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The Atomic Age

  1953 Speech | Film [circa early 1950s] | 1955 Stamp
  1957 Booklet | 1958-59 Seal

1955 Stamp: Atoms for Peace

'Atoms for Peace' Stamp. When President Dwight Eisenhower requested a stamp design to commemorate the Atoms for Peace Program, George Cox, a technical illustrator for Brookhaven National Laboratory, responded with a double globe with orbiting electrons. The U.S. Postal Service issued the "Atoms for Peace" stamp on July 28, 1955, less than two weeks before delegates from 73 countries convened for the International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy in Geneva, Switzerland.

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