First day of issue stamp commemorating the adoption of the Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, signed by Eleanor Roosevelt. Framed first day cover. Stamp cancel date of December 19th, 1952. An interesting piece, with the passage of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights being one of the capstone achievements in the long career of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Comments: Following the death of President Franklin Roosevelt, Mrs. Roosevelt continued to advocate for the establishment of the United Nations and encouraged the United States to join. She would become the first United States Delegate to the United Nations. As a delegate, she chaired the first Commission on Human Rights and oversaw the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.