COVID Card #312

March 13, 2021 | 0 comments

Bernarda Bryson Shahn was, perhaps, best known for the lithographs she made for FDR’s Resettlement Administration (if you buy the book, may I borrow it? I promise I am not a book thief). The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has one of Shahn’s work on its website.

Shahn, with her husband Ben, made one post office mural: Resources of America (New York City, New York).

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The United States Postal Service has been hit hard by the pandemic. Controlling elements of the Federal Government (the president and Republican Senate) do not want to provide aid to the service. So, it’s up to us. It may seem insignificant, but if we all sent just a few letters a week, we could help ensure that our daily, free mail delivery service continues. For the past (see the card number above) days, I have drawn a card each day and mailed it to someone the next day (none are sent on Sundays; two are sent on Mondays). Please consider mailing cards and letters while we still can for 55 cents (first class letter postage). If the USPS fails, you could find it costs $8 or more to send a letter. And that’s just one of the ways we will all lose if the USPS shuts down.

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