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    • Mary Bernard Aguirre, 1844-1906

    • Mary Bernard Aguirre, 1844-1906
    • Unknown
    • Aguirre, Mary Bernard, 1844-1906
    • Studio portrait of Mary Bernard Aguirre. A native of Missouri, Aguirre became a prominent educator in Arizona. She was Head of the Spanish language and English history departments at the University of Arizona.
    • Mark Aldrich, 1801-1873

    • Mark Aldrich, 1801-1873
    • Unknown
    • Aldrich, Mark
    • Studio portrait of Mark Aldrich. In 1864, Aldrich was a member of the First Legislature of the Territory of Arizona. He was appointed the first Mayor of Tucson.
    • John B."Pie" Allen, 1818-1873

    • John B."Pie" Allen, 1818-1873
    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Allen, John Brackett
    • Studio portrait of John Brackett "Pie" Allen. John Allen was born in Maine and came to the Arizona Territory in 1857. He was a post trader at Camp Bowie and Fort Lowell. He got his nickname "Pie" by baking pies for the soldiers at Fort Lowell,...
    • James Anderson, 1853-1922

    • 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.
    • Samuel Bostick, 1837-?

    • 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...
    • Wiley Box, 1837-1913

    • Wiley Box, 1837-1913
    • Unknown
    • Box, Wiley.; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Wiley Box. Having a multiracial background, Box may have been the first pioneer of African-American descent in Tucson.
    • Augustus Brichta, ca. 1821-1910

    • Augustus Brichta, ca. 1821-1910
    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Brichta, Augustus
    • Studio portrait of Augustus Brichta. Augustus Brichta served in the Texas Regiment during the Mexican War and came to Nogales around 1860, becoming the first Justice of the Peace in Nogales. He later moved to Tucson and served in many city and...
    • Charles Owen Brown, 1829-1908

    • Charles Owen Brown, 1829-1908
    • Unknown
    • Brown, Charles O.
    • Studio portrait of Charles O. Brown. A native of New York, Charles Brown arrived in Tucson in 1858 where he opened the Congress Hall Saloon.
    • Henry Buehman, 1851-1912

    • Henry Buehman, 1851-1912
    • Buehman Studios
    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Studio portrait of Henry Buehman. Henry Buehman, born in Bremen, Germany, came to the Arizona Territory in 1873. In 1875, he purchased the Adolpho Rodrigo Photographic Parlor and renamed it Buehman Studio. Henry's son, Albert, took over the...
    • N. Buske

    • N. Buske
    • Buehman Studios
    • Buske, N.; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of N. Buske.
    • J.C. Cameron

    • J.C. Cameron
    • Buehman Studios
    • Cameron, J.C.; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of J.C. Cameron.
    • Leopoldo Carrillo, 1836-1890

    • Leopoldo Carrillo, 1836-1890
    • Buehman Studios
    • Carrillo, Leopoldo
    • Studio portrait of Leopoldo Carrillo. Born in Sonora, Mexico, Leopoldo Carrillo arrived in what is now present day Arizona in 1859. Carrillo School in Tucson is named in his honor.
    • Don Wah, 1876-1961

    • 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.
    • Mr. & Mrs. Preston Clark (Susie)

    • Mr. & Mrs. Preston Clark (Susie)
    • Buehman Studios
    • Clark, Preston; Clark, Susie Rutherford; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Preston Clark and Susie Rutherford Clark.
    • Charles Clemons, 1880-19??

    • Charles Clemons, 1880-19??
    • Buehman Studios
    • Clemons, Charles; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Charles Clemons. Charles Clemons was born in Texas. In 1910 he worked in Tucson as a driver of a delivery wagon.
    • Mr. & Mrs. Charles Clemons (Clara)

    • Mr. & Mrs. Charles Clemons (Clara)
    • Buehman Studios
    • Clemons, Charles; Clemons, Clara; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Charles and Clara Clemons posing with their two dogs.
    • Clara Clemons, ca. 1882-19??

    • Clara Clemons, ca. 1882-19??
    • Buehman Studios
    • Clemons, Clara; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of Clara Clemons. Clara Clemons was born in Tennessee. In 1910 she worked as a cook in Tucson.
    • John P. Clum, 1851-1932

    • 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.
    • Frederick "Fritz" Contzen, 1834-1909

    • 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...

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