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Browsing items in: Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes - The Life of the Redington Ranch Postmistress

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    • Rosa with her children

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Photograph of Rosa and her children in 1932 in Oracle, AZ. From left to right: Ben, Fidel, Berta, Rosa, and Frank. Photograph was taken on the occasion of Ben's baptism at St. Helen's. They are with Uncle Ramon Ronquillo at the Three C Ranch with...
    • Rosa with friends from Cascabel

    • Fidel Moreno
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Mexican Americans--Arizona--History.
    • From Left to right: Rosa, Alicia Cañez, Alicia's aunt visiting from California. Alicia's children are in front, Frank, Rosa's son, obscured behind door. Alicia's father, Mike Lopez, had a ranch near Cascabel, Arizona. Alicia is a friend of Rosa's....
    • Rosa on Her Wedding Day

    • William Rhodes, Rosa's Husband.
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940;
    • Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes Wedding Day. Rosa married William Rhodes on June 4, 1930. Both had been previously married, so they went to Lordsburg, New Mexico to be married. Rosa's dress was made of dark green satin. This photograph was given as a...
    • Rosa and William Rhodes 1931

    • Unknown
    • Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes and her husband, William Rhodes, stand in front of their house, which also served as the Redington Post Office.The photograph was taken right after they were given a special window with bars, which offered security and...
    • Rosa and friends

    • William Rhodes, printed by Fox Company San Antonio, TX
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • The Top Row, left to right: Miss Hart (teacher), and Rosa. Front Row, left to right: Donna Bingham, Ruben (Rosa's son), Berta (Rosa's daughter), and Maria Luisa Alvarez (neighbor and babysitter for Rosa). Pictured in Redington, Arizona.
    • Redington School in the 1930s

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Photograph of the Redington School in the 1930s. Families pictured include: Moreno, Rhodes, Bingham, Valdez (Avelino), Montaño (Lucy, Sylvia), and Smallhouse (Chuck, Jackie).
    • Redington School (late 1930s)

    • Mr. Mickleson
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Teachers--Arizona--History;
    • Redington School in the late 1930s. The school was expanded to two rooms and they had two teachers: Mrs. Bourne and Mr. Michelson- one of Berta's favorites. Ben Rhodes is pictured on the far right. Mr. Michelson later taught math to Berta's...
    • Redington Post Office Change of Name Form

    • Unknown
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Postmasters--United States--History.
    • Official post office change of name form. Effective June 4, 1930 Rosa R. Moreno, is changed to Rosa R. Rhodes.
    • Redington Post Office 1930s

    • Unknown
    • Post offices--Arizona--1910-1940; Post office buildings--Arizona;
    • From 1930-1936 this building served as both the Redington Post Office and the Ronquillo-Rhodes residence on the Carlinks Ranch. Mail was originally distributed out of Rosa's daughter Berta's window on the right side of the building. Later a window...
    • Redington Last Day Cover 1940

    • Unknown
    • Post Office Archives; Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Cancellations (Philately)--United States
    • Last day cancellation from Redington, AZ December 30, 1940 before post office closure.
    • Redington Cover

    • A. Clark
    • Post Office Archives; Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Cancellations (Philately)--United States
    • Redington, AZ cancellation. From A. Clark to Mrs. W. A. Julian.
    • Redington Cattle at Carlink Ranch

    • William Rhodes
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • These cattle were owned by Mr. Bayless, who owned many ranches scattered through Redington. William Rhodes worked as a cowboy on the ranch.
    • Postal driver from Benson

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Post Office Archives; Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Postal motor vehicle operators--United States.
    • Mr. Jones, a postal driver, delivered mail from Benson on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays for many years.
    • National League of Postmasters Membership Card

    • National League of District Postmasters
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Postmasters--United States--History.
    • Certificate of membership in the National League of Distruct Postmasters and receipt of dues paid by Rosa R. Rhodes, Redington, AZ in March, 1934.
    • Mrs. Herndon at San Xavier

    • Unknown
    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Teachers--Arizona--History;
    • Mrs. Herndon was a teacher and good friend to Rosa. She taught Rosa arithmetic. Rosa lived in this house while completing her studies.
    • Mrs. Bennett Matinee Postcard

    • Unknown
    • Women--Arizona--History; Postcards--1900--1920;
    • Postcard from Mrs C. Bennett to Rosa on March 20, 1911. Full Text: Imperial, California March 20, 1911: Miss Rosa, friend Rosa. Rec'd your postal some time ago have been very busy all the time. Glad to get your postal. Write again. From your friend...
    • Letter of Appointment April 26, 1932

    • Mabel B. Cooper- Pima County Recorder
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940;
    • Letter of Appointment to Rosa R. Rhodes as registration officer for the Redington Precinct April 26th, 1932.

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