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

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

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United States. Office of War Information (Photographer)
Collection

Education.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900 - 1990
Date Issued: 1942 or 1943?
Library locations
Topics
Chicago (Ill.) --
Parks
Jeep automobile
African American school children
Notes
Content : Organized into six series: I. Pre-K to 12th grade ; II. Higher education ; III. Adult education ; IV. Civilian defense education ; V. Educators ; VI. Buildings and facilities.

Content: 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 the campaign."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a1905a40-c6b2-012f-430b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 1942: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The New York Public Library. "Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1990). Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa68-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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