Postcard: 73 Years of Progress in the Railway Post Office

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Postcard: 73 Years of Progress in the Railway Post Office

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Title:  

Postcard: 73 Years of Progress in the Railway Post Office
Creator:
Burlington Lines Railroad

Content Description: 

Postcard: 73 Years of Progress in the Railway Post Office White postcard. Upper left corner has photo of first railway post office. Right side has photo of interior of 'modern railway post office.' Captions for both photos in lower left corner. Maker's note at center bottom. Back has red stamped message that tells of cards origin and Mark Twain Centennial. MARK Stamp on back cover in pink ink: 'Sept. 11 1935 This Cachet applied in the replica of the world's first Railway Postal Car. Original car built in Hannibal; Mo. 1862. Exhibited at Hannibal; Missouri during the Mark Twain Centennial Homecoming September; 9-14, 1935. Courtesy Burlington Lines.'

Physical Description: 

Postcard

Location:
120 North Main,Missouri,Hannibal,63401
Identifier:
HB.79.20491.1

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