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Pride Month
and Black
Stamp History

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Celebrating Our 35th Anniversary 

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Hotel reservation and event registration is open 

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ESPER member becomes APS president

ESPER is featured in APS  video file: The Philatelic Files Episode 4 ESPER. Rosina Major and Don Neal star in the video, and Betty Lewis has a cameo appearance.

Fit to be on a Stamp

Inventor Lewis H. Latimer

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A special page to celebrate Rosa Parks

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Celebrating the 175th Anniversary 

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Interview and Special page
Zoom interview with Clarence McKnight

Meet the Artists Behind the USPS’s
‘Art of the Skateboard’ Stamps

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By Howard Ingram

ESPER Members' 

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2021, 2022, and 2023

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Our members donated over $1,500 for 2022.

Thanks for your donations!

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My One -Page Exhibit


"The Lion of Anacostia"

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Exhibit by Don Neal

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By National Postal Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum


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Stamps Being Issued

 June and  July  2023

Pictures from ESPER booth at NOJEX 

October 14-16, 2022

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 Youth and Teachers Stamp Page

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U.S. Postal Service and We Are Teachers are

proud to announce The USPS Pen Pal Project,

a new, free educational program for grade 3-5 students.

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African-American stamps being issued in 2023

Ernest J. Gaines 

Stamp Ceremony

January 23, 2023

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Ernest J. Gaines  

Stamp was issued 

Monday, January 23, 2023

Lafayette, Louisiana


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 John Lewis

Stamp will be issued Friday, July 21

in Atlanta, Georgia

(Click on stamp for special page)

Toni Morrison

Stamp Ceremony

March 7, 2023

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Toni Morrison

Stamp was issued

Tuesday March 7, 2023

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

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Art of Ceremony  

Stamp was issued

Friday, March 24, 2023

Phoenix, Arizona 

African-American stamps issued in 2022

Franklin Armstrong,
Peanuts' first Black character


Special Title IX  page 

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Click to see all

the issues

Kwanzaa Stamp Ceremony

on October 13, in St.  Louis, MO

Photos from Charlene Blair

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Kwanzaa Stamp Video Ceremony

 Edmonia Lewis

Stamp Dedication Ceremony 

Ceremony was on 

January 26, 2022


Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 9, 2022

 East Greenbush, New York.

Black History Month Stamp Honours Chloe Cooley

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Black History Month

Honour Chloe Cooley

Issued January 30, 2023

Cancellation: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 Illustrator: Rick Jacobsen

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Chloe Cooley  Booklet

Chloe  Cooley  Booklet Cover

Chloe Cooley First Day Cover

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Back of First Day Cover

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