Getting Rid Of A Troublesome Kid?
Buying Boys Mail Order?
As the photo shows the Postal Service delivered at least two kids via parcel post – I suspect they were refused and stamped “Return To Sender”
“After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination.
The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.” – The Smithsonian
“Return to sender” – Elvis