Video Details      

Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O.

The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters in their hands, place them in one of many apertures built into a cabinet or "case."                                              

Video Information
Year: 1903
Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter mail handling; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:02
Color: No
Sound: No
Amount of Motion: Medium
Language: English
Sponsor: Thomas Edison
Contributing Organization: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
Transcript Available: No

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Digitizing Organization: Library of Congress

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