Memorandum from Assistant Postmaster General to Postmasters with Gross Receipts of $1 million to $20 Million (December 7, 1954)
Memo from Assistant Postmaster General to Postmasters (Dec. 7, 1954)
A memorandum is from the Assistant Postmaster General Joseph A. Clarke to postmasters who are in charge of offices that gross between $1 million to $20 million. In the memo, Clarke discusses the reorganization of the Division of Finance within the U.S. Post Office Department. The reorganization entailed the reduction of work requirements for the Division of Finance had been reduced due to the creation of regional distributing offices and the regional distributing offices became responsible for supplying stamps and other accountable items. Clarke was the first African American to be appointed Special Assistant to the Assistant Postmaster General of the Bureau of Operations.
Clarke, John A.
Original memorandum from Joseph A. Clarke to postmasters, December 7, 1954: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.
Buck, Texann Ivy
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original memorandum from Joseph A. Clarke to postmasters, December 7, 1954.
Is Part Of
Downtown Orlando Post Office Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
10 page memorandum
Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Originally created by John A. Clarke.
Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck
Boyd, Deanna and Kendra Chen. "The History and Experience of African Americans in America’s Postal Service." National Postal Museum. http://postalmuseum.si.edu/AfricanAmericanhistory/p16.html.