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100 Years of Grand: The Grand Canyon Centennial Project


A digital archive celebrating the Centennial of the Grand Canyon National Park. A collaborative project of the Arizona State University Library, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University and the Grand Canyon National Park. Additional materials are available via the project website.


Series
  • Public Development (1929-1940)
Date Range
1929 1940


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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white silver gelatin print, some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Excerpt on the Archean Ripple Mark in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Maxon, John H., Campbell, Ian, American Journal of Science
Created Date
1934-10-01
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Black and white print of an automobile parked near the Watchtower. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print Benjamin and Lillie Freye at overlook.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Benjamin Freye riding a mule, handwritten annotation, "(illegible) - Feb 13th 1935".

Created Date
1935-02-13
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Black and white print of Benjamin Freye on a mule.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print with high angle view of mules crossing South Kaibab Bridge.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white print of three women in a cable rig above the Colorado river.

Created Date
1935
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Canyon at Toroweap Point, silver gelatin print.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1937
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Black and white print, blurry, of cabins at the base of the canyon, possibly Phantom Ranch.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of horse and cabins at the base of the canyon, possibly Phantom Ranch.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye riding mules down a trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935

Memorandum urging the maintenance of Civilian Conservation Corp companies at the maximum strength. Circa 1937.

Contributors
Hayden, Carl T.
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Invitation includes event program agenda and description of several dances to be performed.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1933

Historical overview of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States Government Printing Office
Created Date
1933
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Guide Leaflet No. 1 detailing the desert view drive of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Ickes, Harold L., United States Department of the Interior
Created Date
1933
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white print of Fred Wilson at an overlook.

Created Date
1940-06-11
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Black and white print of people on South Kaibab Bridge.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white print with a handwritten annotation, " Geo. W. P. Hunt, Grand Canyon, July 7, 1933".

Created Date
1933-07-07

Description of a four day trip to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Harbin, Adrian
Created Date
1937
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Black and white print with a typescript annotation, "Gov. Hunt, E. Johnson, B. Bufano, Grand Canyon. June, 12th, 1931".

Created Date
1931-06-12

Script of a radio program titled, "Exploring America with Carveth Wells", published by the Conoco Travel Bureau. Circa 1932.

Contributors
Wells, Carveth, Continental Oil Company
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

Magazine article describing the experience of flying over the Grand Canyon in a plane.

Contributors
Parrish, Wayne W., U.S. National Aeronautic Association
Created Date
1937-01
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Black and white, silver gelatin print with some silvering. Circa 1930.

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Black and white print of automobile near a park entrance with stone marker. Circa 1930-1939.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Grand Canyon Village to Rowe's Well Road. Circa 1935.

Contributors
Hamilton, Ed

Guide Leaflet No. 3 detailing the west rim drive in the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Ickes, Harold L., United States Department of the Interior
Created Date
1940

Educational leaflet on the formation of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1939-04
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Black and white print Harriet and Benjamin Freye at overlook.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie Freye riding along the edge of the canyon trail.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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Black and white postcard of Cataract Creek waterfalls. Circa. 1930

Contributors
Peters, W. H., Kolb Bros.