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Mayhem by Mail

October 16, 1998 – April 23, 2001

Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC

Location: Atrium, Lower Level

This exhibition examines 3 categories of postal crime: crimes committed through the mail, crimes committed against the mail, and crimes of fraud against the public. Objects include a 1920s Tommy gun, a reconstructed mail bomb, and fraudulent mail advertisements.