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African Americans on stamps

African Americans on Stamps

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At over two hundred pages long, this hardback book is basically an encyclopedia of African American heroes on postage stamps, both from the United States and around the world. Arranged alphabetically by last name, it provides short biographies, followed by black and white illustrations of each...Read More
African Americans on stamps

African Americans on Stamps

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This thin, thirty-paged color booklet was published by the United States Postal Service in 2004. The Black Heritage stamp series began in 1978 and ever since, African American heroes and heroines have been honored on postage stamps. The Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC) votes on which...Read More
Black American Heritage Through United States Postage Stamps

Black American Heritage Through United States Postage Stamps

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This thin, 26 page booklet has both color portraits and black and white pencil sketches of prominent heroes of Black History. Written by three Black doctors, it was published in Washington, D.C. Part One is arranged in chronological order based on significant events in American history. For...Read More
Cover of Black gold

Black Gold

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Kenneth J. Kutz is the former President of Texasgulf Mining Corporation. He is also the former President of the Collectors Club of New York. The Collectors Club of New York was founded in 1896, making it one of the oldest existing philatelic societies in the United States. This book is about the...Read More
Vol2

Deutscher Post-Almanach, V. 2

Preserve for the Future - $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes we have...Read More
Deutscher post-almanach (volume 3)

Deutscher Post-Almanach, V. 3

Preserve for the Future - $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes we have...Read More
vol 10

Deutscher Post-Almanach, v. 10

Preserve for the Future - $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes in the...Read More
Freedom just around the corner

Freedom Just Around the Corner

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This pocket sized exhibition booklet contains a chronicle of the African American experience told through the unique lens of stamps and mail. At around 100 pages long, it is full of beautiful color illustrations of stamp art. The National Postal Museum's exhibition opened to the public in the...Read More
Cover of Gold Fever

Gold Fever

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Author of eight books in the National Postal Museum Library alone (including Gold Fever, California Gold, Black Gold, Klondike Gold, and Victoria Gold) Kenneth Kutz is a gold enthusiast. This 400-page book tells the history of gold prospecting around the world and the effect it had on early...Read More
Cover of I Have a Dream

I Have a Dream

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Each page of this short, beautifully illustrated book is packed with information about Black Heritage Series postage stamps. From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman to Jesse Owens, twenty-eight African American heroes are described in this book. Each chapter...Read More

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