Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

Description:

The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.

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: 323
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Related Arts Service
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.

Note:

Caption titles: Posters -- Picture-graphs -- Maps -- Mechanical drawing -- Lettering -- Cartoons -- Camouflage -- Explosion drawings -- Emblems -- Figures -- Symbols -- Illustrations -- Pen and ink -- Caricatures -- Water color -- Display.

At head of title: "The purpose of this chart is to show the contribution of art to the war effort"

Printed on shield-shaped graphics in center of poster: "United States Treasury Department, for distinguished services rendered in behalf of the War Savings Program this citation is awarded to Art Educators of America, Given under my hand and seal on--15th of March--1943, Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury"; "Published for the United States Treasury Department as a contribution to the War Savings Program by the Related Arts Service, 511 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Prepared by William Longyear."

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 53 x 71 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): war finance | art education | War Savings Program | school art | war bonds | victory
Contributor(s):
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. 805
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2357-02
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Longyear 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc145
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public