Postmaster General James A. Farley During National Air Mail Week, 1938

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Description: Postmaster General James A. Farley is shown sitting with some of the hundreds of thousands of letters mailed during National Air Mail Week, May 15-21, 1938. The national celebration honored the 20th anniversary of the first regularly scheduled airmail service. President Franklin Roosevelt and his Postmaster General encouraged everyone to send an airmail letter during the week-long event.

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Culture: American

Geography: USA

Date: 1938

Collection: U.S. Airmail Service

Repository: National Postal Museum

Accession number: A.2008-28

Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194380

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  1. funky_abstract 64 months ago | reply

    He's got a big job.

  2. Danones 45 months ago | reply

    Wow! Poor men ;)
    I ♥ it !

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