America calling : take your place in civilian defense.

Description:

Red and white text, with a civil defense insignia in the middle of the poster. Civil Defense insignia is a red "CD" in white triangle on a blue circle.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1941
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3,540
Past 30 days: 71
Yesterday: 2
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1941
Description:

Red and white text, with a civil defense insignia in the middle of the poster. Civil Defense insignia is a red "CD" in white triangle on a blue circle.

Note:

"Consult your nearest defense council."

"Division of Information. Office for Emergency Management"

"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1941-O-423671"

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 431.

Artist information is from Matlack Price article in April 1942 issue of American Artist: "War Posters that Get Action."

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): civilian defense | civilian responsibility | Civilian Defense Council | Defense Council
Alternate Title: Take your place in civilian defense
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. 52
  • GOVNO: PR 32.409:AM 3
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Matter 1
  • OCLC: 40636700 |
  • UNTCAT: b2855217 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc580
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public