Letter Carrier Collecting Mail

Description: Letter carrier uses his key to unlock a mail collection box mounted to a telephone pole. A postal distribution box (used by mail carriers and clerks to store mail for neighborhood delivery) and a U.S. Mail truck are in the background. The truck is marked with the number 382081.

 

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

 

Medium: Hand-colored photographic print

 

Culture: American

 

Geography: USA

 

Date: 1947

 

Collection: U.S. Postal Employees

 

Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=194319

 

Repository: National Postal Museum

 

Accession Number: A.2008-22

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Taken on May 14, 2008