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Title: Greeting card, "To a Dear Son in the Navy"

Accession Number: 2002.58.19
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: greeting card
Materials: paper; ribbon
Description: Greeting card; "To a Dear Son in the Navy" greeting card; red border with background that looks like a map of North and South America on a somewhat tattered scroll, bursting through the center is a battleship underway, red, white and blue ribbon threaded through top; inside is stars and stipes shield with anchor and rode behind, part of ribbon from front shows through; printed on bottom "TO A Dear Son/ IN THE Navy"; printed inside "We're proud of you, Son -/ Because you're helping to do/ The task that must be done/ Because you're helping to fight/ The battle that must be won/ Because you're helping to save/ Our precious Land of the Free/ Because you're helping to win/ This war for Liberty!"; printed on back "PR 5204/ MADE IN U. S. A." Thought to be of World War II vintage. Envelope is in correspondence file.

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