"FREEDOM DAY/FEB. 3/NO SCHOOL." Black letters on white.
February 1 was proclaimed National Freedom Day by President Harry S. Truman in 1948 in recognition of President Abraham Lincoln having signed the 13th amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865. The reference to "No School on Feb. 3" is unclear.
Gift of Glen Fleischman
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