EVERY DAY thousands of letters from around the country and abroad converge at Box 111, Pasadena, California. They are opened, read and in response to requests thousands of pieces of literature are hauled back to the post office to be dispersed to the four corners of the United States - and beyond. This feat is all in a day's work for the men and women of the Mail Processing Division. Coordinating this team effort is the division head, Mr. Richard Rice. Recently, Mr. Rice asked someone to sit down with paper, pencils and a calculating machine and figure out how much mail we have received and how much literature we have mailed out in the past 40 years. He came up with the estimate that we have received about 28,400,000 letters since 1934. In that same period we mailed some 375,000,000 pieces of literature!
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