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.
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.
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.