Elks Lodge Members
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A group photo of the Elks Lodge members on the steps of second Yavapai County Courthouse located on the Prescott city plaza or square.
Text from descriptions accompanying photo: "B. P. O. E. Prescott Lodge #330. On steps of the old court house before December 1902 [before February 1902]:
Top to bottom – left to right:
H. W. (Herb) Pentland, druggist at Brisley Drug Company
Joe K. Campbell, cattleman [stockman]
Clyde A. Watson, clerk at J. I. Gardner Store
William W. (Billy) Vanderbilt, saloonkeeper [at this time Mining Promoter]
J. D. (Sure Shot) Moore, [part] owner Prescott Electric Light & Power
James H. Dillon, owner Cigar Store [proprietor]
“Big” George Walker, mining man [miner]
John Burke, type setter and bartender
H. H. (Barney) Smith, part owner, Palace Hotel and Bar Ed A. Kastner, part owner, Shepard and Kastner
J. A, Rokahl, saloonkeeper [Gus Williams]
Frank E. Andrews, blacksmith and horseshoer
Jake W. Weber, blacksmith and horseshoer [J. J. Brooks]
William (Billy) Thomas, superintendent of county hospital
[Ed. A. Roberts, bartender at Palace Bar]
Al Brow, bartender, Palace Bar Reese M. Ling, Attorney at Law
Henry D. Ross, Attorney at Law
Steve A. Prince, chief of police (wearing soft hat, just below Ross)
W. E. Gilmore, electrician Prescott Electric Light & Power Company [Lineman, Prescott Electric Company]
Ed A. Roberts, bar tender, Palace Bar
[William (Billy) Thomas, Superintendent County Hospital]
T. Ed Litt, druggist, Brisley Drug Company
Dr. T. B. Davis, M. D.
Jack P. Bander, manager Voge Wholesale Liquor Company
William (Billy) McCrea, bartender at Palace Bar
Al L. [T.] Marsh, saloonkeeper [bartender]
Herman Voge, owner Voge Wholesale Liquor Company
Joe E. Morrison, Attorney
D. J. Sullivan, shoemaker and mining promoter (wearing soft hat)
George C. Ruffner, ex-sheriff, owner Plaza Stables
Henry Brinkmeyer, owner Brinkmeyer’s Hotel and Bakery
Dr. J. R. Walls, M. D.
Ben M. Belcher, part owner, Palace Hotel and Bar
Information from Henry Hartin: The photo with silk or plug hats was taken on the Old Court House steps a short time before February 1, 1902. I base the date on the following: H. W. Pentland on the top step at extreme left was City Treasurer and he passed away in January 1902 and I was elected at a special election to fill the unexpired term in February 1902. I was well acquainted with all of the Elks shown in the picture."
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