Mission to Arizona, 1916-1940: Father Augustine Schwarz, O.F.M.


St. John's Citations


  • “Artists Close Auto Salon With Brilliant Program,” Arizona Republican, February 25, 1923, Section Four, Col. 5.
  • Barnes, Will C., Arizona Place Names.Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1988, p. 237.
  • Bothe, Sister M. Bernaleen, O.S.F., “The History of Saint John’s Indian Mission at Komatke, Arizona.” Thesis (Master of Arts)–Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 1953, Pp. 32-36; 44-55; 64; 70-87.
  • Cammack, Sister Alberta, C.S.J., Sisters of St. Joseph at St. John’s Indian Mission, Komatke, Arizona, s.l., n.d. Ephemera Collection, Labriola National American Indian Data Center, University Libraries, Arizona State University, Tempe. LAB EPH EIS-41.
  • Etter, Patricia A., Patricia A. Etter Photograph Collection, Labriola National American Indian Data Center, University Libraries, Arizona State University, Tempe. LAB FILM S104, Box , folder .
  • Hackenberg, Robert A., “Pima and Papago Ecological Adaptations,” Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 10. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1983, p. 174.
  • Holly, Walter, O.F.M., Interview by Patricia Etter, July 2001.
  • Mattern, Walter, “Survival Mission: Clerics Struggling to Again Win Support for ‘the Nerve Center of the Pima People,’” Arizona Republic, May 1, 1986.
  • Rohder, Regis, O.F.M., “Fifty Years at Komatke,” The Indian Sentinel, 27(June1947):83. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C.
  • Schwarz, Augustine, O.F.M., Father Augustine Schwarz, O.F.M. Photograph Collection, 1916-1940, Labriola National American Indian Data Center, University Libraries, Arizona State University, Box 1, folders 8, 9, 10.
  • St. John’s Today, 1961. Pamphlet in the Labriola National American Indian Data Center, University Libraries, Arizona State University, Tempe. LAB EPH EIS-44.
  • “Tempe Invites Whole Salt River Valley Today to be Her Guests at Great Celebration,” Arizona Republican, January 25, 1928, Southside News Section.
  • Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Works Projects Administration of the State of Arizona, Arizona: A State Guide. New York: Hastings House, 1940

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