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U.S. Government Printing Office Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds & Stamps Now

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09654.03 Author/Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Poster Date: 1942 Pagination: 1 poster ; 28.4 x 52.2 cm.

One poster entitled, "Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds & Stamps Now," printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office, dated 1942. Poster features a flag waving in the breeze. There is also a quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt reading, "We Can... We Will... We Must!" The identifying numbers at the bottom of the poster are DDS-355 and O-453557.

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