Keep punching-- in the battle of production : beat your promise!

Description:

Black & white cartoon depicts two boxers in the midst of fighting. The boxer on the left is a stereotypical caricature of a Japanese man. He holds a sword labeled "Remember Pearl Harbor". The boxer on the right represents "You & I", according to a sign behind him. He is Caucasian with dark curly hair. His gloves are labeled, "All-Out Production" and "No Waste" and he punches the Japanese fighter.

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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 & white cartoon depicts two boxers in the midst of fighting. The boxer on the left is a stereotypical caricature of a Japanese man. He holds a sword labeled "Remember Pearl Harbor". The boxer on the right represents "You & I", according to a sign behind him. He is Caucasian with dark curly hair. His gloves are labeled, "All-Out Production" and "No Waste" and he punches the Japanese fighter.

Note:

"Litho. in U.S.A."

"Form 1S5268RE"

Based on the printer's mark and "Beat Your Promise" slogan, this poster was most likely produced by RCA as part of its production incentive campaign. (E-mailed RCA and its parent company Thomson requesting referral to librarian, but did not receive appropriate response. nkr 5/11/04 )

Other posters by Alexander are available at the UNT Libraries (DB#780 and 799).

Not listed in library catalogs and indexes as of 5/28/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 56 x 46 cm.

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Keyword(s): enemy caricature | war production | boxing | remembrance | vengeance | remember Pearl Harbor | beat the promise | appeal to workers | civilian responsibility | racial caricature | waste nothing | boxers
Series Title: Beat the promise
Alternate Title: Beat your promise
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. 800
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2232
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Alexander 2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc149
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
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Access: Public