Albion Post Office’s Storied Past

Volume 2, Issue 38 This image shows the interior of the Albion Post Office located near the intersection of East Bank and Platt streets. From left to right we see Frank Tripp, Leon Gilbert, Postmaster Daniel Hanley, an unknown gentleman, and Charles Patton. Note the image of Teddy Roosevelt hanging to the right; we also see scales situated on the back table used for weighing packages. Both Tripp and the gentleman standing in the background are wearing sleeves used to protect their shirts from wet pen ink. During the earliest years of the U.S. Postal Service, the position of postmaster

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