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A Fun First Day

My first day on the job was November 1969. It was an interesting day. I was just so enthralled with all of the mail that I saw and what we had to… …read more

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Hell of a First Day!

I started working for the Postal Service in 1970. I was part of an experiment called the Management Associate Program which brought in outside folks… …read more

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Tricking the New Guy

My first few weeks at the post office I went to work at 3 or 4 o’clock in the afternoon and my supervisor says, ‘go back there and those guys will… …read more

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First Day of December

I’ll never forget my first day on the job. I started on the first day of December. In those days, the Christmas rush was just beginning. I worked… …read more

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Sweeping the Mail

The toughest part about the job was learning the language. The Post Office has a unique language. The first night I was on the job they told me to… …read more

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Day One on the Job

As a 22-year old, one year out of college, I took the clerk/carrier exam because the salary and future prospects were better than the job I had in the… …read more

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