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1801 Thomas Cole (English-born American Artist, Founder of the Hudson River School) British Aritsts Hudson River School
1838 Joseph Keppler (Austrian Artist) Austrian Artists
1840 Thomas B. Walker (Ohio-born Founder of the Walker Art Gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota) Ohio Political and Social Leaders Minneapolis, Minnesota Walker Art Center Minnesota Historical Society
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1900 Eastman Kodak Co. Introduces the $1 Brownie Box Camera Photography Eastman Kodak
1968 Edward T. Adams (AP) Takes Pulitzer Prize Photograph, "Saigon Execution" Vietnam War Photography 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Photography New York Times
1978 Harriet Tubman Appears As First African-American Woman on U.S. Postage Stamp Harriet Tubman African-American Heritage Historic Firsts US Postal Service (pdf)
1984 Carter Woodson Is Commemorated on U.S. Postage Stamp Carter Woodson Education African-American Political and Social Leaders US Postal Service (pdf)
1990 Ida B. Wells Is Commemorated on U.S. Postage Stamp Ida B. Wells African-American Heritage US Postal Service (pdf)
1996 Ernest Just Is Commemorated on U.S. Postage Stamp South Carolina Scientists & Mathematicians African-American Scientists & Mathematicians US Postal Service (pdf)

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