This is our war-- : join the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army.

Description:

The golden-orange background shows a faint outline of Pallas Athene's head. Superimposed on this background is a large black & white photograph of the head and shoulders of a woman in a WAAC uniform.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1942]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,328
Past 30 days: 36
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1942]
Description:

The golden-orange background shows a faint outline of Pallas Athene's head. Superimposed on this background is a large black & white photograph of the head and shoulders of a woman in a WAAC uniform.

Note:

"Apply at any U.S. Army recruiting and induction station"

"P.49-RPB-11-12-42-50M"

The Greek goddess Pallas Athene was the symbol of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. (Source: U.S. Army Women's Museum, http://www.history.army.mil/html/museums/showcase/women/awm_03.html)

Not listed in Cumulative Title Index, Monthly Catalog 1942-1945 & Supplement, Checklist, or OCLC as of 1/16/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): WAAC | recruitment | Women's Army Auxiliary Corps | U.S. Army | appeal to women | woman | Pallas Athene | Athena
Series Title: [Recruiting Publicity Bureau poster] (United States. Army) ; P-49.
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. 768
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2256
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 RPB 4
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc172
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public