Film, Video Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O.

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Title
Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O.
Summary
The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy and girl walk past the camera position in front of the mail box. At that moment, a standard rural horse-drawn postal delivery wagon comes into sight. The postman places the mail in the box, and the wagon continues on its way.
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
-  Rural free delivery
-  Postal service
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34981 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34981.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 282.
-  Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed August 10, 1903 in Westminister, MD.
-  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 prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (21 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3879 (ref print)
FEC 1877 (ref print)
FRA 1090 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.0865
Library of Congress Control Number
00564537
Online Format
image
video
Description
The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy and girl walk past the camera position in front of the mail box. At that moment, a standard rural horse-drawn postal delivery wagon comes into sight. The postman places the mail in the box, and the wagon continues on its way.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00564537
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564537/. (Accessed June 24, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564537/.

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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00564537/>.