First day cover commemorating the Helen Keller Centennial 1880-1980

Cover, First Day

Accession Number: 2001.144.2

Description: First day of issue Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan U.S. postage stamp commemorating the centennial of Helen Keller's birth. White envelope, with Tuscumbia, AL, June 27, 1980 cancellation, includes a gravure-engraved ArtCraft cachet with identical image as stamp and "Helen Keller Centennial 1880-1980, Blind And Deaf Writer And Lecturer" printed beneath.

Date Made: 1980

Maker: ArtCraft

Place of Origin: United States

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.144

Subjects: Deaf-blind Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

Dimension Notes: 3 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.

Made: U.S. Postal Service

Material: Paper

Updated: 07/21/2014