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Photograph of letter carriers' band from Seattle, Washington

Description:

Unidentified members of the National Association of Letter Carriers' (NALC) band pose for a group photograph. As noted on the drum in the center of the photograph, these carriers belonged to Seattle, Washington's Branch 79 of the NALC. The US postal system has a long history of employees forming sports teams, bands, and choirs, the first of which began forming in the late nineteenth century.

National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
c. 1952
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Dimensions:
Height x Width (unframed): 4 x 6 in. (10.16 x 15.24 cm)
Museum ID:
A.2009-43
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Washington
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

Glossary

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  • Photograph of postal employee repairing a mail sack
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