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Mail Carriers in Clearwater, NE

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Mail Carriers in Clearwater, NE

Description

A photograph of mail carrier wagons stopped in Clearwater, Nebraska. The people shown in the photograph are as follows:
first from left: Jessie Mitchel's father
second from left: Walter (Walt) Snider
third from right: Stanley Heminway
second from right: Jewel Fannon.

At the time of this photograph, Jewel Fannon was the Clearwater postmaster. Horse and buggies were the original means by which to carry mail, especially to rural homesteads. Mail by horse and buggy was not obsolete until the mid-20th century.

Source

Marilyn Harker, Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Relation

"Marilyn Harker Discusses Her Family History," http://historyharvest.unl.edu/admin/items/show/743

Format

person

Language

English

Type

image

Coverage

Clearwater (Neb.)