Item No: pdcp00636
Title: Rooftop of Philadelphia U.S. Post Office (a)
Additional Title: "U.S Postal service - Philadelphia to Camden, U.S. Post office roof Philadelphia, Pa."
Historic Street Address:
30th & Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Located in Box: Aeronautics / African Americans, Folder: Aeronautics
[ON REVERSE] "Philadelphia and Camden linked by shortest air-mail route. A blue and silver autogiro leaving central airport, Camden, with 136 lbs. of mail for the roof of the Philadelphia post office at 30th and Market streets. The actual flying time is 6 minutes." [caption incorrect - image shows leaving the Philadelphai post office at 30th and Market, not Camden's Central Airport]