Don't let that shadow touch them : buy war bonds.

Description:

Three children with toys and a flag, on a lawn scattered with small white flowers, are surrounded by the shadow of a swastika. One boy holds a toy military airplane. Another boy wears a paper hat and holds a flag on a makeshift pole. The girl is seated and holds a doll.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13,046
Past 30 days: 110
Yesterday: 3
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Three children with toys and a flag, on a lawn scattered with small white flowers, are surrounded by the shadow of a swastika. One boy holds a toy military airplane. Another boy wears a paper hat and holds a flag on a makeshift pole. The girl is seated and holds a doll.

Note:

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-462211"

"WSS 451"

Artist's signature at lower left corner of picture: "Lawrence Beall Smith '42".

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 969.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 36 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): swastika | war finance | war bonds | children | U.S. flag | war bonds | boys | civilian responsibility | girl
Series Title: War Savings Staff [poster] (United States. War Savings Staff) ; 451.
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. 598
  • GOVNO: T 1.107:D 71
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Smith Lawrence 1
  • OCLC: 40636856 |
  • UNTCAT: b2849699 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc205
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public