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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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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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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.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.4 - The March of commerce

(unpublished photographs)

Post office

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Postal service -- United States
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: P.O. Dept Wash DC
Physical Description
Extent: 13 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96631fd0-c612-012f-fa3a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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

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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." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b821-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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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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.