Graham County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U. S. state of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,220, making it the third-least populous county in Arizona; the county seat is Safford. Graham County composes Arizona Micropolitan Statistical Area; the county is home to several organizations including Eastern Arizona College and the Mount Graham International Observatory, which includes one of the world's largest and most powerful telescopes. Graham County is home to the Arizona Salsa Trail and the annual Salsa Fest. Graham County contains part of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. Joseph Knight Rogers, an early settler in the area, a member of the Arizona Territorial Legislature, is known as the father of Graham County, he introduced the bill in the territorial legislature creating Graham County. Graham County was created from southern Apache County and eastern Pima County on March 10, 1881; the county seat was located in the city of Safford but was moved to Solomonville in 1883.
This change was undone in 1915. Graham County is named after the mountain by the same name, named after Lt. Col James Duncan Graham, was the first Arizona county to break the tradition of naming counties for Native Americans. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,641 square miles, of which 4,623 square miles is land and 19 square miles is water; the county has various mountain ranges including Mount Graham, the highest mountain in the Pinaleno Mountains. Cochise County — south Pima County — southwest Pinal County — west Gila County — northwest Navajo County — north Apache County — north Greenlee County — east Coronado National Forest Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area U. S. Route 70 U. S. Route 191 State Route 266 State Route 366 As of the 2000 census, there were 33,489 people, 10,116 households, 7,617 families living in the county; the population density was 7 people per square mile. There were 11,430 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile.
The racial makeup of the county was 67.11% White, 1.87% Black or African American, 14.95% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 13.35% from other races, 2.14% from two or more races. 27.04 % of the population were Latino of any race. 16.38 % reported speaking Spanish at home. There were 10,116 households out of which 39.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% were married couples living together, 13.40% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.70% were non-families. 20.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.47. In the county, the population was spread out with 30.10% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 18.70% from 45 to 64, 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $29,668, the median income for a family was $34,417. Males had a median income of $30,524 versus $20,739 for females; the per capita income for the county was $12,139. About 17.70% of families and 23.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.20% of those under age 18 and 13.60% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 census, there were 37,220 people, 11,120 households, 8,188 families living in the county; the population density was 8.1 inhabitants per square mile. There were 12,980 housing units at an average density of 2.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 72.1% white, 14.4% American Indian, 1.8% black or African American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 8.2% from other races, 2.8% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 30.4% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 16.1% were English, 9.2% were German, 6.9% were Irish, 4.3% were American. Of the 11,120 households, 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.4% were non-families, 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals.
The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.50. The median age was 31.6 years. The median income for a household in the county was $41,683 and the median income for a family was $48,005. Males had a median income of $41,732 versus $25,990 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,644. About 15.9% of families and 20.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.3% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over. In its early days Graham County was a solidly Democratic county, it voted for the Democratic nominee in every presidential election from 1912 to 1952, being one of only four Western counties outside New Mexico to support James M. Cox in 1920, one of only five to support John W. Davis in 1924. Since the 1950s, Graham has become a reliable Republican county rivaling Mohave and Yavapai as the most Republican in Arizona, sometimes, as in 2004 and 2000, being the “reddest” of all the state’s counties. No Democratic presidential nominee has carried Graham County since Lyndon B. Johnson – against Arizona native Barry Goldwater – did so in 1964.
Berta Lask was a German writer and journalist. She joined the Communist Party in 1923 and much of her published work is polemical. Sources identify her under several different names. Between her marriage to Louis Jacobsohn in 1901 and 1917 she used, for some purposes, the name Berta Jacobsohn. After the death of both her brothers in law, the couple changed their name to Jacobsohn-Lask, she wrote under the pseudonym "Gerhard Wieland". Berta Lask was born into a prosperous Jewish family in Wadowitz, a small industrialising town at that time in Galicia, a short distance to the southwest of Kraków, she was the third of her parents' four recorded children. Her parents had grown up in the north of Germany, despite living in Austria-Hungary still held Prussian nationality, her father, Leopold Lask, owned a paper factory in Falkenberg, far to the north. Her mother, Cerline Lask was a teacher; the elder of her brothers, Emil Lask, would achieve eminence as a neo-Kantian philosopher. In 1885 the family moved to Falkenberg in Brandenburg.
Berta Lask attended primary school in Berlin and a secondary school in Bad Freienwalde, a short distance to the northeast of the capital. Her mother was dismissive of her wish progress with her education, it was as a reaction against her mother's attitudes that Berta first made contact with political feminism. Through her brother Emil, three years her senior, she came into contact with other intellectual currents of the time. In her late teens she began her first forays into serious writing, it was during this period, in 1894/95, that she studied in Berlin with Helene Lange, gaining a reputation as a leading advocate of women's rights. In 1901 Berta Lask married Louis Jacobsohn, a neurologist and histologist, teaching at Berlin's Frederick-William University. During the next few years they had four recorded children. In 1912 her first unpublished stage work appeared under the title "Auf dem Hinterhof, vier Treppen links". Both her brothers were killed in the First World War. Through her husband's work as a doctor Lask became radicalised, which formed the context for her activism in the women's movement and her support for the October Revolution in Leningrad in 1917 and the November Revolution in Berlin in 1918.
