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OBJECT SHOWCASE: Contract Airmail Routes (CAMs)

Airmail envelope cancelled July 1, 1926
Contract fliers carried the mail, including this envelope, for the first time between Boston, Massachusetts and New York City on July 1, 1926. This route had been tried as a temporary airmail route under the direction of the U.S. Postal Service's Air Mail Service, but was canceled.
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