Brother Can You Spare A Dime?


A homemade poster used at Veterans protest at the Capitol in 1974. "Brother can you spare a dime? refers to a Depression era song of the same name. The man singing the song is portrayed as a universal everyman "who has kept faith in America and America has betrayed him."

Date Made: 1975

Associated: Nixon, Richard M.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of ColumbiaAssociated Place: United States: District of Columbia

General Subject Association: Protest and Civil DisobedienceMarch, Rally, Demonstration, or OtherVeterans


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection, Princeton Posters


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Credit Line: Fredrick Steadry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.321807.10Accession Number: 321807Catalog Number: 321807.10

Object Name: Poster

Measurements: overall: 18 in x 11 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_1170371

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