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Family and Friends
0001 (OVERSIZE) Uncle George Carter and family, Centralia, Mo. Ca. 1870’s. (Letha Carter is seated)
0002 Center front: Nancy M. Carter Ward (Mrs. John Nelson Ward), grandmother of May Bradford, (Mrs. Ward frequently taught “accomplishments” to young ladies to supplement the family income.)
0003 “May Bradford. Gr. Carthage, Mo., High School, June 1898.” (OVERSIZE)
0004 Sallie Jane Leona (Ward) (Wheeler) Bradford and Seymour Kimball Bradford, 1906. (May’s parents)
0005 May Bradford (center of cartoon), alias “Belinda Bluegrass.” A Stetson with snakeskin hatband was standard headgear for the young mining camp business woman. (Cartoon appeared in the Tonopah Daily Sun, May 12, 1905.)
0006 On board Italian steamer bound for Europe, July, 1906. May Bradford at left; Marjorie Bowes; Mrs. James Hamilton Lewis (wife of Senator from Illinois). Men are unidentified.
0007 May Bradford on her mustang, “Buck.” Tonopah, Nevada, 1906. (The horse was given to her as a “tip” by Herman Reischke after she did a drafting job for him.
0008 Dr. Frank Dyer Chester (friend of May Bradford). He was American Consul-General to Hungary in 19063. [?]
0009 Center, Dr. Frank Dyer Chester, American Consul- General to Hungary, 1906. [?]
0010 Budapest, Hungary. (1906)
0011 Flat boat on a river in Hungary (1906)
0012 [Unidentified couple in Hungary, ca. 1906.]
0013 Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Mary Richards, friends of the Siegfrieds. Manhattan, Nevada, ca. 1906.
0014 Mr. And Mrs. Sigfriedt, at right, at claim in Manhattan, Nevada, which proved to have a gold vein on it. (Man at left unidentified) [ca. early 1900’s]
0015 May Bradford (left) with friend and a baby. Fall, 1907
0016 May Bradford. Fall, 1907. (Enlargement of neg. #0242 0015)
0017 Tonopah Riding Club. Fall, 1907. May Bradford at far left. (Next to her is Catherine Jackson, then Mrs. (Dr.) Mapes. Other two unidentified)
0018 Fall, 1907. May Bradford on Tonopah Riding Club excursion.
0019 May Bradford (second from left) at a party. All others unidentified. Fall 1907.
0020 Little May – Paiute granddaughter of Mary, who cleaned for the Bradfords – 1908.
0021 Little May, Paiute granddaughter of Mary (who cleaned for the Bradfords)
0022 May Bradford with Little May (granddaughter of Mary, a Paiute Indian who cleaned for the Bradfords). Tonopah, 1908.
0023 Little May, Granddaughter of Paiute woman who cleaned for the Bradfords, Tonopah, 1908.
0024 May Bradford painting in Kitchen of “Little House” in Tonopah, 1908.
0024a May Bradford painting.
0025 “Miss Bradford formerly wore a Stetson with a snakeskin hatband. She also packed a six-shooter on her rides across the desert, with which she shot the former owner of this owl wing.” Aug. 31, 1908. (also see 0242 0026-0029)
0026 May’s hat with owl wing (she shot the owl). May formerly wore a Stetson with a snakeskin band. (see also 0242 0025-0029)
0027 “Miss Bradford formerly wore a Stetson with a snakeskin hatband. She also packed a six-shooter on her rides across the desert, with which she shot the former ‘owner’ of this owl wing.” Aug. 30, 1908.
0028 May’s hat with owl wing. Aug. 30, 1908.
0029 May Bradford, Aug. 30, 1908.
0030 May Bradford Shockley, 1908.
0031 May Bradford Shockley, Tonopah, 1908.
0032 May Bradford Shockley. May, 1908 - Tonopah, Nevada.
0033 William Hillman Shockley with Little May (Paiute granddaughter of woman who cleaned for Bradfords). Tonopah, 1908.
0034 William Hillman Shockley. Tonopah, 1908.
0035 “The Little House”, Tonopah, Nevada; May 1908.
