China fights on.

Description

A Chinese man in military uniform and cap looks toward the sky. Several tiny planes circle him. The planes and his cap bear the 12-pointed sun symbol of the Chinese forces. Near the right edge of the poster are four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 104 x 69 cm.

Creation Information

Gaydos. [1941-1946?].

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 453 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • United China Relief (U.S.) United China Relief, Inc. was an organization chartered in 1941 to raise money for humanitarian aid to China, and to educate Americans about China and its people.

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Description

A Chinese man in military uniform and cap looks toward the sky. Several tiny planes circle him. The planes and his cap bear the 12-pointed sun symbol of the Chinese forces. Near the right edge of the poster are four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 104 x 69 cm.

Notes

"United China Relief, member agency of the National War Fund"

"Litho. in U.S.A."

Publication date is extrapolated from information about agency.

United China Relief, Inc. was an organization chartered in 1941 to raise money for humanitarian aid to China, and to educate Americans about China and its people. For more information, see the United China Relief Records, 1928-1947, at the New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division (http://digilib.nypl.org/dynaweb/ead/human/
msschina/@Generic__BookView) and the United Service to China Archives 1934-1967 at Princeton University Library
(http://diglib.princeton.edu/ead/eadGetDoc.xq?id=/ead/mudd/
publicpolicy/MC135.EAD.xml).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 750
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 1557
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Gaydos 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc188

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

  • [1941-1946?]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 12:25 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2009, 11:48 a.m.

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Gaydos. China fights on., poster, [1941-1946?]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc188/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.