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A photo of a 3-cent stamp showing American troops marching in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

A photo of a 3-cent stamp showing hundreds of American troops marching in formation in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as they liberate France. This is the same image as photograph 98-2517, but airplanes have been added to the stamp. This photograph came with a negative. From: Presented to Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan on the occasion of his visit to General Headquarters, U. S. Army Forces Pacific in Tokyo, Japan, July 1946.

National Capital Sesquicentennial Postage Stamp Ceremonies

Members and representatives of the National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission are shown the commemorative postage stamps for the event. From left to right: Joseph C. McGarraghy, Chairman of the Executive Committee; Assistant to the President John R. Steelman; Postmaster General Jesse Donaldson; Carter Barron, Executive Vice-Chairman; and John Russell Young, President of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia.

Presentation of Sesquicentennial Stamp to Chief Justice Fred Vinson

Presentation of the National Capital Sesquicentennial stamp takes place in Postmaster General Jesse Donaldson's office. Chief Justice Fred Vinson represented the Federal Government Judicial Branch. Carter Barron represented the Sesquicentennial Commission as Vice President of that Committee. The stamp went on sale to the general public on August 2 , 1950.

Hannegan Passing Out Stamps to Patients

Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan (leftmost standing in foreground) and Basil O'Connor (rightmost standing in foregroud) pass out Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Stamps to polio patients at Warm Springs, Georgia. Standing on the far right in the background is Georgia Governor Ellis Arnall. All others are unidentified. The group gathered for a Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Stamp Ceremony outside Roosevelt's Little White House in Warm Springs, Georgia.