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Great American post offices

by James H. Bruns

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Preservation Press, Wiley in Washington, DC, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Post office buildings -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Post office buildings -- United States -- Directories.,
    • Postal service -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 264) and index.

      StatementJames H. Bruns.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA4451 .B78 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL666383M
      ISBN 10047114388X
      LC Control Number97012050

      During the s and 40s, under the New Deal, the United States Government commissioned over 1, murals for the embellishment of post offices nationwide. Wisconsin received 35 of these murals. A new book, Wisconsin Post Office Murals, by David W. Gates Jr., shows and tells the elusive and often overlooked story of their existence. Post Office Directory; or, Business Man's Guide to the Post Offices in the United States. Containing also a comprehensive codification of the existing Postal laws. Compiled. by D. D. T. Leech by Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art .

        This presented a challenge: In , Kentucky only circulated one book per capita compared to the American Library Association standard of five to ten, writes historian Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer.   Post Office Suspensions & Discontinuances ; Historic Post Offices sold or for sale ; Post Offices on or eligible for the National Register; New Deal Post Offices; More lists; USPS manuals. PO Discontinuance Guide.

      In an opinion piece for Sunday’s New York Times, a writer from Turkey praised “a place that is as enchanting to me as any winter wonderland: my local post office.” “In line,” wrote Zeynep Tufekci, who is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, “I thought fondly of the year I came to this country from Turkey as an adult and discovered the magic of reliable mail. 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.


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The book contains an in-depth, state-by-state guide to historic post offices nationwide - including many landmarked structures - and features vivid anecdotes about what took place within them.

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