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US Buy War Bonds poster depicting a Christmas tree full of war bonds

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.20

US Buy War Bonds poster with a Christmas tree decorated with war bonds and stamps issued by the Treasury Department to encourage the public to buy war bonds. War bonds could be redeemed 10 years after purchase for the full $25. If you could not afford a war bond you could buy a war stamps, starting at 10 cents, which could be saved to purchase a bond. There were 8 war loan drives conducted from 1942 to 1945 and by the end of the war 85 million Americans had purchased 185.7 billion dollars of bonds. The war in Europe ended May 8, 1945, and the war in Japan on September 2, 1945.

Artwork Title
Give War Bonds - The Present with a Future
Series Title
Buy War Bonds
Date
1943  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Language
English
Classification
Posters
Category
War propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David and Zelda Silberman
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 16:09:20
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