Monday, June 22, 2015

Alabama on Some U.S. Postage Stamps (4): More People & Topics

This post continues the series on U.S. postage stamps related to Alabama. 

The previous three posts can be found here, here and here.  

More about U.S. stamps and postal history can be found here






... Vintage Postage Stamps - Helen Keller / Anne Sullivan - No. 1824


Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan were featured on this stamp, issued June 27, 1980. 




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Helen Keller has also been featured on stamps around the world. Below are ones from Liberia, Spain, Nicaragua, Japan and India.  


Helen Keller with her secretary, Polly Thomson. (Liberia, 1999)


Spanish postage stamp with image of Helen Keller


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Stamp Honoring Helen Keller






This stamp was issued to honor the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird's publication.


Raphael Semmes

Issued June 29, 1995. Semmes was both a Confederate rear admiral and brigadier general best known as captain of the CSS Alabama raider. 



Bear Bryant

Issued July 25, 1977, in honor of the storied coach's career

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