Homemaker's war guide.

Description:

Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.

Creator(s): United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,475
Past 30 days: 60
Yesterday: 3
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Chart with columns providing illustrated suggestions for supporting the war effort. Colors used are red, blue, black/gray and white. Topics include conserving, storing, and reusing food, textiles, rubber, and metals, and instructions for taking protective measures in case of attack, and for participating in wartime community organizations. Centered at top of the poster is a graphic image representing women in various work and military uniforms, standing with airplanes, ambulances, a car, and a tank. The "homemaker" is highlighted at center and is represented wearing an apron, holding a saucepan, standing inside a red house.

Note:

Contents: Plan -- Conserve -- Salvage -- Air raid protection.

"Victory begins at home, do your part"--Centered at bottom.

"OWI Poster No. 20. 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 : 1942-O-498305"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 355.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 56 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): rationing | conservation | preparedness | Civilian Defense Volunteer Office | Salvage Committee | homemakers | civilian responsibility | civil defense | recycling | home economics | appeal to women | volunteers | volunteering | nutrition | Victory Food Specials | fuel conservation | metal | rubber
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 20.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 133
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:20
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 OWI 5
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc521
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public