Rachel Perryman of the Creek Nation, spouse of George Perryman. Tulsa's first post office was in her home and managed by her brother-in-law Joe Fry. The Perrymans moved from the 3700 block of South Rockford (original post office location) to a mansion on the northeast corner of 6th and Boulder. Rachel agreed to sell the property to the city (Tulsa county) but would only accept payment in gold.
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Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society, and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family, Chester Cadieux, the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and many other community-minded corporations, institutions, and individuals.