Publisher Name: [U.S. Defense Savings Staff]
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".
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.
1 poster : b&w ; 61 x 46 cm.
|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.|
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