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September 20, 2012

Horse buying defense bonds

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Horse buying defense bonds

In what was probably a staged photograph opportunity designed to build support for a bond drive, a horse approaches two post office workers at a service window as if to purchase defense bonds.  Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on April 3, 1942.

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  1. Horse Buying Defense Bonds, 1942 - Photo - 20th Century Bond Drive Defense Bonds Minnesota Newspaper Photography United States World War II - History By Zim Says:

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