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Mohave County Miner Archive

  • Mineral Park, Arizona
  • 18821918

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Anson H. Smith published the first issue of the weekly Mohave County Miner in the back of Hyde’s Drug Store in Mineral Park, the county seat, on November 5, 1882. Edited by druggist James J. Hyde, the seven-column newspaper was printed on one of the first Chicago stop-cylinder presses ever manufactured. Charles W. Beach, publisher of Prescott’s Weekly Arizona Miner had arranged the purchase for Smith in Phoenix. Because Smith had originally come to Arizona as a miner, the Mohave County Miner initially focused more on mining than politics. Mohave was a Republican county, so Smith, although himself a Democrat, announced in his first editorial that the paper would be “devoted to the interests of the Republican Party,” adding, however, that “but a very small portion of our columns will be devoted to political discussion.”

Archive Info

  • 9,561
  • Mineral Park, Arizona
  • 18821918

Source Information

Mohave County Miner, 1882–1918 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: December 5, 2014

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Archive Info

  • 9,561
  • Mineral Park, Arizona
  • 18821918

Source Information

Mohave County Miner, 1882–1918 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: December 5, 2014