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Bowman Gum Company (fl. 1951) Fight the Red Menace: The Children's Crusade against Communism trading cards; 11. Fleeing the Reds

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09627.11.01 Author/Creator: Bowman Gum Company (fl. 1951) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Trading card Date: 1951 Pagination: 1 collecting card ; 6 x 8 cm.

Summary of Content: One trading card from the Red Menace collection, "11. Fleeing the Reds" depicting a scene of "Koreans" fleeing, the picture shows overcrowding, and peoplepouring over cliffs. Reverse side contains propaganda narrative that mentions people escaping Communist-occupied countries in a frenzy. Refers to the United States as a place that will welcome refugees.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PropagandaCommunismMilitary HistoryUnited StatesKorean WarRefugees

Sub Era: The Fifties

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