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African American First Day Covers-Booker T. Washington

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series African American First Day Covers

Remember there can be various drawings done on an envelope for the first issue of a The cover above is one of many covers with the 1956 3 cent stamp. stamp.1956 3¢ Booker T. Washington Centennial Issue Date: April 5, 1956 … Continue reading

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Harriet Tubman Was the First African American to be Honored as Part of The Black Heritage Stamp Series

Harriet Tubman was the first African American to be honored as part of the Black Heritage Stamp Series. She is also the first African American Woman to be honored on a U.S postage stamp. Please note that I said the … Continue reading

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Mintages for Booker T. Washington Commemorative Coins 1949-51

Below are the mintages for Booker T. Washington Commemorative Coins for 1949-1951. 1949-Same for all mints 6,0004 1950-Philadelphia and Denver 6,004  San Francisco 62.091 1951-Philadelphia-210.082 Denver and San Francisco 7,004

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Isaac Scott Hathaway-The First African American to Design a US Coin

One day a young boy went to the museum with is mom. He looked at the artistic sculpture and wondered why there was no pieces representing African Americans. It was then that he decided that he would become an Artist … Continue reading

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