"Deliver us from evil: buy war bonds," World War II poster, 1943

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The phrase "Deliver us from evil" from the "The Lord's Prayer" was paired with a child's photo taken by amateur photographer Harriet Nadeau (1908-2002). Nadeau entered her poster in the New York WWII Poster Bond Contest and placed second for her artwork.

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  • Title: "Deliver us from evil: buy war bonds," World War II poster, 1943
  • Creator: Harriet Nadeau
  • Creation Date: 1943
  • Subject Date: 1943
  • Media: Lithograph
  • Local Code: 2017.600.261
  • Collection: World War II posters
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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