Social Security office in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
Last time, we looked at the birth of the Social Security Number, why it was needed and how it was structured. Once the form and function of the number was settled, the Social Security Administration tackled the job of getting their creation assigned to people.
Who got the first Social Security Number?
Without their own field offices, the SSA relied on the Postal Service to be their boots on the ground. Forty-five... READ ON