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    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Mrs. Bennett Matinee Postcard

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    • 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...
    • 1922 Rosa Ronquillo Letter of Application

    • Norman J. Roberts
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Mexican American women--Employment--Southwestern States--History; Mexican Americans--Arizona--History.
    • 1922 reference letter from Postmaster Norman J. Roberts on Rosa R. Rhodes's behalf. Bottom portion reads "Although of mexican parantage, she speaks English, [and I] am of the opinion that she has had sufficient education to handle the office".
    • 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...
    • Berta Williams Interview Transcript Part One.

    • Berta Williams and Charlotte Cushman.
    • Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Transcript of interview with Berta Williams, daughter of Rosa Ronquillo Rhodes on September 4, 2009. Berta recounts stories about her mother, the Post Office, and growing up in Redington, Arizona.
    • Arizona State Association of Postmasters Membership Card

    • Arizona State Association of Postmasters
    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Postmasters--United States--History.
    • Certificate stating that Rosa R. Rhodes is a Postmaster at Redington, AZ and a member in good standing of the Arizona State Association of Postmasters, dated 1930. Signed Raymond H. Still, acting secretary.
    • 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,...
    • Certificate of Outgoing Postmaster

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    • Post Office Archives; Women--Arizona--History-- 1920-1940; Postmasters--United States--History.
    • Certificate of outgoing and incoming Redington Postmasters in 1936. Rosa R. Rhodes is outgoing and K.J. Smallhouse is incoming. Includes a post office inventory.
    • Esther Heilert

    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...

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