Image ID
DN-0000529
Headline
Sorting holiday mail at the main post office at Christmas
Date Depicted
December 24, 1902
Date Created
December 24, 1902
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0000529, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Horizon Bib. No.
74618
Max Pixels - Height
2927
Max Pixels - Width
4083
KEYWORDS
Christmas
Illinois
Mail sorting
Postal service
Chicago (Ill.)
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Chicago
Employees
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
1960.784
DN-0000529.tif
DN-0000529
sorting holiday mail at the main post office at christmas

Image of postal workers in uniform sorting holiday mail in the main post office at Christmas in Chicago, Illinois. Four mail handlers are shown in profile standing at a long curved counter in front of multiple cloth bins sorting mail. This interior shot shows full mail bags and mail piled on carts and tables around the room. Other workers are partially visible in the background.

Image of postal workers in uniform sorting holiday mail in the main post office at Christmas in Chicago, Illinois. Four mail handlers are shown in profile standing at a long curved counter in front of multiple cloth bins sorting mail. This interior shot shows full mail bags and mail piled on carts and tables around the room. Other workers are partially visible in the background.

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