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Routing mail, U.S. Post Office

SUMMARY A man dressed in the attire of a U.S. mail carrier is standing in front of a backdrop painted to represent a projected dimensional schematic of the interior of a post office. The mail carrier is holding a stack of envelopes in his left hand, while with his right hand, he is placing the letters in the pigeonholes of a case especially constructed for the alphabetical sorting of letters. The case, approximately three feet by four feet, is mounted on four legs. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34979. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Filmed August 7, 1903 in Washington, D.C. SUBJECTS Mail sorting. Actuality--Shorts. RELATED NAMES Weed, A. E., camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID awal 0867
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