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

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Title
Chicago school children buy $263,148.83 in war bonds.
Additional title: [African American schoolgirl christening one of the jeeps in the War Bond Rally in Washington Park on June 4, Chicago, Illinois.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Photographer)
Collection

Education

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942 or 1943?
Topics
Education
African Americans -- Education
Chicago (Ill.)
Parks
Jeep automobile
African American school children
Genres
Photographs
Notes
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
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a1905a40-c6b2-012f-430b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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