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Carriers at work, U.S. Post Office

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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.

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Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34978.
Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
Filmed August 10, 1903 in Washington, D.C.

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Mail sorting.
Actuality--Shorts.

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Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

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