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SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes.

Image ID: 99197

SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the ch...

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Image Title

:  SS President, in action along the 'Mauretania' with fifty sailors on each side of the liner, dropping the mail in the chutes as fast as possible. 7500 bags, approximately eleven 60' carloads of mail, were transferred to the mail boats in one hour and 28 minutes.

Item Physical Description

: 13 x 18 cm.

Notes

: P.O. Dept Wash DC

Source

: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.4 - The March of commerce / (unpublished photographs) / Post office

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 99197

Record ID

: 135140

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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