Envelope with APH 150th anniversary pictorial postmark


Accession Number: 2010.30.6

Scope & Content: White APH envelope has a pictorial postmark stamped in black ink on back top right corner. Postmark contains the text: "150 Years of serving the U.S. by creating educational and lifestyle products for people who are visually impaired. APH Station January 23, 2008, Louisville, KY 40206," and the APH logo printed above the words "150 Years, 1858-2008, Building Independence." Braille text at bottom left corner reads: "APH Building Independence for 150 Years, 1858-2008." Stamped envelope was stored in a clear, plastic presentation envelope with a printed insert reading: "Pictorial Postmark Issued by United States Postal Service on January 23, 2008 to Commemorate American Printing House for the Blind's 150th Anniversary." .6a - envelope .6b - presentation envelope .6c - insert

Creator: American Printing House for the Blind

Interview Date: / /

Collection: APH Archives / RG 05: Office of the President

Administrative History: The United States Postal Service issued a pictorial postmark on January 23, 2008 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). The pictorial postmark, designed by APH, was stamped on APH business envelopes. Braille was embossed on the envelopes, upon request, using a braille impressor at APH.

Subjects: Anniversaries Services for the blind and visually impaired