Speaking for America ... Gene Autry.

Description:

Black and white photograph of Gene Autry on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting tolerance of race, religion, and national origin.

Creator(s): Scholastic Magazines, Inc.
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
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Description:

Black and white photograph of Gene Autry on a blue background. Text box contains a quote promoting tolerance of race, religion, and national origin.

Note:

"Sponsored by Scholastic Magazines for distribution in American schools"

This image is apparently part of a post-war advertising campaign. According to an article in The Historian, June 22, 1999, similar posters were printed as advertisements in the University Daily Kansan in April 1946.

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 6/5/06.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 36 x 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): Gene Autry | tolerance | prejudice | celebrity
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 821
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Scholastic 7
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc132
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
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Access: Public