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Mail Processing

Photograph of postal clerks sorting mail

Description:

Room filled with postal clerks and letter carriers sorting and processing mail. Workers in main post offices in large cities processed thousands of pieces of mail by hand every day before the development of mail processing machines.

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
c. 1890
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2006-41
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

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