Related Experiences in the National Postal Museum
- Purchase the current Black Heritage and other African American stamp issues in the USPS Stamp Store on Level One.
- Visit the NPM’s “African Americans in the Postal Service and Philately” topical reference page.
- See a mail distribution case belonging to African American postmaster in the Systems at Work exhibit on Level One.
- See a Dominican Republic postage stamp autographed by Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens in the Stamps Around the Globe Gallery, Frame 84.
- See a 1943 envelope mailed by a Tuskegee Airman stationed in Italy on display in Mail Marks History Gallery, Frame 17.
Related Sites in Washington, D.C.
- Plan a visit to the African American Civil War Memorial.
- Learn about the life of Mary McLeod Bethune, an African American woman educator, presidential advisor, and political activist.
- Visit Cedar Hill, home of the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
- See Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue at the National Museum of African Art through January 24, 2016.