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The story of Smokey Bear goes back to 1942 when the American War Advertising Council established a national forest fire prevention campaign.

In 1945 the Forest Service developed it own unique animated character, a brown bear in official costume. He was named ‘Smokey’.

Smokey Bear became a very popular symbol when efforts to prevent careless wildfires expanded after the war. The 1947 campaign introduced the still-familiar slogan ‘Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires’.
-Canadian Forestry

Here a young boy admires Smokey Bear as it towers over him.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Wanda van den Hogen (Wanda1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1312 W: 50 N: 2538] (15142)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2009-06-11
  • Categories: Vida Diária
  • Exposição: f/8, 1/250 segundos
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
  • Date Submitted: 2013-12-30 4:55
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