Fifty years ago, the city of Prescott welcomed a Hollywood film crew and helped make a Western classic.
Category: Days Past
“The ‘ONLY’ Woman Sport Scribe:” The Career of Sally Jacobs at the Arizona Republican Newspaper, 1912-1922
Who would be crazy enough to hire a sports commentator who did not know the difference between a box score and a boxcar? Lyle Abbott, city editor of the “Arizona Republican,” that’s who.
The idea was to offer a one-day event where audiences could enjoy the legend and lore of the wild West. It grew…
In 1907, the New York Times estimated that Clark, namesake for Arizona town Clarkdale, was richer than oilman John D. Rockefeller. What became of his massive fortune?