PHOTO GALLERY: African Americans in Philatelic History

Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable

Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable was a colonist of mixed French and Haitian ancestry. Du Sable was the first nonindigenous settler in what is now Chicago, Illinois. (Date issued: Feb. 20, 1987)

Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable was a colonist of mixed French and Haitian ancestry. Du…