Yearly Archive: 2016

Liberty Loans of 1917

The following was reported in the News in 1917 LIBERTY LOANS OF 1917. On April 24 congress passed an act authorizing an issue of $5,000,000,000 in bonds and $2,000,000 in certificates of indebtedness. The secretary of the treasury decided to…
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Types of Liberty Bonds

Below are examples of Bonds we are looking to acquire: Liberty Loan of 1917 (United States Government) 1917 $100. Blue “50 THREE AND ONE HALF PERCENT” and Treasury Seal. Thomas Jefferson, left. Statue of Liberty, right. orange eagle and Columbia…
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Liberty Bond History

  Liberty Bond History Liberty bonds were first utilized during the first World War to support the allied cause in World War I. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty in the United States and introduced the…
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