More History Tucson Stories

On Board Historic Steam Engine No. 844

Large crowds greeted the locomotive in Tucson, as it made a whistle stop for Arizona's centennial celebration.

Web Feature: A Legacy in Stone

Throughout Southern Arizona, parks and wild places bear the mark of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Locals Unite for Literacy

Thousands of volunteers keep Tucson's library system alive--and lively

American Experience: Freedom Riders

The inspiring story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD 6.

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

A Brief History of Segregation

Explore the legacy of segregation, and the uphill journey that many African Americans had to make to get an equal education no more than a generation or two from today.

Web Feature: Keepers of the Story

A handful of Tucsonans work to keep Arizona's Black history alive

History Moment: Marist College

Built in 1915, Marist College is the only example of a three-story adobe building in Arizona--and home to a rich history

When Poetry Met Art

Vintage posters put literary legacy on exhibit at UA Poetry Center

Last Helicopter Out

As Saigon fell, one helicopter went back to rescue stranded Marines.

Medical Center for Children Celebrates New Chapter

Children's Clinics for Rehabilitative Services unveils major renovation project at its facility near University Medical Center.

Tucson Neon Signs Historic Preservation Dilemma

Citizens work to keep the city's iconic signs shining

A Survivor's Story

Learn why Holocaust survivor Bill Kugelman chooses to share his concentration camp experiences with Tucson's troubled youth.

Temple Emanu-El Celebrates Completion of New Torah

Arizona's pioneering Jewish congregation marks the milestone with a public ceremony

Tucson's 235th Birthday

A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

South Tucson

Learn about the history of South Tucson and how its citizens are facing today's challenges, in a story from Kimberly Craft.

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