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Fine Art for Only 49 Cents. A Brief History of the U.S. Postal Service Christmas Stamp.

November 1, 1962, was a Banner Day for the United States Postal Service On a blustery afternoon in Philadelphia, then Postmaster General J. Edward Day, led a dedication ceremony for what would be the first of the USPS’ official Christmas … Continue reading

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Posters of the WPA – Some Thoughts for this Labor Day

“The WPA artist, in rendering his own impression of things, speaks also for the spirit of his fellow countrymen everywhere.” – President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, May 1939 As this year’s Labor Day approaches and comes to pass, I find those … Continue reading

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