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.  

Spanish postage stamp with image of Helen Keller


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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