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American Stamps and Stamp Art

Included, a small sample of 1940s-50s American Stamps depicting persons, President FDR, place and events of relevence to mid 20th Century. Stamps also repsentative of Stamp Art in the US.

Historical value may or may not exceed commercial worth. Anyone familiar with them could know or tell more about 20th Century life and history. Each tell a story.

Earthquake and California Education 1933

One lesson taught by nature and not then found in classroom course was this result from the 1933 Long Beach, California Earthquake. Here, picture shows the devastation resulting in Compton, Callifornia, next door to Long Beach, of the Compton Junior College[Community College now] campus.

Tremblor brought extensive damages to that education facility. Example of the active Pacific Coast fracture zone from that period to the 20th Century.

[private photo collection].

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