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You can't afford to miss either! Buy bonds every payday
You can't afford to miss either! Buy bonds every payday
Resource Typeimage
TitleYou can't afford to miss either! Buy bonds every payday
Coverage / Year1944
DescriptionPoster, color, 11 x 13.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationThe first Series E U.S. Savings Bond was purchased by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 1, 1941. During WWII war bonds were a source of monetary income for the United States government. Americans were urged to buy war bonds and war savings stamps. Purchasing bonds was considerd not only patriotic, but also an investment in victory. While the initial goal of selling war bonds was to finance the war, it had the positive side-effect of raising morale on the home-front. By the end of the war 85 million Americans had invested in war bonds.
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. Treasury Department. War Finance Division;
Other ContributorsSawyers, Martha, 1902-1988 [artist]
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; Savings bonds; World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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