Lexington, 1775, they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it; Independence, July 4, 1776, they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps; John Paul Jones said, "I have not yet begun to fight", fight with war stamps & bonds; Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it.

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

Description

A series of four equally sized wood prints of historic scenes separated by dotted lines. The colors are teal and orange.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. 1942.

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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 305 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Lexington, 1775, they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it; Independence, July 4, 1776, they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps; John Paul Jones said, "I have not yet begun to fight", fight with war stamps & bonds; Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it.
  • Series Title: War Savings Staff [poster] (United States. War Savings Staff) ; 668.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A series of four equally sized wood prints of historic scenes separated by dotted lines. The colors are teal and orange.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Notes

"To display these posters to best advantage please cut apart along the dotted lines and display separately."

"U. S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-492398"

"WSS 668"

Listed in Monthly Catalog, 1943-1944 Supplement, entry no. 2114.

This poster is copy 3 in the UNT Libraries' collection. Additional copies available:
Copy 1: Historical Collection no. Y2234 (DB #394).
Copy 2: Historical Collection no. 2025 (DB #395).
Copy 4: Historical Collection no. 2357-01 (DB #804).

UNT Libraries also have copies of individual posters of these panel images. (Previously classed 940.54 nos. 27, 28, 29, 30; DB #402-405.)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 803
  • Government Documents No.: T 1.107:L 59
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Daugherty 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc146

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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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  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:10 p.m.

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Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. Lexington, 1775, they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it; Independence, July 4, 1776, they kept the faith and so do you every time you lend a dime for war savings stamps; John Paul Jones said, "I have not yet begun to fight", fight with war stamps & bonds; Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.