[1 Italian Lira]

Description

Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."

Physical Description

1 bank note : paper, col. ; 7 x 8 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1943.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 33 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington Historical Society presents photographs from its World War II collection as well as early images of Arlington's development including major construction projects for General Motors, Six Flags Mall, and Arlington Stadium.

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Description

Bill worth one Italian lira from 1943. The front has a decorative blue border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, 1 Lira" and "series 1943." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."

Physical Description

1 bank note : paper, col. ; 7 x 8 cm.

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World War Two Collection

The World War Two Collection contains materials that focus on the World War II era, 1939-1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the era, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas

The World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas consists of photographs, letters, yearbooks and miscellany from the collections of the Arlington Public Library, Arlington Historical Society and the University of Texas at Arlington.

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  • 1943

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  • Nov. 8, 2013, 7:16 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[1 Italian Lira], physical object, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth349033/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.