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    • 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.
    • Sarah Eveleen Field Rae Schley

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    • Women--Arizona--History-- 1900-1909; Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona;
    • Possibly the wedding portrait of Sarah 'Evie' Field Rae Schley. Wife of Otto Schley, Evie was the postmistress of Vail from 1928-1929. This photograph may have been taken by Albert Buehman.
    • 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.
    • Burro and wildcat

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Future Postmaster John W. Lawson (standing) and Larry Grant (sitting on porch) in front of Acadia cabin. Note the dead wildcat on the burro. This photograph was taken a few years before Lawson became postmaster in 1911.
    • Employees at Oracle General Merchandise store

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Employees inside the Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store. Postmaster Leslie C. Terry on far right, behind scale. Terry was postmaster from 1914-1926. His daughter, Nancy, later became postmaster in 1959.
    • John W. Lawson, 7-1908

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    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • Postmaster John W. Lawson in a rocking chair on the front porch of a tent house. Both residents and visitors to Oracle lived in tent houses. Lawson's was one of the few that had a front porch.
    • Snake-hunting postmaster

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • Postmaster John W. Lawson (left) snake hunting. Note guns and long sticks.
    • Barber postmaster

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    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • John W. Lawson cutting Larry Grant's hair next to tent house. Mt. View Hotel in background. Early Oracle did not have a regular barber and thus friends often cut each other's hair.
    • Coyote-hunting postmaster

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pinal County
    • John W. Lawson. Note the dead coyote behind the saddle.
    • Terrys on front steps

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    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • Leslie C. Terry (postmaster) and Robert L. Terry sitting on the front steps of the Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store.
    • Dad's Tent (John W. Lawson)

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    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • Postmaster John W. Lawson in front of his tent house. He was the postmaster in Oracle from 1911-1915, and again from 1926-1943. He bought out Thomas McCauley's share of the Oracle General Store and owned it in partnership with Leslie Terry.
    • Mary Jane Warner at work in the Vail Post Office

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona;
    • Mary Jane Warner, postmistress from 1934-1973, was one of the longest-serving in that role in the state. She lived in the back of the post office for many years.
    • Mary Jane Warner

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    • Postmasters--Arizona; Women postal service employees--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona;
    • Postmistress Mary Jane Warner makes change for a customer in 1962 from the same cash register that was used since 1908 when it was purchased by Postmaster Otto Schley.
    • Mary Jane in front of Post Office

    • Davis, Jacqueline
    • Postmasters--Arizona; Post office buildings--Arizona; Women postal service employees--Arizona.
    • Mary Jane Warner, postmistress, stands in front of the Vail post office and store near the flagpole on the northeast side of the building. The photo was taken by her younger sister, Jacqueline Davis.
    • Mary Jane Warner in front of the water car

    • Unknown
    • Postmasters--Arizona; Women postal service employees--Arizona.
    • Mary Jane Warner shares one of her big smiles with the camera while standing next to the Southern Pacific Railroad water car.

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