"Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job -- Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!

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

Description

A group of men of various ages, dressed in dirty work clothing, appear to be ready to work harder to aid the war effort.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 92 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Sheldon-Claire Co. 1942.

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

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Author

  • Sheldon-Claire Co. The Sheldon-Claire Company was an advertising agency. See http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm.

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Titles

  • Main Title: "Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job -- Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!
  • Series Title: Produce for victory
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A group of men of various ages, dressed in dirty work clothing, appear to be ready to work harder to aid the war effort.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 92 x 61 cm.

Notes

"[Copyright 1942-The Sheldon--Claire Co. 520 North Michigan Ave.] Chicago" (Digital copy shows this text partly torn off.)

"Lithographed in U. S. A."

"Form No. [?]" (Number is unreadable)

Union stamp at lower right corner: "S. A. No 7 Union LIP & BA Label Milwaukee Registered Shop 9" [Lithographers' International Protective and Beneficial Association]

The Sheldon-Claire Company was an advertising agency. See http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 773
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2343-07
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 White 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc167

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:09 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 18, 2013, 3:28 p.m.

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Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 5
Total Uses: 245

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Sheldon-Claire Co. "Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job -- Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!, poster, 1942; Chicago, Ill.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc167/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.