Franklin Delano Roosevelt ~
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) was the 32nd President of the
United States. He died of natural causes while still in office. He was
elected to the presidency four times, and led the United States
through World War II. He died on April 12, 1945, a month before the
end of the war in Europe. A special series of stamps was issued as a
memorial. The high value was issued in 1946 and features a globe
showing the western hemisphere.
Iowa Statehood ~ 1846
was issued in 1946 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
statehood for Iowa.
commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Five Civilized Tribes, the
Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Muscogees (Creeks), and Seminoles,
who were forcibly relocated from their traditional homes in the
southeastern United States, over the "Trail of Tears' to Indian
Territory in what is now Oklahoma.
Everglades National Park ~ 1947
Everglades were designated a National Park in 1947. The stamp issued
the same year shows its location in the State of Florida.
New York City
airmail stamp honors the 50th anniversary of the consolidation of the
five boroughs, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and
Manhattan, and the establishment of Greater New