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Tom's University Area Photos, 1920's

Looking west through the Main Gate at the Pi Beta Phi Sorority house. Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. von KlienSmidt and others helped establish the first national chapter of a Greek-letter society for women at the University of Arizona. For some time the building was owned by the Marshalls.
Looking west through the Main Gate at the Pi Beta Phi Sorority house. Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. von KleinSmidt and others helped establish the first national chapter of a Greek-letter society for women at the University of Arizona. For some time the building was owned by the Marshalls.

A close-up view of the Pi Phi house.
A close-up view of the Pi Phi house.

he "Flying Cage" is the title Tom Marshall wrote on the back of this picture. The "anonymous donor" was not Mrs. Steward, but Mrs. Marshall.
The "Flying Cage" is the title Tom Marshall wrote on the back of this picture. The "anonymous donor" was not Mrs. Steward, but Mrs. Marshall. Tom and Louise both had a long-time interest in Arizona's birds, and she was a member of the Board of Regents when the appropriation was discussed.

The newly built Marshall stores as seen through the Main Gate
The newly built Marshall stores as seen through the Main Gate.

The College Ice Cream Factory was built to the west of the Gift Shop/Green Lantern building. This 1926 Model T Truck was used to deliver College Ice Cream to stores around town.
The College Ice Cream Factory was built to the west of the Gift Shop/Green Lantern building.
This 1926 Model T Truck was used to deliver College Ice Cream to stores around town.

Micky and the Truck. Tom Marshall's diary is full of the exploits of their lively fox terrier.
Micky* and the truck.
Tom Marshall's diary is full of the exploits of their lively fox terrier.

Micky and Patricia at her home on East First Street.
Micky and Patricia at her home on East First Street.

The Peters family home on East First Street in 1928.
The Peters family home on East First Street in 1928. A car parked facing the wrong way was not ticketed; no one was one required to purchase a permit to park on the street.


Entry in Tom Marshall's diary for July 6, 1930:
"Patricia Ann Peters is two years old today."

Note: Micky's name is spelled without the letter e and pre-dates Mickey Mouse. Micky was named for Tom Marshall's mining era friend Micky Curran.

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