Daniel Piazza ’04 MA (Hist) and Calvin Mitchell ’73 MPA curate exhibit on Black History for the Smithsonian Museum

alum-news-buttonUS Postal MuseumcalvinmitchellDaniel Piazza (right) and Calvin Mitchell (left) have created an exhibit on Black History titled, “Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights” at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibit, which closes on Feb. 15, is composed of a collection of stamps, artifacts and documents from places such as the National Postal Museum collection, the United States Postal Service archives and other museums and universities across the country. Daniel and Calvin are both Assistant Curator’s of Philately at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Daniel collects and writes about the stamps and postal history of the U.S. during the Bureau period (1894-1978), as well as the Italian peninsula.

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