A reader came to my rescue with an explanation of the stamp in September, and I’ve just gotten around to exploring the reader’s comment in more detail. … More The Postmaster’s Order Regulating How Soldiers Got Packages
The National Postal Museum website says a roll of the film containing about 1,700 messages weighed 5.5 ounces. … More A Few Words about V-mail, a Precursor to Today’s Email
I have been interested in how a letter from a mother in a small upstate New York village can find its way across the ocean and land on the lap of her son in a camp in North Africa or some other theater of war. … More How Does a Mother’s Letter Get from Mount Kisco to North Africa?