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Black History through stamps

Jazz and blues singer Billie Holiday began her singing career in Harlem. She also wrote some popular songs, "God Bless the Child" being one of them.

#1865 - 35¢ Charles R. Drew, M.D.

Charles Drew was an enterprising African American physician and medical researcher. Remembered for his work with blood transfusions, his improved techniques saved thousands of Allied lives during World War II.

[Legends of American Music, type CHZ]

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Harriet Tubman Repro of US Postage Stamp issued in 1994

Harriet Tubman - 8x10 In. Repro. of U.S. Postage Stamp Issued in 1994

The First Female Self-Made Millionaire in America was Black

The First Female Self-Made Millionaire in America was Black

Madam C. Walker -- born Sarah Breedlove, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self made millionaire in America

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

eternallybeautifullyblack: “ The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our.

Bessie Coleman

US Postal Service commemorative stamp Bessie was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame & by custom black aviators drop flowers during flyovers of her grave at Lincoln Cemetery, Chicago

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