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6 edition of An American Postal Portrait found in the catalog.

An American Postal Portrait

A Photographic Legacy

by United States Postal Service

  • 81 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7276003M
ISBN 100060199008
ISBN 109780060199005

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Sep 05,  · The Hardcover of the A Portrait of America: The Demographic Perspective by John Iceland at Barnes & Noble. A Portrait of America The Demographic Perspective enjoyable and accessible and draws the reader in with its narrative format that lets the readers see themselves in this portrait. This is a book that can make itself at home on the Author: John Iceland. The cent Douglass stamp marked the first time an African American was included in a “regular” stamp series; that is, one meant for everyday postal use. The dramatic portrait was based on a Author: Saba Naseem.


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