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Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: Mailing May by Michael O. Tunnell | Knowledge Quest
While not widespread, the practice of mailing children, like in Mailing May, wasn’t entirely uncommon during a brief period in the 1910’s. Introducing primary sources along with the picture book can give an idea of the scope of the event as well as reveal why the mail service was used in this way.