37c 1960 Lunch Counter Sit-ins stamp

United States Postal Service2005-08-30

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

To Form A More Perfect Union stamp issue
1960 Lunch Counter Sit-Ins
When four African-American college students placed an order at a "whites only" lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960, they sparked acts of civil disobedience in many other cities.
National Civil Rights Museum exhibit
Reference: back of stamp

Scott Catalogue USA: 3937c

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 2006.2002.443.3


  • Title: 37c 1960 Lunch Counter Sit-ins stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 2005-08-30
  • Subject Keywords: 1960 Lunch Counter Sit-ins, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored) / lithographed

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