Jack Sheaffer Collection

1956 Pima County Fair UA Demonstrators near Park and University - Jan. 22 1971 Tucson Marathon at San Xavier del Bac - Feb. 01 1969 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.