Item 371N3023 - Dedication of giant air-mail box at 6th and Morrison, Portland

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371N3023

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Dedication of giant air-mail box at 6th and Morrison, Portland

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  • 1929-09-03 (Creation)

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3.75 x 4.75 in

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(1902-1982)

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Photograph showing a small crowd at the dedication of a huge air-mail collection box on the corner of what is now Southwest Sixth Avenue and Southwest Morrison Street. Standing in front of the box and holding a large prop key are Dr. L. T. Jones (left), president of the Portland Exchange Club, and John M. Jones, Portland postmaster. The box was set up by the exchange club to collect mail that would be carried east by the Varney air-mail service. The box was equipped with a loudspeaker to broadcast messages about air mail. The dedication took place on September 3, 1929.

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Box 371; 0371N3023

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5024dc4d-aa15-49e3-90e0-ab22f91ddc88-371N3023.jpg

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1.3 MiB

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