Maps are not true for all purposes.

One of 9 posters in the series: [Newsmap] available on this site.

Description

Green, black, and white illustrations and text explain various map projections and how they are used on newsmaps.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Services of Supply. Special Service Division. 1943.

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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 335 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Maps are not true for all purposes.
  • Series Title: [Newsmap]

Description

Green, black, and white illustrations and text explain various map projections and how they are used on newsmaps.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Notes

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"Prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Services of Supply, Illustrations Copyright 1942 Time, Inc."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 510
  • Call Number: Dewey No. 940.54 no.006
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 AOC 8
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc246

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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:06 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:08 p.m.

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United States. Army. Services of Supply. Special Service Division. Maps are not true for all purposes., poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc246/: accessed May 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.