National Geographic : 1929 Jan
ADVENTURES IN ARIZONA COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY "RIDE HIM, COWBOY!" IS THE BRONCHOBUSTER'S SLOGAN At Prescott's annual "Frontier Day," cowboys come from all the Southwest to contend for prizes in riding, roping, bull-dogging and other equine and bovine rough-and-tumble contests. Prescott girls display a fancy cowboy scarf. © National Geographic Society Autochromes by Clifton Adams MANY OF THE WORLD'S FINEST VARIETIES OF DATES GROW IN ARIZONA Arabs say that date palms, to grow best, "should have their roots in water and their heads in Hell"-or maximum moisture and heat. Seedling date palms at Castle Hot Springs, in the foot hills of the Bradshaw Mountains, north of Phoenix.