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Object Name: Banner
Date: 1945
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Medium: Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: Overall: 60 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. ( 153.7 x 90.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Blue wool printed banner with an image of a minute man holding a rifle and surrounded by a wreath of thirteen stars; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1945.81
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Marks: embroidered: on tag on hoist: "THE NAME/ ANNIN/ GUARENTEES/ QUALITY/ DEFIANCE/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ TWO PLY-MOTH PROOF/ GUARENTEED DEFIANCE FAST COLORS"

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This Minute Man banner citation was awarded by the Treasury Department to firms when 90% of its employees participated in a payroll savings plan, for the purchase of War Bonds.