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Christmas time during WWII, Americans were encouraged to ‘Make do and Mend’

Nov 24, 2016
Sarah Archer explores the material culture of Christmas in post-war America in her book, "Midcentury Christmas."
A Office for Emergency Management War Production Board poster and a window display at Marshall Field & Company, circa 1943.
National Archives and Records Administration, Chicago History Museum

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