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World Through Stamps: The Stories Behind Postage Stamps, The (1957)
Great moments in aviation history as told through postage stamps.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Postal: Stamps; Aviation: History; Hobbies;
Duration: 00:12:50
Popularity (downloads): 356
 
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
 
Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ramp, where two men are unloading the contents of the wagon into a delivery chute.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Delivery of goods; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 375
 
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
 
Writing Better Social Letters (1950)
While a teenage brother and sister write a thank-you note to their grandmother after visiting her on vacation, we learn the five parts of a friendly letter and more about...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette;Communication: Writing;Communication: Postal;
Duration: 00:10:30
Popularity (downloads): 878
 
Communication: A Film Lesson in General Science / Development of Communication (1927)
Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: General;Communication: Telephone;Communication: Radio;
Duration: 00:13:04
Popularity (downloads): 1177
 
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
 
CLAPOTI (2002)
CLAPOTI, a voice communication assistive technology, aims at offering a communication support system allowing better communication, adaptable to users and strongly varying in needs. CLAPOTI allows voice communication by typing...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: user-centered design;disability;virtual phonetic keyboard;
Duration: 00:05:06
Popularity (downloads): 1186
 
Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:52
Popularity (downloads): 487
 

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