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Title [Tompkinsville Post Office]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1900-1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on beige cardboard mount. View in Tompkinsville, Staten Island. Nine men and two women stand posed in a row on the sidewalk and steps in front of a building with a glass door and two large windows. Sign above: "TOMPKINSVILLE POST OFFICE." The same inscription is on the awning above the windows. Five of the men (probably mail carriers) wear uniforms. Inscription on the reverse of the mount: "In 1895 Post Office was at 26 Richmond Turnpike. In 1900 the Post Office was at 25 Griffin, present day Bay Street Extension, south of Tompkinsville Park."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 6.750 x 9
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Post offices
Group portraits
Postal service employees
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1346
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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