Buy war savings bonds : beat the promise!

Description:

In the sky, a giant hand wearing a work glove puts dollar bills into a giant savings bond bill which is shaped like a funnel. The base of the funnel points toward a group of military tanks on the ground. Four airplanes fly in formation over the tanks.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1941-1942?]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 305
Past 30 days: 14
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1941-1942?]
Description:

In the sky, a giant hand wearing a work glove puts dollar bills into a giant savings bond bill which is shaped like a funnel. The base of the funnel points toward a group of military tanks on the ground. Four airplanes fly in formation over the tanks.

Note:

"FORM-IS-4666RE"

"Litho. In U. S. A."

Publication dates are extrapolated from appearance in "Posters Used by American Industries as War Production Incentives" (Boston : S.D. Warren Co., 1942). According to this publication and the Smithsonian Institution (http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory4.htm), "Beat the promise" was the slogan of RCA's production incentive program.

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 5/10/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 46 cm.

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Keyword(s): war savings bonds | war finance | bond bills | beat the promise | gloved hand | funnel | appeal to workers | civilian responsibility
Series Title: Beat the promise
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 755
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2222
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 RCA 8
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc184
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
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Access: Public