Forever Stamp Honors Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

What:
A new Forever stamp, 19th Amendment: Women Vote, will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service. This stamp commemorates the centennial celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote.

News of the stamp is being shared with hashtags #WomenVoteStamps and #19thAmendmentStamps.

Who:
USPS Chief Commerce and Business Solutions Officer Jacqueline Krage Strako

Women’s Rights National Historical Park acting superintendent Andrea DeKoter

Historian Coline Jenkins-Sahlin, a descendant of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

When:
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Where:
The virtual stamp event, part of the Women’s Rights National Historical Park Equality Weekend, will be posted on the Postal Service’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Please visit usps.com/19thamendment for details of the virtual stamp dedication ceremony.

Background:
Inspired by historic photographs, the stamp art features a stylized illustration of suffragists marching in a parade or other public demonstration. The clothes they wear and the banners they bear display the official colors of the National Woman’s Party — purple, white and gold.

More than 70 years in the making, the 19th Amendment was added to the Constitution on Aug. 26, 1920.

Pre-orders for the 19th Amendment: Women Vote stamps can be made online at usps.com/stamps and by phone at 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724), beginning July 22.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.


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