2020 might not be the craziest year for the US Postal Service after all. Back in 1913, parcel post was introduced and in no time at all, people had started shipping all kinds of unexpected packages, including their children! Tune in to learn all about the children who traveled anywhere from 5 to over 700 miles across America through the USPS.
Run Time: 27 minutes, 36 seconds
- A Brief History of Children Sent Through the Mail
- When People Used the Postal Service to Mail Their Children
- The Oddest Parcels
- Watch a video reading of “Mailing May” by Michael O. Tunnel
Bonus: Jen made a “butt cake” for her daughter’s 5th birthday and here’s the evidence!