Do your part to win the war : buy more war savings stamps.

Description:

Wall chart in a checkerboard pattern. Some squares depict the use of different military supplies, and other squares describe the supplies and how many stamps it takes to purchase them. The border depicts military insignia, war scenes, and military personnel. The Great Seal of the U.S. is centered in the bottom border and an image of the eagle and shield from the Great Seal is centered at the top. Superimposed over the checkerboard is an image of a hand placing a war savings stamp in a stamp booklet.

Creator(s): United States. Dept. of the Treasury.
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,189
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Wall chart in a checkerboard pattern. Some squares depict the use of different military supplies, and other squares describe the supplies and how many stamps it takes to purchase them. The border depicts military insignia, war scenes, and military personnel. The Great Seal of the U.S. is centered in the bottom border and an image of the eagle and shield from the Great Seal is centered at the top. Superimposed over the checkerboard is an image of a hand placing a war savings stamp in a stamp booklet.

Note:

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-488169"

"WSS-622"

On verso: "Suggestions on How to Use this Wall Chart" followed by ways for students to become involved [A-G].

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 72 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): war finance | war savings stamps | stamp album | victory | checkerboard | civilian responsibility | war supplies | military ranks | military insignia
Series Title: War Savings Staff [poster] (United States. War Savings Staff) ; 622.
Alternate Title: Buy more war savings stamps
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 071
  • GOVNO: T 1.107:D 65
  • OCLC: 54915541 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 WSS 3
  • UNTCAT: b2848419 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc566
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public