The United Nations : for peace and world progress.

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

Description

The top and bottom of the poster are blue. In the top portion is the title; in the middle portion is a chart of the organization of the United Nations; the bottom section has drawings and text explaining some of the UN's goals.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 94 x 66 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Dept. of State. 1946.

Context

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 208 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

The top and bottom of the poster are blue. In the top portion is the title; in the middle portion is a chart of the organization of the United Nations; the bottom section has drawings and text explaining some of the UN's goals.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 94 x 66 cm.

Notes

"Department of State Publication 2593"

"State Presentation 2021.2"

"U. S. Government Printing Office : 1946-O-711756"

Listed in 1947 Monthly Catalog, p. 210.

Copy 1 of this poster is in unnumbered collection (DB# 583).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 806
  • Government Documents No.: S 1.50:9
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 State 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc144

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1946

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:26 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

United States. Dept. of State. The United Nations : for peace and world progress., poster, 1946; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc144/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.