Joe Frank, 2007

The "First Lady of Song," <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004162" title="Ella Fitzgerald" href="/topic/entertainment/music/ella-fitzgerald-PECLB004162.topic">Ella Fitzgerald</a>, becomes the 30th honoree in the popular Black Heritage commemorative stamp series issued by the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000000151" title="U.S. Postal Service" href="/topic/politics/u.s.-postal-service-ORGOV000000151.topic">U.S. Postal Service</a>. The stamp was unveiled Tuesday at Heritage High School by Ivey Green and Mayor Joe Frank at Heritage High School. The late singer was born in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101184030000" title="Newport News (Newport News, Virginia)" href="/topic/us/virginia/newport-news-city/newport-news-%28newport-news-virginia%29-PLGEO100101184030000.topic">Newport News</a> in April 25, 1917.
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( Dave Bowman, Daily Press / February 13, 2007 )

The "First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald, becomes the 30th honoree in the popular Black Heritage commemorative stamp series issued by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp was unveiled Tuesday at Heritage High School by Ivey Green and Mayor Joe Frank at Heritage High School. The late singer was born in Newport News in April 25, 1917.

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