"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

Description:

Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.

Creator(s): Sheldon-Claire Co.
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 168
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: The Sheldon-Claire Co.
Place of Publication: Chicago
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.

Note:

"By special permission of LIFE and the British Press Service."--printed at right below image.

"Copyright 1942--The Sheldon-Claire Co. 520 North Michigan Ave., Chicago"

"Lithographed in U. S. A."

Union stamp in lower right corner of poster.

"Form No. 11"

The Sheldon-Claire Company was a Chicago ad agency. See http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 91 x 61 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): refugees | war production | famine | victory | war victims | appeal to workers | humanitarian appeal | family
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Produce for victory
Uniform Title: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Series Title: British War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 473
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2343-16
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 SC 1
  • OCLC: 51155758 |
  • UNTCAT: b2842869 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc271
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public