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Christmas: Getting the deliveries to you

 

toronto-letter-carriers-1885-narchFrom Library and Archives Canada.

 

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Posting a letter to Santa at the North Pole. Reproduced under a Toronto Star License.

Post office, handling 3rd and 4th class mail. - December 19, 1929

Post office, handling 3rd and 4th class mail, Dec. 19, 1929. City of Toronto Archives, Globe and Mail fonds, Fonds 1266, Item 18851.

Post office, incoming mail platform. - December 19, 1929

Post office, incoming mail platform, Dec. 19, 1929 City of Toronto Archives, Globe and Mail fonds, Fonds 1266, Item 18855.

Post office, sorting U.S. mail, outgoing. - December 19, 1929

Post office, sorting U.S. mail, outgoing, Dec. 19, 1929. City of Toronto Archives Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. The following citation must be used when exhibiting or publishing this image: City of Toronto Archives, Globe and Mail fonds, Fonds 1266, Item 18853.

Post office, stacking letters for cancellation. - December 19, 1929

Post office, stacking letters for cancellation, Dec. 19, 1929 City of Toronto Archives, Globe and Mail fonds, Fonds 1266, Item 18854.

Postman with truck. - December 25, 1929

Postman with truck, Dec. 25, 1929. City of Toronto Archives, Globe and Mail fonds, Fonds 1266, Item 18879.

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Xmas day, mailman with load of mail. - December 25, 1928

Christmas day, mailman with load of mail. – December 25, 1928

Xmas day, mailman and wagon. - December 25, 1928

Christmas day, mailman and wagon. – December 25, 1928

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Train with Christmas trees n.d. Library and Archives Canada

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Gerrard Street East Delivery Wagon, 1908, Toronto Public Library

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Toyland, 1910, Toronto Public Library.

View of Christmas window display at Queen and Yonge Street

View of Christmas window display at Queen and Yonge Street Creator: Harvey R. Naylor Date: December 26, 1958 Archival Citation: Fonds 1526, File 101, Item 19 Credit: City of Toronto Archives http://www.toronto.ca/archives Copyright was transferred to the City of Toronto by the copyright owner.

 

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