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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