Tuesday, September 8, 2015
New Deal Postage Stamps: FDR the Stamp Collector
Above: According to one stamp collector's well-documented blog, this 1950 stamp commemorates "the 25th anniversary of the Asociacion Filatelic de Philipinas, the oldest philatelic society in the Philippines. U.S. President Roosevelt, an honorary member prior to his death, is portrayed enjoying his stamp collection." Image from personal collection.
Above: This 1936 photo shows President Roosevelt examining his stamp collection. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.