On June 13, 1920, the U.S. Post Office Department rules that children may not be sent by parcel post. It's never easy traveling with children and often it can be expensive. In the early 1900s, some people decided cut costs by mailing their children via parcel post. On February 19, 1914, the parents of four-year-old May Pierstorff mailed her from Grangeville, Idaho to her grandparents in Lewiston, Idaho.
The America Expansion coloring pages 19th Century American history coloring pages - (1843) - The Oregon Trail In 1843 Marcus Whitman led a large party of wagons called "The Great Emigration" from Fort Hall in eastern Idaho across the trail, it established the viability of the Oregon Trail for later homesteaders to follow..