Film, Video Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. Wagons loading mail, United States Post Office

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Title
Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O.
Other Title
Wagons loading mail, United States Post Office
Summary
"The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are backed up to the ramp. At the end of the film, a postal delivery wagon pulled by one horse enters the scene and is backed against the ramp"--Early motion pictures.
Contributor Names
Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Post Office Department
-  Postal service--Washington (D.C.)
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--Washington (D.C.)
-  Post office stations and branches--Washington (D.C.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34995 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34995.
-  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
-  Duration: 0:52 at 16 fps.
-  Cameraman credit from Biograph production logs.
-  Filmed July 29, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  Biograph production no. 2476.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0874) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 342; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1154; Biograph production logs.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3888 (viewing print)
FEC 1874 (viewing print)
FRA 1110 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 0645 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1747 (master pos pic)
Box 0117F (paper pos)
Box 5567F (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/awal.0874
Library of Congress Control Number
00564538
Language
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11908325
Description
"The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are backed up to the ramp. At the end of the film, a postal delivery wagon pulled by one horse enters the scene and is backed against the ramp"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00564538
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00564538/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1903) Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00564538/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, et al. Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564538/>.