"I'm an Ellis Island American. I left the old country to be free--and nobody is going to take that freedom away. That's why I'm fighting on the production line--to help destroy the enemies of freedom. Let's keep 'em rolling" : produce for victory!

Description:

The picture depicts a middle-aged man with dark hair, graying sideburns, wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a work apron.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 592
Past 30 days: 80
Yesterday: 3
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Sheldon-Claire Co.

The Sheldon-Claire Company was an advertising agency. See http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Place of Publication: Chicago, Ill.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

The picture depicts a middle-aged man with dark hair, graying sideburns, wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a work apron.

Note:

"Otto Hagel"--below picture on right side. According to the Smithsonian Institution, the image is a photograph by Otto Hagel. (http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm)

"Copyright 1942-The Sheldon-Claire Co. 520 North Michigan Ave. Chicago"

"Lithographed in U. S. A."

"FORM NO. 2"

Union stamp at lower right corner of poster: "S. A. No 7 Union LIP & BA Label Milwaukee Registered Shop 9" [Lithographers' International Protective and Beneficial Association]

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 92 x 61 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): immigrant | war production | appeal to workers | freedom | worker | Ellis Island | civilian responsibility | keep 'em rolling | victory
Series Title: Produce for victory
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. 807
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2343-14
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Hagel 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc143
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public