Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Description:

Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 874
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 1
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)

Note:

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1943-O-558552"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 208.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 36 cm.

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Keyword(s): telegram | silence | don't talk | service flag | blue star | family | families of soldiers
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. 010
  • GOVNO: W 3.46/1:T 14
  • OCLC: 54953229 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Anderson 1
  • UNTCAT: b2850789 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc613
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public