Funding the war effort

Funding to maintain the war effort was largely accomplished through taxes and the selling of war bonds. War bond rallies were held in many communities, including Texas City, to encourage all citizens to participate in the war effort.


Pan American war bond rally (Photo from Moore Memorial Public Library)


Poster encouraging purchase of war stamps and bonds to help fund the war effort showing a soldiers near an explosion during combat.
(Photo from the Library of Congress)


Service member honor roll
(Photo from Moore Memorial Public Library)