12 thoughts on “The Year I Was Born – 1946”

  1. My father was also born in August 1946 so it is nice to see what else happened during that time period. I didn’t know that Booker T Washington was on the half dollar. I learned something new today.

          1. You’re welcome. If you’re interested in reading more, I found a 3 part series of articles regarding African-Americans on coins. Part 1 has a newspaper clip of Booker T’s daughter (picture included) suing for breach of contract concerning the coinage.

            Part 1
            http://www.coinweek.com/commemoratives/african-americans-on-us-coins-representation-and-discovery-part-1

            Part 2
            http://www.coinweek.com/commemoratives/african-americans-on-us-coins-modern-commemoratives-part-2

            Part 3
            http://www.coinweek.com/commemoratives/african-americans-on-us-coins-circulating-coins-part-3

  2. I’ve spent the last 40 minutes trying to take it ALL in! What a piece of historic art Kristin! I really need a good cup of coffee and another hour! BEAUTIFUL!:)

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