Opening of Post Office in NMHT
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Postmaster General Winton M. Blount established letter mail service at the Smithsonian on September 27, 1971 by hand canceling a letter for Secretary S. Dillon Ripley at the opening of the reconstructed General Store/Post Office from Headsville, West Virginia in the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Featured in TORCH, Fall 1971. See also Neg. # 71-1115-7 for same event.
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder Fall 1971
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print