Film, Video Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. Tying up bags for train, United States Post Office

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Title
Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O.
Other Title
Tying up bags for train, United States Post Office
Summary
"The camera shows the action of two postal employees as they remove mail sacks from the semicircular rack where they are placed so they can be filled with mail for their respective locations. The two postal employees stack the mail sacks on a cart in preparation for dispatch elsewhere"--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
-  H34971 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34971.
-  Cameraman, A.E. Weed.
-  Duration: ca. 1 minute.
-  Filmed August 7, 1903 in Washington, D.C.
-  Biograph production no. 2462.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1050) 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. 1119; Biograph production log, v. 1.
-  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 (28 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 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (53 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 4064 (viewing print)
FEC 1933 (viewing print)
FRA 1248 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 0909 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1736 (master pos pic)
Box 0093J (paper pos)
Box 5100D (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.1050
Library of Congress Control Number
00564576
Language
Online Format
video
OCLC Number
11913265
Description
"The camera shows the action of two postal employees as they remove mail sacks from the semicircular rack where they are placed so they can be filled with mail for their respective locations. The two postal employees stack the mail sacks on a cart in preparation for dispatch elsewhere"--Early motion pictures.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/00564576
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Chicago citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/00564576/.

APA citation style:

Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1903) Tying up bags for train, 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/00564576/.

MLA citation style:

Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00564576/>.