Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.

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

Description

Small color poster has a large color image with a small black & white inset image. The large main image is of an airport in the foreground and a city skyline in the background with smokestacks. Several military airplanes fly through the smoke-filled sky above. Out of the smoke appears a pilot in a flight suit, holding a large U.S. flag. Inset in the lower left corner is a black & white illustration of a man doing mechanical work. Below this image is the caption: "..it all depends on me!"

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 50 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960 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 362 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground.
  • Alternate Title: Defense in the air begins on the ground
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Small color poster has a large color image with a small black & white inset image. The large main image is of an airport in the foreground and a city skyline in the background with smokestacks. Several military airplanes fly through the smoke-filled sky above. Out of the smoke appears a pilot in a flight suit, holding a large U.S. flag. Inset in the lower left corner is a black & white illustration of a man doing mechanical work. Below this image is the caption: "..it all depends on me!"

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 50 x 36 cm.

Notes

"[Copyright] National Association of Manufacturers"

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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, 11:26 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 9, 2017, 5:12 p.m.

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Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960. Industry -- the arsenal of democracy : defense in the air begins on the ground., poster, 1942?; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc237/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.