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Post Office Introduces New Stamps
WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Postal Service unveiled it's latest stamps Thursday morning.
The new design is apart of the Forever series and is titled "Made in America: Building a Nation."
The stamps feature black-and-white photographs of early 20th-century industrial workers who helped build our nation. Eleven of the 12 stamp images were by photographer Lewis Hine.
Individual stamps feature an airplane maker, a derrick man on the Empire State Building, a millinery apprentice, a man on a hoisting ball on the Empire State Building, a Linotyper in a publishing house, a welder on the Empire State Building, a coal miner, riveters on the Empire State Building, a powerhouse mechanic, a railroad track walker, a textile worker and a man guiding a beam on the Empire State Building.