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24 Vintage Photos Show Postmen From More Than 100 Years Ago

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    24 Vintage Photos Show Postmen from more than 100 Years Ago

    These are what postmen from 100 years ago look liked.

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    A letter carrier standing in front of a mailbox at Mott Street above Park Row, 1903

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    A mail carrier stands with his Wagner 4-11 motorcycle next to a postal box along his route near Newell, South Dakota, 1915

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    A mailman in uniform carrying leather satchel and a huge backpack of newspapers and letters, ca. 1880s

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    A postman on New York street, 1896

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    A U.S rural mailman in 1914

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    An American letter carrier delivering mail by bicycle, ca. 1890s

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    An unidentified letter carrier posed in uniform, 1885

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    Busy postman, 1900

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    Early 1900s mail carrier in New York City

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    Mail carrier in the late 1800s

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    Mailman carries letter packages, 1914

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    Mailman carrying bags and boxes of holiday mail standing on the steps of a store, 1903

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    Mailman collecting letters from a mailbox, ca. 1890s

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    Mailman collects letters from a mailbox on New York street, ca. late 1800s

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    Mailman delivers mail to a woman along his route, 1908

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    Mailmen on scooters, 1911

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    Postman and pillar box, ca. 1850s

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    Postman delivering mail, 1912

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    Postman on a penny farthing, ca. 1890s

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    Postman with good conduct stripes, Hurstpierpoint, Brighton, 1897

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    Rural free delivery mail carrier on horse, 1907


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    Rural mail carrier on a Harley Davidson motorcycle in Bartow, Florida, 1912

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    The U.S. mailman in 1914

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    Uniformed letter carriers pose with their satchels in Newark, New Jersey, 1888
     
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