Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds.

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

Description

Small poster in orange and green tones. George Washington is in a boat, surrounded by other men with oars who are rowing. In front of him in the boat is the U.S. flag.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 45 x 30 cm.

Creation Information

Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. 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 437 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Small poster in orange and green tones. George Washington is in a boat, surrounded by other men with oars who are rowing. In front of him in the boat is the U.S. flag.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 45 x 30 cm.

Notes

"2" 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.

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

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

UNT Library also has an uncut version of the poster (Historical Collection no. Y2234 and 2025; DB #394-395).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 403
  • Government Documents No.: T 1.107:L 59/[panel 2]
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Daugherty 5
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc330

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 10:01 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:10 p.m.

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Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. Washington crossed the Delaware to win our freedom, we cross oceans to keep it : buy war stamps & bonds., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.