Museum the New Llano Colony

James Raicoff


Family Information: Husband of Anna Raicoff.

Father of Martha and Janine Raicoff.  


Pre-Colony History: In May 1931 he wrote a letter to the colony, seeking permission to join, offering his skills as an efficient printer, compositor, make-up man, linotype machinist, auto mechanic, general machinist who had his own furniture but no cash.

In June 1931 he was listed as a new subscriber to the "Llano Colonist".

In August 1931 he arrived in the colony with his family.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: He was welcomed as the new printer -- taking hold of all kinds of work and showing that he was an all-around man in the printing business.

In October 1931 he and Cole were working on job work for Leesville customers in the print shop.

Other Info: In October 1931 Comrade Atworth presided at the Open Forum where Comrade Morgan spoke on the subject of "Science and Life" intimating that COHESION (sticking-togetherness) is the principle of life both in inorganic and organic life. McDonald, Raicoff, Lentz and Tuber also talked on the subject.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": May 16, 1931, June 6, 1931, August 29, 1931, October 24, 1931, October 31, 1931, November 28, 1931, December 5, 1931, January 2, 1932, February 20, 1932, March 19, 1932, April 2, 1932, April 9, 1932, April 30, 1932, May 7, 1932, May 28, 1932, August 20, 1932, September 10, 1932, June 24, 1932  


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