Great Americans Series

The popular Great Americans Series honors special Americans from all walks of life and honors them for their contributions to society and their fellow man. Sixty-four different stamps make up the complete set to pay tribute to important individuals who were leaders in education, the military, literature, the arts, and human and civil rights.
 

Dorothea Dix Humanitarian

Dorothea Dix
Humanitarian

Igor Stravinsky Composer

Igor Stravinsky
Composer

Henry Clay Statesman

Henry Clay
Statesman

Carl Schurz Journalist

Carl Schurz
Journalist

Pearl Buck Author

Pearl Buck
Author

Walter Lippmann Journalist

Walter Lippmann
Journalist

Abraham Baldwin Statesman

Abraham Baldwin
Statesman

Henry Knox General

Henry Knox
General

Sylvanus Thayer

Sylvanus Thayer

Richard Russell Statesman

Richard Russell
Statesman

Alden Partridge Educator

Alden Partridge
Educator

Crazy Horse Indian Chief

Crazy Horse
Indian Chief

Sinclair Lewis Author

Sinclair Lewis
Author

Rachel Carson Environmentalist

Rachel Carson
Environmentalist

George Mason Statesman

George Mason
Statesman

Sequoyah Cherokee Indian

Sequoyah
Cherokee Indian

Ralph Bunche Diplomat

Ralph Bunche
Diplomat

Thomas Gallaudet Educator

Thomas Gallaudet
Educator

Harry Truman U.S. President

Harry Truman
U.S. President

John J. Audubon Naturalist

John J. Audubon
Naturalist

Frank C. Laubach Educator

Frank C. Laubach
Educator

Charles R. Drew, MD Surgeon

Charles R. Drew, MD
Surgeon

Robert Millikan Scientist

Robert Millikan
Scientist

Granville Clark Author

Granville Clark
Author

Lillian M. Gilbreth Industrial Engineer

Lillian M. Gilbreth
Industrial Engineer

Chester Nimitz Admiral

Chester Nimitz
Admiral

Margaret Mitchell Author

Margaret Mitchell
Author

Mary Lyon Educator

Mary Lyon
Educator

Paul Dudley White, MD Cardiologist

Paul Dudley White, MD
Cardiologist

Father Flanagan Boys Town

Father Flanagan
Boys Town

Hugo Black Chief Justice

Hugo Black
Chief Justice

Luis Munoz Marin P.R. Governor

Luis Munoz Marin
P.R. Governor

Red Cloud American Indian

Red Cloud
American Indian

Julia Ward Howe Abolitionist

Julia Ward Howe
Abolitionist

Buffalo Bill Cody Scout

Buffalo Bill Cody
Scout

Belva Lockwood Suffragette

Belva Lockwood
Suffragette

Virginia Apgar Physician

Virginia Apgar
Physician

Chester Carlson Inventor

Chester Carlson
Inventor

Mary Cassatt Painter

Mary Cassatt
Painter

Jack London Author

Jack London
Author

Sitting Bull Indian Leader

Sitting Bull
Indian Leader

Earl Warren Chief Justice

Earl Warren
Chief Justice

Thomas Jefferson US President

Thomas Jefferson
US President

Dennis Chavez Senator

Dennis Chavez
Senator

Claire Chennault Aviator

Claire Chennault
Aviator

Harvey Cushing, MD Neurologist

Harvey Cushing, MD
Neurologist

Hubert Humphrey Vice-President

Hubert Humphrey
Vice-President

John Harvard Philanthropist

John Harvard
Philanthropist

Hap Arnold Air Force General

Hap Arnold
Air Force General

Wendell Willkie Statesman

Wendell Willkie
Statesman

Bernard Revel Educator

Bernard Revel
Educator

John Hopkins Philanthropist

John Hopkins
Philanthropist

William Jennings Bryant Statesman

William Jennings Bryant
Statesman

Bret Harte Author

Bret Harte
Author

Jack London Booklet Stamp

Jack London
Booklet Stamp

Milton Hershey Philanthropist

Milton Hershey
Philanthropist

Cal Farley Humanitarian

Cal Farley
Humanitarian

Henry R. Luce Publisher

Henry R. Luce
Publisher

Lila & Dewitt Wallace Philanthropists

Lila & Dewitt Wallace
Philanthropists

Ruth Benedict Anthropologist

Ruth Benedict
Anthropologist

Alice Hamilton Social Reformer

Alice Hamilton
Social Reformer

Justin Morrill Politician

Justin Morrill
Politician

Mary Breckinridge Frontier Nurse

Mary Breckinridge
Frontier Nurse

Alice Paul Suffragist

Alice Paul
Suffragist

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