Materials are precious!--let's make every piece count!

Description

Cartoon image of the Pacific portion of the earth's globe. In the upper left corner is a smiling Caucasian man in overalls labeled, "You & I" standing in front of a factory. In the foreground, across the ocean, is a caricature of a Japanese soldier (probably Hideki Tojo) running from an artillery shell, over a tropical landscape. Behind him flies a bird saying "D'ya remember Pearl Harbor, kid?!" In the distance is a battleship.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 56 x 46 cm.

Creation Information

Alexander. Creation Date: Unknown.

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 382 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Cartoon image of the Pacific portion of the earth's globe. In the upper left corner is a smiling Caucasian man in overalls labeled, "You & I" standing in front of a factory. In the foreground, across the ocean, is a caricature of a Japanese soldier (probably Hideki Tojo) running from an artillery shell, over a tropical landscape. Behind him flies a bird saying "D'ya remember Pearl Harbor, kid?!" In the distance is a battleship.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 56 x 46 cm.

Notes

"FORM 1S5270RE"

"Litho in U.S.A."

Based on the printer's mark, this poster was most likely produced by RCA as part of its production incentive campaign. E-mailed RCA and its parent company Thomson requesting referral to librarian, but did not receive appropriate response. nkr 5/11/04

Other posters by Alexander are in UNT Libraries' collection. (DB #780 & 800)

Not listed in library catalogs and indexes as of 5/28/2004.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 799
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2234
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Alexander 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc150

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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Dates

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

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:49 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2009, 2:07 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 382

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Alexander. Materials are precious!--let's make every piece count!, poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc150/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.