Mailman N. Sorenson poses with his heavy load of Christmas mail and parcels, 1929. DN-0090218. Want to buy a book?> Purchase Historic Photos of Christmas in Chicago
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In 1885, a man received a letter from his brother in the mail. However, his brother had been dead for 13 years...
Returned parcels, 1938. In 1936, Post Office rules stated that game, including rabbits, could be posted with nothing but a neck label as long as ‘no liquid is likely to exude’. The postman here is holding some unusual mail found in the Returned Parcels section at Mount Pleasant sorting office, London.
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Delivering the Christmas Mail, 1910
Waiting for Mail by Dianne Dengel. I love this.
Betty tries to catch the last post, embroidery by Michelle Holmes
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I can see for miles and miles, and that's the way I love it!
Marion Stockton and Santa Claus: Christmas, Florida, 1947.
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Postman on a penny farthing by British Postal Museum & Archive, via Flickr
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Envelope decorated by Herbert A. Franke and addressed to Koreshan Unity president Hedwig Michel
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Rural carrier, 1908 Rural carrier delivers mail on Rural Route #1 out of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Post Office in 1908. Beginning in 1902, rural customers were required to use standardized mailboxes. Before then, everything from lard pails and syrup cans to old apple, soap, and cigar boxes served as mailboxes.
Rockland Postmaster, Mary Johnson. Postmaster in Rockland since 1991, Johnson was named Wisconsin State Postmaster of the year in 2012.
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