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Appalachian mountain riders served as a bookmobile service for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the (Genets a cavall a les Muntanyes Apalatxes (USA) als anys oferint el servei de biblioteca mòbil) Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian Trail, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Family Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos

Pack Horse Library Project

It’s Friday, which seems to be the day we celebrate whole groups of women! Today, a short post on the Pack Horse Librarians from Jennifer Koth. Jennifer also sent along the image at the top of the post, “Soon-to-be-Mother Receiving Books from Pack Horse Librarian,” which is a National Archives image she found via the New Deal Network. You can see more images of Pack Horse Librarians here. Through the wonderful book Down Cut Shin Creek: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky, by Kathi Appelt…

Good old days at Knotts Berry Farm~ loved those days! Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, California History, Vintage California, California Usa, Tarzan, Knotts Berry, Old Post Office

Knott's Berry Farm postcard

Knott's Berry Farm postcard. Courtesy: jericl cat, Los Angeles, California (USA).

  Vintage Labels, Vintage Postcards, Vintage Ads, Vintage Advertising Posters, Vintage Advertisements, Old Posters, Old Signs, Mail Art, Vintage Christmas

LA ESTÉTICA DE NUESTRO SERVICIO POSTAL

Para los que somos aficionados a coleccionar sellos, el mundo postal nos apasiona a la par que solemos ser críticos con cualquier cambio o e...

Vintage Christmas - mailman delivering holiday packages in the snow Vintage Christmas Photos, Vintage Holiday, Christmas Pictures, Noel Christmas, Retro Christmas, Winter Christmas, Xmas, Christmas Scenery, Christmas Decor

Parcel Post Truck and Carrier

Description: City carrier delivering packages in the snow. 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 of their household goods. Before city carriers were assigned vehicles to carry both parcel and letter mail at the same time, parcel post deliveries were made…

Your Pictures of Scotland: 15 Jan - 22 January 2010 (Sent in to BBC News) "A snow covered Village in Tarves Aberdenshire. Photo sent in by Ian Massie. Old Post Office, You've Got Mail, Post Box, Shop Fronts, Scottish Highlands, British Isles, Cottage Style, Britain, United Kingdom

Your Pictures of Scotland: 15 Jan - 22 Jan

Your Pictures of Scotland: 15 Jan - 22 Jan

The outfit is so so but her shoes are fabulous! The outfit is so so but her shoes are fabulous! 1930s Fashion, Fashion Mode, Moda Fashion, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Womens Fashion, Fashion Stores, Vintage Vogue, Cheap Fashion

1930s Inspiration

I was planning to show you my newest makeover this week, but the photo shoot didn't happen, so it will have to wait until next week. Meanwhile, here are some 1930s images that are my most recent favorites. I love to browse them for inspiration either for actual garments, or...

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds, creed adapted by US Postal Service from an ancient Greek work of Herodotus c. 500 B. Mail Carrier in snow. Us Postal Service, United States Postal Service, Post Bus, Cuyahoga Falls, Mail Delivery, Package Delivery, You've Got Mail, Going Postal, Office Humor

So You Want to Be a Mailman: The CCA Experience

This article explores four of the biggest roadblocks to happiness encountered as a CCA (City Carrier Assistant). and asks the question of whether you really want to subject yourself to this insanity.

A lady posts a letter into a King George VI Pillar Box. A postman stands next to the pillar box and points to the collection schedule. Date: 1938 BPMA reference: POST Vintage Inspired Fashion, 1930s Fashion, Art Deco Fashion, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Old London, North London, Tarzan

King George VI Pillar Box

A lady posts a letter into a King George VI Pillar Box. A postman stands next to the pillar box and points to the collection schedule. Date: 1938 BPMA reference: POST 118/879

Just A Car Guy: two USPS (post office) mail carriers that weren't stopped by high water in the swamp Customer Appreciation Day, Automobile, Old Post Office, Vintage Trucks, Vintage Auto, Car Ford, Cool Trucks, Old Pictures, Pickup Trucks

— Looks like they jacked this one way up to cross...

Looks like they jacked this one way up to cross...

Mailman N. Sorenson poses with his heavy load of Christmas mail and parcels, Chicago History photo. still to this day the mailmen and mail women deliver through sleet and hail and . Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Random Pictures, Family Pictures, Photos Du, Old Photos, Christmas Mail, Christmas Delivery, Christmas Post

Mailman poses with his heavy load of Christmas mail and parcels in Chicago (1929).

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High-resolution vintage photo archive with thousands of HD images. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Post Bus, Old Letters, You've Got Mail, Going Postal, Biarritz, Thats The Way, Working People

Mail Early: 1914 high-resolution photo

Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images

Mary Elizabeth Edwards (Memie) standing in the doorway of the Post Office in Lloyd, Florida Vintage Florida, Old Florida, State Of Florida, Florida Hotels, Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Old Photos, Monticello Florida, Post Bus

The Sunday porch: the P.O.

“Memie” (Mary Elizabeth Edwards) and her first post office in Lloyd, Florida, ca. 1910, via State Library and Archives of Florida (Florida Memory) Commons on flickr. Shades of Eudora We…

mailman on motorcycleish vehicle Foto Picture, You've Got Mail, Going Postal, London History, Us Postal Service, History Timeline, Post Box, Mail Art, Historical Photos

Have You Got Mail ???

Now I must admit that my mailbox always has something waiting for me at the end of each day, granted it's usually junk mail, bills and an occasional magazine, but I still love to check it. Mail delivery has changed a great deal over the years... from the early Pony Express days to the more efficient and speedier delivery we are currently used to, and everything in between. My fondest mail memories are those of my childhood, when you would eargerly await the mail's arrival hoping there just…

Rural postman delivering mail on mule, in back woods section of Kentucky. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Us Postal Service, United States Postal Service, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Going Postal, Old Florida, Vintage Pictures

Rural postman delivering mail on mule, in back woods section of...

Rural postman delivering mail on mule, in back woods section of Kentucky.

Description: An unidentified letter carrier posed in uniform for a studio photograph.Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographerMedium: Black and white photographic printCulture: AmericanGeography: USADate: U. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Post Office, Going Postal, Vintage Poster, Us Postal Service, Portraits, Mail Art

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