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Indian Hill, 1915-1965 booklet

Summary

Collection ID:
NPMA.2023.3
Creators:
Hirsch, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1899-1991
Dates:
1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
Booklet entitled, Indian Hill, 1915-1965 by letter carrier Edward S. Hirsch is a memoir marking his retirement from the United States Post Office Department and describes his twenty-five years of service in the Indian Hill section of Madeira, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Booklet entitled, Indian Hill, 1915-1965 by rural letter carrier Edward S. Hirsch is a memoir marking his retirement from the United States Post Office Department. It describes his childhood growing up in Indian Hill, the various families who lived in the area, and his twenty-five years of service in the Indian Hill section of Madeira, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio delivering mail as a rural letter carrier. The booklet contains twenty typed pages and one blank page.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection is a single item.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical / Historical
Edward Samuel Hirsch (1899-1991) was an employee for the United States Post Office Department for fifty years. His family moved to the Indian Hill section of Madeira, Cincinnati in 1906, settling on a 150 acre farm now known as Camargo Club. Hirsch began his career with the Post Office Department as a rural carrier substitute in March 1915. He started his mail route in the Indian Hill section of Madeira, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio in March 1940 as a rural carrier and on Septmber 1, 1952 started a mounted route. He remained on that route until he retired in March 1965.

Administration

Author
Mitch Toda, Head Archivist, December 2023.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
From the Collection of Frances Saunders Hayes, donated by Kathleen Borkowski, 2023.
Processing Information
Processed by Mitch Toda, Head Archivist, December 2023.

Digital Content


Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Access to original archival materials is by appointment only. Researchers must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the National Postal Museum Archives: NPM_Archives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation
Indian Hill, 1915-1965 booklet, NPMA.2023.3, National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Conditions Governing Use
The National Postal Museum Archives makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for obtaining necessary permissions for the researcher's specific use. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and the NPM Rights and Reproductions for additional information. Please direct reference inquiries to the National Postal Museum Archives: NPM_Archives@si.edu.

Keywords

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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Postal service -- United States -- History Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indian Hill (Ohio) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letter carriers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirsch, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1899-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camargo Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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