Meet some lesser-known U.S. stamp occupants: Linn's Buzz
By Joe O'Donnell
1. Who's that?
Mental Floss on June 15 published a post introducing "15 Lesser-Known People Who Got Their Own U.S. Postage Stamps."
Subjects include Harriet Quimby, the first U.S. woman to become a licensed pilot; Babe Zaharias, an Olympic track and field athlete; and Joshua Johnson, the first known professional African American painter.
Which lesser-known but important folks did they miss? Tell us in the comments.
2. Stamp crime
"A man has been charged with stealing more than $300,000 Australian (about $231,941 U.S.) worth of postage stamps from post offices across Sydney, Australia."
3. Growing the hobby
The president of the American Stamp Dealers Association would like to see more collectors and dealers involved in organized philately.
4. World Stamp Show update
"A preliminary list of theme days for the upcoming World Stamp Show-NY 2016 includes tributes to America, the United Nations, education and the armed forces."
5. Hot topics
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