Inside USPS

Employee Story: $75,000 Stamps

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$75,000 Stamps   One of the most interesting items that I have sold in my postal career was a book of stamps. It was one of the American Treasures stamp booklets. It was the third series in the set and …

In the Community

Postcarditis

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Jenny Lynch

In the first two decades of the 20th century, a craze for sending and collecting postcards swept the nation. A confluence of events created perfect conditions in the U.S. for the spread of “postcarditis,” as some journalists called the craze. …

News & Events

MLB All-Star Stamps

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Mark Saunders

Stargell’s Backstory on Becoming the King of the All-Stars Stamps In 2012, the Postal Service™ immortalized four Major League Baseball All-Stars on Forever stamps — Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams. Here’s the backstory on the evolution …

News & Events

Black Music Month

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Roy Betts

June is African-American Music Appreciation Month   The month of June has always been special to me.  My mother and one of my sisters were born in June. When my daughter was born, I became a father, and instantly, June …

News & Events

Harvey Milk Stamp Dedication

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Mark Saunders

The Postal Service is honoring Harvey Milk with a Forever stamp today during a special ceremony at the White House.  You can watch it live on streaming video at 3 p.m. ET today. Here’s a link to the White House …

Tips & Tricks

Design Your Own Direct Mail

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Everyone likes to look spiffy, right? Why should your mail be any different? The Postal Service™ has teamed with several companies that can help customers create unique mail pieces, including greeting cards, newsletters and direct mail brochures, as well as …