October is National Stamp Collecting Month

We have to honor Booker T. Washington, the first African American on a U.S. Postage Stamp – April 7, 1940. “Born a slave in Hale’s Ford, Virginia, Washington served as a role model for other struggling African-Americans, and, as founder of Alabama’s Tuskegee Normal Industrial School (renamed Tuskegee Institute in 1937), he profoundly influenced the community’s self-esteem and self-reliance. In

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Vision and Mission

Vision: To be a space that shares philatelic collections that shape conversation about our past, present and future. Mission: To encourage the hobby of stamp collecting by providing “Stamp kits for kids”. To introduce others to African Americans on stamps through social media, exhibits and displays. To be a catalyst for change that improves relationships, facilitates mutual respect and supports

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Hello and Thank You for Visiting

After collecting stamps for over 26 years, Charlene Blair, has established the National Museum of African Americans on Stamps as a 501c3 non-profit organization. This is a virtual and travelling museum with aspirations for a physical space to display Ms. Blair’s personal collection as well as donations from other collectors. Our intent is to encourage the hobby of stamp collecting while

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