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

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    • Rosa and William Rhodes 1931

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    • 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...
    • Redington Post Office 1930s

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    • 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...
    • Postal driver from Benson

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Charles H. Bayless

    • Unknown
    • Post Office Archives; Arizona--History-- 1910-1940; Postmasters--United States--History.
    • Portrait of Charles Bayless, Redington postmaster from May 1, 1909- September 29, 1919. He owned the Carlink Ranch where the Rhodes family lived.
    • Bayless family on porch in Tucson

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    • Arizona--Pima County; Tucson (Ariz.)--History--Pictorial works.
    • Bayless family on the porch of Charles Bayless' house in Tucson, AZ near the University of Arizona. From left to right: Stuart Bayless- brother of Charles, Margaret Bayless- Stuart's daughter, unknown little boy, Mrs. Stuart Bayless, and Charles...
    • 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 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.
    • Rosa with her children

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    • 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...
    • Carlink Ranch Rodeo Parade

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Carlink Ranch rodeo parade ca. 1932. This was the first big rodeo parade the Redington School attended. In the front: Fidel and Berta (Rosa's children), Ardel Bingham, Gareth Bingham. In the back: Reynaldo Valdez, Manuel Valdez, Clara Valdez,...
    • Redington School in the 1930s

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    • 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...
    • Esther Heilert

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Teachers--Arizona--History;
    • Esther Heilert, teacher at Redington before Mrs. Bourne. Mrs. Heilert taught Rosa to read.
    • Mrs. Herndon at San Xavier

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    • 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.
    • Eulalia Bourne in Baboquivari

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    • Women--Arizona--History; Teachers--Arizona--History
    • Eulalia Bourne, on right, with student Arturo Aros. Eulalia Bourne left Redington to teach at Baboquivari in the 1930s. Eulalia Bourne is the author of numerous books about her experience as a teacher in the southwest, including "Nine Months is a...
    • 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...

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