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Stephens, James B.

Transcription from back: “James B. Stephens, pioneer of 1844. Rec’d Sept. 21, 1928, from Mrs. Sarah D. Eastman Hollister [undecipherable], a neighbor of Mr. Stephens in 1869-79.”

Buchtel, Joseph, 1830-1916

Swafford, Clara (Vinson)

Transcription from back: “Mrs. Clara Vinson Swafford, 1852. Oct. 10, 1920. As a young woman she lived in the family of Arthur Warner, near Oregon City - He was a pioneer of 1853 - for a number of years.”

Buchtel, Joseph, 1830-1916

Shelton, Isabell

Transcription from back: “Sister of Riley Shelton, Daughter of Henry (?) & Coraline (?) Shelton, Scio, Ore.”

Paxton, Andrew B. (Photographer)

Shipley, Adam R.

Transcription from back: “Adam R. Shipley, Postmaster and book seller. Married Miss Celinda E. Himes.”

Buchtel & Cardwell (Photographers)

Smith, Alvin T.

Transcription from back: “Alvin T. Smith was born in Connecticut in 1800; removed to Illinois in 1840; married that year; went to Whitman Mission for the winter of 1840-41; went to Forest Grove in 1841; followed farming; Congregationalist; postmaster at West Tualatin, 1851-3, afterwards Forest Grove; died, 1885--hence 85 years old; Was at Champoeg May 2, 1843.”

Davidson Bros. (Photographers)

Spalding, H. H.

Transcription from front: “Your brother in Christ, 1868, Age 65, Brownsville, Oregon, H. H. Spalding.” Transcription from back: “To dear brother Lewis, but if gone home, to some of his family, from his bro. (brother) H. H. Spalding, born Bath (?) N.Y. 26 Nov 1803. [W]ith his wife & Doct. Whitman & wife crossed Rocky Mts. & the continent to Pacific 1836. First white woman to cross[.] This settled the question & established the Grt. Emgrt. R__t & setld this coast with Amers. Mrs. S. taught good woman to weave. Mr. S. printed first book in /39 & first press on Pacific coast by blessing of God[.] Nez Perces raised 25,000 bushels yearly[.] 500 in school over 100 converted[.]”

Thompson & Paxton (Photographers)

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