Annie Aiken - RG Portrait


Unknown Unknown 1110.0109.0101.jpg MS-39, Box A, Folder - Aiken, Annie B&W 1110.0109.0101 1110.0109.0101 Print 5x7 Photo Collections 1940s Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


Rose Garden portrait of Annie Aiken in her Women's Army Corps uniform.

Annie Laura Aiken was born in Marfa, Texas, November 11, 1897. Her parents, Marion and Josie Peter (Cagle) Aiken, moved their family to Jerome Junction, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, when she was a young girl. Her mother died when Annie was a child, leaving Marion to raise her and her six siblings. Annie spent time with her aunt, Laura Johnston, in Jerome Junction. Her father went to work on the Perkins Ranch, three miles away.  She attended Tempe Normal School and became a teacher.  She taught in Globe, Miami, Inspiration, Midland City and Jerome Junction. In Prescott, she taught in Washington School.  She was also in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II.  After forty-five years of teaching, Annie retired in Phoenix, where she was active with the Phoenix Boys’ Choir.  Annie passed away on May 22, 1992, in Phoenix, Arizona.

For more information, please see Rose Garden Collection, MS-39 or her Rose Garden biography.


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