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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Third Liberty Loan Subscriber Window Poster MSS.3149

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

November 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-02-09T14:13-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Third Liberty Loan Subscriber Window Poster

Unit ID:

MSS.3149

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1918

Abstract:

A window poster for the Third Liberty Loan sale in 1918.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a 1918 Third Liberty Loan Subscriber window poster.

Biographical/Historical note

Liberty Bonds were sold by the United States government during World War I to bolster finances for the Allies. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty in the United States and introduced the idea of financial securities to many citizens for the first time. The Third Liberty Loan offer opened April 5, 1918.

Access Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Third Liberty Loan Subscriber Window Poster, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

James N. Gilbreath, 2010

Source(s)

Liberty bonds (lcsh)

World War, 1914-1918 (lcsh)

Window Poster Box SC0052 Folder 3149.1