Mahalia Jackson Postage Stamp

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Mahalia Jackson was featured on a 32-cent US postage stamp issued on July 15, 1998, as part of the Legends of American Music  The stamp depicts her portrait in a purple and gold color scheme, with her name and the words “Gospel Singers” at the bottom. The stamp was designed by Howard Paine and illustrated by Gary Kelly. Jackson was one of four gospel singers honored in the series, along with Clara Ward, Roberta Martin, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe The stamps were issued in New Orleans, Louisiana, the city where Jackson was born and began her singing career.

You can obtain them on various sites that sell stamps like Ebay.

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