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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (emerald, pink, black); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
District of Columbia
United States of America
Date:
October 5, 1966
Description:
This Beautification of America Issue stamp was issued to publicize President Lyndon Johnson’s “Plant for a More Beautiful America” campaign. The campaign was inspired by First Lady Lady Bird Johnson’s conservation and beautification efforts. The stamp features an image of the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin and cherry blossoms in Washington, DC.
United States; President Lyndon B. Johnson; First Lady Lady Bird Johnson; Plant for a More Beautiful America; campaign; conservation; beautification; nature; Jefferson Memorial; Tidal Basin; Potomac River; cherry blossom; tree; plant; flower; water
Topic:
Plants  Search this
The Environment  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5619
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm848141a88-144c-4d43-98f4-581ea9eb4826
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5619