Memorandum from Assistant Postmaster General to Postmasters with Gross Receipts of $1 million to $20 Million (December 7, 1954)

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Title

Memorandum from Assistant Postmaster General to Postmasters with Gross Receipts of $1 million to $20 Million (December 7, 1954)

Alternative Title

Memo from Assistant Postmaster General to Postmasters (Dec. 7, 1954)

Subject

Post offices

Description

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.

Creator

Clarke, John A.

Source

Original memorandum from Joseph A. Clarke to postmasters, December 7, 1954: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.

Date Created

1954-12-07

Contributor

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.

Format

application/pdf

Medium

10 page memorandum

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by John A. Clarke.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Stoddard, James

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck

External Reference

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.

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  1. OR00260.pdf