Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Arizona And They’re Incredible
By Monica Spencer|Published August 10, 2017
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at email@example.com.
If there is anything photography is able to showcase better than any other art, it is the passage of time. One look at any photograph will give you a sense of the year it was taken and the lives it depicts. Today, we’re going to take a look at some photos that show off the state in its early years as Arizona Territory. It’ll give you some insight into how much this land has changed in nearly 150 years.