The guys who don't say much.

Description:

Black & white poster. At left is an article describing the "average man". At right is a photograph of a man wearing a plaid shirt and plaid jacket, overalls, a cap, and smoking a pipe. Below the photo are "Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps".

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1941-1942?]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 153
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1941-1942?]
Description:

Black & white poster. At left is an article describing the "average man". At right is a photograph of a man wearing a plaid shirt and plaid jacket, overalls, a cap, and smoking a pipe. Below the photo are "Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps".

Note:

"DSS-186"

This poster is an example of a government ad for defense bonds. In actual use, the name of real companies sponsoring the ad in a publication would replace the "Smith Co.," "Jones Co.," and/or "Brown Co." For more information about war savings advertising, see Ad*Access at Duke University, http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/warbonds.html .

The Defense Savings Staff (DSS) existed from Mar. 19, 1941 to April 15, 1942 when the name changed to War Savings Staff (WSS).

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 4/23/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 61 x 46 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): war finance | advertisement | Defense Savings Bonds | Defense Savings Stamps | war savings stamps | civilian responsibility | freedom | liberty
Series Title: Defense Savings Staff [poster] (United States. Defense Savings Staff) ; 185.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 125
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 2018
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 DSS 2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc528
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public