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Catalog Number WF 1826
Caption War bond sale
Description The sale of War Bonds is being conducted on the steps of the Anacortes Post office, Federal Building, at Commercial and 6th. There are three images in this series, WF 1825-1827. This view looks southeast toward corner of Commercial and 6th. Between 1941 and 1946, eight out of thirteen Americans (85 million people) purchased war bonds, thus contributing $185.7 billion toward the allied victory. Series E bonds were in denominations of $25 to $1000. If held to the ten year maturity date, they earned 2.9% interest according to the February 2002 SMITHSONIAN, p. 65.
Date 1943
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place -Anacortes, WA
Event
People
Structure - Business
Transportation - Land
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms World War II
War bonds
Post Office
Federal Building
Mobile Gas
McNaught Building
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Series E bonds
Object Name Negative