ATOLIA TOWN ( TUNGSTEN )

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March 24, 1906:  “FROM THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERT – NEW TOWN OF ATOLIA AT TUNGSTEN MINES –Charles Taylor,  superintendent at the tungsten mines, says they are now working twenty-two men and taking out a high grade ore.  The railroad company has put in a spur and they now load cars at the mine.  The  shipment to the Barstow mill has … More >


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POST OFFICE

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Postmasters Chas. S. Taylor                                                         Appointed  May 10, 1906 Alfted A. True                                           … More >


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MARRIAGES, DEATHS AND BIRTHS

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MARRIAGES April 6, 1907:  “Last Monday afternoon, in Hotel Beale parlor, Gertrude Schoonmaker and Charles S. Taylor, of Randsburg were united in wedlock, Rev. W. G. Blakely performing the marriage ceremony.  Mrs. Taylor is the daughter of J. L. Nelson, of Peach Springs, and is known and respected by the people of this county for her unblemished character and amiable … More >


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SCHOOL

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September 12, 1911: “THE RANDSBURG SCHOOL opened yesterday with Miss Alice Peter in charge.  Miss Lena Reynolds is in charge at Johannesburg and Miss Alma Roberts at Atolia.”—Bakersfield Morning Echo April 28, 1916: “NEED BIGGER SCHOOL—Atolia’s school will be improved.  It is already overcrowded and another teacher and room will be needed as soon as they can be secured.  The … More >


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