Piazza will discuss honoring Black history with USPS stamps at Rotary meeting on Feb. 15

Daniel Piazza will discuss “Honoring Black History with Stamps of the United States Postal Service” at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s Feb. 15 meeting.

The main meeting will begin at 12:45 p.m. and can be accessed at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4096976967. All are welcome.

Piazza has been the chief curator of philately at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, DC, since 2014.

He is responsible for exhibitions, research and acquisitions related to the museum’s collection of six million postage stamps and postal artifacts. These objects form one of the largest philatelic and postal collections in the world and the second largest collection at the Smithsonian Institution.

He earned a master’s degree in American history from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in political science from Wagner College.

For more information on the Rotary Club of Mercer Island, visit http://mirotary.org/