After the war, between 1919 and 1921 she entitled two volumes of poetry reflective of the war experience and the deaths of her own brothers entitled "Stimmen" and "Rufe aus dem Dunkel". Along with her poetry, she published articles for "The Red Flag" and other less high-profile revolutionary newspapers. In 1923 she joined the established Communist Party in Berlin, she provided material for the party's Agitation and Propaganda group. Her output included the chorus "The call of the dead - speaking chorus to commemorate Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg", the stage pieces "Leuna 1921" and "Thomas Müntzer", children's books such as "Through Time on the Flying Horse" and "How Franz and Greta traveled to Russia", she had made her own first visit to Russia in 1925. During the Weimar period Berta Lask found herself before the judges charges with high treason several times, her published plays were confiscated and performances of them banned. Her works featured in trials launched against communist book sellers.
In 1927, the cases against her failed. Along with Johannes R. Becher, Frida Rubiner, Franz Carl Weiskopf and others she was a member of the planning committee and a founder member of the Association of Proletarian-Revolutionary Authors which they launched on 19 October 1928, with Lask becoming deputy secretary to the national executive in 1932, she was a member of the Protection League of German authors. Her work by now was chiefly restricted to journalism; the Nazis took power in January 1933 and lost little time in converting the German state into a one-party dictatorship. Political activity became illegal. Berta Lask was held in "protective custody" between March and June. After that in August 1933 she emigrated via Czechoslovakia to the Soviet Union, she lived in Moscow at least till 1936, by which time all three of her sons and her husband had relocated from Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union. Her husband, semi-retired before the Nazi take-over, had never involved himself in his wife's political activities arrived, using a tourist visa, only at the start of 1936, accompanied by her daughter in law and her baby grand daughter, Franziska.
In Moscow Berta Lask worked as a journalist. Moscow, like Paris, had welcomed large numbers of refugees from Nazi Germany, forced to flee because of their politics, their race, or both. There were several German language news publications following the Communist Party line, notably the Deutsche Zentral-Zeitung, published in Moscow by the German language section of the Comintern, to which Lask contributed, she was writing for "Zwei Welten" and for "Internationale Literatur" and contributing material to Radio Moscow. She published several books under the pseudonym "Gerhard Wieland", it has been sugges
Daniel Raymond John Potter is an English retired football goalkeeper. Born in Ipswich, Potter started his career as a trainee at Premiership club Chelsea but after failing to make the grade there dropped into lower league football with short spells at Chelmsford City and Exeter City, he came to prominence when he joined Canvey Island in March 2003 along with Lee Boylan and Wayne Purser who were with him at Canvey Island, with whom he gained promotion to the Conference, on a number of occasions proved to be a key player for them with his solid goalkeeping skills. After Canvey dropped out of the Conference, he was signed by Stevenage Borough by new manager Mark Stimson and promptly impressed in pre-season; as the 2006–07 season began, Potter was first choice, with previous first choice Alan Julian struggling with injury and Potter remained first choice until he was sent off against Crawley Town. After the Crawley game, Potter only played in one more game for the first team, a 2–1 defeat to Burton Albion.
Potter left to join Cambridge United on 22 May 2007. In his first two seasons with Cambridge, Potter helped steer the side towards successive playoff finals, although he was to miss out on the latter through a knee injury. Following the conclusion of the 2009–10 season, Potter was one of nine players released by manager Martin Ling, he joined League Two side Torquay United on 1 July. On 29 May 2011 he joined Conference National side Newport County, the day after being non-playing substitute for Torquay when they lost 1–0 in the 2011 Football League Two play-off Final to Stevenage, at Old Trafford, Manchester. Potter was released by Newport County in March 2012. On 12 March 2012, it was announced. Three months Potter signed for league rivals Eastbourne Borough, he left Eastbourne by mutual consent after playing seven games, due to changes in his personal life which made it difficult for him to continue playing for the club. After leaving Eastbourne Potter joined Leiston in the Isthmian League. Potter rejoined Eastbourne in the same season.
He retired from football after finishing the 2012–13 season at Eastbourne. After three years in retirement, Potter made one league appearance for Leiston in a 2–2 draw with Tonbridge Angels on 20 September 2016 and the 2–1 defeat away to Westfields in the FA Cup on 15 October 2016. In 2002, Potter appeared in Sky One's Dream Team, playing as himself, for fictional club Harchester United. Isthmian League: 2004 FA Trophy: 2007 Danny Potter at Soccerbase Danny Potter at Soccerbase