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Title: Annie L. Jobs Photograph Album, 1884-1887Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
ID: MS-0472
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1886-1887
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Annie L. Jobs was probably the wife of Thomas A. Jobs, secretary of the Flint, Idaho Mining Company in Flint, Idaho.  Thomas passed the Colorado Bar exam in 1880.  He and Annie lived in Flint between 1884 and 1887, but around 1890 they appear to have moved south to Arizona where Thomas worked as a lawyer and judge in Maricopa County. The Jobs’ daughter, Margaret C. Jobs was confirmed in Phoenix in April 1906.

Flint was a small mining town approximately nine miles south of Silver City in Owyhee County, and had a population of around fifteen hundred at its peak.  The Flint, Idaho Mining Company was formally registered in 1886.  Jobs served as secretary, and Robert Brewster Stanton worked as the engineer and general manager of the company.  Native Americans threatened the town and its inhabitants on several occasions, leading to the involvement of the United States Calvary, which quelled the disturbances.  Flint is now a ghost town, with only a few of its original buildings still standing.

Author: Amanda Lanthorne
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Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Rights: These materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Note: John and Jane Adams
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Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Annie L. Jobs Photograph Album, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
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