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1960-11-25 Andrew Carnegie Postage Stamp | by U.S. Embassy The Hague
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1960-11-25 Andrew Carnegie Postage Stamp

The United States issued this 4-cent stamp in honor of Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

 

Pittsburgh industrialist Andrew Carnegie donated money to build the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands, (completed 1913) and a library of international law.

 

Design: Charles R. Chickering

 

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code.

 

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