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Jerome Postal History
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    • Pa Darney at Post Office

    • Pa Darney at Post Office
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    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Freight and freightage—Arizona
    • Ed "Pa" Darney on a freight wagon in front of the Jerome Post Office in 1897. This structure burned down the following year.
    • Transportation in 1917

    • Transportation in 1917
    • Unknown
    • Transportation—Arizona—History
    • Boney Hughes' hacks (horses). It was a wild ride from the station down to the lower level of Jerome, several hundred feet below.
    • Motoring Around Jerome

    • Motoring Around Jerome
    • Unknown
    • Transportation—Arizona—History
    • Two men driving an automobile around Jerome. Note the single headlamp at the front of the car.
    • Jerome circa 1897

    • Jerome circa 1897
    • Unknown
    • Jerome (Ariz.)
    • The center of Jerome, showing the business and housing area.
    • Mule Train on Main

    • Mule Train on Main
    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage—Arizona
    • A loaded mule train on Main Street. On the left, note "M. Troy" shoemaker sign on sidewalk. The Jerome Meat Company sign is visible on the right. The buildings on the right side of the street were lost in a landslide; this area is now a parking...
    • Smokestacks

    • Smokestacks
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    • Copper mines and mining—Arizona—History
    • Smokestack photograph of some of Jerome's mining operations.
    • Little Dusty Mine

    • Little Dusty Mine
    • Unknown
    • Copper mines and mining—Arizona—History
    • This photograph should be tilted "Little Daisy Mine," the name of the mine owned by the Douglas family. The building in the middle of the image is the Douglas Mansion. It is currently the visitor center and museum for Jerome State Historic Park.The...
    • The Montana Hotel

    • The Montana Hotel
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    • Mining camps—Arizona—History
    • The Montana Hotel was built by the United Verde Mining Company in the early part of 1900 to house miners. In April 1910 there were 400 boarders, who paid $1 per day for board and $5 per month for lodging. Often considered the finest mining camp...
    • U. V. Hospital, Jerome, Arizona

    • U. V. Hospital, Jerome, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Postmarks—Arizona; Postcards—Arizona
    • A postcard of the United Verde Hospital with a 1913 cancellation. Built in 1899, it was the second hospital in Jerome, and was located at the hairpin turn on upper Main Street. It remained a hospital until growth necessitated a larger structure in...
    • Hull Avenue Landslide

    • Hull Avenue Landslide
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • Landslides were a regular hazard in Jerome. This photograph documents destruction on Hull Avenue caused by mining explosions. The post office is on the right.
    • Hull Avenue Post Office c. 1937

    • Hull Avenue Post Office c. 1937
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    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • This photograph looks northeast across Main Street to Hull Avenue after the massive 1936-1937 landslides caused by mining explosions (overshoot). Many buildings on Main Street and Hull were destroyed and the area was fenced off; event posters,...
    • Sidewalk Closed!

    • Sidewalk Closed!
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • Landslides due to mining activity were not uncommon in Jerome. The use of too much dynamite, called an overshoot, rocked the foundations of buildings and buckled sidewalks. This images was taken in front of the post office (the entrance sign is...
    • Landslide Destruction

    • Landslide Destruction
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • A view from Main Street of Hull Avenue after the major landslides of 1936-1937. The post office (center) and H & H Storage Garage are still standing, but many of the buildings on Main were destroyed. Note the post office's boarded-up windows.
    • Hull Avenue Before 1936

    • Hull Avenue Before 1936
    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings—Arizona; Mine accidents—Arizona
    • This image looks up Hull Avenue before the massive 1936-1937 landslides. The Post Office is visible on the right, next to the H & H Storage Garage (a Shell Service Station). There are two pumps in front of the Shell Station; at left, also note the...
    • 1898, Jerome Territorial Cover

    • 1898, Jerome Territorial Cover
    • Unknown
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Territorial cover addressed to Jerome, Arizona, with a Kellogg, Iowa cancellation and dated November 20, 1898. Jerome backstamp of November 26, 1898.
    • 1899, Jerome Territorial Cover

    • 1899, Jerome Territorial Cover
    • Unknown
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Territorial cover addressed to Lancaster, Massachusetts, with a Jerome cancellation dated November 8, 1899.
    • 1905, Jerome Territorial Cover

    • 1905, Jerome Territorial Cover
    • Unknown
    • Postmarks—Arizona
    • Territorial cover addressed to Jerome, Arizona with a California cancellation dated January 9, 1905. Jerome backstamp of January 12, 1905.

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