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Papers of Angela Hutchinson Hammer

Messenger Printing Company, Phoenix, AZ, circa 1940-1950

Angela Hutchinson Hammer, born in 1870, was a schoolteacher, journalist, and newspaper editor in Wickenburg, Casa Grande, and Phoenix, Ariz. Taught school in Wickenburg, 1889-90, 1894-96, Gila Bend, 1893-94; and owned various newspapers and print shops including the Wickenburg Miner, purchased in 1905. The collection includes autobiographical reminiscences, correspondence, and a short story relating to Mrs. Hammer's life in Arizona. Also includes a pencil sketch of Wickenburg School in 1890, and a photograph of the Messenger Printing Co., Phoenix, ca. 1940-1950.