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    • Michel Goldwater (1821-1903)

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    • Goldwater family
    • "Big Mike," Barry's grandfather, fled Russia for France to avoid police reprisals and conscription after becoming involved with underground Jewish dissidents. He later sailed for England where he married Sarah Nathan.
    • Sarah Nathan Goldwater (1825-1905)

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    • Goldwater family
    • Sarah was a the daughter of a wealthy London furrier. Sarah took over the fur-processing factory after her father died. A talented dress-maker, she taught herself to read but never learned to write.
    • Joseph Goldwater (1830-1889)

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    • Goldwater family
    • It was Joseph who encouraged his brother Michel to sail to America and enter the dry goods business. They arrived in San Francisco in 1852 to begin their joint venture that would take them to Mexico and Arizona.
    • Morris Goldwater (1852-1939)

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    • Goldwater, Morris, 1852-1939
    • Barry Goldwater adored his Uncle Morris who was very active in the civic, social and economic life of Prescott and the Territory of Arizona. Among his many accomplishments, Morris founded the first telegraph office in Phoenix, served as Mayor of...
    • Sarah Fisher Goldwater (1859-1934)

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    • Goldwater family
    • Known as Aunt Sallie, wife of Morris, she was the daughter of a pioneering family who came to the Prescott area from Missouri. She was a widow who ran a boarding house. She and Morris married late in life.
    • Early Bisbee Arizona

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    • Arizona--History; Cities and towns
    • Site of "The Bisbee Massacre" December 8, 1883 at the Castenada and Goldwater Store run by Joe Goldwater. During the store robbery, three men and a pregnant woman were killed.
    • Original Goldwater Store

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    • Goldwater family; Chain stores
    • Built in 1869 of adobe in Ehrenberg, Arizona. Joseph Goldwater was the first postmaster there. This town, located on the Colorado River, no longer exists.
    • Goldwater Store in Prescott

    • Bob Towers
    • Goldwater family; Chain stores
    • Built in 1878, this was the second Goldwater store in Prescott. The first store burned down. It was one of the first brick buildings in the State of Arizona. Second floor was used as the Masonic Lodge.
    • Goldwater's Suit-Cloak Annex

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    • Goldwater family; Chain stores
    • Store near Washington and Center Streets in Phoenix run by Baron Goldwater, Barry's father.
    • Goldwater Store Picnic

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    • Goldwater family
    • Annual Goldwater store staff picnic, an event much anticipated and appreciated by the staff.
    • Goldwater Store (Interior)

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    • Chain stores; Goldwater family
    • Goldwater Phoenix Store in the early 1900s during the Christmas season.
    • Hattie Josephine Williams (1875-1966)

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    • Goldwater family
    • Barry Goldwater's mother in her early years boarding a train. She was born in Illinois, grew up in Nebraska, trained as a nurse, and arrived in Phoenix in 1903 with the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Known for her independence and venturesome spirit,...
    • Baron Goldwater (lower right) 1866-1929

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    • Goldwater family
    • Barry Goldwater's father in his early years. Baron was charming, suave, and a dedicated bachelor until he met Jo Williams shopping in the Goldwater Store.
    • Dinner in the Morris Goldwater Home

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    • Goldwater family
    • Morris and Sarah at the head of the table. Baron and Josephine Goldwater 3rd and 4th on the right along with dinner guests.

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