NY Post Office Named After Important Congresswoman

In Rye, NY a post office has been renamed after Caroline O’Day, a Congresswoman, suffragist and important player in the city’s history in the 1930s and 40s. O’Day was involved in the building of the high school, and the founding of the League of Women Voters. She was one of the people instrument to the construction of the post office that will soon bear her name.

She was dedicated to ending discrimination and fighting for employment opportunities for the disabled and child labor protection. “We stand on her shoulders,” said Congresswoman Nita Lowey, who made a speech during the ceremony on the front steps of the post office at 41 Purdy Ave.

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