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Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds.

Image ID: 1260421

Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds.  [[African American schoolgirl christening one of the jeeps in...] ([1942 or 1943?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds.

Alternate Title

: [African American schoolgirl christening one of the jeeps in the War Bond Rally in Washington Park on June 4, Chicago, Illinois.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Published Date

: [1942 or 1943?]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 39059

Notes

: Original negative # : 31071 ; Caption on back: "In a special War Bond Campaign which began April 14 and was ended May 12, the public school children of the south-central district of Chicago purchased $263,148.83 in war bond and stamps, enough money to buy 125 jeeps, two pursuit planes and a motorcycle; Photo shows one of the jeeps being christened in the War Bond Rally in Washington Park on June 4; Twenty-four public schools participated in ....
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Source

: Education. / Civilian defense education.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260421

Record ID

: 612865

Digital Item Published

: 8-31-2005; updated 3-17-2012

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