Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.

Description:

Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.

Creator(s): United States. War Dept. Bureau of Public Relations.
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 88
Past 30 days: 13
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.

Note:

"I.S.D. no. 114"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-560495"

"U.S. Army Official Poster"--Centered at bottom with U.S. seal.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 600.

"1391" is written in upper left corner of poster.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 81 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): lumber | war supplies | wood
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. 154
  • GOVNO: W 107.8:L 97/11
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 BPR 3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc509
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public