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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 print of Lillie and Harriet Freye on mules.

Contributors
Van Bradt, Denver, Co.
Created Date
1935
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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 of a man peering through mounted binoculars.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of Lillie and Harriet Freye sitting in chairs on an observation deck.

Created Date
1935
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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 of a woman in a stretcher that is mounted on a mule, and surrounded by tents and three men.

Created Date
1935
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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 one man leading mules with provisions on a trail.

Created Date
1935
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Black and white print of two men riding mules on a trail.

Created Date
1935
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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 man and woman sitting at an overlook.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
Created Date
1940
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Black and white print of the south rim from Tuweep.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
Created Date
1940
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Black and white print of people riding mules down a trail. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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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 of people riding mules down a steep trail. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print of an automobile exiting the park at an entrance with large stone pillars and sign with entrance fees. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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Black and white print overlooking the canyon with clouds below the canyon's highest elevations. Circa 1940-1949.

Contributors
Campbell, Bert, Campbell, Myrtle
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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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Color postcard titled, "H-4452 The Watchtower at Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona". Circa 1930-1939.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. Circa 1930-1939.

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R. H. Coughlan. Sepia print of Hopi House. 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, 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 of Navajo Bridge; some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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Black and white, silver gelatin print of the canyon and pine trees; some silvering. Circa 1930-1939.

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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
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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
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Black and white postcard of Cataract Creek waterfalls. Circa. 1930

Contributors
Peters, W. H., Kolb Bros.

Brochure promoting train tours with schedules. Includes black and white images of the canyon.

Contributors
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Created Date
1939-05-29

Monthly bulletin, black and white, describing the natural history and scientific features of Grand Canyon National Park. This volume is dedicated in memoriam to Glen E. Sturdevant, park naturalist, and Fred Johnson, park ranger, who drowned while collecting specimens in the park.

Contributors
United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1929-02-28

typescript report, black and white, describing the birds of Grand Canyon National Park with cover drawing of a bald eagle.

Contributors
McKee, Edwin D., United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1930

typescript report, black and white, describing the mammals of Grand Canyon National Park with cover drawing of a bighorn sheep.

Contributors
McKee, Edwin D., United States Department of the Interior, United States National Park Service
Created Date
1929

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

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1933

Hand-colored lithograph pamphlet describing trails, drives and camping in the canyon. Circa 1920-1935.

Contributors
LaRue Printing Company

Historical overview of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States Government Printing Office
Created Date
1933

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

Bulletin describing a radio broadcast of a sightseeing plane trip over the Grand Canyon. Cover art by Maynard Dixon (1875-1946).

Contributors
Standard Oil Company of California, Dixon, Maynard
Created Date
1937-06

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

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

Brochure advertising El Tovar, Bright Angel Lodge, and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Fred Harvey
Created Date
1938

Educational leaflet on the formation of the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
United States National Park Service
Created Date
1939-04

Description of a four day trip to the Grand Canyon.

Contributors
Harbin, Adrian
Created Date
1937