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Smokey Bear | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Smokey Bear

Smokey Bear | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A figure of Smokey Bear is posed standing with a paw resting on a sign advertising the Wisconsin Conservation Department. Behind him is a sign with his motto: "Remember, Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires."  Evergreen trees flank the tableau and boughs decorate a wooden fence in front. There are three boxes marked "Holden Book Covers" on the floor. The display is inside a tent marked: "Fond du Lac Tent & Awning Co."
DESCRIPTION
A figure of Smokey Bear is posed standing with a paw resting on a sign advertising the Wisconsin Conservation Department. Behind him is a sign with his motto: "Remember, Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires." Evergreen trees flank the tableau and boughs decorate a wooden fence in front. There are three boxes marked "Holden Book Covers" on the floor. The display is inside a tent marked: "Fond du Lac Tent & Awning Co."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:135405
Creation Date:after 1944
Creator Name:Wisconsin. Conservation Department.
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin Conservation Poster Competition Designs, ca. 1910
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3451
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Bears
Trees
Tents
Exhibitions
Safety education
Indoor photography
Administrative agencies
Marketing
Signs and signboards

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