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Browsing items in: Tucson Territorial Pioneer Project

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    • Solomon Warner, 1811-1899

    • Unknown
    • Warner, Solomon
    • Painting of Solomon Warner owned by Elva Taylor Warner. Solomon Warner came to Tucson in 1855 from upstate New York. He was the first American business trader to permanently occupy Tucson and sell American goods.
    • Birthday celebration of Alice Ford Hoff

    • Unknown
    • Hoff, Alice.
    • Picture of Alice A. Ford Hoff (Mrs. Gustav Anton Hoff), center, celebrating her 104th birthday with Clara Quickenstedt, left; Mary A."Mammie" Winstanley, right; Don Jones, standing left; Holden Olsen, standing right.
    • Thomas Jefferson Jeffords, 1832-1914

    • Unknown
    • Jeffords, Thomas J.
    • Picture of Capt. Thomas Jeffords, taken at his ranch in Owl Head District. Born in New York, Thomas Jeffords arrived on the Arizona frontier at the age of 29 years as a scout for the California division of the U.S. Army. He became a driver for the...
    • James Anderson, 1853-1922

    • Unknown
    • Anderson, James, 1853-1922; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Picture of James Anderson (at left) in the Heidel Hotel Barber Shop. He was employed by Heidel Hotel as a shoeshine in 1881.
    • John P. Clum, 1851-1932

    • Unknown
    • Clum, John P.
    • Picture of John P. Clum with five Apache Indians. In 1874 he was appointed the U.S. Agent for Indian Affairs at San Carlos. After retiring as agent, he owned newspapers in Florence, Tombstone and Tucson.
    • Richard Holt, 1865-1946

    • Unknown
    • Holt, Richard; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Picture of Richard Holt standing outside in front of a group of chickens. Richard Holt was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and came to Tucson in 1884 as a U.S. Army soldier attached to the 10th Cavalry, Troop E. After being discharged from the...
    • Richard Holt, 1865-1940; Henry Ransom, 1850-1934 and Thomas Grant, 1842-1941

    • Unknown
    • Holt, Richard; Ransom, Henry; Grant, Thomas; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Picture of Richard Holt, Henry Ransom and Thomas Grant standing in a street. Richard Holt was a military man and a well known cook and caretaker in Arizona. Henry Ransom was born in Arkansas in 1850. He was a freight and ore hauler. Thomas Grant...
    • Samuel Bostick, 1837-?

    • Mr. Greseinger, A.V.
    • Bostick, Samuel
    • Picture outside Facundo Montaño's Cantina in Florence, Arizona. Samuel Bostick is standing on the right side of the doorway. A native of Alabama, Samuel Bostick was a real estate entrepreneur in Pima and Pinal counties as well as owner of a barber...
    • Gustav A. Hoff, 1852-1930

    • Unknown
    • Hoff, Gustav A., 1852-1950 -- Photographs.
    • Picture taken of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav A. Hoff standing outside. Mr. Hoff came to Tucson in 1878. He was mayor of Tucson from 1900 to 1904 and managed the L.H. Manning and Company for 25 years.
    • The seven members of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

    • Unknown
    • Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
    • Portrait of seven the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet: (back row, left to right) Sister Ambrosia Armichad, Sister Hyacinth Blanc, Sister Monica Corrigan, Sister Emerentia Bonnefoy; (front row, left to right) Sister Maxima Croissat, Sister...
    • Haywood boy

    • Buehman Studios
    • Haywood family; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of a young boy of the Haywood family born in 1907 to Wiley Haywood and Daisy "Dee" Armstrong Haywood.
    • 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.
    • Abner Dinkins

    • Buehman Studios
    • Dinkins, Abner; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Abner Dinkins, born in 1919 to Frank D. and Pearl Dinkins.
    • Albert Steinfeld, 1854-1935

    • Rinehart, A. E.
    • Steinfeld, Albert, 1854-1935
    • Studio portrait of Albert Steinfeld. A native of Germany, he owned the department store Steinfeld's which became a landmark of downtown Tucson for more than a century.
    • Alezena Caroline Allis Orndorff, ca. 1859-1926

    • Unknown
    • Orndorff, Alezena
    • Studio portrait of Alezena Orndorff. In 1896, Alezena Orndorff and her husband, Charles DeGroff purchased the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Tucson, Arizona. They changed the name of the hotel to the Orndorff.
    • 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.
    • Alice Ford Hoff, 1856-1963

    • Unknown
    • Hoff, Alice
    • Studio portrait of Alice Ford Hoff. Born in St. Louis in 1856, Alice married Gustav A. Hoff in 1880.
    • Annie Hughes, ca. 1838-1927

    • Fero & Huntzinger
    • Hughes, Annie
    • Studio portrait of Annie Hughes. A native of Wales, she wrote an account of her trip to the Arizona Territory by horseback, buckboard and walking.
    • Anton Vincent Grossetta, 1856-1924

    • Unknown
    • Grossetta, Anton Vincent
    • Studio portrait of Anton Vincent Grossetta. A native of Croatia, Anton was active in Tucson. He helped to organize the Club Filarmonico Band, served on the Tucson City Council, the Arizona Territorial Legislature, and the Arizona Board of Regents.

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