Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.

Description:

In the foreground are two clasped hands, one representing Uncle Sam with a blue and gold-starred jacket sleeve; in the background is a factory with smokestacks. A U.S. flag stripe design connects the two images.

Creator(s): RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Creation Date: [1942]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 167
Past 30 days: 11
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Date(s):
  • Creation: [1942]
Description:

In the foreground are two clasped hands, one representing Uncle Sam with a blue and gold-starred jacket sleeve; in the background is a factory with smokestacks. A U.S. flag stripe design connects the two images.

Note:

Attributed to RCA in 1942 in "Design for Victory" (New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 1998), p. 60. According to this source, as well as "Posters Used by American Industries as War Production Incentives" (Boston, Mass. : S.D. Warren Co., 1942), and the Smithsonian Institution (http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory4.htm), "Beat the promise" was the slogan of RCA's production incentive program.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 46 cm.

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Keyword(s): RCA | war production | R.C.A. | beat the promise | stars and stripes | appeal to workers | handshake | civilian responsibility
Series Title: Beat the promise
Alternate Title: You and I, beat the promise
Alternate Title: Help R.C.A., help U.S.A., you and I, beat the 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. 798
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2233
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 RCA 5
  • UNTCAT: b2963105 |
  • OCLC: 64685829 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc151
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
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Access: Public