And the West is History

100 years ago: E.L. Mead was among the supply buyers from the Animas Valley.

75 years ago: The local draft board began sending notices for physical examinations to married men without children.

50 years ago: With plans to begin a new term of evening classes for adults and several day classes and activities, Ignacio schools were seeking teachers for some of the “special” kinds of courses.

25 years ago: Kids were riding around on a toy tractor, causing a hazard, at East Second Avenue and 20th Street.

Most items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not be verified.

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