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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (dark red brown, lemon, yellow); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Nebraska
United States of America
Date:
July 29, 1967
Description:
This Nebraska Statehood Issue stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of Nebraska’s admission into statehood. The Nebraska Territory was created and organized by the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854.The act also essentially repealed the Missouri Compromise; it allowed the settlers of the land to determine if they would allow slavery in the new territory. Nebraska chose to exclude slavery from the territory. The land was originally a part of the Louisiana Purchase. The territory obtained statehood in 1867. The stamp features an image of a Hereford steer and an ear of corn.
United States; Nebraska; territory; Kansas; Missouri Compromise; slavery; Louisiana Purchase; state; statehood; Hereford steer; cow; corn; agriculture; centennial
Topic:
Food & Agriculture  Search this
Animals  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5639
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5639