Over the past sixty years, the United States Postal Service has issued almost two dozen stamps commemorating Texas and Texans. They are presented here, courtesy of the lifetime collection of the late Mrs. Myrtine Hardeman of Bryan, Texas. The stamps are divided into three categories:
Lyman Hardeman has held a deep interest in Texas history. He spent his youth in College Station, Texas and received a degree in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M in 1966. In 1995, Lyman created Lone Star Junction, a popular Texas history website that later merged with TexasProud.com. Lyman is a life member of the Texas State Historical Association and the author of Texas A&M The First 25 Years.