City carrier delivering packages in the snow, 1950
City carrier delivering packages in the snow in 1950. The carrier’s vehicle was designated to carry parcels only, not letter mail. By 1949, the post-World War II boom pushed mail volumes to unprecedented heights. A large part of the increase was in parcels, as growing families looked to mail order catalogs for more and more [...]
Flying above Washington, D.C.
Airplane flying above Washington, D.C. with the Washington Monument in the background sometime between 1914-1929. Share the History Love... [...]
Soap Box Derby, 1949
A Boy Scout sits in his soap box car, wearing a football helmet, preparing to race in 1949. Share the History Love... [...]
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