Bond Drive in Oshkosh

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Collection Castle Pierce
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Bond Drive in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during World War I.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Gelatin print of the a crowd with the Navy Band from Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during World War One. The image depicts the band on a podium decorated with bunting; flags; and a portrait of President Wilson, in front of the Athearn Hotel on High Avenue. A sign behind the band reads, "America Never Paid Tribute/And Never Will/[illegible] Bond". Several other signs read "Liberty Bonds". This was probably taken during one of the many Bond Drives.
Object ID P1930.1.12
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 7" x 9"
Subjects World War I
Group Photographs
Recruiting & enlistment
United States Navy
Athearn Hotel
Military bands
War bonds & funds
High Avenue
Market Street
Title Bond Drive in Oshkosh
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