Is your trip necessary? : needless travel interferes with the war effort.

Description:

Black & white photograph of a bus or train car which is overcrowded with passengers. Many of the passengers are servicemen in uniform. The rest are civilian men, women, and children.

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: 5,113
Past 30 days: 208
Yesterday: 7
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D. C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Black & white photograph of a bus or train car which is overcrowded with passengers. Many of the passengers are servicemen in uniform. The rest are civilian men, women, and children.

Note:

The OWI Poster number on this poster is a misprint. The correct number for this poster is no. 73. (Sources: Cumulative Title Index entry for this title and GPO Monthly Catalog entry for OWI poster no. 74.)

Additional text as printed on poster:

"Office of Defense Transportation"

"OWI Poster No. 74. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-533555"

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 50 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): civilian responsibility | transportation | don't travel
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 74 [i.e., 73]
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. 141
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:73
  • OCLC: 12402617 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 ODT 2
  • UNTCAT: b2850029 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc518
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public