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War Bonds

Scanned photo of war bonds campaign.

Caption: All types of promotional campaigns were used to sell government war bonds,
and Pittsburgh responded with one of the best records in the nation. In eight War Loan Drives, 1941 through 1945, the sale of "E" Bonds alone totaled $544,000,492 in Allegheny County. On December 11, 1944, Pittsburghers in large numbers, unmindful of the snow, stopped at these booths on Oliver Avenue at Smithfield Street to obtain "free hot donuts" with purchases of war stamps.
Date: 11 December 1944.
Heading: Pittsburgh. Wars. World War II.
#: A230.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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