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 Mr. Glasco

Railway Post Office Clerk Project

Name: Jerry Glasco

Hometown: Makanda, Illinois

Years of Service: 1958-1967

Lines Worked: Chicago to Carbondale,    St. Louis to Carbondale

Assignment after Mail Train: Carbondale Post Office, Carbondale, Illinois

 


National Postal Museum logoRead and listen to Mr. Glasco's interview with the National Postal Museum by clicking here.   

 


In his own words...

"You were always proud at the end of the day that you had completed what they put before you to do and realized that you had moved the mail faster than it could move any other way."

Mr. Glasco on the pride of doing the job
of an RPO clerk.


Primary Sources

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Railway Postal Clerks Project Railway Postal Clerk Project Railway Post Office Clerk Project
Superior  Accomplishment
Award
Commendation

Notice of
Scheme Exam
     
   Railway Post Office Clerk Project    Railway Post Office Clerk Project       Railway Post Office Clerk Project
Midwest Scheme Books
'54 & '56
Louisiana Study Map
1965
Tennessee Study Map
1965
     
Railway Post Office Clerk Project Railway Postal Clerk Project Railway Postal Clerks Project
Mobile Unit Employee
Instruction Book
Mobile Unit Employee
Instruction Book
Wisconsin Study Map
1963
     
Railway Postal Clerk Project Railway Post Office Clerk Project Railway Postal Clerk Project
Chicago Area Study Map
('63 with zip code numbers)
RPO
Badge
Three Finger Knives
with Case
     
Railway Postal Clerks Project  Mississippi practice map  
Regulation
Bullets
 Mississippi
Practice Map