Lexington, 1775 : they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds.

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

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This is a small color poster promoting war stamps. Image shows four colonial freedom fighters. Three of them are pointing their muskets and one appears to have fallen on his weapon. Colors are teal and orange.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 45 x 30 cm.

Creation Information

Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. 1942.

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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 576 times , with 12 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

This is a small color poster promoting war stamps. Image shows four colonial freedom fighters. Three of them are pointing their muskets and one appears to have fallen on his weapon. Colors are teal and orange.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 45 x 30 cm.

Notes

"WSS 668"

Listed in Monthly Catalog, 1943-44 supplement, entry no. 2114.

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

"4" written in pencil at bottom center of poster. This is one of four panels originally included in a 4-in-1 poster designed to be cut apart. Two copies of an uncut version of the poster are also available in the UNT Libraries' collection. (Historical Collection nos. Y2234 & 2025; DB #394-395)

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 405
  • Government Documents No.: T 1.107:L 59/[panel 4]
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Daugherty 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc328

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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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 10:03 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:10 p.m.

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Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. Lexington, 1775 : they fought for freedom, we fight to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc328/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.