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Poster- Tenant's Wartime Pledge

Object Name: Poster
Date: 1943
28 x 20 1/2 in. (71.1 x 52.1 cm)
Medium: Ink on Paper
Catalog number: 1981.37.45
DescriptionWW II Poster- "Tenant's Wartime Pledge" reads "
I will take the best possible care of the place I rent just as if I owned it ...
I will keep my landlord's repair bill as low as possible ...
Because this is the least I can do in return for the special wartime protection Uncle Sam is giving me ...
Because I want to help conserve scarce materials and labor ...
Because this is the only home I can be sure of until after the war ..."
Additionaly "Uncle Sam keeps your rent down, You must keep your home up!"
" For details of the Rent Regulations for this area consult "
Image is of two women holding brooms over their shoulders.
"U.S.Government Printing Office : 1943-O-530549 422-153"

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