You and I put the squeeze on the Japanese! : beat the promise.

Description:

Graphic color image against a red background. Two miniature workers labeled "You" and "I" squeeze a caricatured Japanese officer in a large mechanical press.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1941-1942?]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 282
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1941-1942?]
Description:

Graphic color image against a red background. Two miniature workers labeled "You" and "I" squeeze a caricatured Japanese officer in a large mechanical press.

Note:

"-..." printed after title; is morse code for "B".

"Litho. in U.S.A. Form IS5215"

Date extrapolated from 1942 magazine article reproduced on p. 15 of "Design for Victory" (New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 1998).

According to "Posters Used by American Industries as War Production Incentives" (Boston : S.D. Warren Co., 1942), "Design for Victory", 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. ; 38 x 76 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): enemy caricature | war production | racial caricature | Japanese | beat the promise | workers | morse code | mechanical press
Series Title: Beat the promise
Alternate Title: Beat the promise -... : you and I put the squeeze on the Japanese!
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. 756
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2223
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 RCA 14
  • OCLC: 64584160 |
  • UNTCAT: b2962574 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc183
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public