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  • Subject: Postal service
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    • Tivoli Postal Workers

    • Postal service--Employees
    • Back of photograph identifies Postmaster Mildred Demboski, clerk Isabelle Gruntler, and carrier Harold Decker. Taken in front of the Tivoli Post Office on Friendship St.
    • Untitled

    • Postcards; Photographic postcards; Post offices; Postal service employees; Postal service;
    • Black and white photo of the exterior of the U.S. Post Office with a postal worker and postal car.
    • 1863-11-29 letter from Jacob Hasbrouck to Rowena Hasbrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob tells Rowena of various gifts he has received from people who he says claim to be friends with the Union. He has received expensive flowers, whiskey, cigars, and sardines. Jacob asks Rowena about her Thanksgiving and briefly discusses the...
    • 1863-12-23 letter from Jacob Hasbrouck to Rowena Hasbrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob is pleased that Rowena visited Mrs. VanWagner, wife of Robert VanWagner. He speaks fondly of him and mentions Mr. VanWagner's good deeds at the hospital for Christmas. He briefly discusses the mail and sends his best wishes to the family.
    • 1863-09-09 letter from Jacob Dubois Hasbrouk to Rowena Hasbrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields;
    • Jacob tells Rowena about recent fighting. Guerilla forces killed some of his soldiers, and wounded and kidnapped others. He mentions some concerns about the mail, as well as concerns for those who may be drafted at home in New York. The letter also...
    • 1863-09-03 letter from Jacob Hasbrouck to Rowena Hasbrouck

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Jacob talks about issues with the mail in Baton Rouge. He discusses an episode with a man who told him that the people of Louisiana opposed leaving the Union and talks about military promotions of his fellow me.
    • Greetings from Rockland Lake strip

    • Postcards; Lakes & ponds; Icehouses; Ice industry; Business enterprises; Postmasters; Postal service employees; Postal service; Post offices; Grocery stores; Streets
    • A strip of four postcards. The first is of harvesting the ice of Rockland Lake and shows one of three ice houses at Rockland Lake. The second postcard is Main Street, Rockland Lake. The third postcard is Florence Brinkerhoff, Rockland Lake...
    • New Jr.-Sr. High dedicated

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    • This is a series of six captioned photographs accompanied by a typed article describing a school dedication. At the top of the page there is a difficult to read headline that states 'New Jr.-Sr. high building dedicated'. At the bottom of the page,...
    • Post Office Piermont

    • Post offices; Postal service employees; Letter carriers; Uniforms;
    • This image is of two photographs side by side in a newsprint reproduction. The left photograph shows two men standing in front of mail sorting bins holding letters. The caption under this photograph reads, "Sorting for First Run. Carrier Cornetta,...
    • I've bought a prettier Christmas Card than I ever saw before, ...

    • Lithography; Children; Celebrations; Christmas cards;
    • Lithographic process, of a boy in a rectangular frame with a snow scene in the background. The boy is holding a letter in one hand, while the other is rested at his hip. He is wearing a hat with a red bow at his neck. Surrounding the frame is a...
    • The Seasons Calendar

    • Celebrations; Calendar; Autumn; Spring; Winter; Summer; Postal rates; Presidents; Vice-Presidents; Holidays;
    • The front view is an image of a young girl sitting on a blue blanket surrounded by trees and flowers. A poem is at the bottom, with ""Spring"" written in gold at her feet. Page 2 and 3, consist of a 1881 calendar on the left with Legal Holidays and...
    • First Airmail from Carmel Postmaster, ca. 1930

    • Air mail service; Airplane propellers; Airplanes; Postal service employees; Uniforms;
    • A black and white photo of the first air mail from Carmel, NY postmaster. Image features Thomas M. Townsend, Postmaster along with Clifton L. Smith, Ray Cole and Ernestine Baker, and decorated members of American Legion Marne Post 270 with the...

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