Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services



Celebrate The Century: The 1960s
“I Have a Dream”
Oil on board

Artist: Keith Birdsong
Art director: Carl T. Herrman
First day of issue: September 17, 1999

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A trace of brightness on the horizon represents hope in this painting to commemorate Martin Luther King and his immortal 1963 speech. This stamp also includes one authentic but easily overlooked detail: King is wearing the official badge of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.


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