Film, Video Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Weed, A. E.
Dates 1903
Language English
Subjects Mail Sorting
Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. /
This film concerns the separation of mail parcels before distribution. A semicircular rack of mail bags, each tagged with a different location, is placed on a set of the interior of a postal building. Two postal employees throw packages of envelopes brought to them by another employee into the marked mail bags.
Contributor Names
Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Mail sorting
-  H34976 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34976.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 328.
-  Filmed August 7, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  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.
1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FLA 3876 (ref print)
FRA 1087 (dupe neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 0862
Library of Congress Catalog Number
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