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Post Office Rifles


The Post Office Rifles was a unit of the British Army, first formed in 1868 from volunteers as part ... 1.1 Beginnings – 49th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers Corps ( Post Office Rifles); 1.2 Service...

Stamps and Postcards - USPS.com


The Post Office Department issued its first postage stamps on July 1, 1847. ... stamp commemorating Booker T. Washington became the first to honor an African American. ... On April 12, 2007, the Postal Service issued its first Forever stamp, ... through 2004, and the Stop Family Violence semipostal, issued from October 8, ...

The United States Postal Service An American History ... - USPS.com


The history of the United States Postal Service is an ongoing story of ... friendship , family, and community. .... In the South, private messengers, usually ..... First African-American admiral, railway mail ..... Postal Museum in Washington, D.C..

Directory entries of Archival Repositories 1999


Areas of specialisation: Victoriana, the history of the Marks family, Marks' relation to Paul Kruger and ... Postal: Simon's Town Museum, PO Box 56, Simon's Town, 7995 ..... 93. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES ...

South Africa: Jewish Family History Research Guide - Center for ...


Ackman and Ziff Family Genealogy Institute • Center for Jewish History. 15 West 16th ... Vital Records. The Republic of South Africa, Department of Home Affairs ... Central Statistical Services, Demographics. Postal Address: Private Bag 44, Pretoria, 0001. Physical .... The museum's website provides links to more information.

Historic Sites & Museums - Prince George's County, Conference ...


For over 300 years, African Americans have raised families and built ... personnel records, letters, books, and other items pertaining to the service of enlisted airmen. .... residence in the village of Mitchellville, a section of modern south Bowie. .... as a tavern and hostelry, a Post Office, and a polling place before the Civil War...

Civilization.ca - A Chronology of Canadian Postal History - 1900-1919


A Canadian contingent of five postal staff is sent to South Africa to assist the ... using the Canadian postal service to correspond with friends and family in the home ... the story of an interesting object in the Canadian Postal Museum's collection, ...

A Guide to research in South Africa - Homepages Paradise Net Nz

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In 1910 it became the Cape Province in the Union of South Africa with Cape Town ... Each province has its own depot of state archives, libraries and museums and ... The Irish came as individuals or family groups and in government assisted ..... If so, apply for a service record from the Public Records Office in Kew, England.

"The Rosenwald Schools" blog!


The County Commissioner Sally Heyman's office presented Aviva Kempner with a ... the improvement of education in rural African Americans in Jim Crow South. ..... and family of former students who attended Rosenwald Schools in Maryland, .... the Black Heritage stamp at the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC.

Resource Guide for South African research - JewishGen


RESOURCES FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA ... NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES SERVICES. National Archives Repository (Contact: The Head). Postal address: Private Bag X236, Pretoria 0001 ... South African National Museum of Military History (Contact: Chief Archivist) – no personal ...

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History - South African Post Office


History of the South African Post Office. ... Executives · Governance · History · In Communities · Mission and Vision · Museum · Philately ... A mail boat service was introduced between England and the Cape during this year. .... To commemorate the visit to South Africa of the Royal family, the ...

National Postal Museum


The Postal and Treasury Savings Stamp Systems and their associated ... upon a battlefield in North Africa, the South Pacific or the beaches of Normandy. .... both a postal service, which collects and delivers family news and a tracing service to  ...

National Postal Museum: Popular Culture


I got to play tour guide with my family and see all the monuments, Library of Congress, Teddy ... The exhibition offers a contemporary narrative of mail and the postal service, .... 1838: The British colony of Demerara in South America is joined with ... The museum's first exhibition devoted entirely to African American history ...

National Postal Museum: Airmail


Pilot Max Miller and Benjamin Lipsner, Superintendent of the Airmail Service with a ..... During his tenure at Tuskegee 992 African American pilots were trained and 96 ... In the Postal Museum's new exhibit, Behind the Badge, which opened June ... A faster trip would allow Dolan to surprise his family with an early return for ....

South African Post Office - Facebook


South African Post Office or SAPO is the national postal service of. ... Visit the SA Post Office Museum on Church Square, Pretoria, on International Museum Day, ...