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sign

Object Number: 
1943.173
Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 19 1/2 in. ( 33 x 49.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: "BE CAREFUL ABOUT YOUR TALK./DO YOU KNOW G.O. 39?/USE YOUR HEAD./THE WALLS HAVE EARS - READ G.O. 39"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden sign painted with gray background and black lettering: "BE CAREFUL ABOUT YOUR TALK./DO YOU KNOW G.O. 39?/USE YOUR HEAD./THE WALLS HAVE EARS - READ G.O. 39"
Gallery Label: 
This sign was used during World War I.1
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Provenance: 
500; 30B
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group