War savings stamps camp, Portland, 1920

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War savings stamps camp, Portland, 1920

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War savings stamps were issued during World War I and World War II to help fund the war efforts. Prices reached as low as 10 cents and we easily affordable to the common citizen, which was the fund's main buyer. Camps like this one in Monument Square were designed to raise awareness and to attract more buyers.

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About This Item

  • Title: War savings stamps camp, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Local Name: Monument Square
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1187
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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