Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve.

Description:

A young man or boy stands next to a haystack, fighting off vultures with a pitch fork. He wears the uniform of the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 944
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Thomsen-Ellis Co.
Place of Publication: Baltimore, Md.; New York, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

A young man or boy stands next to a haystack, fighting off vultures with a pitch fork. He wears the uniform of the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve.

Note:

For more information about the Boys' Working Reserve uniform, see a copy of their catalog available at the Oregon State Archives:
http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/exhibits/war/pdf/boys1.pdf.

Printed at bottom margin of poster:
"U.S. Employment Service"
"Apply ____"
"Thomsen-Ellis Company, Baltimore :: New York"
"Department of Labor"

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 70 x 48 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): famine prevention | recruiting | recruitment | U.S. Boys' Working Reserve | appeal to young men | civilian responsibility | vultures | boy | youth | farm labor | pitchfork | farm work
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 420
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2222
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 BWR 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc315
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public