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Photograph of postcard of rural carrier H.O. Carson in gig

Description:

Rural letter carrier H.O. Carson posed for a photographic postcard while working his mail route in a horse-drawn gig. Carson built a sling below his seat to hold the day's mail. There is no information on the card as to Carson's location.

National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
1909
Medium:
postcard stock; photo-emulsion
Dimensions:
Height x Width (unframed): 4 x 6 in. (10.16 x 15.24 cm)
Museum ID:
A.2009-50
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

Glossary

Additional Records
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  • Photograph of Post Office Department Airmail Pilots
  • Photograph of postcard of prize dog team in the Arctic
  • Photograph of postcard of rural carrier H.O. Carson in gig
  • Photograph of postcard of transporting US mail in Alaska
  • Photograph of postcard of US mail leaving Seward for Anchorage, Alaska
  • Photograph of Pres. Wilson at first regularly scheduled airmail service ceremony
  • Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt mailing letter in a bus
  • Photograph of Pullman-built Railway Post Office and baggage car
  • Photograph of Pullman-built Railway Post Office car
  • Photograph of Pullman-built Railway Post Office car
  • Photograph of Railway Post Office clerk in mail car
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