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June 02, 2010


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george michael james

I am also related to George K. He was my great grandfather on my mother's side. His son George Matthew Neher had 4 daughters in the Los Angeles area.


Wasn't that called the Barnett Block, or was there another block? I ran across that in my research as well but I don't remember if the Sunshine Building and Barnett Block were separate.

I just love this photo--it's my very favorite!

D. Peloso

This saloon was later purchased by Joseph Barnett my grandfather's uncle. He later erected the Sunshine Building on that location.

Joseph Barnett was a prominent businessman in early Albuquerque.


This photo shows up everywhere in Albuquerque history books. It's one of my personal favorites. For $2 you can get a high-resolution digital copy of it from the Center for Southwest Research at UNM, inside Zimmerman Library. They have a whole collection of digital photos online that you can look at or get copies.


The owner of the White Elephant Saloon was my husband;s Grandfather, George Kaspar Neher

Chris Neher

My great grandfather owned this bar! It's so amazing to see a picture of it.

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