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Today in Labor History

Nov. 17, 1916
To the huge relief of Post Office Department employees, the service sets a limit of 200 pounds a day to be shipped by any one customer. Builders were finding it cheaper to send supplies via post than via wagon freight. In one instance, 80,000 bricks for a new bank were shipped parcel post from Salt Lake City to Vernal, Utah, 170 miles away. The new directive also barred the shipment of humans: a child involved in a couple’s custody fight was shipped—for 17¢—from Stillwell to South Bend, Ind., in a crate labeled “live baby” .

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Teamsters Local 570

BLOOD DRIVE

Sunday, July 17, 2016
10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Teamster 570 Union Hall
6910 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

To schedule your life-saving donation, visit redcrossblood.org
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phone: 410.284.5081
email: team570@comcast.net

Prevent a summer shortage. Give blood.


 
 
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