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Created by:
Betsy Graves Reyneau, American, 1888 - 1964  Search this
Commissioned by:
United States Department of the Treasury, American, founded 1789  Search this
Printed by:
United States Government Publishing Office, American, founded 1860  Search this
Subject of:
Robert W. Diez, American, 1919 - 1992  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 27 9/16 x 19 11/16 in. (70 x 50 cm)
Type:
posters
Date:
1943
Description:
Poster created by the US Treasury Department during WWII depicting Robert W. Diez, an African American Tuskegee Airman, pleading for Americans to buy war bonds. The poster features an illustration of Diez in flight jacket and gear, in front of a blue sky background. Above him, blue italicized type reads [Keep us flying!]; below him white lettering on dark blue background reads [BUY WAR BONDS].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.168
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dc14fc22-9f48-42c3-be13-2182c7e2d0af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.168