WORLD WAR II
Plaque mounted on a Motor Torpedo Boat

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Description Gelatin print of a Plaque mounted on a Motor Torpedo Boat.
Year Range from 1944
Event World War II
Year range to 1945
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Image of a Plaque mounted on a Motor Torpedo Boat and dedicated to the citizens of Oshkosh, WI.
A house-to-house campaign by the Oshkosh War Bond Drive Corps sold over a half-million dollars of War Bonds to people in Oshkosh during the 6th War Loan Drive in December 1944. Richard and Ella White led the campaign in Oshkosh. 3,577 subscriptions were received totalling $748,000, more than enough money to sponsor the cost of building a Motor Torpedo Boat.
Object ID P2003.66.3
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Annapolis, MD
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects World War II
Homefront
War work
Boat & ship industry
War bonds & funds
Motorboats
Torpedo boats
Plaques
Title Plaque mounted on a Motor Torpedo Boat
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