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Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The camera shows the action of two postal employees as they remove mail sacks from the semicircular rack where they are placed so they can be filled with mail for...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Postal service--Employees; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:01
Popularity (downloads): 378
 
Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail sorting; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:03
Popularity (downloads): 365
 
Clerks tying up for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows two postal employees as they tie into bundles stacks of letters they have just removed from a destination "case."

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:44
Popularity (downloads): 343
 
Parke Davis' employees (1903)
Photographed from a single-camera position, this film encompasses a scene of a large number of people either walking or riding bicycles as they leave what appears to be a factory....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Employees; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:44
Popularity (downloads): 411
 
Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. (1903)
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter carriers; Postal service; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 461
 
Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. (1903)
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Rural free delivery; Postal service; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:46
Popularity (downloads): 439
 
Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows a man carrying a mail sack. He climbs the stairs of a front porch, rings a doorbell, and a woman comes to the door. The postman hands...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Postal service; Letter carriers--Maryland; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:46
Popularity (downloads): 375
 
Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject of this Postal Department documentary is "snatching" the mail bag from the suspended post by the railroad mail clerk. As the film begins, a man climbs the steps...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railway mail service; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:57
Popularity (downloads): 740
 
Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 1 (1903)
The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter carriers; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:05
Popularity (downloads): 389
 
United Railroads Employees Strike (1917)
San Francisco: United Railroads employees strike against open shop.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor;Labor: Strikes;Labor: 19102;
Duration: 00:01:11
Popularity (downloads): 182
 

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