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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"Today's Line-Up ... Dimwiddie ... Postroni

'Only 59,625 to go for the camp record!'"

Soldiers on KP duty peel spuds (potatoes) in this 1942 cartoon cachet by the American Art Service of Chicago, Illinois. The serviceman's cover was sent under Free Franking and postmarked Greenwood, Mississippi, May 3, 1943. One letter (2002.2035.564.2) is associated with this cover.

Date:
May 3, 1943
Markings:
GREENWOOD / MAY 3 / 10:30 AM / 1943 / MISS. [cancel] U.S. Army / Air Forces / Free [handwritten free frank in upper right corner] Today's Line-up / Dimwiddie / Postroni; "Only 59,625 to go for the camp record!" [cachet] COPYRIGHT 1942 BY AMERICAN ART SERVICES [in lower left corner]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.564
Place of Origin:
Mississippi
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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