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Item 2016-12-08-01 - Mail burned in post office blaze

Photo - Keith Stevens fro...

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CA BWGPL LHC-Dis-Fire-2016-12-08-01

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Mail burned in post office blaze

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  • 1981-05-06 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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Article about the Post Office fire which occurred on April 29, 1981.
Photo at the bottom of the article was captioned: "Cleaning Up, I the aftermath of last week's post office fire, postal worker Bill Marks shows a gentleman all that's left of a letter he mailed. In the photo at the right [see Related Description], postmaster Keith Stevens sifts through some of the identifiable mail. While 125 pieces were identified, at least as many - and likely more - were destroyed, Mr. Stevens estimated. More details on this page."

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  • English

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Bradford Witness
May 6, 1981
Vol. 117, No. 18
Pg 3A
Microfilm Reel #92

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image/jpeg

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