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Black Heritage Stamp Issues 1978 to 2002

 

Select the Link Under each Stamp for a Biographical Sketch




Harriet Tubman

Scott # 1744
Issued Feb 1, 1978 
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Martin Luther King

Scott # 1771 
Issued Jan 13, 1979
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Benjamin Banneker

Scott # 1804 
Issued Feb 15, 1980
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Whitney M. Young

Scott # 1875 
Issued Jan 30 1981
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Jackie Robinson

Scott # 2016 
Issued Aug 2, 1982
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Scott Joplin

Scott # 2044 
Issued Jun 9, 1983
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney
 


Carter G. Woodson

Scott # 2073 
Issued Feb 1, 1984
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney
  


Mary McLeod Bethune

Scott # 2137 
Issued Mar 5, 1985
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney


Sojourner Truth

Scott # 2203 
Issued Feb 4, 1986
Stamp Artist: Jerry Pinkney
   


Jean Baptiste
Pointe Du Sable

Scott # 2249 
Issued Feb 20, 1987
Stamp Artist: Thomas Blackshear


James W. Johnson

Scott # 2371 
Issued Feb 2, 1988
Stamp Artist: Thomas Blackshear


Asa Philip Randolph

Scott # 2402 
Issued Feb 3, 1989
Stamp Artist: Thomas Blackshear


Ida B. Wells

Scott # 2442 
Issued Feb 1, 1990
Stamp Artist: Thomas Blackshear


Jan Ernst Matzeliger

Scott # 2567 
Issued Sep 15, 1991
Stamp Artist: Higgins Bond


W.E.B. DuBois

Scott # 2617 
Issued Jan 31, 1992
Stamp Artist: Higgins Bond


Percy Lavon Julian

Scott # 2746 
Issued Jan 29, 1993
Stamp Artist: Higgins Bond


Allison Davis

Scott # 2816 
Issued Feb 1, 1994
Stamp Artist: Chris Calle


Bessie Coleman

Scott # 2956 
Issued Apr 27, 1995
Stamp Artist: Chris Calle


Ernest E. Just

Scott # 3058 
Issued Feb 1, 1996
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.

Scott # 3121 
Issued Jan 28, 1997
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Madam C.J. Walker

Scott # 3181 
Issued Jan 28, 1998
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Malcolm X

Scott # 3273 
Issued Jan 20, 1999
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Patricia Harris

Scott # 3371 
Issued Jan 27, 2000
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Roy Wilkins

Scott # 3501 
Issued Jan 24, 2001
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Langston Hughes

Scott #3557
Issued Feb 1, 2002
Stamp Artist:
Henri Cartier-Bresson


Thurgood Marshall

Scott #3746

Issued Jan 7, 2003
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Paul Robeson

Scott # 3834

Issued Jan 20, 2004
Stamp Artist: Richard Sheaff


Marion Anderson

Scott 3896
Issued Jan 27, 2005
Stamp Artist: Albert Slark


Hattie McDaniel

Scott 3999

Issued Jan 25, 2006
Stamp Artist: Tim O'Brien


Ella Fitzgerald

Scott 4120
Issued Jan 10, 2007
Stamp Artist: Paul Davis


Charles Chesnutt

Scott #4222
Issued Jan 31, 2008
Stamp Artist: Kazuhiko Sano


Anna Julia Cooper

To be Issued June 2009
Stamp Artist: Kadir Nelson
     


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