Here's why we need more metal to win this war.

Description

Poster features a series of six black & white photographs on a black background. The photographs are of military weapons, vehicles, aircraft, and a ship. Each photograph has a caption describing the amount of copper, zinc, and lead used to manufacture the equipment shown.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 56 x 82 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 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 160 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Poster features a series of six black & white photographs on a black background. The photographs are of military weapons, vehicles, aircraft, and a ship. Each photograph has a caption describing the amount of copper, zinc, and lead used to manufacture the equipment shown.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 56 x 82 cm.

Notes

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 O-496600"

Not listed in library catalogs and indexes as of 4/20/2004.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 433
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2271
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 GPO 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc303

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, 10:27 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:03 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Here's why we need more metal to win this war., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.