Postcard : The suffragette letter carrier. 1909

POST-1909-15 The Suffragette Series Leter Carrier.jpg

Title

Postcard : The suffragette letter carrier. 1909

Description

This card, Number 4002, is part of a sixteen-card series, featuring attractive women attempting to act as men. In this illustration, the woman is delivering the mail in a skirt and heels, holding a dog on a leash, as she delivers the mail. The message reads: "Would you trust your wife as letter carrier? Honest, would you?"

On the verso, the card is addressed to Charlie Miller Walla Walla Washington c/o Oxford Bar, and postmarked February 5, 1910. The message reads: "What the --- is the matter with you fellow. Why don't you drop a line. Am curious how the old berg is getting on. Ted

Date

1909

Subject

Gender roles
Postal service
United States--Washington--Walla Walla
Women postal service employees

Creator

Wellman, Walter

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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