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    • Helen Hamlin Allen (1884-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Barbers -- Arizona
    • Born in Phoenix, Mary Helen Hamlin dropped her first name sometime after she married James H. Allen in 1910. A stockowner, avid theatergoer, and Republican representative to the Election Board, she is chiefly known for her 35 years as a barber at...
    • Clara Cornblith Samuels (1887-1970)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Born in Poland, Clara immigrated to the United States via Mexico, acquiring fluency in the Russian, Polish, Spanish, Yiddish and English languages. She married Samuel Samuels in El Paso, Texas in 1910 and moved to Arizona two years later. An...
    • Berta Coveney

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • This photograph, while undated, was probably taken during the 1880's. Though Ms. Coveney's personal history is unknown, her father was James M. Cotton, a businessman in Phoenix during the last half of the 19th century. He and George E. Mowry were...
    • Adeline Bobblett Hall (1844-1912)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • Adeline Bobblett was born in Dayton, Ohio on December 23, 1844. At 22 she moved to Kansas to teach school in the Solomon Valley. There she met James Hall, a rough-talking, tobacco-chewing buffalo hunter and frontiersman, whom she soon married. With...
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson

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    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Nursing -- Arizona; Indians of North American -- Arizona
    • Adele Slivers and Ruth Henderson are commemorated here as the first graduates from the Sage Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Ganado, Arizona on November 29, 1933. At the time it served as the only accredited School of Nursing for Native...
    • Bessie Ethel Hatz Bork (1879-1935)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Librarians -- Arizona
    • Daughter of Katherine and Daniel Hatz, Bessie was one of the first to graduate from high school in Prescott, and was reputed to be the most beautiful girl in town. She studied at San Diego Normal School and then returned to Arizona to teach at...
    • Anna R. Stewart (1876-1959)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Home Economics -- Study and Teaching -- Arizona
    • Teaching was one of the generally accepted occupations for women, and Anna Stewart taught the teachers. Educated at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), the University of California, and Bradley Polytechnic Institute, she returned to...
    • Nellie T. Bush (1888-1963)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Teachers -- Arizona; Women Legislators -- Arizona
    • Surely one of the first women in Arizona to believe that she could "have it all," Nellie Bush pursued many different careers during her lifetime. After receiving a teacher's diploma at Tempe Normal School (now Arizona State University), she taught...
    • Francisca Stevens (1855 ca.-1882)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Apache Indians -- History -- Arizona
    • Several sources indicate that Francisca was the daughter of Es-Kel-Thes-e-la, hereditary Chief of the Coyotero Band of Apache Indians. It is said that her husband, George Stevens, married her for the protection it gave him during his travels in...
    • Ortha Belle Walter Cook (1903-1984)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women -- Employment -- Arizona; Dry Cleaning Industry -- Arizona
    • Many of the women of the West are not mentioned in the history books. Orpha Belle Cook is one whose life is shared only through a few remaining photographs. Within these photographs she is revealed as a working woman unafraid to manage such diverse...
    • Lottie Whiteside

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Women in Medicine -- Arizona
    • During Arizona's territorial period many women were recognized as "doctors." One such woman was Lottie Whiteside. Dr. Whiteside of Wickenburg did not possess a professional degree; however, she skillfully cared for the sick. Like many of the women...
    • Josephine Goldwater (1875-1966)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • Josephine ("Jo") Goldwater was truly one-of-a-kind. Jo was a high-spirited non-conformist who loved the outdoors, spoke her mind, and had an adventuresome spirit. She was a major influence in the lives of her children Barry, Robert, and Carolyn....
    • Ruth Reinhold (1902-1985)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Reinhold, Ruth M.; Women Air Pilots -- Arizona
    • One of the first women pilots in Arizona, this great aviator's career in the field of aviation was wide ranging. She flew charter service, sold airplanes, was an instructor in the Civilian Pilot Training Program, and was involved in barnstorming...
    • Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and Friends

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Cyclists -- Arizona
    • We believe this photograph of Gertrude Tolfree Tupper and her cyclist friends was taken around the beginning of the 20th century. Although Gertrude seems to have been lost in the pages of history, this photograph may have shown her as a member of a...
    • Preva Fireman (1890-1968)

