"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"

Description:

Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.

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: 151
Past 30 days: 1
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Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.

Note:

Quote by "Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-0-555897"

"U.S. Army Official Poster"--Printed in white in lower right area of poster, with red & white U.S. seal.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 600.

According to Monthly Catalog: Also issued in size 27.9 x 19.9 in.

"I.S.D. No. 102" [According to note in Checklist '76, "I.S.D." number assignment is not a series assignment, but rather an office convenience in bookkeeping and requisitioning printing jobs. ISD = Industrial Services Division.--note from "W107.8" section of Checklist.]

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): lumber production | war production | wood | PT boat | lumber | war supplies | patrol torpedo boat | motor torpedo boat | civilian responsibility | shipbuilding | workers | Robert P. Patterson
Contributor(s):
Series Title: U.S. Army official poster.
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. 440
  • GOVNO: W 107.8:L 97/4
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 BPR 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc296
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public