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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary 

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary 

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Breaking the color barrier   

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Larry Doby,  breaking the color barrier on  July 5, 1947.  He became the second Negro League Baseball player to join Major League Baseball.

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African-American stamps issued in 2021

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Ceremony was on 

January 28, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Tap Dance ceremony was on 

July 10, 2021

Location: New York, New York 

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"Row, Row, Row Your Boat"

"Women's Rowing Stamp Ceremony"

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Part of Women's Rowing stamp

Was issued on May 13, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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A special page to celebrate Rosa Parks

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Chatty Awards Winners

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 Congratulations to ESPER member Dr. Cheryl Ganz for winning in two categories.   

1822 -- Harriet Tubman Bicentennial -- 2022

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Our Founder, Dr. Esper G. Hayes, 

2021 Rowland Hill Award winner

at Southeastern Stamp Expo 2022

ESPER Mobile Store App

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The National Postal Museum presents a blockbuster exhibition exploring America's national pastime.

Dr. Esper G. Hayes,

ESPER's Founder

You can download  our mobile store app for  your Iphone, Ipad, or Android. (Click on picture to download ESPER store app)

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Tribute to Jerry Pinkney 

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 (December 22, 1939 - October 20, 2021)

Jerry Pinkney, artist, children's books and stamp illustrator of the first stamps in the Black Heritage series

 Dr. Warachal E. Faison

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"Teaching is the second best thing to writing for me. What a pleasure it is and how truly intellectually exciting it is to at Princeton"
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                                ATA Online Course in March

 Thematic Exhibiting: Connecting Through Creativity 

(Click for more information)

Toni Morrison stamp ceremony at Princeton, March 7 

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(Click on icon for more details)

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Free Zoom Seminar

on July 13, 2023

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Special Lecture on

August 1, 2023 

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By Howard Ingram

Pictures from ESPER booth at NOJEX 

October 14-16, 2022

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See Mary's Kwanzaa presentation for the Collectors Club  from December 21. 

Tribute Page for Dr. Warachal E. Faison

On stage from left to right are  Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, Professor Ruha Benjamin, President Christopher L. Eisgruber, Pritha Mehra, chief information officer and executive vice president of the Postal Service,  photographer Deborah Feingold, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, and senior lecturer in the Lewis Center for the Arts Michael Cadden.

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 John Lewis NJ Ceremony 

These first editions of Morrison's novel are among the Toni Morrison Papers, housed in the Manuscripts  Division, Department of Rare books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Toni Morrison Commemorative Stamp Ceremony

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Pride Month
and Black
Stamp History

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By Howard Ingram

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A special page to celebrate Rosa Parks

Interview and Special page
Zoom interview with Clarence McKnight
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ESPER member becomes APS president.

The passing  of APS past president and ESPER member. She had been an ESPER member since 2007. She was featured in Reflections newsletter in the October 2019 issue.  

Fit to be on a Stamp

Inventor Lewis H. Latimer

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Celebrating the 175th Anniversary 

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Stamp Unveiling Video

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Our members donated over $1,500 for 2022.

Thanks for your donations!

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Celebrating Our 35th Anniversary 

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Hotel reservation and event registration are open.

(Online registration is open) 

Franklin Armstrong,
Peanuts' first Black character

Kwanzaa Stamp Ceremony

on October 13, in St.  Louis, MO

 Edmonia Lewis

Stamp Dedication Ceremony 

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Ceremony was on 

January 26, 2022


Smithsonian American Art Museum

February 9, 2022

 East Greenbush, New York.

Special Title IX  page 

Click to see all

the issues.


Photos from Charlene Blair

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Kwanzaa Stamp Video Ceremony

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