A fire in the center of town on the east side of Main Street during February was followed by the fire that destroyed most of the west side of Main Street during April of 1925. One year later, on the first anniversary, most of the buildings had been rebuilt.
Camp Funston, where Yavapai County recruits were trained during World War I, was identified as a source of the influenza epidemic.
In Arizona Territory, this was a legal holiday observed on the first Friday of February. Later, Arbor Day was celebrated on the first Friday of February in the southern counties and the first Friday of April in the northern counties. Arbor Day is now observed on the last Friday of April.
The mine at Jerome was shipping 12 railroad cars of 25% copper ore daily, and plans were made to build a smelter.
The Marcus J. Lawrence Memorial Hospital building became a senior citizens' home.
The proposed dam was expected to be built until the stock market crashed during October.
Camp Taylor will be rehabilitated for over-night camping.
In addition to the new building, a nearby building was remodeled for high school students.
Phoenix Cement Company began operations during 1959 and will begin an expansion plan during the fall of 1960 which includes the addition of another rotary kiln.
"Mountain Dew" collected recently ate its way through the sides of the jug. "White Mule" exploded with enough force to imbed glass in the office furniture.
Arizona men voted on November 5, 1912, to give women the right to vote and hold public office. Arizona was one of the last to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920.
The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was occupied and enlarged by the Baptist congregation.
The Methodist - Baptist Church Building was obtained by the Town of Cottonwood in 1982. It is currently being remodeled for use as a brew pub.
Cutting wood on public lands became regulated and resulted in a Supreme Court decision.
The services of two Colorado River boatmen were needed to restore electric power to the Middle Verde area. In Oak Creek Canyon, the wooden bridge at Indian Gardens washed away.
One year later, the fire on Christmas Eve of 1897 destroyed many buildings in the business district.
Jerome is an orderly town with handsome residences and businesses lighted by electricity. There are 2 churches, a school, and a company hospital.
The journey from Jerome Junction to Jerome on the United Verde & Pacific Railway included a stop at the "city" of Davis, a lumber station.
The store opened in the booming mining town in 1918. The store building began to slide and was condemned in 1936.
The Community Sanitation Program came into existence as one of many work relief projects during December of 1933.
Cottonwood businessmen move to Clarkdale
The travelers visited Camp Verde, Montezuma Castle, Soda Springs, Montezuma Well, etc., before returning to Jerome, Jerome Junction, and Prescott.
A traveler's impressions of the scenery, mines, smelter, and Town of Jerome.
John Pruitt arrived at Jerome with his parents, brother and sisters, before 1908. His father was hired as a special officer for the Town of Jerome. John attended Jerome schools and the family eventually lived on East Avenue.
Alfredo and Ava Gutierrez operated a Mexican restaurant on 89A at 12th Street.
The constantly changing wind made fire fighting more difficult.
The cultivation of grapes and manufacture of wine is a nice business in the Verde Valley.
Herbicide used to kill weeds and Johnson grass poisoned fish and other aquatic life.
Sedona Westerners visit the Purtymun Homestead.
The new building at the United Verde Copper Company smelter houses the concentration plant.