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Kansas City Postal Band

Description: Band made up of members of the Kansas City Post Office, Branch #30. The band's drum refers to the group as the "Heart of America." According to text on the photograph, they are posed on the U.S. Courthouse and post office at 9th and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The band is directed by Mr. Paul Hartge. Postal employees continue to group together for musical or sports activities outside of the office.


Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer


Medium: Black and white photographic print


Culture: American


Geography: USA


Date: 1939


Collection: U.S. Postal Employees


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Repository: National Postal Museum


Accession number: A.2006-20

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Taken on May 14, 2008