2011 August 09 - postalnews blog

Archive for August 9th, 2011

US post offices spreading over time, 1700 to 1900

Posted: Visualizing US expansion through post offices. from Derek Watkins on Vimeo.

From grad student Derek Watkins: “This is a visualization of US expansion in North America from 1700 to 1900, seen through changes in the spatial distribution of post offices.”

Best viewed full screen- better still in HD at the Vimeo web site.

Read more about this visualization at Derek’s blog.

Postcom podcast: The government's use of mail

From Postcom: Gene Del Polito and Mike Ravnitzky, Chief Counsel to PRC Chairman Ruth Goldway, discuss the government’s use of the mail.
Click here to download the podcast, or click the play button below to listen online.