Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights

February 12, 2015 – February 15, 2016

National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Level 2, Postmasters Gallery Floor Plan

A chronicle of the African American experience told from the perspective of stamps and mail. Includes letters carried by enslaved Americans, mail to and from famous leaders of the civil rights movement, and a significant selection of original artwork for the USPS Black Heritage stamp series from the Postmaster General’s Collection.