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SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes.

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Collection

Pageant of America" Collection

v.4 - The March of commerce

(unpublished photographs)

Post office

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Postal service -- United States
Notes
Content: P.O. Dept Wash DC
Physical Description
Extent: 13 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 96631fd0-c612-012f-fa3a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b821-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b821-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b821-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b821-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes., (1860 - 1920) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=May 30, 2015 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes.