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Title Retail Clerks Prepare to Sell War Bonds, 1944
Date 1944/11/17
Description Retail clerks walk through the lobby of the Criterion Theater, located at 1313 Third Street, after listening to a speech encouraging them to sell war bonds. On ewoman carries a sign that reads: "Henshey's Employees 100%". The corresponding Evening Outlook newspaper article states: "They'll sell war bonds - In the race to see who will sell the most War Bonds, these retail store clerks are leaving the Criterion Theater after hearing Capt. Don Jackson of the United States Marine Corps tell them yesterday that the war cannot be won without consistent bond buying on the part of all civilians. Every retailer and every retail store clerk has been asked by Arnold Benoit to join in selling bonds during the Sixth War Loan, which opens Monday with a goal of $4,100,000 in sales to individual Santa Monicans."
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Catalog Number 3.2.6037
Object Name Negative, Film
Search Terms 3rd Street
Criterion Theatre
Movie theater
Third Street
War bond
War drive
World War II
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944