EIU Teaching with Primary Sources
Mr. W. Waldman
Name: Wally Waldman
Hometown: DuBois, Illinois
Years of Service: 1962-1968
Lines Worked: Chicago to Memphis and Carbondale
Assignment after Mail Train: Centralia Post Office, Centralia, Illinois
Read and listen to Mr. Waldman's interview with the National Postal Museum by clicking here.
In his own words...
"You got paid for 48 minutes that was an hour because you had to do so much studying and also keep your schemes up, your schedules and then you had to get your supplies like your labels stamped up...quite a bit to do on your days off"
Mr. Waldman on the job of RPO clerks
when not on the train.
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