1920 Teppline

January 1st, 1920

Note:

This Teppline presents information regarding the Backlund / Martin family for the year 1920.  This Teppline was compiled on February 23 – February 24, 2015.  Dates that are, and information that is, uncertain are indicated by the text strikeout function.

The link to a 1920 Calendar is HERE.

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1920

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Undated 1920 material:

1920.00.00 / day
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

PHOENIX ARIZONA CHAMBER of COMMERCE 1920 MEMBERSHIP CARD

G.D. Martin (Guy Dennis Martin)

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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

WATERCOLOR of ROOSEVELT DAM

By:  Hemme Martin:
Water color (7 x 9) by HNB of Roosevelt Dam with fairly low reservoir water, dated 1920.

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January:

1919.09.00 / day – 1920.05.28 / Friday  (9 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 

PHOENIX HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT ~ Teacher

Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin

Hemme Martin is employed by Phoenix High School, as a Teacher in Phoenix, Arizona.

1919.05.12 / Monday – 1920.09.14 / Tuesday (1.5 years)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

RESIDENCY IN PHOENIX – 1101 East Polk Street

Guy Dennis Martin (age 33) / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin (age 32) / Lloydine Della Martin (age 6).

Mailing address:  1101 East Polk Street – Phoenix, Arizona
Telephone:  0000

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+ According to Google Maps this residence at 1101 East Polk Street does not still exist.
+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.
+ Rent for this property is $45 per month.

1920.01.01 / day1920.12.31 / day (1 year)
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[2] 42:083 – North America – United States of America – Michigan – Washtenaw County
Ann Arbor

RESIDENCY IN ANN ARBOR

William John Martin (age 64) / Esther Prudence McMillin Brockway + Martin (age 62).

Mailing address:  unknown address in or near Ann Arbor
Telephone:  unknown

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+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.

1870.09.26 / day – 1920.12.31 / Friday (50 years)
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[2] 39:096 – North America – United States of America – Kansas – Riley County
LasitaBacklund Farm

RESIDENCY IN LASITA Backlund Farm

Johan [John Backlund] (age 82) / Carolina Wilhelmina Eckkel [Hedman] Backlund (age 75) / John Backlund, Jr. (age 50).

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+ The Backlund Farm, located about one (1) mile northwest of Lasita, Kansas, is a 160 acre homestead occupying the NE 1/4 of SECTION 26.

1920.01.02 / Monday
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[2] 42:083 – North America – United States of America – Michigan – Washtenaw County
Ann Arbor

ESTHER MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Esther Prudence McMillin Brockway + Martin, born 1857.01.02, turns sixty-three (63) years old.  Esther Martin is W.J. Martin’s second wife, Guy Martin’s step-mother, and Lloydine Martin’s paternal step-grandmother.

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February:

1920.02.00 / day
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

PHOTOGRAPH of LLOYDINE MARTIN

On a pony in front of 1101 East Polk Street in Phoenix, Arizona.  A copy of this photograph is sent to her grandparents at the Backlund Farm and also a copy to “Uncle John.”

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March:

1920.03.01 / Monday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

SIX PHOTOGRAPHS of LLOYDINE MARTIN

Lloydine Martin is pictured in four (4) photographs with a doll in front of the Martin residence at 1101 East Polk Street in Phoenix, Arizona.  The house appears to be approximately 30 feet in width across the front and has a 9 foot wide second story centered over the front porch.  An additional photograph shows HNB and LDM at the same house.  A smaller sized photograph without the doll seems to be a part of the same series.  Another photograph with the same bow (in hair) shows Lloydine and a female friend.

1920.03.02 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Phoenix floods.  Water went eight feet over the top of the Roosevelt Dam.  10,000 people see the auto races.  Lloydine has a white rabbit.  Guy’s parents are visiting in Oregon, have a farm in Michigan.  HNB is teaching 100 HS students, a “good job.”

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April:

1920.04.20 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Gasoline strike.  Guy has an old Studebaker.  HNB picture taken for Phoenix High School annual.  HNB is thin, school out May 28th.  Burglar tries to steal coats, enters Chief of Police house.  Rent is $45 per month.  (Elbert) Albert E. Powell (18), Ada B. Powell (42) mystery.

1920.04.22 / Thursday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – California – Los Angeles County
Long Beach – 1101 East Polk Street

ARRETTA L. WATTS LETTER

Handwritten Letter to Hemme Martin from Arretta L. Watts:
(in Long Beach, CA) writes about journalism courses.

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May:

1920.05.08 / Saturday – 1920.07.10 / Saturday  (2 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County

Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

RESIDENCY IN PHOENIX – 1101 East Polk Street

William J. Martin (age 64) / Esther P. McMillin Brockway/Martin (age 63) stay with Guy Dennis Martin (age 33) and Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin (age 32) / Lloydine Della Martin (age 6) (until June 20, 1920).

