Film, Video Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. Clerks tying up bags, U.S. Post Office Dept.

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Title
Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O.
Other Title
Clerks tying up bags, U.S. Post Office Dept.
Summary
"Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of letters from the aperatures in the "case" or cabinet and tying them into bundles. They then throw the tied envelopes into the appropriate sacks"--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
-  H34975 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34975.
-  Cameraman, A.E. Weed.
-  Filmed August 10, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  Biograph production no. 2460.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0863) 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; Biograph production logs; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 195; Biograph photo catalog, v. 5, viewed online via the New Jersey Digital Highway, October 10, 2018, production no. 2460.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 1812 to FYA 3348.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 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. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3877 (viewing print)
FYA 3348 (viewing print)
FRA 1088 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 0415 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1336 (master pos pic)
Box 0151B (paper pos)
Box 5079J (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.0863
Library of Congress Control Number
00564544
Language
Online Format
video
OCLC Number
11909481
Description
"Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of letters from the aperatures in the "case" or cabinet and tying them into bundles. They then throw the tied envelopes into the appropriate sacks"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00564544
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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00564544/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Clerks tying 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/00564544/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564544/>.