Postmaster General James A. Farley is shown sitting with some of the hundreds of thousands of letters mailed during National Air Mail Week, May 15-21, 1938. The national celebration honored the 20th anniversary of the first regularly scheduled airmail service. President Franklin Roosevelt and his Postmaster General encouraged everyone to send an airmail letter during the week-long event.
National Air Mail Week, 1938
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