"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"

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

Description

Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Creation Information

United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations. 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 230 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: "Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"
  • Series Title: U.S. Army official poster.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Notes

Quote by "Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-0-555897"

"U.S. Army Official Poster"--Printed in white in lower right area of poster, with red & white U.S. seal.

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 600.

According to Monthly Catalog: Also issued in size 27.9 x 19.9 in.

"I.S.D. No. 102" [According to note in Checklist '76, "I.S.D." number assignment is not a series assignment, but rather an office convenience in bookkeeping and requisitioning printing jobs. ISD = Industrial Services Division.--note from "W107.8" section of Checklist.]

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 440
  • Government Documents No.: W 107.8:L 97/4
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 BPR 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc296

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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 10:56 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 6:04 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations. "Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!", poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc296/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.