Photo showing Carl W. Mitman, Curator of Engineering of the Smithsonian Institution photographed with a three-wheel automobile which has been recently acquired by that institution--This old auto in 1909 won first prize in a parade in New York as the oldest vehicle running under its own power. Photograph dates to September 1924. Learn More
Photo shows view of armored Mail Truck driver with gun in his hand, looking at the armored Mail Truck with bullet holes in the windshield. Not sure but this may be a demonstration/training photo. Photo dates to 1921. Please note the photo shows streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings of the glass negative. Learn More
Photo shows Peter De Paolo standing beside his race car, which is decorated with flowers. Other old vintage auto racing cars can be seen in the background. Photo taken at the 1925 Balto-Washington 250 Mile race, which he won. This is a 5x7 photo. Learn More
Photo shows truck decorated in an appeal for early mailing for the Christmas season, with man dressed as Santa Claus on back of truck. TITLE: The Christmas post office 'A la carte' has made its appearance on national capitol streets. Photo dates to December, 1921. Learn More
Photo shows a policeman standing in front of an old car that was wrecked; there's crates of moonshine beside the car. It appears that the moonshine was pulled from the car after the accident. Photo dates to 1922. This is a 5x7 photo. Learn More
Photo shows view of armored Mail Truck being inspected and looked over by US Mail bureaucrats. Photo dates to 1921. Please note the photo shows streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings of the glass negative. Learn More
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