Arizona, Yavapai County, Pioneers' Home Resident Ledger and Index - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Arizona, Yavapai County, Pioneers' Home Resident Ledger and Index, 1911-2000
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|Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, |
|Flag of Arizona|
|Location of Arizona|
|Record Type||Resident Ledger and Index|
|Arizona Department of Libraries, Archives, and Public Records|
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains a ledger of residents at the Pioneers' Home in Prescott, Arizona for the years 1911-2000. The Pioneers' Home was established in 1909 following the efforts of citizens to create a facility to provide care to pioneers who helped build the state. In 1916 a women's wing was added, and in 1929 it was expanded to include the Hospital for Disabled Miners. The home also manages and maintains the Pioneers' Home Cemetery.
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