Mail Marks History exhibit.
Above: Amelia Earhart collection interactive in the Mail Marks History exhibit.
Mail Marks History exhibit.
Above: Mail Marks History exhibit.
Mail Marks History exhibit.
Above: Titanic cover, 1912, on view in the Mail Marks History exhibit.

Times of Adversity


This video is about the impact of the mail in times of trouble such as World War II, the San Francisco earthquake, 9/11 attacks, and Hurricane Katrina. It underscores how vital postal operations become when people’s ability to communicate is disrupted.