Mural of barefoot mailman on wall in West Palm Beach post office on Olive Avenue.

Mural of barefoot mailman on wall in West Palm Beach post office on Olive Avenue.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/32409
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Mural of barefoot mailman on wall in West Palm Beach post office on Olive Avenue.

Image Number

  • RC09632

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • 1 of 6 panels entitled "Legend of James Edward Hamilton, Barefoot Mailman" painted by Stevan Dohanos in 1940 during the New Deal.
  • Accompanying note: "Hypoluxo to Biscayne route was established in 1886 (60 miles)."
  • "If a foot passenger wished to accompany the mail carrier and have the advantage of his boat and watering places, he could do so for $5.00. This was known as the 'Fool Killers Railroad.'"

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 01016.

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Mural of barefoot mailman on wall in West Palm Beach post office on Olive Avenue.
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