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Maynard Sundman Lecture Series

The Museum’s Maynard Sundman Lecture Series was established in 2002 through a donation by his sons, David and Donald. The Sundman lectures feature talks by authors of recent books on stamps and stamp collecting, followed by a book signing.

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July 14, 2007: Bill Oldfield, Organized Crime in the Mail

Explore the evidence and historic documents that postal inspectors used to track down organized crime bosses. In his presentation Bill Oldfield shared historic artifacts from his family’s collection, each relating to Mafia cases investigated by postal inspectors. Early 20th century cases such as “The Black Hand” were highlighted.