1943 Americanism Is Not And Never Was A Matter Of Race Or Ancestry WWII
1943 Americanism Is Not And Never Was A Matter Of Race Or Ancestry WWII
1943 Americanism Is Not And Never Was A Matter Of Race Or Ancestry WWII

1943 Americanism Is Not And Never Was A Matter Of Race Or Ancestry WWII

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Date: 1943
Artist: Unknown
Size (in): 28” x 20”
Size (cm): 71 x 51
Condition: B+
Linen backed: No

This vintage original WWII poster was issued by the Office of War Information as OWI Poster No. 75 in 1943. This poster quotes statements made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 3, 1943 concerning Americanism and racial harmony in the United States. Four different quotes are cited with the most moving highlighted in red at the center of the poster – “Americanism is not, and never was, a matter of race or ancestry.” A large engraved vignette of an American Eagle at the top adds gravity to the poster’s message.

This vintage original poster is folded as issued and in very good condition with a few pin holes on the corners and edges, light handling wear and modest toning from age. Overall condition is very good. This poster ships folded as issued.


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