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.
Publisher Name: U.S. Government Printing Office
Place of Publication: [Washington, D. C.]
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.
The "Squander Bug" was drawn as part of the work done by Theodor Seuss Geisel (known as Dr. Seuss) during World War II.
Not listed in GPO Monthly Catalog.
Rare Book & Texana Collections purchase, October 2004.
1 poster : col. ; 30 x 116 cm.
|Keyword(s):||war finance | war bonds | Squander Bug | Dr. Seuss|
|Series Title:||American War Posters|
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection