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New York, N.Y. American Association for the United Nations, 1950. Presumed first issueance thus. Bookmark. Format is 5.75 inches by 2 inches. Slight darkening to bookmark. Some wear noted. The front of the bookmark has a prominant illustration of the UN building and text that includes "Let US Salute the United Nations", the date of United Nations week [Oct. 16-24] and United Nations Day [October 24], with statement the "Today's best hope for peace UN plus you" The 'you' is emblazoned on a circle partially overlayed on the image of the United Nations building. There is the statement "Souvenir Bookmark of United Nations Week, United Nations Day, 1950" at the bottom. A statement from President Harry S. Truman appears on the back of the bookmark; it reads: The Strength of the United Nations depends upon the support it receives from the people throughout the world. Also included is an invitation to learn more from the American Association for the United Nations. Bears the logo of the Allied Printing Trades Council New York Union Label and the number 181 at the lower left corner. In 1947, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, as which "shall be devoted to making known to the people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for" its work.