Get the Last Stamps in the
Great Americans Series
The popular “Great Americans” Series honors special Americans from all walks of life and remembers each of them for their contributions to society and their fellow man. The last nine stamps in this special series pay tribute to important individuals who were leaders in philanthropy, anthropology, medicine and politics. Included in this impressive set are:
• Milton Hershey, producer of the world-famous Hershey’s milk chocolate bars. With the wealth generated by his incredibly successful business, Hershey became a philanthropist of legendary proportions.
• Lila and Dewitt Wallace, publishers of the Reader’s Digest. During their lifetime, they donated millions of dollars to causes such as education and the arts. Upon their deaths, they donated all their Reader’s Digest stock to charity.
• Justin S. Morrill, created the Land Grant College Act of 1862, which generated funding for the creation of agricultural and technical colleges.