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  • Subject is exactly "Post Offices"

Crime scene. Post Office robbery, Media

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Date: 1906
The caption for this photo, printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on April 25, 1906, reads: "Wrecked Safe in Media Post Office: Yeggmen set off a charge that demolished the outer part of the receptacle last night. The inner lining was intact. The…

Crime scene. Post Office robbery, Media

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-8356-5.jpg
Date: 1906
See description at AP-8356. A bottle on a ledge by the safe, somehow unbroken after the explosion, bears this label: Pomeroy's Combined Writing & Copying Fluid. Flows Freely, Will Not Mould. Newark, N.J. One letter sits on the floor in front of the…

Letter Carrier

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Address: Not Known
Date: 1889 (circa)
Mail was delivered in this horse-drawn vehicle.

Media Post Office, interior. State and Plum, ca. 1905

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Date: 1905 (circa)
Furnishings "Designed and manufactured by the I. B. Williams Co., Seward, Nebraska"

Trolley mail car between 5th and 6th on Olive St.

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Date: 1896-03-02
Chester Traction Co. trolley car bedecked with bunting and banner reading: Chester Media U.S. Mail. Conductor and operator standing at either end of car. According to an article in The Philadelphia Times, March 3, 1896, this service was inaugurated…

Trolley mail car between 5th and 6th on Olive St.

http://mediahistoricarchives.org/source/Appleton/AP-5035-1.jpg
Date: 1896-03-03
Chester Traction Co. trolley car bedecked with bunting and banner reading: Chester Media U.S. Mail. Conductor and operator standing at either end of car. According to an article in The Philadelphia Times, March 3, 1896, this service was inaugurated…