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Story of Smokey

Explore Smokey Bear’s History

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Since 1944, Smokey’s been working hard to inspire Americans to prevent wildfires. Follow his history here through memorabilia and print, radio and TV messages.

1945
1945: Stamps
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1946
1946: Stamps
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1946: Stamps
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1947
1947: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1947: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1948
1948: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1949
1949: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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