Central School, which served all of the students in Bisbee, from grammar to high school. They graduated on June 2, 1906. Commencement ceremonies were held at the opera house; the commencement speaker was University of Arizona President Charles Kendrick Babcock, who only a month before had sent a letter to Bisbee Superintendent of Schools Charles Philbrook accrediting a separate high school for Bisbee students.

Read More »

Cap Times Quiz: Education edition (access required)

Cap Times Quiz: Education edition <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Education has been this year’s hottest topic in Arizona, beginning with the inauguration of Gov. Doug Ducey in January and continuing through last week’s special session on school finance. Here is a quiz to determine how closely you have been keeping up. Get all eight right and you could qualify for a choice staff position with the state Board of Education.

Read More »

Phoenix’s Plaza Bandstand

Phoenix’s Plaza Bandstand

This is a 1901 photograph of the bandstand sat City Hall Plaza, located on the block between Washington and Jefferson streets and Montezuma (First Street) and Maricopa (Second Street). The men in the photo are not identified, but written on the back of the photo is the name of J.C. Dodds. The 1903 City Directory lists Dodds as a driver for Ezra W. Thayer. That is Thayer’s hardware store across the street on Washington, and we guess Dodds is one of the men in the photograph.

Read More »
Scroll To Top