Make your own declaration of war : buy war bonds.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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Poster in black & white and red tones. A soldier stands next to a facsimile of a declaration of war against Japan. He holds his rifle with bayonet with one hand and points at the viewer with the other. The declaration of war is signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sam Rayburn, and H.A. Wallace.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

Victory Display Committee. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1137 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Poster in black & white and red tones. A soldier stands next to a facsimile of a declaration of war against Japan. He holds his rifle with bayonet with one hand and points at the viewer with the other. The declaration of war is signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sam Rayburn, and H.A. Wallace.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 56 cm.

Notes

"Victory Display Committee"--Red seal at top left corner of poster.

Poster includes copy of declaration of war against Japan, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt and with note above signature: "Approved Dec. 8th--1941 4.10 p.m. E.S.T."

"WSS 639"

"U. S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-491566"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 813
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2343
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 VDC 1
  • OCLC: 63133852 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2936336 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc139

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

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  • June 13, 2006, 2:13 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:14 p.m.

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Victory Display Committee. Make your own declaration of war : buy war bonds., poster, Date Unknown; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc139/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.