Starve the Squander Bug : buy more war bonds.

Description:

Long, narrow poster formed as a banner. At each end of the banner is a red area with green circle, in front of which is an image of the "Squander Bug" eating money. Text in black and green on gray center section.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,646
Past 30 days: 17
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Seuss, Dr.

Theodore ("Ted") Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904-September 24, 1991), born in Springfield Massachuetts. Began writing while attending Dartmouth, where he first used the pen-name Seuss. Attended Oxford, left before finishing his degree. Worked as a cartoonist and in advertising. Served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II making movies for the war effort. Began illustrating and writing children's books. Became internationally known for his work, and a favorite of several generations of children.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D. C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Coverage:
Date
1943  
From 1939 to 1945
Description:

Long, narrow poster formed as a banner. At each end of the banner is a red area with green circle, in front of which is an image of the "Squander Bug" eating money. Text in black and green on gray center section.

Note:

The "Squander Bug" was drawn as part of the work done by Theodor Seuss Geisel (known as Dr. Seuss) during World War II.

"WFD 866"

"1943-O-555548"

Not listed in GPO Monthly Catalog.

Rare Book & Texana Collections purchase, October 2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 30 x 116 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): war finance | war bonds | Squander Bug | Dr. Seuss
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. 815
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Seuss 1
  • UNTCAT: b2665114 |
  • OCLC: 12624542 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc138
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public