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Out for Delivery: 1940

Out for Delivery: 1940

July 1940. "Rural mailman who has brought the mail to the crossroads transfers letters and packages to another postman's saddlebags. This rider takes the mail farther up the side road and creek beds where no wagon or car can go. In the mountain section near Morehead, Kentucky." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.


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