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1934 4¢ National Parks: Mesa Verde, Colorado
June 29, 1906

Mesa Verde National Park

On June 29, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt established Mesa Verde National Park, the first American park created to “preserve the works of man.”  It’s since been called “the best cultural attraction” in the Western United States.

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1985 3.4¢ Transportation Series: School Bus, 1920s
June 28, 1926

Birth of Lou Nolan

Stamp and poster artist Louis James Nolan Jr. was born on June 28, 1926, in Washington, DC.  During his long career, he designed several military recruiting posters and over a dozen US stamps.

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1975 10¢ Paul Laurence Dunbar
June 27, 1872

Birth of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872, in Dayton, Ohio.  He was one of the most prolific African American writers his time, despite having his life cut short by illness.

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