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Women in the U.S. Postal System

 
CHAPTER 3:

In Their Own Words

Work Environment

  • mp3 link to audio | 512kb | pdf link to transcript| Dianne Williams remembers the numbers of women workers and treatment.
  • mp3 link to audio | 1.4mb | pdf link to transcript| Jane Broendel discusses the number of women working at her first position.
  • mp3 link to audio | 192kb | pdf link to transcript| Monica Walker speaks of the increase in women workers.
  • mp3 link to audio | 1mb | pdf link to transcript| Janet Stout discusses women’s retention rate.
  • mp3 link to audio | 128kb | pdf link to transcript| Monica Walker discusses interactions with customers.
  • mp3 link to audio | 224kb | pdf link to transcript| Joyce Olivera talks about her customers joking with her about “men’s work.”
  • mp3 link to audio | 352kb | pdf link to transcript| Kathy Yager remembers her first post office’s restroom facilities.
  • mp3 link to audio | 512kb | pdf link to transcript| Marge Oehlke talks about being a female postmaster.
  • mp3 link to audio | 704kb | pdf link to transcript| Marge Oehlke talks about her first experience as a letter carrier.
  • mp3 link to audio | 864kb | pdf link to transcript| Jane Broendel discusses the use of equipment and uniforms.
  • mp3 link to audio | 608kb | pdf link to transcript| Marydith Newman recalls being teased as a new employee.

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