Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve.

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

Description

A young man or boy stands next to a haystack, fighting off vultures with a pitch fork. He wears the uniform of the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 70 x 48 cm.

Creation Information

United States Boys' Working Reserve. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A young man or boy stands next to a haystack, fighting off vultures with a pitch fork. He wears the uniform of the U.S. Boys' Working Reserve.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 70 x 48 cm.

Notes

For more information about the Boys' Working Reserve uniform, see a copy of their catalog available at the Oregon State Archives:
http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/exhibits/war/pdf/boys1.pdf.

Printed at bottom margin of poster:
"U.S. Employment Service"
"Apply ____"
"Thomsen-Ellis Company, Baltimore :: New York"
"Department of Labor"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 420
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2222
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 BWR 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc315

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World War Poster Collection

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Creation Date

  • Unknown

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:57 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 18, 2013, 2:52 p.m.

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United States Boys' Working Reserve. Fight world famine : enroll in the Boys' Working Reserve., poster, Date Unknown; Baltimore, Md.; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc315/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.