More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!

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

Description

A soldier holding a rifle talks to a miner holding a drilling tool. The soldier is gesturing behind him toward the ruins of a town, saying, "Give us metal so it won't happen here".

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 51 x 41 cm.

Creation Information

Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952. Creation Date: Unknown.

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

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Artist

  • Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952. Rollin Kirby was a political cartoonist. Many of his drawings are in the Library of Congress collection.

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Description

A soldier holding a rifle talks to a miner holding a drilling tool. The soldier is gesturing behind him toward the ruins of a town, saying, "Give us metal so it won't happen here".

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 51 x 41 cm.

Notes

At lower right corner with U.S. seal: "U.S. Army"

"U.S. Government Printing Office:O - 484981"

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 416
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2259
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Kirby 6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc319

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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Dates

  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 10:10 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 1:50 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952. More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!, poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc319/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.