Celebrate the Century

On February 3rd, 1998, the Postal Service released the first sheets of Celebrate the Century stamps. Prompted by the upcoming Millennium celebration, this  series recognizes those people, places, and events that shaped the twentieth century.  Each sheet contains 15 stamps – click on the enlarged stamps to discover more about each subject.

US #3182 Celebrate the Century – 1900s

US #3182
Celebrate the Century – 1900s

Model T Ford

Model T Ford

President Theodore Roosevelt

President Theodore Roosevelt

The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

Crayola Crayons

Crayola Crayons

St. Louis World's Fair

St. Louis World's Fair

Pure Food and Drug Act

Pure Food and Drug Act

Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk

Ash Can Painters

Ash Can Painters

Immigrants Arrive

Immigrants Arrive

John Muir

John Muir

Teddy Bear Created

Teddy Bear Created

W.E.B. du Bois

W.E.B. du Bois

Gibson Girl

Gibson Girl

First World Series

First World Series

Robie House, Chicago

Robie House, Chicago

 

US #3183 Celebrate the Century – 1910s

US #3183
Celebrate the Century – 1910s

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

Armory Show

Armory Show

Telephone Line

Telephone Line

Panama Canal Opens

Panama Canal Opens

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

US Enters WWI

US Enters WWI

Scouting Founded

Scouting Founded

President Woodrow Wilson

President Woodrow Wilson

First Crossword Puzzle

First Crossword Puzzle

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey

Construction Toys

Construction Toys

Child Labor Reforms

Child Labor Reforms

US #3184 Celebrate the Century – 1920s

US #3184
Celebrate the Century – 1920s

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Gatsby Style

Gatsby Style

Prohibition

Prohibition

Toy Trains

Toy Trains

19th Amendment

19th Amendment

Emily Post

Emily Post

Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead

Charleston

Charleston

Radio America

Radio America

Art Deco Style

Art Deco Style

Jazz

Jazz

Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen

Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh

Realism

Realism

Stock Market Crash

Stock Market Crash

US #3185 Celebrate the Century – 1930s

US #3185
Celebrate the Century – 1930s

Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt

Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Life Magazine Debuts

Life Magazine Debuts

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

FDR's New Deal

FDR's New Deal

Superman

Superman

Kitchens Revolutionized

Kitchens Revolutionized

Snow White

Snow White

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Streamline Design

Streamline Design

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

Depression Survival

Depression Survival

Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones

Monopoly Game

Monopoly Game

US #3186 Celebrate the Century – 1940s

US #3186
Celebrate the Century – 1940s

World War II

World War II

Antiobiotics

Antiobiotics

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

We Can Do It!

We Can Do It!

TV Entertains America

TV Entertains America

Jitterbug Sweeps Nation

Jitterbug Sweeps Nation

Abstract Expressionism

Abstract Expressionism

GI Bill

GI Bill

Big Band Sound

Big Band Sound

International Architecture

International Architecture

Postwar Baby Boom

Postwar Baby Boom

Slinky Craze

Slinky Craze

Streetcar Named Desire

Streetcar Named Desire

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

US #3187 Celebrate the Century – 1950s

US #3187
Celebrate the Century – 1950s

Polio Vaccine

Polio Vaccine

Teen Fashion

Teen Fashion

Shot Heard Round the World

Shot Heard Round the World

US Launches Satellite

US Launches Satellite

Korean War

Korean War

Public School Desegregation

Public School Desegregation

Tail Fins and Chrome

Tail Fins and Chrome

Cat in the Hat

Cat in the Hat

Drive-In Movies

Drive-In Movies

World Series Rivals

World Series Rivals

Rocky Marciano

Rocky Marciano

I Love Lucy

I Love Lucy

Rock 'n Roll

Rock 'n Roll

Stock Car Racing

Stock Car Racing

3-D Movies

3-D Movies

US #3188 Celebrate the Century – 1960s

US #3188
Celebrate the Century – 1960s

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Woodstock

Woodstock

Man Walks on Moon

Man Walks on Moon

Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers

Star Trek

Star Trek

Peace Corps

Peace Corps

Vietnam War

Vietnam War

Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Barbie Doll

Barbie Doll

Integrated Circuit

Integrated Circuit

Lasers

Lasers

Super Bowl I

Super Bowl I

Peace Symbol

Peace Symbol

Roger Maris

Roger Maris

The Beatles

The Beatles

US #3189 Celebrate the Century – 1970s

US #3189
Celebrate the Century – 1970s

Earth Day

Earth Day

All in the Family

All in the Family

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Sesame Street

Sesame Street

Disco

Disco

Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers

Bicentennial

Bicentennial

Secretariat

Secretariat

VCRs

VCRs

Pioneer 10

Pioneer 10

Women's Rights Movement

Women's Rights Movement

Fashion

Fashion

Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football

Smiley Face

Smiley Face

Jumbo Jets

Jumbo Jets

Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging

US #3190 Celebrate the Century – 1980s

US #3190
Celebrate the Century – 1980s

Space Shuttle Program

Space Shuttle Program

Cats Storms Broadway

Cats Storms Broadway

San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers

Hostages Come Home

Hostages Come Home

Figure Skating

Figure Skating

Cable TV

Cable TV

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Compact Discs

Compact Discs

Cabbage Patch Kids

Cabbage Patch Kids

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Video Games

Video Games

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E.T.

E.T.

Personal Computers

Personal Computers

Hip-Hop Culture

Hip-Hop Culture

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US #3191 Celebrate the Century – 1990s

US #3191
Celebrate the Century – 1990s

New Baseball Records

New Baseball Records

Gulf War

Gulf War

Seinfeld

Seinfeld

Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports

Improving Education

Improving Education

Computer Arts and Graphics

Computer Arts and Graphics

Recovering Species

Recovering Species

Return to Space

Return to Space

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Titanic

Titanic

SUVs

SUVs

World Wide Web

World Wide Web

Cell Phones

Cell Phones

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