Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

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

Description

The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 53 x 71 cm.

Creation Information

Longyear, William Levwyn, 1899- 1943.

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 531 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 53 x 71 cm.

Notes

Caption titles: Posters -- Picture-graphs -- Maps -- Mechanical drawing -- Lettering -- Cartoons -- Camouflage -- Explosion drawings -- Emblems -- Figures -- Symbols -- Illustrations -- Pen and ink -- Caricatures -- Water color -- Display.

At head of title: "The purpose of this chart is to show the contribution of art to the war effort"

Printed on shield-shaped graphics in center of poster: "United States Treasury Department, for distinguished services rendered in behalf of the War Savings Program this citation is awarded to Art Educators of America, Given under my hand and seal on--15th of March--1943, Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury"; "Published for the United States Treasury Department as a contribution to the War Savings Program by the Related Arts Service, 511 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Prepared by William Longyear."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 805
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2357-02
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Longyear 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc145

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.

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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Creation Date

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:57 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 2:53 p.m.

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Longyear, William Levwyn, 1899-. Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory., poster, 1943; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc145/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.