Publisher description for Money, money, money : the meaning of the art and symbols on United States paper currency / Nancy Winslow Parker.
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"There's a short course in American history in your wallet, and Parker brings it to life by explaining what's on the front and back of U.S. paper currency, from $1 to $100,000.Parker provides original art on almost every page, along with a tiny photo reproduction of the currency under discussion. Interesting facts about familiar individuals (Washington, Lincoln) as well as lesser-known ones (Salmon P. Chase, Woodrow Wilson) abound, and costumes, culture [including counterfeiters], and architecture all become Parker's subjects...This is an expansive review that will be great for history classes as well as useful in math and art."'BL.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Paper money United States History Juvenile literature, Signs and symbols United States History Juvenile literature, Paper money History, Money History, Signs and symbols History