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Collecting the Mail

Description: City letter carrier is shown retrieving mail from a city collection box. The driver of the Columbian Mark 3 Touring Car mail vehicle was not a Post Office Department employee, but was hired to drive carriers between collection boxes and post offices.


Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer


Medium: Black and white photographic print


Culture: American


Geography: USA


Date: 1906


Collection: U.S. Mail Trucks


Repository: National Postal Museum


Accession number: A.2008-27


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