1988 - James Weldon Johnson Block Of 4 22c Postage Stamps - MNH - Sc# 2371 - CW389a

1988 - James Weldon Johnson Block Of 4 22c Postage Stamps - MNH - Sc# 2371 - CW389a

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James Weldon Johnson was an American author and civil rights activist. He was married to civil rights activist Grace Nail Johnson. Johnson was a leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, where he started working in 1917. Wikipedia
Born: June 17, 1871, Jacksonville, FL
Died: June 26, 1938, Wiscasset, ME

Quotes:
And God stepped out on space, And He looked around and said, “I’m lonely— I’ll make me a world.”

Young man—Young man—Your arm's too short to box with God.

It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive characteristic.

 

These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the Postal Service as payment for mail however the rates on the stamps must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing cost or extra postage must be paid for if using them for mailing.

 

The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive in that it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps.