Alternative Title

Postage Stamps Celebrating Civil and Human Rights by Martin Luther King Jr. and Associates

Publication Date

Spring 4-10-2018


This "sumitography" (from Latin "sumit" means postage stamp) is a listing of postage stamps celebrating contributions to civil right and human rights by Martin Luther King Jr. and associates. In addition to USA postage stamps, this listing includes stamps from other nations, including Cuba, Ghana, Sweden, Turks & Caicos Islands, and others. Also included are postage stamps honoring King associates--in the struggle for civil and human rights, Mohandas K. Gandi, Rosa Partks, A. Philp Randolph, and Malcolm X.

Document Type



sumitology, postage stamp studies, sumitography, postage stamp listing, Martin Luther King Jr. postage stamps, civil rights postage stamps, human rights postage stamps


African American Studies | American Material Culture | American Popular Culture | American Studies | Art and Design | Art and Materials Conservation | Art Practice | Digital Humanities | Graphic Design | History | Illustration | Interdisciplinary Arts and Media | Other History | Political History | Public History

Part of

"Don't Call King a 'Civil Rights' Leader ..." (2018 SMU Maguire Public Scholar Lecture) by Theodore Walker Jr. in SMU.Scholar.