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California Defense Savings Committee World War II stamps and savings bonds poster art [graphic].
BANC PIC 2010.006--C
Collection Overview

Title:

California Defense Savings Committee World War II stamps and savings bonds poster art

Creator/Contributor:

California Defense Savings Committee, creator

Abstract:

Includes original poster art -- chiefly paintings -- designed to promote defense stamps and savings bonds during World War II. Imagery includes themes of United States patriotism (e.g. armed forces, Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam, American flag) and savings bonds and defense stamps.

Date:

1942 (issued)

Subject:

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World War, 1939-1945
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- Posters
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) -- Posters
Flags -- United States -- Posters
Savings bonds -- Posters
United States -- Armed Forces -- Posters

Note:

Entries from contest held by California Defense Savings Committee.
Contestants' names and addresses appear on poster versos. Artists range from high school students to professional commercial artists.
Title supplied by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Item list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Posters.
Paintings.
War posters-United States.

Physical Description:

graphic
painting
1 box (35 paintings) : color ; 56 x 36 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2010.006--C

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.