Jack Sheaffer Collection

1959 Rodeo Crowd Shot - Feb 21 1959 President Eisenhower Visits Tucson - Jan. 14 1957 Benson Highway and South Tucson - Jan. 18 1956 Construction La Placita Park - Nov. 30 1972

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.