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Object Name Badge
Date ca. 1915-1932
Description Stamped metal badge in the shape of a shield with an eagle at top. Inscribed "23915 / W.L. CONNER. P.M. / N.Y. / RICHMOND".
(Keywords: HRT, Post Office, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Bertha Conner
Ownership and History This badge belonged to postmaster Willett Leslie Conner (1877-1932), of Richmond, Staten Island. In addition to serving as postmaster, Mr. Conner worked for some years as a telegrapher, and later had a real estate business. He and his family lived in the structure now known as the Stephens-Black House at Historic Richmond Town. His wife, Bertha (Manee) Conner (1879-1966) took over as postmistress after her husband's death, serving until 1941.
Earliest Date 1915
Latest Date 1932
Subjects Emblems
Postal service employees
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Associated People Conner, Willett Leslie
Catalog Number X97.1569
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible in memory of Harold Conner, March 2014.
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