Making Rubber

In 1916, World War I and the boll weevil, created a double whammy crisis for the international rubber industry. From Michelin in France to Goodyear in the United States, rubber manufacturers had to find new sources for Egyptian long-staple cotton…

The Maricopa County Courthouse

The Maricopa County Courthouse and Phoenix City Hall stand on the same plot of land as the original courthouse, which was built in 1884. For more than 40 years, the original courthouse stood out as an architectural landmark in a city that was…