Become a nurse : your country needs you.

Description:

Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6,662
Past 30 days: 148
Yesterday: 9
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief.

Note:

"Write Nursing Information Bureau, 1790 Broadway, New York City"--Printed below title at lower edge of picture.

"Federal Security Agency, U.S. Public Health Service"--Printed at upper right corner of picture.

"O.W.I. Poster no. 22. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."--At lower edge of poster in margin.

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1942-O-498483"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 355, with note: "This poster was originally issued by the Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency in a smaller size in cardboard, and without series designation, and is entered in this Monthly catalog, p. 307."

Cataloged in UNT shelflist card file.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): recruitment | stars and stripes | appeal to women | civilian responsibility | nurse | nursing cap
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 22
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. 66
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:22
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 PHS 1
  • UNTCAT: b2843997 |
  • OCLC: 12337063 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc570
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public