Today in History: Arizona

Today in History–February 24–the Library of Congress features Arizona, which was organized as a separate territory on this day in 1863. Find out more about this southwestern state that gained U.S. statehood in 1912 by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of the 48th state through a review of primary sources.

Arizona stories from America’s Library

Arizona primary source set with teacher’s guide

Arizona resource guide

Arizona maps

Arizona books & articles

Arizona historical newspapers

Arizona films

Arizona oral histories & songs

Arizona sheet music

Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Arizona

Arizona images

Arizona legislation

Arizona Guide to Law Online

Arizona Statehood Anniversary In Custodia Legis February 14, 2022

Today in History: The Gadsden Purchase

Today in History: Grand Canyon

More U.S. state primary source collections