0036 William Bradford Shockley. London, ca. 1910. (May’s son)
0037 May Bradford Shockley holding son, William Bradford Shockley.
0038 William Shockley holding son, William Bradford Shockley, London, 1910.
0039 May Bradford Shockley, London, ca. 1910.
0040 May Bradford Shockley, London (ca. 1915).
0041 May Bradford Shockley, 1956 (passport photo)
0042 May Bradford Shockley (left) and unidentified woman, 1959.
0043 L to R: Dr. Gordon H. Baker, Emmy (Mrs. William B. Shockley), Mrs. Gordon H. Baker, Dr. William B. Shockley, Mrs. William H. Shockley (May Bradford). Frankfurt, Dec. 1956.
0044 May B. Shockley, Stanford Plaza, 1970’s. I. Magnin store.
0045 May Bradford Shockley (left) and Jean Siegfriedt, July 1966.
0046 May Bradford Shockley in her apt. Bust of William H. Shockley is behind her, 1973.
0047 May Bradford Shockley at nursing home, July 1976.
0048 May Bradford’s apt. 1973.
0049 May Bradford Shockley’s apt. Bust of William Hillman Shockley, 1973.
0050 Senator William M. Stewart at Rhyolite, NV, 1905
0051 Senator William M. Stewart’s law office in Bullfrog/Rhyolite, Nevada, 1905. (He was May Bradford’s friend)
0052 Senator William M. Stewart, Nevada home at Bullfrog/Rhyolite, Nevada, 1905.
0053 Senator William M. Stewart’s law office at Bullfrog/Rhyolite, Nevada, 1905.
0054 Senator William M. Stewart’s home in Bullfrog/Rhyolite, Nevada, 1905. Maps and Miscellaneous
0055 Weather station, Mt. Brougher – Tonopah, 1908. (Probably roof of little house)
0056 Resort and dry lake outside Tonopah, Nevada 1908.
0057 [Taken near Tonopah, Nevada, 1908]
0058 Railroad outside Millers, Nevada – 1908. (David Garcia 1-26-90)
0059 [Taken near Tonopah, Nevada, 1908]
0060 “Fourth of July parade, 1906. Bradford & Bradford float. S.K. Bradford is standing behind the driver. May Bradford, sitting in the rear holds upright a surveyor’s ‘rod’. This was the last appearance of Bradford & Bradford Surveyors (as a firm) in Tonopah. They had divided up the proceeds, and all three left town the next day May for Europe, S.K. and Mrs. Bradford for a well earned vacation.”
0061 Drilling contest at the Railroad Celebration, Tonopah, Nevada; July 25-27, 1904. (See Tonopah – Goldfield Album)
0062 Tonopah, Nevada. 1910
0063 Entire population of Tonopah, Nevada. 1902
0064 Boom days in Tonopah, Nevada in the early 1900’s.
0065 Drilling contest, Tonopah, July 4, 1903.
0066 “$75,000 Silver Bullion, Tonopah, Nevada”
0067 “Built with 5 Gal. Oil cans – Tonopah, Nevada, 1905.” Can House, Tonopah, NV.
0068 Plat of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada – drawn by May Bradford. [ca. 1905]
0069 Map of Tonopah Mining District – drawn by May Bradford, ca. 1905
0070 Map of properties of the Tonopah Mining District – drawn by May Bradford. [ca. 1905]]
0071 Of Tonopah Mining District – drawn by May Bradford, ca. 1905.
0072 Goldfield Mineral Map drawn by May Bradford. [ca. 1905]
0073 (NEGS. ONLY) Early Bradford Negatives (May’s Graduation Class Picnic, Spring River, Bradford’s Farm and more)
0074 Map of Bullfrog Mining District, Nye County, Nevada. Compiled from official surveys by Bradford, Strange, and Collier and drawn by May Bradford. [ca. 1905]
0075 Mining maps drawn by May Bradford. [ca. 1905]
0076 Mining diagrams drawn by May Bradford, ca. 19050077 Reno, Nevada. (1912)
0078 Map of Goldfield-Columbia townsite, Esmeralda County, NV. ca. 1905. (drawn by May Bradford)