Annie L. Jobs compiled the photograph album in 1887, although the earliest photograph dates to 1884. Photographs include Flint,
Idaho Mining Company buildings, company staff, miners, miner tents and dwellings, camp holiday celebrations, and surrounding
scenery including Hard-Up Gulch and Eagle River. Jobs wrote meticulous descriptions to accompany each photograph in the album
and listed the names of individuals in the photographs, such as Howard French, the bookkeeper; Smy, the stock keeper; Robert
Brewster Stanton, engineer and general manager; Stanton's daughter, Anna; "Professor" John Duff, the assayer; Dick Parker;
Al Lawrence; Balcom, the surveyor for the Rio Grande Rail Road extension from Eagle River to Aspen; and others. The collection
also includes a group of loose cyanotypes with descriptions written on the back of each photograph.
Annie L. Jobs was probably the wife of Thomas A. Jobs, secretary of the Flint, Idaho Mining Company in Flint, Idaho. Thomas
passed the Colorado Bar exam in 1880. He and Annie lived in Flint between 1884 and 1887, but around 1890 they appear to have
moved south to Arizona where Thomas worked as a lawyer and judge in Maricopa County. The Jobs' daughter, Margaret C. Jobs
was confirmed in Phoenix in April 1906.
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