"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

One of 30 posters in the series: British War Posters available on this site.

Description

Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 91 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Sheldon-Claire Co. 1942.

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

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  • Main Title: "This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!
  • Series Title: Produce for victory
  • Uniform Title: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 91 x 61 cm.

Notes

"By special permission of LIFE and the British Press Service."--printed at right below image.

"Copyright 1942--The Sheldon-Claire Co. 520 North Michigan Ave., Chicago"

"Lithographed in U. S. A."

Union stamp in lower right corner of poster.

"Form No. 11"

The Sheldon-Claire Company was a Chicago ad agency. See http://americanhistory.si.edu/victory/victory6.htm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 473
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2343-16
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 SC 1
  • OCLC: 51155758 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2842869 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc271

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:53 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 12:33 p.m.

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Sheldon-Claire Co. "This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!, poster, 1942; Chicago. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc271/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.