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Banner:...United Nations for Freedom and Democracy

Banner:...United Nations for Freedom and Democracy
Title
Banner:...United Nations for Freedom and Democracy
Date 
ca. 1944
Medium 
Synthetic textile, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 29.8 x 29.8 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Printed synthetic textile banner with an image of a U.S. General (Eisenhower or MacArthur) with the seal of the United Nations below; inscribed, "UNITED WE STAND/ UNITED NATIONS/ FOR/ FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY;" printed in red and blue on a white ground; yellow synthetic fringe across the bottom; wooden dowel with gold painted finials strung through the top.
Object Number 
INV.4363
Marks 
printed: "UNITED WE STAND/ UNITED NATIONS/ FOR/ FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY"
Gallery Label 
The United Nations is an international organization located on the east side of Manhattan, bordering the East river between 42nd and 48th Sts. Its aim is to promote global peace, security and economic development. The basic structure of the organization was decided at the Dumbarton Oaks conference in 1944. At this time New York City was chosen as the site of the organization. The grounds of the organization are not considered part of the U.S. and are not bound by any U.S. laws.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group