Since the first Spanish explorers landed in the Americas, Hispanics have shaped the hemisphere's history and culture. These contributions to politics, public service, music, film, sports, business, science, and the military are honored on US stamps.
This guide is available in both English and Spanish.
The U.S. is a diverse nation, influenced by many different peoples and cultures. This Asian Pacific Heritage Month, see how our postage stamps celebrate the people and places of the Pacific as an integral part of America’s history, and culture.
Honored on postage stamps, historic American Indian leaders exemplify a wide range of reactions to the radical confrontations that would drastically affect the traditions and culture of their peoples. Let’s dig deeper into their stories.
In 1934 the Treasury Department commissioned murals for post offices. The Smithsonian researched 400 that depict American Indians. View a selection by Native artists faithfully portraying Native ways of life unique to place and particular people.
The groundbreaking achievements of women like Sacajawea, Sojourner Truth, and Susan B. Anthony allowed later generations to exercise their rights and achieve their dreams. Let’s learn more about these pioneering women and early government leaders.
From local celebrity to world traveler, this scrappy dog's story touched hearts and fired imaginations across the Nation and around the world at the end of the 1800s. Welcomed by commoners and emperors alike, doors opened everywhere Owney ventured.