Jack Sheaffer Collection

Rodeo 1957 (night) Dr. Margaret Mead with UA Womens' Commission - Nov. 13 1966 Benson Highway and South Tucson - Jan. 18 1956 Old Tucson; Johnny Cash holding John Carter Cash with Kirk Douglas Jan. 7 1971

About the Jack Sheaffer Digital Collection

The Jack Sheaffer Photograph Digital Collection contains over 10,000 images that document the photographic history of southern Arizona during a time of explosive growth in the area, from 1955 - 1975. Jack Sheaffer photographed both major and minor events that made up the history of southern Arizona during the last half of the twentieth century. His subjects included in this collection, ran the gamut from politics and sports, to annual civic events like the Tucson Rodeo, and from celebrity visits and tragic accidents, to local beauty pageants.