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Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:02
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. (1903)
Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of letters from the aperatures in the "case" or cabinet and tying them into bundles. They then throw the tied...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 375
 
Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. (1903)
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...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail sorting; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:11
Popularity (downloads): 434
 
NASAKSN - El Correro Electronico (2003)
Como funciona el correo electronico?

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Daniela; Correo Electronico; E-Mail; Electronic Mail; Computadora; Computer; Servidor; Server; Carta; Letter; Mensaje; Message; Oficina de Correos; Post Office; Noticiencias; Noticias Cientificas; Kids' Science News Network;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 739
 
Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 2 (1903)
Male letter carriers of the U.S. Post Office are the subject of this series on the Postal Department. The camera was placed to show a large number of uniformed mail...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter carriers; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:37
Popularity (downloads): 334
 
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
 

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