Victory Mail, or “V-Mail” was used during World War II to expedite correspondence for armed services overseas. It used microfilm processing to produce lighter, smaller mail cargo to limit the amount of space used for mail (http://postalmuseum.si.edu/victorymail/). The writer used a form that was then processed for shipment overseas. These are examples of two V-Mail […]
Does anyone remember this event? The Fourth of July parade: Dartmouth Riding Club made this float representing a large horse. The telephone lines became snagged on the ear of the horse. Herbert Hadfield is in front watching the wires to avoid further trouble, circa 1961.
Letter book of Lydia Macomber, daughter of John. She and her sister Olive were both deaf and driven to Hartford by buggy where both were schooled. She married a deaf student and they lived in Dr. Kirkaldy’s house. She says, “This summer we took care of silk-worms which contained about 16,000. There are forty-six pounds […]