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Browsing items in: American Flag Ranch and Acadia Ranch - The Story of Oracle's Post Offices

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    • Acadia Ranch front porch

    • No date
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • A gramophone on front porch of the Acadia with rocking chairs in the background.
    • 3C Ranch holiday card

    • No date
    • Cattle--Marking; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • A holiday card from Elna, Wilma and Lillian Huggett includes a picture of a round up and branding session on 3C Ranch.
    • Nancy Terry appointment

    • 1959-11-24
    • Post Office Archives; Women postal service employees--Arizona
    • A letter from the Post Office Department's regional office designating Nancy Terry as acting Postmaster of Oracle, dated November 24, 1959.
    • Conestoga wagons

    • No date
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A man loads up two Conestoga wagons pulled by a six-horse team in Oracle.
    • Pack train in 1911

    • 1911-08-22
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A pack train of loaded burros at the gate. Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise building visible at left.
    • Pack train in front of Acadia

    • 1908-07
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A small pack train passes by the Acadia Ranch. The buildings across the street are some of the Acadia cabins.
    • Supply train in 1897

    • 1897 ca.
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A supply train bound for Oracle from Benson around 1897. Adobe buildings visible in background.
    • Acadia cabins in snow

    • 1909-03-10
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • Acadia cabins after snowfall in 1909. At more than 4,500 feet, Oracle receives snowfall each year, although it usually does not last long.
    • American Flag Ranch corrals

    • No date
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • American Flag Ranch corrals with cattle inside and a horse outside. In the late 1870s Isaac Lorraine of Martinique began mining near the present day town of Oracle in Pinal County. He developed the American Flag Mine, as well as the American Flag...
    • Biosphere 2 cover

    • 1993-09-263
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Biosphere 2 cover commemorating Mission One: 1991-1993 with an Oracle postmark (Biosphere 2 Station) dated September 26, 1993.
    • Boy on horse

    • No date
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Boy on horse with lasso. Note old car in background with lasso hanging over door.
    • 3C Ranch branding in 1920s

    • 1920 ca.
    • Cattle--Marking; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Branding at 3C Ranch in Oracle in the 1920s. Bill Huggett is in the Indian blanket jacket.
    • Buffalo Bill and friends in front of Acadia

    • 1909-01-18
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill (William Cody) in front of Acadia cabins with Acadia owners, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur H. Winters (second and third from left). He purchased mining stock in Campo Bonito near Oracle.
    • Buffalo Bill in car

    • 1910-02-19
    • Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917
    • Buffalo Bill passing through Oracle. Also in car: William Neal, who built the Mountain View Hotel, Mrs. McWilliam, Mr. McWilliam standing in front with their child.
    • 3C Ranch bull

    • No date
    • Cattle; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Bull at the 3C Ranch.
    • Cars at Oracle Mercantile store

    • 1946 ca.
    • General stores--Arizona
    • Cars and woman in front of Oracle Mercantile store around 1946. The store burned down in 1949 and the post office moved to a new location.

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