Film, Video Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O.

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Title
Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O.
Summary
"The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters in their hands, place them in one of many apertures built into a cabinet or "case"--Early motion pictures.
Contributor Names
Weed, A. E., camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Post Office Department
-  Letter mail handling--Washington (D.C.)
-  Postal service--Washington (D.C.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34972 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34972.
-  Cameraman, A.E. Weed.
-  Filmed August 10, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  Biograph production no. 2463.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0861) 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. 58; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 195; Biograph production logs.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  Paper print roll lacking suffix.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3875 (viewing print)
FEC 1819 (viewing print)
FRA 1086 (dupe neg pic)
FPB 3071 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1335 (master pos pic)
Box 1020E (paper pos)
Box 5422 (paper pos, copy 2)
Source Collection
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
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.0861
Library of Congress Control Number
00564543
Language
Online Format
video
OCLC Number
11909463
Description
"The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters in their hands, place them in one of many apertures built into a cabinet or "case"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00564543
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00564543/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Clerks casing mail for bags, 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/00564543/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564543/>.