Could this be you? : don't travel unless your trip helps win the war.

Description:

Four cartoons in black line drawing on white; cartoons appear as paper sheets tacked to a blue background. They depict various excuses for travel which are characterized as frivolous: "It's impossible to find anything in the local shops." "We haven't seen Bob's children since way last fall." "But this contract is vital.""But Grandma misses us so."

Creator(s): United States. Office of Defense Transportation.
Creation Date: 1945  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 537
Past 30 days: 19
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1945
Description:

Four cartoons in black line drawing on white; cartoons appear as paper sheets tacked to a blue background. They depict various excuses for travel which are characterized as frivolous: "It's impossible to find anything in the local shops." "We haven't seen Bob's children since way last fall." "But this contract is vital.""But Grandma misses us so."

Note:

"U.S. Office of Defense Transportation"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1945-O-640444"

Original mailing information on verso.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 47 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): transportation | don't travel | frivolous travel | victory | civilian responsibility
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. 039
  • GOVNO: PR 32.4909:T 69/4
  • OCLC: 12359622 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 ODT 1
  • UNTCAT: b2848623 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc592
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public