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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.

1952
1952: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1953
1953: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1953: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1954
1954: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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1959
1959: U.S. & State Forest Services Stamp
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