When Americans Could Mail Their Children From Place To Place (Cool Weird Awesome 241)

By |2020-02-19T06:57:15-05:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

It was on this day in 1914 a family in Grangeville, Idaho sent a four year old through the mail to her grandmother in Lewiston, 73 miles away. And she wasn’t the only kid to travel this way after the US Postal Service began the parcel post. Plus: the group Electronicos Fantasticos is making some fascinating music with bar code scanners!