African-American war bond volunteers, Pittsburgh, PA, circa 1944.
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A group of women dressed in military clothing stand under sign, which reads 'Back The Attack-Buy Bonds.' On the far right is Ruth Gwynnon, who organized this campaign, ca. 1939-1945.

Credit: Courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Teenie Harris Collection

During World War II, African Americans participated in war bond drives and organized their own drives. In Pittsburgh, Ruth Gwynnon, on the far right, organized the campaign pictured here.

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