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Mount Pleasant, TN Post Office and Mural

Mount Pleasant, Tennessee is another community that has–so far–retained its historic post office located near downtown.  According to J. Davis, C. Hankins, and C. Van West (2003), the Mt. 273 more words

New Deal Administration

Postal workers' union endorses Bernie Sanders for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders secured the endorsement of the 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union on Thursday, marking the largest labor union to back his Democratic presidential campaign. 384 more words


New Deal in Mississippi: Carthage US Post Office and carved wood bas relief

The 1939 Carthage post office has the distinction of being not only one of 32 Mississippi post offices constructed with New Deal funds, but one with several unique details that enable the building and its art work to stand out among the other 31. 345 more words


Mail carriers adapt to deliver growth in a digital age

French postal service La Poste has decided to speed up its digital transformation and introduced, a new collection service from your mailbox. No need to walk, and queue(!) at the post office, or play hide-and-seek with the red, (yellow in France), mail boxes. 460 more words


Columbus Day - The Ultimate Insult

When I was a kid in elementary school, I was required to memorize a poem about Christopher Columbus. I’m sure a lot of you learned the same poem. 403 more words


Suzassippi's Mississippi: Revisiting the former U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Jackson

The former U S Post Office and Courthouse (Eastland Building) in Jackson has had its share of news since its beginnings in 1932, or 1933, depending on which source one utilizes, and possibly, whether one counts “planning” or just construction.  1,053 more words

Historic Preservation

Cross-border – Opportunity for Logistics Providers and Post Offices?

Judging from the number of services being introduced, cross-border commerce is on the rise. In fact, earlier this year, Accenture and Aliresearch, Alibaba’s research arm, estimated that global B2C cross-border will be valued at $1 trillion by 2020 from $230 billion in 2014. 574 more words