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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIA-2484
Object Name Poster
Date 1940s
Title The Biggest Bond Show Of Them All!
Scope & Content Poster advertising a bond show on Tuesday, July 3rd entitled "Here's Your Infantry", and presented by the US Army Ground Forces at Yankee Stadium. During WWI and WWII, entertaining shows were created to encourage citizens to buy war bonds, which generated revenue for the military. This particular bond show featured military demonstrations, as well as entertainers Abbott & Costello, Helen Hayes, Judy Canova, Edward Arnold, The Demarcos, and others. Admission was by War Bond purchase only.
Extent of Description one 15" x 20" poster
Physical characteristics Red and blue on white paper stock
Level of description Item
Subjects War bonds & funds
Demonstrations
Celebrities
Bonds (Negotiable instruments)
Stage Shows
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
People/ Corporations United States Army
Number of images 1.0