Lunchbox Lecture

Mail was a crucial link to home for millions of American serving overseas during the war. In 1942, the US Post Office Department began to use V-Mail, employing microfilm technology to aid in the speedy delivery of mail.

November 07 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2018-11-07 12:00:00 PM 2018-11-07 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture Mail was a crucial link to home for millions of American serving overseas during the war. In 1942, the US Post Office Department began to use V-Mail, employing microfilm technology to aid in the speedy delivery of mail.
Location: H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Kimberly Guise presents “V-Mail: Wartime Mail Service”

Mail was a crucial link to home for millions of American serving overseas during the war. In 1942, the US Post Office Department began to use V-Mail, employing microfilm technology to aid in the speedy delivery of mail. The program continued for 41 months bringing "tiny mail" to Americans across the globe. Hear about this program and see examples of various V-Mail types from the Museum's collection.

Lunchbox Lectures are free and open to the public on every first and third Wednesday of the month. For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 484.