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Allied Printing Trades Council "Amerikas Freiheit ist die unserige. Wir Wollen Sie Verteidigen! Kauft Freiheits Bonds!"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09815.05 Author/Creator: Allied Printing Trades Council Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1917-1918 Pagination: 1 poster ; 66.7 x 51 cm.

One poster printed in German by the Allied Printing Trades Council dated 1917-1918 released during World War I. Text translates to: America's freedom is ours. We want to defend you! Buy Freedom's Bonds!

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