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Senator Norris Issue

4c George Norris single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1184
Description:

This Senator Norris Issue stamp features a portrait of United States Senator George Norris from Nebraska. He served as a Republican and an Independent. He started his political career locally before serving in the United States House of Representatives. He was a progressive politician, who supported labor unions and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs. He was an advocate farming interests and public power, both reflected in the successful passage of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act and Rural Electrification Act.

United States; Nebraska; George Norris; House of Representatives; Senate; president; Franklin D. Roosevelt; New Deal; public; politics; labor; union; progressive; Republican; Independent; farming; power; portrait

Date:
July 11, 1961
Medium:
paper; ink (blue green); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5388
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Tennessee

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