Gallery #2--SMALL TOWNS & GHOST TOWNS
Sparta. Joseph A. Wright store.

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Record 218/1101
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Collection McCord
Date of photo 1898-1898
Description Sparta. Joseph A. Wright store. This stone building, which still stands, was built in 1872 by brothers Sigmund and Seligmann (aka E. D. Cohn) Heilner, German immigrants, who had come after doing business for a number of years in northern California and SW Oregon. Two years later Sigmund married Clara Heilner and moved to Baker City, where the brothers built a store on the NW corner of Main and Court streets, known as the Neuberger-Heilner Building.
Joe Wright is holding horse at far left; second from left with white beard is Dr. Fake.
ID's below by Norma Macy Smith, wife of Mark Smith of Smith Bros. Moving. Norma grew up in Sparta.
Back Row, fourth from left: Norma's grandpa James Madison Macy.
Back Row, first from right: Norma's father Clyde Cassius Macy.
Back Row, fourth from right: Norma's uncle Leon Adonis Macy.
Front Row, framed by doorway: Norma's aunts Grace and Mabel. Mabel Macy Binns wrote stories about the history of Sparta.
There is a negative of this image in the folder.





Object ID 1981.1.2139
Place Baker County
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