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Historical Mine-Ajo

Richard Holt was a cook at the Ajo mine when this picture was taken in 1915. Born in Charlotte, NC, Richard cane to Tucson in 1884 as a U.S. Army soldier attached to the 10th Cavalry, troop E. After being discharged from the military in 1989, he was a carpenter and caretaker in mining camps, hotels, and private homes.