Jack & Jerri Lines Collection

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Collection includes photograph of Salida High School’s 1905 football team, a letter written from Arthur Hutchinson to Jerome K. Wilcox, and statements of early residents of the area compiled by Jerome Wilcox on visits by he and his wife Grace and two children to Mr. and Mrs. Emery Lines in Salida. Grace Wilcox was the sister of Mrs. Emery Lines, who was the mother of Jack Lines (the donor).
Includes statements by:
•    T.J. Thompson
•    M.N. Jordan of Saguache, Colorado
•    Arthur Hutchinson, May 8, 1924
•    Hugh Boon
•    John Mundlein
•    Mrs. O.E. (Elizabeth) Harrington, prepared by Mrs. Wm. C. Alexander

1905 football team
The Salida High School 1905 football team. Salida High School started playing football about the turn of the century. In those days, the team traveled by train and played such schools as Leadville, Canon City, Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Gunnison, and Trinidad. Emery Lines identified the players. The mascot is Leslie Kerndt. Seated are Charley Hunt, Emery Lines, Professor Thompson (the coach), Frank Gilligan, and Lyle Bowman. Second row: Cope (died of a broken neck in a game at Leadville the following year), Allen Pierce, Professor DeBruin, Tom Bird, Arthur Marvin, Clem Newton, Laurence England, Harry Alexander, Professor Beeler, George Brown, and Arthur Collins.

Arthur Hutchinson letter -a letter written from Arthur Hutchinson to Jerome K. Wilcox, then chief librarian at the University of Chicago, postmarked December 17, 1931. Details Hutchinson’s daily life around the Hutchinson Homestead during the mid-1800s; also references Fred Agee’s History of Cochetopa Forest.
(Link here to letter in typewritten format.)

Early Days in Chaffee County – click on each name to link to a pdf document

Arthur Hutchinson – first statement

Arthur Hutchinson – second statement

Hugh Boon

John Mundlein

M.N. Jordan

Mrs. Elizabeth Harrington

T.J. Thompson


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