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    • Frederick "Fritz" Contzen, 1834-1909

    • Arizona-Pioneer (U.S. Boundry Survey)
    • Contzen, Fritz, 1831-1909 -- Photographs.
    • Studio portrait of Frederick Contzen. A native of Germany, Frederick "Fritz" Contzen came to the United States at the age of 14 with his older brother Julius. They landed in Galveston, Texas and joined the Texas Rangers. His ranch, located about...
    • George Martin, Sr., 1832-1907

    • Bonine, Elias A., 1843-1916
    • Martin, George, 1832-1907.
    • Studio portrait of George Martin, Sr. Martin came to Tucson in 1883, where he opened the first of eight Martin drugstores in Tucson and Casa Grande.
    • Emerson Oliver Stratton, 1846-1902

    • Bradley & Rulofson
    • Stratton, Emerson Oliver
    • Studio portrait of Emerson Oliver Stratton. A native of New York, Stratton moved to Arizona in 1875 as bookkeeper for the Overland Stage Co. at Maricopa Wells. He developed and operated the Stratton Mines near Mount Lemmon.
    • Samuel Hughes, 1829-1917

    • Buehman & Co.
    • Hughes, Samuel
    • Studio portrait of Samuel Hughes. Sam Hughes' family emigrated from Wales to Pennsylvania when he was eight years old. He came to Tucson in 1858 because of his health, starting out as a butcher selling meat wholesale and retail. He organized the...
    • Francis H. Goodwin, 1835-1892

    • Buehman & Hartwell
    • Goodwin, Francis Henry, 1835-1892.
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Francis Goodwin. A native of Georgia, Dr. Goodwin arrived in the Arizona Territory in 1867. He was a U.S. Marshal and served in the Territorial Legislature.
    • Hiram Sanford Stevens, 1832-1893

    • Buehman & Hartwell
    • Stevens, Hiram Sanford
    • Studio portrait of Hiram Sanford Stevens. Hiram Stevens was born in Vermont and came to the Arizona Territory in 1854 at age 19. He was a soldier, a merchant, a post trader and a gambler. Stevens was a Pima County supervisor, Mayor of Tucson, and...
    • Hughes family women

    • Buehman Studios
    • Hughes, Mrs. E.C.; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of two young women from the Hughes family.
    • Charles Debrille Poston, 1825-1902

    • Buehman Studios
    • Poston, Charles D. (Charles Debrille), 1825-1902
    • Studio portrait of Charles Poston. Charles Poston was the first elected Territorial Delegate to Congress. Born in Hardin County, Kentucky, he was admitted to the bar at age 22 and wrote several books. He has been called the "Father of Arizona."
    • Herbert B. Tenney, 1858-1909

    • Buehman Studios
    • Tenney, Herbert B. 1858-1909 -- Photographs.
    • Studio portrait of Herbert B. Tenney. Herbert Tenney was born in Wisconsin and moved to Tucson in 1880, where he was Pima County Deputy Treasurer for 10 years.
    • Haywood boy

    • Buehman Studios
    • Haywood family; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of a young boy of the Haywood family born to Wiley Haywood and Daisy ""Dee"" Armstrong Haywood.
    • Harold Haywood

    • Buehman Studios
    • Haywood family; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Harold Haywood, born in 1909 to Wiley Haywood and Daisy "Dee" Armstrong Haywood.
    • Lureline Juanita Haywood

    • Buehman Studios
    • Haywood family; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Lureline Juanita Haywood, born in 1906 to Wiley Haywood and Daisy ""Dee"" Armstrong Haywood.
    • Jesus Maria Elias, 1829-1896

    • Buehman Studios
    • Elias, Jesus Maria
    • Studio portrait of Jesus Maria Elias. Jesus Maria Elias was born in Tubac and served on the First Territory Legislature.
    • Alfonso Lazard, 1831-1895

    • Buehman Studios
    • Lazard, Alfonso
    • Studio portrait of Alfonso Lazard. A native of Alsace, France, he was also known as "Frenchie." He arrived in Tucson in 1859.
    • Charles Hermann Meyer, 1829-1907

    • Buehman Studios
    • Meyer, Charles Hermann
    • Studio portrait of Charles Hermann Meyer. German-born Meyer made his mark in Tucson as Justice of the Peace. He served continuously in that office or as City Recorder from 1864 to 1903.
    • Don Wah, 1876-1961

    • Buehman Studios
    • Chinese Americans -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Portraits; Don Wah -- Photographs.
    • Studio portrait of Don Wah. Don Wah was a successful Tucson merchant for about 50 years after opening a small retail grocery store at the corner of Meyer and 17th Streets in the early 20th century.
    • Charles Blenman, 1859-1936

    • Buehman Studios
    • Pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson; Blenman, Charles
    • Studio portrait of Charles Blenman. He homesteaded a square mile of land in Tucson and donated a block for a public park, which became Blenman Park. Blenman School is named for him.
    • Federico Ronstadt, 1868-1954

    • Buehman Studios
    • Ronstadt, Federico
    • Studio portrait of Federico Ronstadt. Federico Ronstadt was a successful merchant in Tucson, running the F. Ronstadt Hardware Company. He had a great love of music and founded Tucson's first orchestra, the Club Filarmonico Tucsonense. The singer,...
    • Selim Franklin, 1850-1927

    • Buehman Studios
    • Franklin, Selim
    • Studio portrait of Selim Franklin. In 1884, Franklin was elected as a member of the 13th Legislative Assembly of Arizona and afterwards served as attorney for the City of Tucson. Selim Franklin became known as the father of the University of...
    • William Sanders Oury, 1817-1887

    • Buehman Studios
    • Oury, William Sanders, 1817-1887
    • Studio portrait of William S. Oury. William Oury was born in Virginia and raised in Missouri. He came to Tucson in 1856 with his brother Granville. In Tucson he was sheriff, a rancher, and a manager for the Butterfield Stage.

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