Joseph Howe (1804 - 1873) was a journalist, politician, premier and lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia.
The first Joseph Howe Festival was held in Halifax from October 5 to 8, 1973. The slogan shown below was one of two different dies prepared to mark the event:
5 - 8 OCT.
The Joseph Howe commemorative stamp was issued on May 16, 1973.
First Day Covers
Canada Post Office Publicity First Day Cover
Canada Envelope Company (Rosecraft cachet)
Canada Post Office "Official"
Canadian Bank Note