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Eric Richard wrote the article “Airmail to Airlines: How Mail Made Commercial Aviation” during his 2017 summer internship with the National Postal Museum. He is an American History major perusing his bachelors in American History at University of North Texas.

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Title page video (visible on wide screen devices), footage of the May 15, 1918 airmail flight from Washington, D.C.