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1945-early 1970s

(left) Poster displayed for a street health fair organized by youth activists in New York City’s Chinatown, 1973
Gift of Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
(right) March of Dimes Collection Bank

Postwar United States

In what ways did the postwar economic boom, the Cold War, and the Civil Rights Movement affect American philanthropy? 

How did Americans use philanthropy to address public issues during this time?

March of Dimes Collection Bank & Poster displayed for a street health fair organized by youth activists in New York City’s Chinatown, 1973

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