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    • Hughes family women

    • Hughes family women
    • Buehman Studios
    • Hughes, Mrs. E.C.; African-American pioneers -- Arizona -- Tucson.
    • Studio portrait of two young women from the Hughes family.
    • 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.
    • Bettina Donau Steinfeld, 1862-1936

    • Bettina Donau Steinfeld, 1862-1936
    • Rinehart, A. E.
    • Steinfeld, Albert, 1854-1935--Family.; Steinfeld, Bettina Donau, 1862-1936.
    • Studio portrait of Bettina Donau Steinfeld. In 1883, she married Albert Steinfeld in Denver, Colorado. Bettina and her husband helped to organize the first Jewish synagogue in Tucson.
    • Albert Steinfeld, 1854-1935

    • 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.
    • John Charles Handy, ca. 1844-1891

    • John Charles Handy, ca. 1844-1891
    • Unknown
    • Handy, John Charles
    • Studio portrait of Dr. John Charles Handy. Arriving in Arizona Territory in 1866 as an army surgeon, Handy later served as Pima County Supervisor and was the first chancellor of the University of Arizona. He was shot and killed by lawyer Francis...
    • Alezena Caroline Allis Orndorff, ca. 1859-1926

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Benjamin H. Hereford, 1831-1890

    • Benjamin H. Hereford, 1831-1890
    • Laurent, Alfredo
    • Hereford, Benjamin H.
    • Studio portrait of Benjamin H. Hereford. Benjamin Hereford arrived in Tucson in 1876 to start a law practice. He became a prominent attorney until his death in 1890. The town of Hereford, Arizona is named for him.
    • 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,...
    • Pinckney Randolph Tully, 1824-1903

    • Pinckney Randolph Tully, 1824-1903
    • Shew, William J., 1820-1903
    • Tully, Pinckney R.
    • Studio portrait of Pinckney Randolph Tully. Mississippi-born Pinckney came west in 1846 and settled permanently in Tucson in 1868. He served as Tucson mayor twice and gave four years of service as Territorial Treasurer. He was a charter member of...
    • Gov. Anson P.K. Safford, 1828-1891

    • Gov. Anson P.K. Safford, 1828-1891
    • Taber
    • Safford, Anson P.K.
    • Studio portrait of Gov. Anson P.K. Safford. Born in New England, Safford became the Governor of the Arizona Territory in 1869.
    • 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.
    • Jenny Migel Drachman, 1859-1927

    • Jenny Migel Drachman, 1859-1927
    • Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912
    • Drachman, Jenny Migel
    • Studio portrait of Jenny Migel Drachman. Jenny Migel was born in Russia, but raised in San Bernardino, California, where she married Samuel Drachman at the age of 17.
    • Samuel H. Drachman, 1837-1911

    • Samuel H. Drachman, 1837-1911
    • Unknown
    • Drachman, Samuel
    • Studio portrait of Samuel Harris Drachman. Born in Petrokoy, Russian Poland, Drachman came to the United States when he was 18 years old. He established himself in the tobacco and cigar business in Tucson and Phoenix.
    • Emerson Oliver Stratton, 1846-1902

    • 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.
    • Thomas Jefferson Jeffords, 1832-1914

    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Birthday celebration of Alice Ford Hoff

    • 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.
    • Solomon Warner, 1811-1899

    • 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.

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