Christmas Post Office Truck in 1919

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Washington, D.C., 1919. "Post Office a la cart." Deck the truck with boughs of holly! National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Washington, D.C., 1919. “Post Office a la cart.” Deck the truck with boughs of holly! National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Here’s a cool old photo from Christmas 1919. It appears to be a makeshift post office to handle overflow mail during the holiday season.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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