Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds.

Description:

Small poster in orange and green tones. George Washington is in a boat, surrounded by other men with oars who are rowing. In front of him in the boat is the U.S. flag.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 301
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Small poster in orange and green tones. George Washington is in a boat, surrounded by other men with oars who are rowing. In front of him in the boat is the U.S. flag.

Note:

"2" written in pencil at bottom center of poster. This is one of four panels originally included in a 4-in-1 poster designed to be cut apart.

Listed in GPO Monthly Catalog, 1943-44 Supplement, entry no. 2114.

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

UNT Library also has an uncut version of the poster (Historical Collection no. Y2234 and 2025; DB #394-395).

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 45 x 30 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): war finance | crossing the Delaware | freedom | American heritage | war savings stamps | war bonds | Revolutionary War hero
Series Title: War Savings Staff [poster] (United States. War Savings Staff) ; 668.
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. 403
  • GOVNO: T 1.107:L 59/[panel 2]
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Daugherty 5
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc330
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public