Women-- our wounded need your care! : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps.

Description:

Color illustration of a woman in a blue uniform dress and brown shoes, carrying a silver tray with a white cloth draped over it. Behind her are faint images of hospital beds. At right is a small image of two silver discs, one showing the head of Pallas Athene and the other showing a caduceus.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1945
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 604
Past 30 days: 20
Yesterday: 1
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Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1945
Description:

Color illustration of a woman in a blue uniform dress and brown shoes, carrying a silver tray with a white cloth draped over it. Behind her are faint images of hospital beds. At right is a small image of two silver discs, one showing the head of Pallas Athene and the other showing a caduceus.

Note:

Additional text on poster:
"Other assignments available at Army Air Forces, Ground Forces, and Service Forces installations"
"For information apply to any U.S. Army Recruiting Station or your local Postmaster"

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

"P-164-RPB p 2-20-45-200M"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 675.

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

This poster title is also listed in the Monthly Catalog 1945-46 Supplement, entry no. 7 (without dimensions given, Sudoc no. W 3.46/8:163). Title is also listed twice in the Checklist.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 64 x 43 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): woman | appeal to women | U.S. Army | Women's Army Corps | WAC | medical technicians | surgical technicians | caduceus | Pallas Athene | Athena
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. 550
  • GOVNO: W 3.46/1:H 79
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 WAC 1
  • OCLC: 54915278 |
  • UNTCAT: b2851435 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc215
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public