15 Rare Photos From Arizona That Will Take You Straight To The Past
Arizona has only celebrated statehood for 103 years, quite a bit shorter than many other states. However, its past is far richer if you consider its history as the Arizona Territory, New Mexico Territory, Mexico, and indigenous homeland. Here are 15 of our favorite photos that show off Arizona’s history from when cameras first opened their shutters on our landscape.
Which photo is your favorite? Are there any areas that you would like to have seen in the past? Tell us in the comments below!
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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.