All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

Description:

Black & white cartoon drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.

Creator(s):
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 drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.

Note:

"Litho. in U. S. A."

"Form 1S5269RE"

Based on the printer's mark and RCA flag in the image, 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. 5/11/04

Other posters by Alexander are listed at DB#799 & 800.

Not found in library catalogs or indexes as of 5/28/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 43 x 56 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Japanese | don't talk | RCA | Jap | ethnic slur | national security | rising sun | factory | workers | ear | civilian responsibility
Alternate Title: All the earmarks of a sneaky Jap! Don't discuss your job!
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. 780
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2235
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Alexander 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc160
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
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Access: Public