Commemorative Stamps Will Honor Helen Hayes, Mark Twain, Celia Cruz and More

News   Commemorative Stamps Will Honor Helen Hayes, Mark Twain, Celia Cruz and More
 
The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled the images of its 2011 commemorative stamp program.

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The images of former President Ronald Reagan, author Mark Twain, award-winning actors Gregory Peck and Helen Hayes, and Latin music giants Selena, Carlos Gardel, Carmen Miranda, Tito Puente and Celia Cruz will be featured on stamps.

U.S. Congresswoman from Texas Barbara Jordan is the 2011 Black Heritage stamp honoree. Stamps will also be issued to observe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the 50th anniversary of America’s first manned spaceflight and a celebration of Disney Pixar movie characters: Lightning McQueen and Mater from "Cars"; Remy the rat and Linguini from "Ratatouille"; Buzz Lightyear and two of the green, three-eyed aliens from "Toy Story"; Carl Fredricksen and Dug from "Up"; and the robot WALL*E from "Wall*E" on Send a Hello stamps.

Stamps may be purchased at local Post Offices, at The Postal Store website at www.usps.com/shop, or by calling (800) STAMP-24.

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