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Incredible Value of Government Documents

Yes, government information helps people find jobs, apply for loans, obtain grants, and a host of millions of other applications. 

But did you realize that the value of the documents themselves gain incredible value over time? 

Take one government documents librarian’s tale of watching his favorite Antiques Roadshow.  Imagine his surprise in seeing Norman Rockwell “Four Freedoms” posters worth $4,000-$6,000 value on the show from someone’s private collection.  Apparently, the video highlighted one poster with the GPO printed at the bottom and dated 1943. 

Imagine what treasures lay in government collections and their street value! 

Tune in at about 16:56 on the time of this episode   


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