Gary Cozzens's Capitan, New Mexico: From the Coalora Coal Mines to Smokey PDF

  • admin
  • December 26, 2017
  • American History 1
  • Comments Off on Gary Cozzens's Capitan, New Mexico: From the Coalora Coal Mines to Smokey PDF

By Gary Cozzens

In early may perhaps 1950 an important woodland fireplace unfold during the Capitan hole within the Capitan Mountains. a tender black undergo cub was once chanced on clinging to a tree along with his paws singed and his mom nowhere in sight. That cub, later named Smokey endure, was once doctored and finally despatched to Washington, D. C. the place he turned the dwelling image of fireplace prevention. for sure, Smokey undergo is the main recognized resident of Capitan, NM, yet he's not the only real historical past of the realm. as well as a entire bankruptcy on Smokey endure, Cozzens's historical past of Capitan will disguise every little thing from the numerous coal mining and ranching background of the realm (Block Ranch used to be the biggest within the state on the flip of the century), US wooded area Service's involvement within the sector, Civilian Conservation Corps historical past (one of the few CCC camps for girls was once situated here), and the tale of 1 of Capitan's most renowned, yet no longer so well-covered, voters, George A. Titsworth.

Show description

Read or Download Capitan, New Mexico: From the Coalora Coal Mines to Smokey Bear (Brief History) PDF

Best american history_1 books

Download e-book for iPad: Remembering Pittsburgh: An "Eyewitness" History of the Steel by Len Barcousky,David M. Shribman

The doomed Whiskey uprising, the nice hearth that destroyed a 3rd of town in 1845 and Lincoln's speech urging citizens to shun speak of secession--all have made the pages of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and its predecessors. given that 1786, the paper has lined neighborhood occasions, and reporter Len Barcousky is part of this lengthy culture.

T. Tyler Potterfield,Sarah Shields Driggs's Nonesuch Place: A History of the Richmond Landscape PDF

Deliberately outfitted at the fall line the place the Piedmont uplands meet the Tidewater sector, Richmond has consistently been a urban outlined by means of the land. From the time settlers outfitted a urban on rugged terrain overlooking the James River, the folks have replaced the land and been replaced by way of it. Few recognize this greater than T.

Golden Era in St. Petersburg, The: Postwar Prosperity in The - download pdf or read online

Among 1946 and 1963, St. Petersburg was once the imperative Sunbelt urban experiencing a post-World struggle II increase and wrestling with the issues that observed quick progress. The city's old-school innovations of advertising multiplied the inhabitants from approximately 60,000 to greater than 180,000 in eighteen years.

Read e-book online Lakewood (Images of Modern America) PDF

Even though settled within the mid-1860s, Lakewood waited to include till 1969, whilst its inhabitants was once 90,000. It used to be immediately the 3rd biggest urban in Colorado and had all of it. Lakewood even had revolutionary rules for presidency from a nonmilitarized police division to incorporation of the patchwork of current sewer, water, fireplace safety, and park districts.

Additional resources for Capitan, New Mexico: From the Coalora Coal Mines to Smokey Bear (Brief History)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Capitan, New Mexico: From the Coalora Coal Mines to Smokey Bear (Brief History) by Gary Cozzens


by Jeff
4.2

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 47 votes