Women-- our wounded need your care! : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps.

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

Description

Color illustration of a woman in a blue uniform dress and brown shoes, carrying a silver tray with a white cloth draped over it. Behind her are faint images of hospital beds. At right is a small image of two silver discs, one showing the head of Pallas Athene and the other showing a caduceus.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 64 x 43 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. 1945.

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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 1136 times , with 21 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Women-- our wounded need your care! : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Color illustration of a woman in a blue uniform dress and brown shoes, carrying a silver tray with a white cloth draped over it. Behind her are faint images of hospital beds. At right is a small image of two silver discs, one showing the head of Pallas Athene and the other showing a caduceus.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 64 x 43 cm.

Notes

Additional text on poster:
"Other assignments available at Army Air Forces, Ground Forces, and Service Forces installations"
"For information apply to any U.S. Army Recruiting Station or your local Postmaster"

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

"P-164-RPB p 2-20-45-200M"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 675.

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

This poster title is also listed in the Monthly Catalog 1945-46 Supplement, entry no. 7 (without dimensions given, Sudoc no. W 3.46/8:163). Title is also listed twice in the Checklist.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 550
  • Government Documents No.: W 3.46/1:H 79
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 WAC 1
  • OCLC: 54915278 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2851435 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc215

Collections

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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

  • 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:49 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 11:59 a.m.

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United States. Army. Women-- our wounded need your care! : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps., poster, 1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc215/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.