Ralph Post Office

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Title

Ralph Post Office

Subject

United States Post offices

Description

Men meet at the Ralph Post Office to play dominoes around 1938.

Ralph is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, located near U.S. Route 11 and U.S. Route 43, 16.4 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa. Ralph has a post office with ZIP code 35480, which opened on March 3, 1900.

Ralph was originally known as Hickman, in honor of the first postmaster, William P. Hickman. In 1900, the name was changed to Ralph, either for Ralph Stewart, the son of the postmaster at the time, or Kathleen Ralf Stewart, the wife of the postmaster

Source

Elaine Sloan

Date

Circa 1938

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2202

Coverage

Tuscaloosa County (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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