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Sam Maddox, Western Union messenger no. 227, on his bike in Washington, D.C.

Sam Maddox, Western Union messenger no. 227, on his bike in Washington, D.C. He was only 13 in 1912, when the photo was taken, but because of his bad behavior in school, he had a special work permit from the Juvenile Court.

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