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    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Grocery Trade -- Arizona
    • Preva was 16 years old when she immigrated to San Francisco in 1906, the year of the big fire. She married Samuel Fireman in 1910 and moved to Arizona in 1916. With their three children they moved from Superior to Prescott to Phoenix to Glendale....
    • Duett Ellison-Hunt (1867-1934)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona
    • This woman was a true lady in all ways, even while hunting grizzly bears, roping, branding and breaking steers. She refused to wear trousers, she would never let a cowboy wear spurs or chaps in her home, nor were they allowed to swear, chew...
    • Pearl Hart (1871-?)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Female Offenders -- Arizona
    • When Pearl Hart decided to rob a stagecoach outside of Globe with Joe Boot, she started a chain of events that brought her national notoriety. The tabloids of 1899 had a field day with the image of the petite "Girl Bandit" as a posse hunted them...
    • Viola Jimulla (1878-1966)

    • Unknown
    • Women -- History -- Arizona; Yavapai Indians -- History; Yavapai Indians -- Politics and Government -- Arizona
    • Viola Jimulla was the energetic Chief of the Yavapai Indians from 1940 to 1966, known for helping her people to much greater prosperity. Working alongside Prescott business leaders, she was successful in expanding the reservation by 1300 acres in...
    • Driving freight into Oracle

    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • Clarence Leaverton driving a freight wagon into Oracle, Arizona a few years after the turn of the century.
    • Rodeo champions!

    • Jack Sheaffer Star Photographers
    • Rodeos--Arizona
    • Wilma Huggett and unidentified man, 1956 University of Arizona Rodeo Champions.
    • Oracle Union Church steps

    • Unknown
    • Church buildings--Arizona
    • Postcard showing front steps of the Oracle Union Church, which was built by Bill and Elna Huggett.
    • Counter of Oracle General Merchandise store

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Inside view of the Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store. Shelves are neatly stocked with canned and boxed goods.
    • Employees at Oracle General Merchandise store

    • Unknown
    • 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

    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Movie scene in Oracle

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Raymond Hatton (squatting on the porch) in scene from "The Mine with the Iron Door" in front of Oracle store. Many Oracle people were cast as extras in the picture.
    • Barber postmaster

    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Arizona pack train

    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • Pack train moving past Oracle tent houses.
    • Old Oracle store

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • Postcard showing Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store (building on left) in the 1920s.
    • Terrys on front steps

    • Unknown
    • Postmasters--Arizona
    • Leslie C. Terry (postmaster) and Robert L. Terry sitting on the front steps of the Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store.
    • Conestoga wagons

    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A man loads up two Conestoga wagons pulled by a six-horse team in Oracle.
    • Pack train in 1911

    • Unknown
    • Freight and freightage--Arizona
    • A pack train of loaded burros at the gate. Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise building visible at left.
    • Acadia around 1908

    • Unknown
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • Looking at the Acadia Ranch from across the street. Tent house to right of the main building. Edwin S. Dodge, Oracle's second postmaster, moved to Oracle in 1880 and called his ranch "Acadia" after his home in Nova Scotia. Acadia Ranch housed the...
    • Acadia Ranch front porch

    • Unknown
    • Ranch houses--Arizona
    • A gramophone on front porch of the Acadia with rocking chairs in the background.
    • Oracle Post Office mid-century

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • This building was constructed in the late 1950s. The Oracle Post Office remained here until the mid-1970s.
    • American Flag Post Office adobe wall

    • Imholt, Sarah
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • The American Flag Post Office is an adobe building built around 1877; it is one of the oldest surviving post office buildings in Arizona. Some of the bricks are visible.
    • American Flag Post Office historical plaque

    • Imholt, Sarah
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • The American Flag Post Office building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. This plaque is attached to the front of the building and reads: "Isaac Lorraine, discoverer of the American Flag gold and silver mine, built this...
    • Acadia post office door

    • Imholt, Sarah
    • Post office buildings--Arizona
    • Today, the Acadia Ranch is a museum and houses the Oracle Historical Society. The post office door remains inside, with a mail slot and service window.
    • Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store, circa 1908

    • Unknown
    • Post office buildings--Arizona; General stores--Arizona
    • The Oracle Post Office and General Merchandise store in 1908 or 1909. The third postmaster, John Estill, moved to Oracle from Ohio for the benefit of the health of his arthritic wife. He built a small square building to store the merchandise that...
    • Nancy Terry appointment

    • Post Office Department
    • Post Office Archives; Women postal service employees--Arizona
    • A letter from the Post Office Department's regional office designating Nancy Terry as acting Postmaster of Oracle, dated November 24, 1959.

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