FREEDOM DAY/FEB. 3/NO SCHOOL

Object Number: 
2008.18.1.32
Date: 
1948
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description: 
"FREEDOM DAY/FEB. 3/NO SCHOOL." Black letters on white.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Glen Fleischman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group