African Americans on Postage Stamps

Dr. Allison Davis

Anthropologist and Educator

29-cent Dr. Allison Davis stamp
The Dr. Allison Davis stamp was issued February 1, 1994.

An anthropologist and educator, Dr. Allison Davis served the Johnson and Nixon administrations as a member of the President’s Commission on Civil Rights and as the vice chairman of the Department of Labor’s Commission on Manpower Retraining. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education.

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