During the early 1900s – 1920s, the Ginther family was involved in the operation of various mines in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Some Ginther family members include: Aimee, Paul, Victor, Charles, George, and Henry. The Ginther brothers were born in Alsace-Lorraine. The Ginther family papers date 1897 – 1999, bulk 1913 – 1924. Types of documents include maps of mines, financial documents, personal correspondence in both English and Spanish, government documents, newspaper clippings, and various other items such as ore samples. These papers help document the Ginthers’ business dealings, mining operations, and personal lives during the early twentieth century.