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OR00285.pdf
A letter from Jim Macbeth, the Chief of the Florida Bureau of Historical Museums, to A. B. Cleveland, Tampa District Manager for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). In the letter, Macbeth requests any obsolete artifacts relating to USPS. In particular,…

OR00258.pdf
An excerpt written by Theodore Pratt and published in Florida Magazine. The article discusses how barefoot mailmen delivered letters sent from Palm Beach to Miami, Florida, in the late 19th century. This excerpt was originally published in Pratt's…

OR00121.jpg
A mailman badge worn on hats and coats by post office staff. In 1922, the letter carrier’s badge was redesigned. The new badge was solid, of nickel-plated metal, elliptical in shape, and topped with a 1/2 inch tall eagle with wings spread two…