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African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part I   African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part II 
African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part III   African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part IV 
       
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Harriet Tubman
Civil War Issue
Scott #2975k
Issued June 29, 1995
Designed by Mark Hess


Louis Armstrong
(name in white)
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2982
Issued Sept 1, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


Coleman Hawkins
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2983
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


Louis Armstrong
(name in black)
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2984
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


James P. Johnson
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2985
Issued Sept 16, 1995
by Thomas Blackshear


"Jelly Roll" Morton
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2986
Issued Sept 16, 1995
by Thomas Blackshear


Charlie Parker
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2987
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


Eubie Blake
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2988
Issued Sept 16, 1995
by Thomas Blackshear


Charles Mingus
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2989
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


Thelonious Monk
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2990
Issued Sept 16, 1995
by Thomas Blackshear


John Coltrane
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2991
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


Erroll Garner
Jazz Musicians
Scott #2992
Issued Sept 16, 1995
Design by Dean Mitchell


John Henry
Folk Heroes Set
Scott # 3085
Issued July 11, 1996
Design by David LaFleur


William "Count" Basie
Big Band Leaders
Scott # 3096
Issued Sept 11, 1996


W.E.B. Dubois
Celebrate the Century
Scott #3182i
Issued Feb 10, 1998


George Washington Carver
Celebrate the Century
Scott #3183c
Issued Feb 10, 1998
Design by Dennis Lyall


Hudie Ledbetter "Leadbelly"
(Folk Musicians)
Scott #3212
June 26, 1998


Saunders "Sonny Terry" Terrell
(Folk Musicians)
Scott #3214
June 26, 1998


Joshua Daniel 'Josh' White 
(Folk Musicians)
Scott #3215
June 26, 1998


Mahalia Jackson
(Gospel Singers)
Scott #3216
July 15, 1998


Roberta Martin
(Gospel Singers)
Scott #3217
July 15, 1998


Clara Ward
(Gospel Singers)
Scott #3218
July 15, 1998


"Sister" Rosetta Tharpe
(Gospel Singers)
Scott #3219
July 15, 1998


John J. Audubon
Scott #3236e
Four Centuries of
American Art
August 27, 1998


African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part I
   African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part II 
African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part III   African Americans on U.S. Stamps Part IV

 

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