Ours -- to fight for : freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear.

Description:

A large color poster of four Norman Rockwell paintings that depict four American freedoms. In clockwise order, top to bottom, the images are: a man standing up to speak at a town meeting; people of different faiths praying together; a large Thanksgiving feast; and a couple tucking two small children into bed.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4,083
Past 30 days: 47
Yesterday: 3
Creator (Artist):
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.

Rockwell, Norman Percevel.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

A large color poster of four Norman Rockwell paintings that depict four American freedoms. In clockwise order, top to bottom, the images are: a man standing up to speak at a town meeting; people of different faiths praying together; a large Thanksgiving feast; and a couple tucking two small children into bed.

Note:

""Painted by Norman Rockwell for the Saturday Evening Post"--At lower right corner of each image.

Centered at lower margin of poster:
"Paintings from the Saturday Evening Post"
"OWI Poster No. 47. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-511888"

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

"104" written in blue ink in the bottom center of the poster.

Listed in GPO Monthly Catalog, 1943-1944 Supplement, entry no. 2331. According to Monthly Catalog, this image was "also issued as 4 separate posters."

UNT Libraries' collection has related posters. (DB nos. 84-87, 336-339, & 484-486.)

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 73 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): freedom | religion and state | family
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 47.
Series Title: Four freedoms
Uniform Title: The Saturday evening post.
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. 483
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:47
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Rockwell 13
  • OCLC: 12543982 |
  • UNTCAT: b2894084 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc265
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public