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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

 

Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194272

 

Repository: National Postal Museum

 

Accession number: A.2006-20

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