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History of post offices and communities

History of post offices and communities

first congressional district of Texas.

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Published by Wright Patman in Texarkana, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- Texas -- History.,
    • Postmasters -- Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsPatman, Wright, 1893-1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6376.A1 T44 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1628290M
      LC Control Number91176025

      Post Office is the first novel written by Charles Bukowski, published in when he was 50 years old. In Los Angeles, California, down-and-out barfly Henry Chinaski becomes a substitute mail carrier; he quits for a while and lives on his winnings at the track, then becomes a mail clerk.4/5.   The old people used to say that Sugarland, Md., one of the hundreds of all-black towns and communities established by freed slaves after the Civil War, got its .

      Michigan Postal History The Post Offices by David M. Ellis Arranged by county with maps but with a good alphabetical listing by offices, note it is in the front of the book, starting p and not in the back. An especially good listing of dispositions, ie what happened when an . The Goodhue County Historical Society is Commemorating Ghost Towns A post office was once the heart of a community. Throughout the years, sixty-five post offices have existed in Goodhue County. Some have faded from popular memory. Others are still holding on as small communities. Whether or not the railroad came through town was sometimes the [ ].

        Local post office buildings have traditionally played an essential role in the lives of millions of Americans. Many are architecturally distinctive, prominently located, and cherished as civic icons in communities across the country. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: 11, 58 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates: maps ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Georgia post offices -


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History of post offices and communities Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of their communities will discover valuable sources of historical information on Post Offices, postal employees, mail routes, and mail contractors in this publication.

Sources are listed chronologically and then discussed by subject. Following that, they are described in alphabetical order.

The final pagesFile Size: 2MB. Get this from a library. People, postoffices, and communities in Caroline County, Virginia, [Ralph Emmett Fall]. Her book is the work of an enthusiast, an ode to a little-heralded but flagship government enterprise. In contrast to the British Royal Post, which, before midth-century reforms, served Author: Lisa Mcgirr.

United States Post Offices. There is no comprehensive list of all the post offices that are have ever operated in the United States. Most of the information is available some place. There are dozens of books recording the data for each state.

There are some books which accumulate the data for several states. Postal History Explore the past, glimpse the future. In the more than two centuries since Benjamin Franklin was appointed our first Postmaster General inthe Postal Service™ has grown and changed with America, boldly embracing new technologies to better serve a growing population.

Titus County, Texas. Last Updated: A History of Post Offices and Communities: Home Site Map: POST OFFICES IN NEW FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, TEXAS. Much information contained herein has never been published. The book is copyrighted. Permission is granted to reprint any part of it, provided credit is given to the author.

Due to the sparsely settled communities in our county all activities centered around the small post offices. In order to pass this information on to future generations, the county organizations of the New Mexico Chapter of the National Association of postmasters of the.

In the 's many areas in Southwestern Dane County and the Driftless Area of Wisconsin got a local post office.

These post offices were another element in the rural communities. When horses were the mode of transportation, trips needed to accomplish more than one task. Often the post offices would be in a store, cheese factory, or private home.

United States post office murals are notable examples of New Deal art produced during the years – They were commissioned through a competitive process by the United States Department of the 1, murals were created for federal post office buildings in.

A post office is a public department that provides a customer service to the public and handles their mail needs. Post offices offer mail-related services such as acceptance of letters and parcels; provision of post office boxes; and sale of postage stamps, packaging, and addition, many post offices offer additional services: providing and accepting government forms (such as.

I found this book very interesting. My Dad worked as a railway mail clerk for the Post Office. This book tells how the Post Office brought this country together by linking remote areas long distances apart by providing a way for people to communicate with the friends and relatives.

The Post Office was truly an important part of what built America/5. Site Location Reports of Post Offices, – The reports of site locations are forms completed and submitted by postmasters, mostly from untilgiving the location of their Post Offices and other geographical reports typically show Post Office locations in relation to nearby Post Offices and transportation routes.

Column #1 (Communities) is linked to transcriptions from this book. "Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin", compiled by Secretary of State, Wm.

Froehlich, listing Clark Co., WI Post Office in existence 1 Febpg. Rand McNally Railroad Map of America. "Wisconsin, Its Counties, Townships and Villages" 5. Various Plat. Chicago's Crabgrass Communities: A History of the Independent Suburbs and Their Post Offices That Became Part of Chicago [Karlen, Harvey M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Chicago's Crabgrass Communities: A History of the Independent Suburbs and Their Post Offices That Became Part of Chicago. () or () Fax () P.O. Box Las Vegas, NV [email protected] Illinois Postal History. Illinois Postal History Society website.

Index to the Illinois Postal Historian. We welcome members and friends who study the philately, postal history, of the state of Illinois, its counties, towns, post offices and philatelic objects and documents. Post Offices of Lamar County, Texas. Taken from "A HISTORY OF POST OFFICES AND COMMUNITIES -- First Congressional District of Texas," compiled by Wright Patman, Texarkana, Texas.

It includes information on old communities, the discontinued post offices, and previous postmaster dating back into the 's. (Record Group 28) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER GENERAL General records Records of the Office of the Chief Clerk Records of the Office of the Disbursing Officer Records of the Division of Service Relations Records of.

communities had official postal facilities at one time or another dluring the last decade of the eighteenth century. The date of founding of the communities, however, does not bear any cor-relation to the date of the establishment of their official post offices.

E Sally has done excillent research to bring out the past histories of forgotten post offices. This book should (if not already) be the "Bible" of postal history of California.

Not only did Salley bring out specific establishhed and discontinued postal dates, he also was able to find locations, names of the first postmasters and a brief /5(2).

In researching early communities, we often encounter information concerning name "changes". Of course, some did change their names, but more often what appeared to be a change of name was simply the result of consolidation of Post Offices.

By today's standards, early .Historic Post Offices of Ontario, Canada. likes. Photos of historic post offices from Ontario, ers: P.O. Reports of Site Locations, - On the rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced report forms sent to postmasters by the U.

S. Post Office Department seeking information for the Topographer's Office to use in compiling postal route maps.