Film, Video Carriers at work, U.S.P.O.
About this Item
- Carriers at work, U.S.P.O.
- The subject is the handling and sorting of the U.S. mail. The sorting bags and the alphabetizing pigeonhole equipment are visible in a scene photographed from an altitude of approximately twenty-five feet. The placement of the equipment and its use by the post office personnel can be seen.
- 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
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H34978 U.S Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34978.
- - Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
- - Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 48.
- - Filmed August 10, 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 prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 reel of 1 (72 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (180 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- 1 reel of 1 (72 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 4541 (ref print)
- FEC 1809 (ref print)
- FRA 1575 (dupe neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsAmerican Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Weed, A. E.
SubjectsActualities (Motion Pictures)
Letter Mail Handling
Post Office Stations and Branches
United States Postal Service
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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564540/. (Accessed December 02, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00564540/.
MLA citation style:
Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00564540/>.