Publication: Westernlore Press, 1984, Tucson
First edition. 8vo. Cloth, tan endpapers, 237 pp., preface, illustrated, portraits, maps, epilogue, bibliographical notes to chapters, index. The story of Anna and Isadore Elkan Solomon, Jewish pioneers who settled in the Gila River Valley of Southeastern Arizona in 1876. They established a town, Solomonville, which still bears their name; developed farms, ranches, irrigation projects, a mercantile store, a hotel, freighting company, and a stage line; were instrumental in incorporating the Gila River Bank, the forerunner to the Valley National Bank; and promoted the creation of Graham County. Material on Apaches, the Bascom affair, Clifton, John Clum, Duncan, Fort Bowie, Fort Grant, Fort Thomas, the Freudenthal family, Geronimo, Globe, Kid Louis, Morenci, Mormons, Prescott, railroads, rustlers, Victorio, Wham payroll robbery, Mary Woodman, etc. Fine in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 26192