Ramenofsky, Elizabeth lantin
January 1985
Western States Jewish History;Jan1985, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p122
Academic Journal
The article features married couple Anna and Isadore Elkan Solomon, Jewish immigrants from Posen, Poland. After their marriage in 1872, they established a home and a business in Towanda, Pennsylvania. They moved to Clifton, Arizona and established a charcoal business, supplying charcoal to the Longfellow Mine. Anna shared in Isadore's activities and brought a touch of refinement and gentility to the western town. Isadore's name is recalled in connection with the origins of the Valley National Bank. Arizona Governor Ernest W. McFarlan proclaimed November 23 as Isadore E. Solomon Day in 1957, with the dedication of the historical monument erected where the road to Solomonville crosses U.S. Highway 70.


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