Film, Video Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Letter Carriers
Post Office Department
Postal Service
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Title
Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /
Summary
This film shows the delivery of the U.S. mail, in a rural area. A two-horse vehicle, with a sign reading "U.S. Mail," appears on the scene. The postal employee gets out of the vehicle and places mail in a standard metal mail box. A woman comes out of her house and removes the mail from the mail box, then buys stamps from the mail carrier as the picture ends.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Letter carriers
-  Postal service
Notes
-  H34984 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34984.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 255.
-  Filmed August 8, 1903 in Washington, DC
-  Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 2/2000 from LC lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FLA 4066 (ref print)
FRA 1250 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 1052 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1052
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00564566
http://lccn.loc.gov/00564566


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