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+ Letter dated June 5, 1920:  Guy’s parents “came here from Portland, Oregon.
+ Note:  WJM & Esther Martin still own a farm in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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June:

1920.06.05 / Saturday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
HNB was down to #99.  Guy’s parents have been “living with us” for the past month.  HNB taught for a year at Phoenix High School, but probably will not go back.  Pay is about $200 per month.  Plans about trip to Kansas.  Lloydine goes “swimming” in the canal.  Aunt Emma is going to the farm.  105 degrees in Phoenix.  Route is to Topeka, Kansas on Santa Fe, then transfer to trains into Lasita.  Would like to stay in Kansas from June 24th until middle of September and the harvest.

1920.06.16 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

W.J. MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

William John Martin, born 1856.06.16, turns sixty-four (64) years old.  W.J. Martin is Esther Martin’s husband, Guy Martin’s father, and Lloydine Martin’s paternal grandfather.

1920.06.20 / Sunday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

ARIZONA REPUBLICAN NEWSPAPER – AUTOMOBILE SECTION

Evidently GDM is considering a new car – Automobile Section of the Arizona Republican (newspaper) (1 page, two sides).

1920.06.20Sunday – 1920.08.19 / Thursday (2 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

TRIP TO BACKLUND FARM IN KANSAS FROM PHOENIX, ARIZONA AND RETURN – HNB / LDM

Summary:  Hemme Martin and Lloydine Martin take the train to and from Lasita, Kansas for a long summer stay at the Backlund family farm.
Route:  Unknown transportation to Winslow, Arizona.  Santa Fe Railroad from Winslow to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Las Vegas New Mexico, to Emporia, Kansas (train #10), to Topeka, Kansas.  Train (west) to Lasita.  Return route is (mostly) on the Santa Fe, exact route is unknown.

1920.06.21 / Monday
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FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS of LLOYDINE MARTIN (in dark dress) at the train station in Winslow, Arizona.
PHOTOGRAPH of LLOYDINE MARTIN (in long-sleeve checkered dress) at the train station in Winslow, Arizona.  Same photo ID number on back.  Dining RooM train station.

1920.06.22 / Tuesday
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PHOTOGRAPH of LLOYDINE MARTIN (in white dress) standing in front of the circular fountain at the Hotel Alvarado in Albuquerque (probably taken on June 22, 1920).

PHOTOGRAPH of HEMME MARTIN at the Hotel Alvarado in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH of LLOYDINE MARTIN sitting on the edge of the circular fountain at The Castanada (Fred Harvey Train Station and Hotel) in Las Vegas, New Mexico.  An additional photograph taken of the train at Las Vegas and a detail of The Castaneda.

1920.06.23 / Wednesday
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THREE PHOTOGRAPHS of LLOYDINE MARTIN (in dark dress) with Santa Fe Railroad train #10 “going east” in Emporia, Kansas.

1920.07.00 / day
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FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS of LLOYDINE MARTIN (in checkered dress) at the Backlund Farm.

1920.06.26Saturday – 1920.07.09 / Friday (2 weeks)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

TRIP TO TUCSON, ARIZONA FROM PHOENIX, ARIZONA AND RETURN – GDM

Summary:  Guy Martin goes to Tucson regarding open shop and building exchange issues.

1920.06.28 / Wednesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

LLOYDINE MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Lloydine Della Martin, born 1913.06.28, turns seven (7) years old.  Lloydine Martin is the daughter of Guy Martin and Hemme Martin.

1920.06.29 / Tuesday
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[2] 32:110 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Pima County
Tucson – 88 Broadway at Scott Avenu

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
Am in Tucson (on Broadway) at the Santa Rita Hotel (also HERE) for “Open Shop” fight for about a week.  My father is better (he’s still in Phoenix).  Have been looking for a new house to rent (in Phoenix).

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July:

1920.07.09 / Friday
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[2] 32:110 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Pima County
Tucson – 88 Broadway at Scott Avenue

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
Guy is leaving Tucson tonight, has organized a Builders Exchange.  Guy’s parents are leaving for San Diego soon.

1920.07.00 / day
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[2] 39:096 – North America – United States of America – Kansas – Riley County
LasitaBacklund Farm

SIX PHOTOGRAPHS on the BACKLUND FARM

Three photographs of Lloydine Martin at the Backlund Farm.  Two are with Johan Backlund (her grandfather) and Johan Wallstrom (her grandmother’s mother’s brother).  The third photograph is of HNB and Aunt Florence.

Two photographs picture Lloydine with Loyal, Forrest and Maude Backlund who have also come to visit at the farm.  Another photograph (of a different date) show Forrest, Loyal and Lloydine with HNB.  All four are wearing hats.

A photograph with Aunt Florence and Aunt Emma dated July 1920.  A photograph of Lloydine and Uncle John dated 1920 or 1922, however the white dress suggests the 1920 date.

1920.07.15 / Thursday – 1920.08.01 / Sunday  (2 weeks)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County

Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

RESIDENCY IN SAN DIEGO – 

William J. Martin (age 64) / Esther P. McMillin Brockway/Martin (age 63)

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+ WJM is not well.  They travel to San Diego and rent a house.
+ Note:  WJM & Esther Martin still own a farm in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1920.07.16 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
City of Phoenix INSPECTOR OF BUILDINGS stationary:  It’s hot.

