We present a series of curated thoughts on our World courtesy of the Team at the Visual Capitalist and the Association of the United States Army:
Cpl. William (Bill) Ralph Blass, U.S. Army (1943-1945)
- At the young age of 15, he sewed and sold evening gowns to a New York manufacturer for $25 a pop.
- At seventeen, he had enough money to move to Manhattan and study fashion at the Parson’s School of Design
- One year later, he was the first man to win Mademoiselle’s Design for Living award.In
- 1942, Blass enlisted in the U.S. Army. Recognized for his talents, he was assigned to the 603rd Camouflage Division, a top-secret division that was part of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops.
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1792 – The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington
President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act into law on February 20, 1792. This legislation established the United States Post Office as a permanent part of the Federal Government of the United States of America. The significance of the Postal Act was the establishment of a free press, personal privacy and national growth. Read more.