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Mr. Liszewski

Railway Post Office Clerk Project

Name: John Liszewski

Hometown: DuBois, Illinois

Years of Service: 8 years

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

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

 


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


In his own words...

"Some people got worried on the City of New Orleans...(the) mail car was right in back of the engine, so if you were going to have a wreck you were right behind it"

Mr. Liszewski on situations that could be
dangerous for RPO clerks.


Primary Sources

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Railway Post Office
Clerk Badge
Finger
Knives
Two Rectangular Stamps
with Pads
     
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Scheme Books from Illinois, Iowa,
California, Minnesota, Wisconsin,
Louisiana & Tennessee - 1930s
Case Examination
Record
Regulation
Bullets
     
      Railway Post Office Clerk Proejct       
Railway Post Office Clerk Project
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Mississippi
Practice Card Set
Scheme Books for Illinois, Mississippi,
Michigan, Arkansas, Wisconsin
& Alabama - 1938 and 40s
Scheme Books and Light
     
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Louisiana
Practice Card Set
Practice
Case
Chicago
Practice Card Set