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Catalog Number fic.0020.001-.013
Description various snapshots + negatives of Anacortes Post Office
fic.020.001 - Front entrance of the outside of the Anacortes Post Office brick building. "United States Post Office" is engraved near the top of the building. "Anacortes Washington" is engraved in the middle of the building. Right above the double doors is "519". A circular symbol is located on each side of the double doors. A bike is located on the bottom left side of the photo. Two big bushes are located on opposite sides of the building.

fic.020.002 - An angled view of the front entrance of the outside of the Anacortes Post Office brick building. "United States Post Office" is engraved near the top of the building. "Anacortes Washington" is engraved in the middle of the building. A group of bushes are lined up along both sides of the building. An individual is walking down the stairs. A wooden bench is located in front of the building on the right side of the photo.

fic.020.003 - Mail sorting area cubby. Three cupboards that consist of mail slots are located around a table. The table has two piles of mail on its left side. A wooden stool is located under the table. A pile of newspapers are located on the bottom left side of the photo. A mail basket tilted at an angle is located on the bottom right side of the photo. Above the basket hangs a jacket and cap. The cap has a bird mail symbol in the middle of the forehead.

fic.020.004 - Mail sorting area. An individual (wearing a white and black striped shirt) in the middle of the photo is sorting mail. Where customers input their mail is located to the right.

fic.020.005 - A close up of an individual holding up stamps (5 columns, 6 rows). Along two sides of each stamp is written "U.S. Department of the Interior" and "Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp." The stamp consists of a bird print.

fic.020.006 - A portrait of an individual worker sitting at a desk. He is bald and wearing glasses, a white and dark striped shirt, and a dark tie. He is also wearing a ring on each ring finger. There are two photos located on the wall behind him. The photo on the right side is of George Washington. The photo on the left side is a scenic view that consists of a lighthouse near water.

fic.020.007 - A metal object is located in the middle of the photo. There is a fish that has "Anacortes" engraved along the side of its body. It is attached to a circular metal that has "Anacortes Washington State Conventions" engraved around it and "July 4 U.N.A.P.O.C. Assistant Postmasters N.A.L.C. 1916" written in the middle of it. "July 1st 1887" is typed on the corner of a piece of paper on the top right corner of the photo. On the left side of the photo is a portrait of two men wearing mail uniforms with hats and carrying mail. They are standing in front of a light colored house.

fic.020.008 - Portrait of the same individual as in fic.020.006. He is holding a sheet of paper that has 10 rows of stamps. Behind him are shelves that have "The Post Office Department" written on each one. Objects such as wooden trays are sitting on each shelf.

fic.020.009 - A close up of an individual holding stamps (10 columns, 5 rows). The stamps consist of a close-up profile of a man in a uniform wearing a metal helmet. At the corner right corner of each stamp is a "29."

fic.020.010 - A close up of cement plaque with engraved letters located on the outside of the Post Office Building. The written message reads, "Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, James A. Farley, Postmaster General, Louis A. Simon, Supervising Architect, Neal A. Malick, Supervising Engineer, 1937."

fic.020.011 - A close up of an individual holding stamps (10 columns, 10 rows) in his right hand. He is directing his focus on the paper he is holding in his left hand.

fic.020.012 - A portrait similar to fic.020.006. A portrait of an individual worker sitting at a desk. He is bald and wearing glasses, a dark suit, and a dark tie. He has his hands clasped together so only the ring on his ring finger of his left hand can be seen. There are two photos located on the wall behind him. The photo on the right side is of George Washington. The photo on the left side is a scenic view that consists of a lighthouse near water.

fic.020.013 - A car facing away from a building is parked in a cement parking lot. The first number of the license plate is "5." The building material consists of bricks.
Subjects American
Anacortes
Place Anacortes
Search Terms Post Office
Post Office Building
postage stamp
portrait
car
building
uniform
cement
Object Name Print, Photographic