1920.07.20 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
Builders Exchange of Phoenix stationary – G.D. Martin Secretary: Going to San Diego for 10 days by train.  Guy’s parents are renting a house in San Diego.

1920.07.26 / Wednesday – 1920.08.02 / Monday  (1 week)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

TRIP TO SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA FROM PHOENIX, ARIZONA AND RETURN – GDM

Summary:  Guy Martin gets away from the summer heat of Phoenix in a trip to see his father (parents) who are now living in San Diego, California.
Route:  Paige automobile averaging 10 miles per hour from Phoenix to L.A.  Stage (bus) from L.A. to San Diego.  Train from San Diego, California to Phoenix.

1920.07.31 / Saturday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego2978 Woolman Avenue

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
Drove to LA in a “big Paige car,” 520 miles in 48 hours. Was in LA for 3 days and then went to San Diego “by stage” (bus).  Guy’s parents have purchased a place in San Diego.  Back to Phoenix on Monday or Tuesday.  “Our old house (in San Diego) is empty.”

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August:

1920.08.01 / Sunday – 1939.09.26 / Tuesday  (19 years)
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[2] 32:117 –
North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

RESIDENCY IN SAN DIEGO – 2978 Woolman Avenue

William John Martin (age 64) / Esther Prudence McMillin Brockway + Martin (age 63)

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+ WJM is not well.  They travel to San Diego and purchase a house.
+ Note:  WJM & Esther Martin still own a farm in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
+ According to Google Maps this residence probably no longer exists.
+ Woolman Avenue was renamed Ocean View Boulevard circa 1930.  It is probable that 2978 became 2970 at this time.
Note:  The issue here is whether 2978 Woolman was bought at this time, or closer to 1921.

1920.08.03 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
There may be a surcharge on your train tickets coming back.

1920.08.05 / Saturday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

HEMME MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin, born 1987.08.05, turns thirty-three (33) years old.  Hemme Martin is the daughter of Johan [John Backlund] and Carolina Backlund.  She is the wife of Guy Martin and the mother of Lloydine Martin.

1920.08.11 / Wednesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin:
Builders Exchange of Phoenix stationary – G.D. Martin Secretary:  typed letter:
Guy’s parents like San Diego, Guy doesn’t.  Train rates go up on August 20th.  Guy thought HNB was coming home.

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September:

1920.09.00 / day – 1920.09.00 / day  (5 days)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

TRIP TO TUCSON AND NOGALES FROM PHOENIX, ARIZONA AND RETURN – GDM

Summary:  Trip apparently for Builders Exchange and regarding labor issues.

1920.09.06 / Wednesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

GUY MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Guy Dennis Martin, born 1886.09.06, turns thirty-four (34) years old.  Guy Martin is the son of W.J. Martin and the step-son of Esther Martin.  He is Hemme Martin’s husband and Lloydine Martin’s father.

1920.09.10 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1101 East Polk Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Notification of (pending) new address.  Guy was in Tucson and Nogales for 5 days.  Rent on old house went up to $70, new rent (in new house) is again $45.  Guy’s father is ill in San Diego.

1920.09.15 – 1920.12.31  (3.5 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

RESIDENCY IN PHOENIX – 1023 North Tenth Street

Guy Dennis Martin (age 33) / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin (age 32) / Lloydine Della Martin (age 7).

Mailing address:  1123 North 10th Street – Phoenix, Arizona
Telephone:  0000

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+ According to Google Maps this residence at 1023 North 10th Street does not still exist.
+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.
+ Rent for this property is $45 per month.

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October:

1920.10.12 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

HEMME MARTIN POSTCARD

Postcard to CW Backlund from Hemme Martin:
Pomegranate trees.

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November:

1920.11.10 / Wednesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

LLOYDINE MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Lloydine Martin:
“I love you all.”  She asks about the horses and pigs.  She asks grandma (CWE) about whether she will have oyster soup for Thanksgiving dinner.  Enclosed in the letter is a Second Grade language lesson about Sir Edward Landseer.

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December:

1920.12.11 / Saturday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE – PHOENIX

Newspaper article about “recently appointed” building inspector G. D. Martin.  Article contains summary of code.

1920.12.17 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

DEED OF PURCHASE – LOT 18

Deed of purchase of Lot 18 (1418 North 1st Street) for $10,000, “in gold coin.”  Residency shall begin January 5, 1921.

1920.12.28 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
1023 North 10th Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:  GDM address at “City Hall.”  We are buying a house, will move January 1st.  Mortgage is $75 per month, but will rent rooms for $35 (income).  Mr. Thoren was involved in a railroad accident, “crossings should be marked.”  Lloydine now has a Persian cat, “Omar” aka “Rubaiyat.”  Will see Hotel Adams “big Christmas tree.”