U.S. Postal Service
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Women drivers of horse-drawn Mail vehicles, a job until the War reserved for males. by November 1916 over 35,000 women were employed in temporary positions within the Post Office. The appearance of female postal workers made many uncomfortable but without them the postal service could not have continued. When the men returned after the war most of these women and girls lost their jobs, but their performance had added strength to the growing campaign for equal rights for women
Salvo, NC - Tiny Post Office
Salvo, Outer Banks, North Carolina. Very tiny post office can be seen while driving through Salvo, if you don't blink! [Laine, 11/16/2010] [RA: Claimed at one point to be the World's 2nd Smallest Post Office, well-known enough to be featured on an old vellum post card. 8 feet 4 inches wide x 12 feet 6.5 inches deep. Boxes for 94 people.]
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National Postal Museum. This rural post office was in operation in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania from 1913 to 1971. The prefabricated panels were purchased and assembled by postmasters to fit the available floor space. These panels were produced by the Federal Equipment Company of New York, New York and Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Give Up: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition
Postal Service's 'Give Up: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition' runs as brisk and cleansing as ever, with frenetic, fragile clubland beats locking in with Ben Gibbard's breathy spy-cam observations and Jenny Lewis' meek harmonies. The remixes on this two-disc reissue add nothing, but the two unearthed tracks are fantastic. This odd-couple fling is well worth savoring.
The Storied History of the United States Postal Service - Photo Essays
1870: "Neither Rain Nor Snow..." A wood engraving of a letter carrier in the Rocky Mountains. The famed "creed" of the U.S. Postal Service is not an official slogan, but an inscription on the James Farley Post Office building in New York. The full phrasing (which was derived from a quote from Herodotus) reads, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."