Woman Mailing a Letter

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    Description: This is a Promotional Post Office Department photograph showing opera star Merle Alcock, who is using a new style street collection mailbox, built by the Van Dorn Iron Works of Cleveland, Ohio.

    Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

    Medium: Black and white photographic print

    Culture: American

    Geography: USA

    Date: 1920s

    Collection: U.S. Postal Employees

    Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194292

    Repository: National Postal Museum

    Accession number: A.2006-40

    Miss History, lusik_shalik, Lim5369, and 27 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Stieglitzz65 76 months ago | reply

      I remember those old mailboxes! As a child, I had to stand on tippy-toes to reach the slot!

    2. Umit Ucar 59 months ago | reply

      Yes, ıt worked for a while.

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