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Collecting mail, U.S. Post Office

SUMMARY The subject is the movement of mail by the U.S. postal service. As the film begins, two types of mail boxes on a pole on the corner of a street can be seen. In the background, away from the camera position, are people going by on foot, as well as horse-drawn and electric streetcar transportation. At the end of the film, a man wearing the uniform of a mailman is seen approaching the mail boxes. He unlocks the boxes and removes the mail from both the small and large boxes. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34968. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Filmed August 10, 1903 in Washington, D.C. SUBJECTS Mail receiving and forwarding services. Actuality--Shorts. RELATED NAMES Weed, A. E., camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID awal 0869
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