This is our war-- : join the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army.

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

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The golden-orange background shows a faint outline of Pallas Athene's head. Superimposed on this background is a large black & white photograph of the head and shoulders of a woman in a WAAC uniform.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [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 2858 times , with 21 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

The golden-orange background shows a faint outline of Pallas Athene's head. Superimposed on this background is a large black & white photograph of the head and shoulders of a woman in a WAAC uniform.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Notes

"Apply at any U.S. Army recruiting and induction station"

"P.49-RPB-11-12-42-50M"

The Greek goddess Pallas Athene was the symbol of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. (Source: U.S. Army Women's Museum, http://www.history.army.mil/html/museums/showcase/women/awm_03.html)

Not listed in Cumulative Title Index, Monthly Catalog 1942-1945 & Supplement, Checklist, or OCLC as of 1/16/2004.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 768
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2256
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 RPB 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc172

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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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Creation Date

  • [1942]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 12:52 p.m.

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  • Sept. 23, 2011, 12:34 p.m.

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This is our war-- : join the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, United States Army., poster, [1942]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.