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1.a subject of conversation or discussion:

to provide a topic for discussion.
2.the subject or theme of a discourse or of one of its parts.
3.Rhetoric, Logic. a general field of considerations from which arguments can be drawn.
4.Also called theme. Linguistics. the part of a sentence that announces the item about which the rest of the sentence communicates information, often signaled by initial position in the sentence or by a grammatical marker.
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The Mystery Play

Scientifically speaking, we are literally a mass of subatomic particles expanding and moving through our universe since the Big Bang. It is condensed into form at the whim of God to act out our purpose on Shakespeare’s “stage” in a Mystery Play. Click here for the full article.
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Litchfield Park Early Churches

The Southwest Cotton Company brought many farm laborers into the area to harvest cotton. Over 2,500 men were brought in from Mexico and the surrounding areas. This influx of new families created a need for many new services into the area. Click here for the full article.
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The Wigwam Litchfield Park, Arizona

The Wigwam opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1929 as a public resort with 13 rooms to accommodate 24 guests. Upon check-in everyone was assigned a horse as it was considered a Dude Ranch. Click here for the full article.
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Litchfield Elementary School History

Mrs. Mabel Padgett, wife of John Padgett a surveyor for Goodyear, was the first teacher. Mr. Rayner arranged for seats, equipment and free textbooks. The school’s enrollment increased daily and by January 1, 1918 enrollment had reached 80 children. Plans were made to select a permanent school site. Click here for the full article.
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SW Cotton Company’s Labor Force

The Southwest Cotton Company provided the labor to create a new landscape in the area. They built 154 miles of roads and drilled dozens of wells and made concrete irrigation ditches. They laid gas lines and built electrical connectors. Click here for the full article.
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The Development of Litchfield Park, AZ

Cotton was planted in 1917 and by 1918 the downtown area of Litchfield Park was developed. Try to visualize Litchfield Park in 1918, when the town site was under development! Click here for the full article.
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Development of Goodyear Farms

Practically all of the idle land was converted into pasture for grazing several thousand head of sheep and cattle. Citrus trees were planted and as cotton prices rose, cotton was planted again. Pima cotton was no longer needed for tires as Goodyear was turning to rayon for tire production. Click here for the full article.
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Paul Weeks Litchfield

Mr. Litchfield’s job was to develop a superior pneumatic automobile tire and improve bicycle and carriage tire production. In 1901, he designed the straight side tire and by 1905, he had improved the tire enough that Goodyear was selling tires as original equipment for automobiles. Click here for the full article.
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Arrival of GOODYEAR TIRE and RUBBER CO

Mr. Paul Litchfield, the founder, worked for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Paul Litchfield a Chemical Engineer, who graduated from MIT, went to work for Goodyear in 1900 Click here for the full article.
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Litchfield Park – On the Move

Litchfield Park - On the Move The downtown area of Litchfield Park became Tierra Verde Village in the mid -1960s.  A great change had taken place within Goodyear Farms as they no longer concentrated on farming, but turned their farmland into proposed Villages.  The company hired Victor Gruen and Associates of Los Angeles, a planning and design team, to make a study of the potential development of the Village concept.  Their original plan was to create 12 villages in a line going west. However, Click here for the full article.