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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIB-2688
Object Name Poster
Date 1940s
Title What Can You Spare That They Can Wear?
Scope & Content This poster, featuring a picture of two boys in ragged clothing, advertises people to donate spare clothing, shoes, and bedding to the United National Clothing Collection for Overseas War Relief from April 2 to 30. The name of "Mr. New York" Grover A. Whalen, New York City Chairman and official city greeter, is printed on this poster.
Extent of Description one 15" x 20" poster
Physical characteristics Red and black on white paper stock; black and white photograph of two boys.
Level of description Item
Search Terms World War II
Subjects Charity
Clothing relief
War relief
World War II
Number of images 1